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Politics and Prune Juice Episode #12 – Interview with Jehiel Oliver of Hello Tractor

It’s our first interview-only edition of the Politics and Prune Juice podcast! Our host Matt Stevens talks with Jehiel Oliver, founder and CEO of Hello Tractor. The Nigerian-based company operates similar to Uber for farmers in sub-Saharan Africa b...
by Prune Juice Media on Mar 24, 2016

U.S. Gets War Itch With New ISIS Airstrikes In Syria

Monday night brought some breaking news on the U.S. military front. President Obama secretly authorized U.S. defense forces to attack specific ISIS targets in Syria. The move broadened the reach of our nation in the fight against Islamic State ... Re...
by Prune Juice Media on Sep 23, 2014

Pres. Obama Hard Sells Americans on ISIS Offensive

On Thursday night, President Obama gave a much-hyped speech on his strategy for dealing with ISIS (or Islamic State) in Iraq and Syria. The 15-minute address reminded me of a used-car salesman pulling out all the stops to make ... Read More...
by Prune Juice Media on Sep 10, 2014

Sobering Image of Rocket Fire In Gaza (PHOTO)

This striking photo came across my Twitter feed last night and just made me shake my head. It shows what look to be Palestinian teenagers in Gaza running from a Israeli rocket launched into their territory. The current conflict between Israelies ..
by Prune Juice Media on Jul 29, 2014

Interesting Info You Need to Know About the Snowden Leaks

The saga of former U.S. national security contractor Edward Snowden is ongoing. Snowden is still holed up in Russia seeking temporary asylum from the trial and prison fate that await him in the United States. If you remember, Snowden ... Read More...
by Prune Juice Media on Jun 11, 2014

U.S. Accuses Chinese Military of Hacking American Firms

Serious charges were leveled at the Chinese military on Monday morning in a press conference by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. The U.S. is accusing Chinese military personnel of “economic espionage” — or basically stealing trad...
by Prune Juice Media on May 19, 2014

Rush Limbaugh Bashes The #BringBackOurGirls Campaign

Drug-user, over-eater, and all around talk radio garbage pit Rush Limbaugh is once again pimping the news cycle to improve his Arbitron numbers. Limbaugh took aim at the #BringBackOurGirls social media hashtag campaign that has swept the Internet in...
by Prune Juice Media on May 13, 2014

FLOTUS Asks For Nigerian Girls’ Safe Return In Mother’s Day Video

First Lady Michelle Obama made a rare appearance in the White House Weekly Address online over the weekend. Mrs. Obama used the occasion to highlight the atrocity in Nigeria of the kidnapping of 276 girls from a school in ... Read More...
by Prune Juice Media on May 12, 2014

New Alleged Crack Smoking Images of Rob Ford Surface (PHOTO)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford just needs to hang it up at this point and seek full-time help for his substance addiction. The “crack smoking mayor” is in hot water again when new video leaked of him smoking alleged crack cocaine. ... Read More...
by Prune Juice Media on May 2, 2014

U.S. Admits Involvement In #CubanTwitter Project

The United States government oftentimes confuses and disappoint me. Late last week, the Associated Press reported that the U.S. had secretly been involved in a project to bring a Twitter-like service to the Communist nation of Cuba. Starting in 2009,...
by Prune Juice Media on Apr 7, 2014

When Will You Finally Secure Your Passport?

Since we live in a global world now, I want more of us to think and act like it. One of the most practical ways to upgrade your travel life is to secure a passport from your country of ... Read More...
by Prune Juice Media on Apr 2, 2014

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by Bangladesh Result on Mar 19, 2014

Emotional Koreans Reunite at Rare North-South Event

Sometimes the news just grabs at your heartstrings and this story definitely fit the bill. In North Korea today, an emotional reunion happened between mostly elderly South and North Koreans. The two nations agreed to let 140 South Koreans board ... R...
by Prune Juice Media on Feb 20, 2014

Disaster Preparedness And Response Funding Has Plummeted Since 2008

Any police, fire, or public health officials reading this who have been on the job since the early 2000s? Remember after 9/11, when the federal government made tons of money available to state and local governments to bolster disaster preparedness an...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 16, 2014

जाति भारत में, सेमिनार नार्वे में

नार्वे में फोकस इण्डिया, ओस्लो विश्वविद्यालय में दलित राजनीति पर सेमीनार  शेष नारायण सिंह  ओस्...
by hastakshep on Sep 16, 2013

Peace without war and war without Americans?

As the United States pivots and the Financial Crisis bites, how can Europeans respond? In International Affairs, the journal of Chatham House, Sven Biscop outlines his thoughts.
by European Geostrategy on Sep 14, 2013

JOINT CRICKET EXERCISES: Governments must withdraw all awards offered to cricketers!

    JOINT CRICKET EXERCISES: Governments must withdraw all awards offered to cricketers!  -DR. ABDUL RUFF COLACHAL [ Educationist,  Chronicler of Foreign occupations & Freedom movements (Palestine, Kashmir, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakis...

CBS News Calls Out GOP For Faking White House Benghazi Email

CBS News Calls Out GOP For Faking White House Benghazi EmailLast week seemed to be full of scandals for the White House — specifically around Benghazi, the IRS, and the AP wiretapping stories. In the case of Benghazi, the key email that Republi...
by Prune Juice Media on May 21, 2013

Benghazi Whistleblowers to Testify On Wednesday

Benghazi Whistleblowers to Testify On WednesdayThis week, the Benghazi terrorist attack of last September 11 will creep back into the news. Three counterterrorism officials are set to testify before the House Oversight Committee about being shut out...
by Prune Juice Media on May 6, 2013

Treasury Confirms Beyoncé and Jay-Z Had License For Cuba Visit

Treasury Confirms Beyoncé and Jay-Z Had License For Cuba VisitBeyoncé and Jay-Z have served their time in the political light for the time being. The U.S. Treasury Department has done its homework and found that the musical power couple did indeed...
by Prune Juice Media on Apr 10, 2013

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