11/08/2015 archive

Sunday Round-Up

The beltway punditry on the tubes today were out with all the usual suspects sounding off with the same old memes that we will continue to hear for the next year. We start with the parade of presidential candidates, mostly the Republicans since there are more of them. We’ll start with retired neurosurgeon and religious …

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Turkey’s ‘free’ press

We examine the state of journalism in Erdogan’s Turkey; plus, how to separate fact from fiction when news is breaking. Last week, fresh elections in Turkey saw the ruling AK party surge back into power. Turks cast their votes for the second time this year after elections in June saw AK party lose their parliamentary …

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The Breakfast Club (Kashmir)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Punting the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

“Punting the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Follow us on Twitter @StarsHollowGzt The …

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Six In The Morning Sunday November 8

    Aung San Suu Kyi Aung San Suu Kyi casts vote in Myanmar’s first free election for 25 years The opposition leader and one-time political prisoner under military rule battled through a media scrum to reach the polling station in the capital Yangon Staff and agencies Sunday 8 November 2015 05.16 GMT Aung San Suu …

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Late Night Music From Japan: Guns N’ Roses – November Rain; Guns N’ Roses – Welcome To The Jungle