Showing posts with label Middle East. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Middle East. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Notations From the Grid (Weekly Edition): Out & About With #RandomThoughts On Our World

It has been quite a week in Our World--Our team complied a snapshot of the discourse over the past number of days which we hereby present as our on-going assessments continues regarding the US Presidential Campaign, Corona, the Situation in the Middle East and continued on-going Environmental Challenges:

Scholar and activist Dr. Cornel West says Bernie Sanders will take on corporate power and implement a just foreign policy, and that former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a “neoliberal gangster.”

The Philippines ended the Visiting Forces Agreement, which allows the US military to operate within the Philippines and grants access to the South China Sea. Is President Duterte doing the right thing for the wrong reasons?

In this Feb. 4 speech at a public event for Julian Assange at the Royal National Hotel in London, author, writer, filmmaker, and public intellectual Tariq Ali speaks about Julian Assange’s extradition case.

TRNN Replay from 2018: Actor and activist Danny Glover and TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway talk about how Martin Luther King Jr. worked to build a movement of inclusiveness against militarism, exploitation and racism

What do resistance to Obama’s presidential library project in Southside Chicago, Nike’s $5 million donation to it, and the giant shoe company’s relationship with Kaepernick’s activism have in common?

“Trump wants to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and Sanders wants to expand Social Security and guarantee Medicare for All. Trump wants to send your kids off to endless wars, Sanders wants to send them to college,” says author and activist Nikhil Goyal.

Rep. Ro Khanna says Bernie Sanders is building a multi-racial coalition that will win the nomination and beat Donald Trump.


Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Notations From the Grid (Mid-Week Edition): Out & About in our World

We hereby present the following #RandomThoughts on the week as the World gathered at Auschwitz;  the US Senate Majority Leader noted that he did not have the votes to prevent witnesses to be called as the Impeachment Trial continued;  as the aftermath of the Trump Peace Plan continued and the Factional Power Struggle continued in Iran in the aftermath of the Ukraine Plane Crash as Security Officials in Iran continued to threaten the Families: 

We Close out with this interesting take on the upcoming Parliamentary Elections in Iran  courtesy the State Department Spokesperson: