Inside Stories
How The Flood Wall Street Trial Changed The Game Of Policing
“By ordering protesters to leave the entire Wall Street area, police violated protesters’ First Amendment right to carry their message directly to its intended recipients: the Wall Street bankers who bankroll climate change,” Judge Mandelbaum said in his decision.
Google Bullies, Censors MintPress & Over Abu Ghraib Photos
MintPress News and have both been targeted by Google AdSense with threats to kill ad revenue for publishing the infamous photos of Abu Ghraib detainee torture by American troops. Many are left wondering if this is an attempt to control the narrative on the war in Iraq.
New Age Of Water Wars Portends ‘Bleak Future’ For The Middle East
New research shows that water scarcity linked to climate change is now a global problem playing a direct role in aggravating major conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa.
How US Taxpayers Subsidize Israeli Settlements
“These settlements, and the occupation more broadly, are financially unsustainable on their own, and must be propped up by far right-wing Jewish and Christian Zionist funds from abroad,” a member of a group campaigning against the practice told MintPress News.
Agent Orange Funding Opens Door To US Militarism And Covert Action In Vietnam
Is the United States finally accepting responsibility for the devastating ongoing effects of Agent Orange in Vietnam, or is this funding just a way to get USAID in the door to meddle in the country’s affairs as part of Obama’s “Asian Pivot” strategy? MintPress News investigates.
One Pan-Arab Army To Rule Them All … Or Not
Proposals of a pan-Arab army are generating buzz as a potentially powerful means of containing the threat of ISIS, but history and conflicting agendas are major roadblocks on the path to a unified military force in the Gulf region.
Why We Dislike Venezuela’s Leftists But Are Cool With Cuba’s
In sanctioning Venezuelan officials and hurling allegations of human rights abuses, perhaps the U.S. is forgetting its own history of instigating violence and fomenting unrest in the South American country and throughout Latin America.
Libya Burning: ISIS Lays Claim To Another Country, Right At Europe’s Door
“We have failed to recognize that arming militias and manufacturing a mercenary army under the banner of the dollar would only exacerbate disunity and ultimately play to our disadvantage,” one expert tells MintPress of the international community’s failings in Libya.
Beating The War Drums For Iran: How AIPAC Is Splitting America
Nowhere are the dangers of partisan disunity more apparent than in the United States’ handling of foreign policy, especially when it comes to Iran and the forces working to maintain it the latest boogeyman of U.S.
Concerns Mounting Over Secretive Trans-Atlantic Trade Deal TTIP
“It’s not just a trade deal. It’s an unprecedented transfer of power away from democratically-elected governments toward transnational corporations,” an organizer with Global Justice Now Scotland tells MintPress News.