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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 […]

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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 […]

No Monday Markup Today 7/28/14…

We’re taking this Monday off. However, let us provide you with a few important links: …And the World: The situation in Gaza remains fraught as ever. According to Israeli media is the US’s fault (or John Kerry’s). According to US […]

Manic Monday Markup 7/21/14…

…And the World: We begin today in the Ukraine, where Dutch investigators have arrived to take over the investigation of the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, shot down last week, likely by pro-Russian rebels. A train with the remains […]

Manic Monday Markup 7/14/14…

…And the World: We begin today in Egypt, where the government there has proposed a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, which has launched rockets at Israeli cities prompting retaliatory bombings of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli cabinet is set to […]

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Manic Monday Markup 7/7/14…

…And the World: We begin today in Israel, where the death of three Israeli teens continues to rock the situation there. Following the teens’ death, for which Israel has blamed Hamas, a Palestinian was brutally murdered in an attack Prime […]

Manic Monday Markup 6/30/14…

The Feds: We begin today in Washington, where the United States Supreme Court issued narrow, but highly charged rulings on contraception and the fate of public employee unions. In the Harris v. Quinn case, the Court questioned long-standing precedent that […]