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In With The Loan Sharks: The IRS Hires Private Debt Collectors
The IRS is attempting – for the third time – to use private debt collection companies to recover unpaid taxes from delinquent taxpayers. But experts warn that using such companies could lead to unfair treatment for borrowers and an increase in imposter tax scams.
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    Israeli Extremists Taunt Hunger-Striking Palestinian Prisoners With BBQ
    Palestinians who are being held in deplorable conditions in Israeli prisons recently announced a hunger strike in return for improved conditions. Right-wing Israeli extremists have decided to torture the strikers by barbecuing right in front of the prison where they are being held.
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      State Dept. Sued Over Refusal To Release Records On George Soros Foundation
      The U.S. State Department is being sued for refusing to release information regarding funding it has given to organizations affiliated with billionaire investor George Soros. These organizations are known to have connections with groups that are seeking regime change in Macedonia.
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        VIDEO: iPhones Are iSpies - Wikileaks “Vault 7” Revelations Continue To Terrify
        Most of us carry smartphones and watch web-enabled TVs without much thought. But the revelations found in Wikileaks’ “Vault 7” release warn that we should consider the sinister capabilities that such devices could lend to those who might abuse them.
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          Investigators Claim U.S. Failed To Prevent Civilian Casualties In Airstrike On Syrian Mosque
          Several organizations, including Human Rights Watch, Forensic Architecture and Bellingcat, have investigated the U.S.-coalition bombing of a mosque in Syria last month. All found that the U.S. failed to prevent civilian casualties and suggested the attack could constitute a war crime.
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            After “Liberation,” U.S. To Give Control Of Raqqa To Rebels, Not Syrian Government
            The Syrian city of Raqqa – the “stronghold” of terror group ISIS – will be governed by a “civilian council” with the support of U.S. troops following its “liberation” from terrorists. Their refusal to return the city to the Syrian government will only worsen the nation’s six-year-long
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              The Turkish Referendum And Descent Towards Absolute Rule: Interview With Journalist Gürkan Özturan
              Turkey recently held a constitutional referendum that will majorly change the country’s political system, virtually guaranteeing that the country will be ruled by a single party. Today, we’ll speak to Turkish journalist Gürkan Özturan about how these changes will affect the country.
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                Snowden Documentarian Laura Poitras Endured Years Of Government Surveillance, Harassment
                Laura Poitras' travel nightmare began more than a decade ago when the award-winning filmmaker started getting detained at airports every time she tried to set foot back in the United States.
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                  Federal Judge: Public Has No Right To Know About Dakota Pipeline Spill Risks
                  Energy Transfer Partners, the pipeline’s developer, has argued that keeping information regarding spill risks from the public is essential, as it could be “useful to vandals and terrorists.” However, the move is looking more like a way to hide any potential negative impact on the environment.
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