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Hey folks, how are you doing today? It’s been 151 years since the Gettysburg Address.

International Politics

Overall

– Glenn Greenwald: “On media outlets that continue to describe unknown drone victims as ‘militants’

– A new report from the U.N. found that with sufficient investment nations could prosper under changing demographics

– A U.N. official called for Muslims to counteract the ideology of the Islamic State; Or, just a thought, tell the West not to create groups like ISIL

Middle East

– Tensions contine to rise in Israel after the murder of five Israelis by two Palestinians; Israel pledged to respond with force

Fourteen people were killed and at least 20 were wounded by Syrian government airstrikes

Asia and Oceania

– China blocked some websites, including HSBC’s, for allowing users in the country to go to sites deemed illegal

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Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan is a freelance journalist in Queens, NY and written for publications such as The Nation, In These Times, Truthout and more.