Tulsa Officer Kepler found guilty after 3 mistrials, Richard Spencer's white ethno-state claim, Japan set for General Elections.
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and Walter Smolarek are joined by Vijay Prashad, Professor of International Studies at Trinity College, as well as author of the book, The Death of the Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution.
The Al-Shabaab terrorist group exploded two car bombs in the Somali capital of Mogadishu over the weekend, killing at least 300 people and injuring over half a thousand in the country's deadliest attack ever, though most of the Western world just shrugged about it and moved on.
As eLearning technologies take the world by storm, BRICS members such as Brazil are taking full advantage of the trend, and are prepared to share their experience with the other bloc members – Russia, China, South Africa and India.
Our program begins by talking about the governing PSUV’s electoral victory in Venezuela last weekend.
We have all heard of Eurasia, and the vast new projects that are to integrate whole blocks of countries together. But perhaps it is not that simple. There are different views of what Eurasia is, unification may not be that easy, and only come about because such integration becomes necessary.
Activists work to provide relief to Puerto Rico's poorest; Spain cracks down on Catalonia; Trump's Travel Ban struck down again.
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by Alberto Garcia Watson, former Middle East correspondent for HispanTV.
On today's BradCast: Donald Trump declares the US government response to the devastating Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico couldn't have been better, and a bi-partisan effort in the US Senate gains support, but struggles to overcome the President's sabotage of ObamaCare and schizophrenic response to the measure.
What are the prospects for independence or self-determination for Catalonians, Kurds, and Palestinians?
In the 1990s Russia opened its doors to foreign fast-food chains, most of them being US brands. Now the country wants to export its own cuisine and culture abroad, and considers the BRICS countries as a promising market for fast-food franchise sales.
In the midst of many bold statements about fake news, Donald Trump has threatened to shut down NBC and some other American networks. It seems very unlikely that any networks will actually lose their broadcasting licenses, but has freedom of the press in the United States already been seriously compromised?
Have senators saved Affordable Care Act? Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) announce bipartisan support for replacing funding in the Obamacare system.
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and Walter Smolarek are joined by David Ewing of the US-China People’s Friendship Association; by political analyst Ajit Singh; and by Patrick Lawrence, the author of Time No Longer: Americans After the American Century.
Freedom of Speech in America is explored; Venezuelan election observer speaks; Trump's Poor Job numbers explained.
Even though it represents the last letter in the BRICS acronym, and it was the last country to join the association in 2010, South Africa has instantly become an equal partner for Brazil, Russia, India and China. Along with other member states, the country is now taking steps to develop its small and medium enterprises.
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