This Is How Israel Denies Palestinian-Americans Right To Visit Their Homeland
“They took something that was supposed to be a vacation from my long work hours, a reconnection with my homeland and old friends, and made it a nightmare from hell,” a Palestinian-American
Rich Investors Flock To Puerto Rico As Debt Crisis Pushes Poor To The Mainland
Devastating economic times and myriad tax incentives are driving the wealthy to Puerto Rico, but they’re also forcing Puerto Ricans off the island.
Crimes Of US-Backed Dictatorship Era Still Being Prosecuted In Chile
As Chile buries one face of the horrors of the dictatorship era, the country moves to prosecute those responsible for the burning death of an American resident.
Local Police Take The Eye Of Big Brother And Spy On Americans
“What we often see is police departments or local law enforcement agencies grabbing technologies without any policies in place for it, not asking anybody’s permission, just sort
World Bank Peddling Private, For-Profit Schools In Africa, Disguised As Aid
Aid is being used as a tool, a spokesperson for Global Justice Now tells MintPress, to compel the majority of the world to undertake policies which help Western business while undermining
Saudi Arabia Weaponizes Humanitarian Aid In Yemen
Saudi Arabia opened its checkbook in response to a U.N. appeal for funds to cover the most urgent humanitarian aid to Yemen. But that aid would come at a steep price and with more than
Richard Silverstein On Israel’s Gag Orders And ‘The Middle East’s Only Democracy’
“Security, as the government defines it, trumps everything,” says Richard Silverstein, a veteran journalist who’s made a name for himself by exposing stories Israel’s domestic
The Israel Lobby’s $50M Campaign Against The Iran Nuclear Deal
If the Iran deal passes, Israel loses. The Israel lobby is spending big on whatever it takes to make sure this doesn’t happen.
‘We Are Not Numbers’: New Project Connects Young Writers In Gaza To The World
“I really want to tell the world about the other side of Gaza they never hear about,” a participant in a new project by young Palestinian writers in the Gaza Strip tells MintPress.