Stop Imperialism – Episode 64

Lots of good info, if you have the time to listen entirely. If not it is possible to pick that which interests you for listening.

1.  United States

  Boston bombing suspect cites U.S. wars as motivation, officials sayMartial law in Boston: American democracy in shamblesCanadian government unveils “terror plot” as it adopts draconian new lawNew report on torture, extraordinary renditionThe money helping CISPA through CongressCISPA’s immunity provision would allow corporate hacking

Segment Start: 00 h 11 min 08 sec
Segment End: 00 h 48 min 22 sec

2. Syria

  Syria govt. forces clear more areas around HomsQatar faces backlash among rebel groups in SyriaSyria censures EU plan to buy oil from militantsKerry tells NATO to prepare for Syrian chemical weaponsCrossing Obama’s “red line” on Syria will require concrete proofIsrael accuses Syria of using chemical weapons against rebelsTestimony reveals Hagel-Kerry rift on SyriaRussia warns EU not to lift Syria arms ban, UK keeps pushingPacific Fleet naval force to enter Mediterranean Sea in mid-May

Segment Start: 00h 49 min 14 sec
Segment End: 01h 16 min 58 sec

3. Venezuela

  The United States shows its contempt for Venezuelan democracyClaims of fraud in Venezuela: The fake evidence of Henrique CaprilesVenezuela’s Maduro announces “new cycle of the revolution”

Segment Start: 01 h 18 min 12 sec
Segment End: 01 h 40 min 30 sec

4. Libya

  Car bomb targets French embassy in Libya, wounding 3 and reflecting deepening lawlessnessLibya deposits $2 bln in Egypt cbank from investmentsThe IMF releases its latest economic forecasts – Libya good in short term, but needs reform in long termLibya probe into pipelines blast points to sabotageLibya to build 11 stadiums for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Segment Start: 01 h 43 min 17 sec
Segment End: 01 h 58 min 00 sec

5. Nigeria

  It’s Nigeria, Chad, Niger operation – armyNigeria Christians threaten religious warNigeria signs deals to sell power assets in big drive to privatise

Segment Start: 01 h 59 min 44 sec
Segment End: 02 h 13 min 25 sec

6. U.S. Labor

  At least 100 dead in latest Bangladesh garment disasterFedEx signs new $10.5 billion contract with USPSProposed bill would end 40-hour work weekFruits and vegetables, but no health guaranteesNPR attacks disability, bolsters ‘new consensus’ against welfareMortgage relief checks go out, only to bounce

Segment Start: 02 h 14 min 49 sec
Segment End: 02 h 39 min 33 sec

7. Under the Radar

Former AFRICOM chief at Senate hearing: Using word ‘drone’ fuels Al Qaeda propagandaOVL, OIL may buy India energy ticket to MyanmarMalaria remains endemic in Democratic Republic of CongoEcuador leader on drug war: We provide the dead, the U.S. the nosesFamily farmer and allies converge on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to mark La Via Campesina’s International Day of Peasant StruggleUnFreedom Day in Cape Town

Segment Start: 02 h 41 min 55 sec
Segment End: 02 h 57 min 26 sec