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