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FSRN Weekly Edition – October 24, 2014

Canada honors soldier; PM calls for swift action on ramped up security powers Election 2014: Wisconsin battle for Governor’s mansion Los Angeles seeks to renegotiate multimillion dollar fees owed to Wall Street banks Bedouin...

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:57 am

Election 2014: Wisconsin battle for Governor’s mansion

Wisconsin is locked in a tight race for Governor. Scott Walker, best known for his union-busting law which sparked massive protests and a Capitol occupation, is up for re-election. If he wins this race,...

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:54 am

Canada honors soldier; PM calls for expedited expansion of policing authority

Parliamentarians in Canada held a moment of silence Thursday in honor of the guard killed in an attack at Ottawa’s war memorial this week. The gunman later stormed the Parliament where the Sergeant-at-Arms shot...

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 9:37 am

Q&A: After attacks, Canada’s PM calls for new security and surveillance powers

Parliamentarians in Canada held a moment of silence Thursday in honor of the guard killed in an attack at Ottawa’s war memorial the day before. The gunman later stormed Parliament where the Sergeant-at-Arms shot...

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 2:22 pm

Bedouin communities face forcible removal from Jerusalem periphery

Bedouin communities in the West Bank have just one more week formal objections to a master plan for a new township north of Jericho. The plan includes moving the Bedouin out an area known...

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 1:29 pm

Los Angeles seeks to renegotiate multimillion dollar fees owed to Wall Street banks

Cities around the country have been looking to renegotiate the terms for public financing deals that turned toxic after the Great Recession of 2008. The biggest city in the country to join the fight...

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:50 pm

Q&A: Mexican citizen patrols find mass graves while searching for 43 missing students

In Mexico, the search for 43 missing students – all from a rural teachers’ college in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero – continues to be a major issue. Many of the missing students were last seen in...

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 1:10 pm

Cameroon’s education model out of step with Baka culture

In Cameroon, about 30,000 people who belong to the Baka Pygmy community live in the tropical forests of the country’s southeast. The Baka are hunter-gatherers, and the country’s mainstream educational system is inadequate for...

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 1:13 pm

FSRN Weekly Edition – October 17, 2014

Texas cases prompt congressional hearing on Ebola: Too little, too late? Tenuous peace between Turkish Kurds and Ankara nears a breaking point Tens of thousands of Gazans still in temporary housing; Ban Ki-Moon calls...

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 10:29 am

Tenuous peace between Turkish Kurds and Ankara nears a breaking point

A Kurdish militia commander in the town of Kobane claims they are pushing the so-called Islamic State out of the Syrian town on three fronts.  In recent days U.S.-led air strikes have hit  ISIS...

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 9:50 am