Category: Weekly Edition

FSRN Weekly Edition – January 20, 2017

Trump sworn in as 45th President of the United States Obama sets a new record for commutations in his final full day in office Washington, D.C. residents band together as an administration few voted...

FSRN Weekly Edition – January 13, 2017

U.S. Senate starts Affordable Care Act rollback during budget reconciliation process Trump downplays ethics, transparency in first post-election press conference Cabinet confirmation hearings: week one Opponents of planned Louisiana pipeline document 144 pipeline accidents...

FSRN Weekly Edition – January 6, 2017

Senate Republicans put Affordable Care Act under the knife Senate committee probes allegations of Russian meddling in 2016 election Law professors ask Congress to oppose Trump pick for U.S. Attorney General Former U.S. attorney...

FSRN Weekly Edition – December 30, 2016

Israel holds plans for new settlements until after Trump inauguration Artists’ colony in India resists forced eviction, demolition of their homes Immigrants organize and explore options in final weeks of Obama administration Black Obituary...

FSRN Weekly Edition – December 23, 2016

President Obama takes pre-emptive policy actions ahead of exit Obama bans offshore drilling in large portions of Arctic and Atlantic oceans First Nations communities take Canadian government to Supreme Court over fossil fuel projects...

FSRN Weekly Edition – December 16, 2016

Aleppo evacuation halted again; thousands still stranded Restrictive voting laws in U.S. don’t match data on actual cases of voter fraud Wisconsin finishes ballot recount: no significant change State and local level officials prepare...

FSRN Weekly Edition – December 9, 2016

No court ruling for Dakota Access; Missouri River crossing still stalled Portland approves tax hike for corporations based on CEO pay disparities Los Angeles to enact ‘ban the box’ ordinance for public and private...

FSRN Weekly Edition – December 2, 2016

U.S. military veterans self-deploy to construction site of controversial pipeline Standing Rock Sioux invoke treaty terms in response to notice to vacate riverfront camp First Nations Treaty Alliance says newly-approved tar sands pipelines will...

FSRN Weekly Edition – November 25, 2016

Indigenous activists mark Thanksgiving with ceremony on occupied sacred land Canadian opposition mounts to Kinder Morgan tar sands oil pipeline expansion Philippines mulls opening unused Bataan Nuclear Power Plant India struggles to deal with...

FSRN Weekly Edition – November 18, 2016

More senior Trump officials named including Sessions for U.S. Atty. General Immigrants and ‘sanctuary cities’ brace for promised crackdown under Trump administration ProPublica launches post-election initiative to independently track hate crimes in U.S. Students...