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Islamophobia Industry Spent $206M Building Hatred In US, But Here’s How To Create Love Instead June 23, 2016
‘This election cycle you’re seeing Islamophobia become mainstream and quite a comfortable tool in the hands of certain campaigns,’ the author of a new report on anti-Muslim sentiment in the U.S. tells MintPress News.
From ABCs To CBD: New Jersey, Colorado Allow Students Medical Marijuana At School
‘It is criminal that this medicine isn’t available to every single citizen in the United States of America today,’ a member of the cannabis industry told MintPress News.
The Niger Delta Avengers Declare War On Western Oil Giants
Roughly 70 percent of Nigerians -- particularly those in the oil-rich Niger Delta region -- live in poverty. That’s because Western oil giants like Shell and Chevron, not the Nigerian people, own and exploit the country’s lucrative resources.
California Primary System Locks Out Third-Party And Alternative Candidates
Voters who turn out for Tuesday’s California primary will face a bewildering array of candidates, including 34 choices for a single U.S. Senate seat.
North Carolina Cuts Use Of Prison Torture In Half
‘If that ain't a form of torture, I don't know what is,’ one North Carolina inmate said of his experience in solitary confinement.
Aquatic ‘First Responders’ Form Mosquito Fleet To Halt Climate Change & Shell Oil
As Shell Oil prepares to put delicate ecosystems and human communities at risk as it increases its exports to Asia, activists are also escalating their efforts to put the brakes on their business.
New Documentary ‘Risk’ Renews Attention To ‘Political Prisoner’ Julian Assange
The Oscar-winning filmmaker also revealed that she is under investigation by the U.S. government as an ‘anti-U.S.’ filmmaker.
Israeli Defense Forces General Likens Israel To 1930s Germany On Holocaust Remembrance Day
‘[I]f there is anything that frightens me in remembrance of the Holocaust, it is noticing horrific processes which developed … in Germany – 70, 80, and 90 years ago, and finding evidence of them here among us in the year 2016,’ Maj. Gen. Yair Golan told an audience earlier this month.
Former US Intelligence Analyst Praises Whistleblower Edward Snowden
After Snowden revealed that the U.S. was conducting surveillance on millions of people around the world, ‘I began questioning the morality of my work,’ wrote the former military intelligence analyst in a recent editorial.
WikiLeaks’ Assange, Civil Rights Lawyers & Activists Mourn ‘Campaigner For Justice’ Michael Ratner
Michael Ratner was ‘an activist and role model for many lawyers around the world,’ said one colleague who helped his historic defense of the civil rights of Guantanamo inmates.