Stop Imperialism: Episode 62

Syria, Iraq, Cyprus, BRICS, and more... 

March 28, 2013 (


1. Syria

 syria80 Syrian rebels fire chemical weapons in Aleppo, killing at least 16 – government
Syria rebels and regime blame each other for 1st alleged chemical weapons attack
Syrian warplanes strike Lebanon border
Ghassan Hitto voted premier of Syria’s rebel territory
Segment Start: 00 h 09 min 35 sec
Segment End: 00 h 34 min 12 sec

2. Iraq

 Iraq_80 At least 48 killed, 167 wounded in bombings in Baghdad
Muqtada al-Sadr lashes out against US, Maliki
Maliki re-elected as head of Dawa Party
Maliki’s opponents mull next move
Sunni Iraqi leaders accused of supporting terrorism
Iraqi oil pipeline through Aqaba in final stages
Segment Start: 00h 35 min 56 sec
Segment End: 00h 57 min 10 sec

3. Cyprus

 cypres Resistance in Cyprus grows to Europe’s bailout plan
Cyprus bailout plan revised to reduce burden on smaller account holders
Cyprus bailout incites turmoil as blame flies
Russia sees Cyprus plan as ‘unfair’ plot to seize money of its citizens
Segment Start: 00 h 58 min 10 sec
Segment End: 01 h 17 min 12 sec


 brics 2 4 BRICS deals expected when Putin visits Africa
BRIC GDP to surpass output of US, European nations by 2020
Bashar al-Assad asks BRIC nations to end conflict
Segment Start: 01 h 18 min 43 sec
Segment End: 01 h 34 min 51 sec

5. US Education

 us AFT’s Weingarten on why she got arrested, ‘the gall’ of reformers, etc.
Karen Lewis’ keynote address to the NY CoRE Conference
Segment Start: 01 h 36 min 10 sec
Segment End: 01 h 59 min 03 sec

6. Under the Radar

Under Radar Candidates begin campaigning for presidential elections in Venezuela
Russia to address Afghanistan standoff at UN Security Council session
Bosco Ntaganda surrenders
Prepare for a run-off, Cord tells Kenyans
Turkey ratifies agreement with TANAP consortium
Saudi Oil Minister Naimi: Non-dollar oil trade ‘won’t fly’
Segment Start: 02 h 01 min 26 sec
Segment End: 02 h 11 min 45 sec