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Manic Monday Markup 9/29/14…

…And the World: We begin today in Hong Kong, where pro-Democracy activists are resisting Beijing’s call to end the protests. Earlier the protesters were evoking the Ferguson, Mo. “hands up, don’t shoot” poses as police attempted to break up the […]

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Manic Monday Markup 9/22/14

…And the World: We begin today in Afghanistan where Ashraf Ghani has been declared the winner of the country’s Presidential election. He and his rival, Abdullah Abdullah promised to form a coalition and begin the transition of power away from Hamid […]

Manic Monday Markup 9/15/14…

…And the World: We begin today in Britain where it is down to the wire on the fate of the Union between England and Scotland. A Scottish referendum Thursday will decide the fate of “Great Britain” which has been one […]

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Manic Monday Markup 9/8/14…

A condensed Markup before primary day! …And the World: We begin today in Britain, where a poll showing a narrow advantage of the Yes campaign on Scottish independence has drawn former Prime Minister Gordon Brown out of retirement. Could he […]

Tardy Tuesday Takedown 9/2/14…

A little late, but still… The State of Things: We begin today in Massachusetts, where legislative campaign finance reports have finally come in! In a special edition of Tardy Tuesday Takedown, we dedicate the top news to this information. More […]

Manic Monday Markup 8/25/14…

…And the World: We begin today in France, where the government has just resigned after a row opens up between the Economy Minister and the rest of the government run by Prime Minister Manuel Valls and President Francois Hollande. Arnoud […]

Manic Monday Markup 8/18/14…

The Feds: We begin today in Missouri, where the unrest in Ferguson over the fatal shooting of an 18 year-old black teen by police has prompted Gov. Jay Nixon to call in the National Guard. While demonstrations were largely peaceful, […]

Manic Monday Markup 8/11/14…

…And the World: We begin today in Iraq, where political factions have settled on a new Prime Minister to replace Nuri al-Maliki. Maliki’s sectarian governance has been partly blamed for the rise of the Sunni insurgency that has swarmed across Northern […]

Manic Monday Markup 8/4/14…

…And the World: We begin today in Germany, whose president marked the centennial of the Great War, today known as World War I, by denouncing his country’s invasion of Belgium, which precipitated what would become, for twenty years anyway, humanity’s […]