Americana roundup:

Indians Push Back on Racist Taunts to Miss America 2014 New York’s Nina Davuluri, 24, has won the Miss America 2014 title. Photo from Miss New York Organization’s Facebook Page A Cost Analysis of the U.S. Air Force Overseas Posture Estimates the costs associated with U.S. and overseas Air Force installations and units to provide … Read more

Social roundup: “Turkey marks 14th anniversary of Marmara earthquake that killed 17,000

Turkey marks 14th anniversary of Marmara earthquake that killed 17,000 Dozens of commemoration events have been organized across the Marmara region on the 14th anniversary of the country?s worst seismic disaster in recent history Taking the Stands The Turkish protest movement seems to be relocating from the streets to the stadiums. Turkish wrestling authority stands … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: Hizbollah military wing on EU terror list now…

Hizbollah military wing on EU terror list EU foreign ministers take unanimous decision at Brussels meeting to blacklist Lebanese Shia group following a two-month campaign led by the UK EU weighs sanctions against military wing of Hezbollah European Union governments could decide to blacklist the military wing of Hezbollah on Monday (22 July), in a … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: “EU nears terror ruling on Hizbollah armed wing…

EU nears terror ruling on Hizbollah armed wing A declaration of Hizbollah?s military wing as a terrorist group, which must be backed by all EU member states, has been gaining momentum   Burke, Norman and Glasman – ‘post-liberalism’ in Britain today At a Civitas seminar this week, Jesse Norman MP and Maurice Glasman of Blue … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: “Marine Le Pen loses immunity as MEP in racism case…

Marine Le Pen loses immunity as MEP in racism case (News) Members of the European Parliament have revoked the parliamentary immunity of Marine Le Pen, the fiery leader of France?s far-right National Front, paving the way for her to face charges in her country for inciting racial hatred.   CAP Reform ? Brits Do It … Read more

Drogba misunderstands: That was not a racist attack but a kind of middle finger…

…which might also be objectionable- that “obscene act” but it is good to understand right before accusing people with racism… Well, Turks like many other people, innovate new forms of obscenity all the time. I have been thinking a few days and I could honestly not find this act in this special context as racism… … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “anthropology, race & racism…Sexual Harassment in fieldwork… graeber in exile

Anthropologists and Ecological Research Last fall a group of anthropologists participated in the 2012 All Scientists Meeting (ASM) of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network in Estes Park, Colorado. They were there to make a case for integrating more anthropologists into the study of ecosystems. Read about their experience in Anthropology News. Below is … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: Same sex marriage on the agenda in Western Europe…Europol on match fixing…

MAIN FOCUS: Match-fixing scandal rocks football world | 05/02/2013 from euro|topics The European Union’s law enforcement agency Europol has announced that it has uncovered the biggest match-fixing scandal in the history of football. It presented a report in The Hague on Monday according to which more than 380 games worldwide were manipulated. For some commentators … Read more

Today: Anti-austerity protests sweep Europe- Eurosphere roundup

Anti-austerity protests sweep Europe from – World, Europe Unions across Europe stage day of co-ordinated action, with general strike halting public transport, air travel and closing schools in Portugal and Spain MAIN FOCUS: Southern Europe strikes against austerity | 14/11/2012 from euro|topics Employees in Spain and Portugal are protesting against their governments’ austerity policies … Read more

A social fabric roundup. Orhan Pamuk’s latest revelations, RIP: Müşfik Kenter, “Prayers and Products”, “Scientific” Racism

In Memoriam | Müşfik Kenter (1932-2012) from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M   Müşfik Kenter (9 September 1932-15 August 2012) was a Turkish award winning actor, focused mainly theater and voice acting. His sister Yıldız Kenter (October 11, 1928, Istanbul) is also a famous Turkish actress and lecturer. They are the founders of well known independent … Read more

AJ Stream: Does Sweden’s #CakeGate point to racial problems?

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Eurosphere roundup: French elections;

MAIN FOCUS: New signs of crisis in Europe | 19/04/2012 from euro|topics The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned of a new credit crunch in Europe on Wednesday, and wants to raise its reserve fund by 400 billion dollars. But Europe can help itself, commentators write, above all if Germany gives up its opposition to debt … Read more

Mr. Sarkozy begins the week with a downgraded country rating… A Eurosphere roundup

France top AAA credit rating lost from BBC News | Europe | World Edition France loses a top AAA credit rating as nine eurozone governments are downgraded by Standard & Poor’s prompting markets to fall. Sarkozy braced for political impact of downgrade from – World, Europe There is no escaping the stigma of France … Read more

EFD end of the year posts: “The EU got sued by a lot of dictators” in 2011

The EU got sued by a lot of dictators this year from FP Passport by Joshua Keating Happy Holidays! Highlights from 2011 from Atlantic Community RSS-Feed Editorial Team: We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your excellent contributions and to remind you of some of the stand-out achievements of our … Read more

Eurosphere roundup- break-up clock ticking with or without UK….

Eurozone: break-up clock is ticking from – World, Europe Policymakers can do nothing about the odds. The danger is that they are running out of time to ensure that a break-up comes in the form of shrinkage rather than collapse The new fiscal compact from The European Citizen by Eurocentric Yesterday’s neotiations have produced … Read more