The Real Threat Is ‘Telling The Truth’: Abby Martin Responds To Accusations Of Influencing Election 2016 January 11, 2017
‘What this report is really is saying is that telling the truth, reporting on issues that affect Americans and the communities is the threat,’ Abby Martin said in response to accusations that her reporting influenced the U.S. election.
Israel Denies Entry To Impoverished Venezuelan Jews By Kit O'Connell
‘It is our duty as Jews to raise our voices and demand that the State of Israel … expedite the absorption of these people,’ declared one orthodox rabbi who supports the group of Venezuelans hoping to immigrate to Israel.
Infowars Is Anti-Semitic But Pro-Israel? Alex Jones Goes Zionist Under Trump By Kit O'Connell
‘Because Barack Obama has cursed Israel at the United Nations, America is now under a curse,’ reads the tagline of a blog post recently reprinted by Infowars.
Obama Dismantles NSEERS Travel Registry To Thwart Trump’s Anti-Muslim Plans By Kit O'Connell
‘I think that if he does resurrect it, he will face serious resistance in the courts,’ a First Amendment expert said of Trump’s promises to build a new registry of Muslim immigrants and travelers.
Professor Flooded With Threats After Drexel University Sides With White Supremacists In Twitter Scandal By Kit O'Connell
‘“White genocide” is an idea invented by white supremacists and used to denounce everything from interracial relationships to multicultural policies,’ embattled Drexel University professor George Ciccariello-Maher noted in a statement.
Trump Selects His Anti-Peace Bankruptcy Lawyer As Ambassador To Israel By Kit O'Connell
‘Trump’s approach to Israel-Palestine is going to really reinforce apartheid, promote annexation and not show any concern for the rights of Palestinians or for Israelis who really want peace,’ warned the director of Jewish Voice for Peace.
2016 Goes To Pot: Colorado Cannabis Sales Top $1 Billion & Oregon Sales Defy Expectations By Kit O'Connell
The tax revenue from sales of legal cannabis in Colorado is expected to exceed the sales tax collected on cannabis in 2014 and 2015 combined.
How Texas Became A Leader In Wind Power Under Climate Change Denier Rick Perry By Kit O'Connell
As governor of Texas, Rick Perry continued to invest heavily in wind power and the transmission of renewable energy, a project that began under former Gov. George W. Bush.
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Spearheads Effort To Cut US Funding To ISIS, Al-Qaida By Kit O'Connell
The Hawaiian representative accused the U.S. government of routinely violating the law by ‘directly or indirectly supporting allies and partners of groups like al-Qaida and ISIS with money, weapons, intelligence and other support in their fight to overthrow the Syrian