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Amid DNC Leaks Fallout, Protesters Urge Bernie To ‘Go Green’ And Root For Jill Stein At DNC 2016 July 26, 2016
‘Stop voting for the lesser evil and stand up for the greater good like your lives depend on it!’ the Green Party’s presumptive nominee for president, Dr. Jill Stein, told a crowd of hundreds on Monday.
Orlando & Nice Killers Were Troubled Loners With Histories Of Domestic Abuse, Drinking, And No Ties To ISIS
One analyst noted that media outlets quickly labeled the driver in a deadly truck attack in Nice a terrorist, ‘despite the absence of any evidence of a political motivation, or indeed any motive at all.’
Damascus: Life Returns 5 Years After NATO Destabilization Efforts
Life for many in Damascus, Syria is beginning to regain a sense of normalcy. Once besieged by foreign fighters, the ancient city and it's residents struggle to rebuild their lives, land and livelihood, rejoicing in the simple mundanity of day-to-day life.
In Dallas & Baton Rouge, Media Ignores That Veterans Pulled The Trigger
‘[I]f not for racism, those black male shooters being vets would do something interesting to the media narratives around these killings,’ one media analyst tweeted.
US Police Have Killed Nearly 9,000 Civilians Since 9/11
One analyst suggested in 2012 that Americans are eight times more likely to be killed by a cop than a terrorist. But that estimate is probably low because police departments don’t have to disclose details on police killings and the U.S. government doesn’t formally track them.
‘They’re Just People Like You And Me’: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Actors Condemn Treatment Of Syrian Refugees
The people in refugee camps are ‘successful people who have had everything taken away from them,’ said an actor from the hit HBO TV series, adding that Syrians are suffering ‘because people in offices in capitals around the world have decided to visit them with cruelty.’
From Bathroom Bills To Islamophobia: It’s All Connected In America’s Anti-Diversity Backlash
‘There’s a lot of profit in paranoia,’ said the author of a report linking Islamophobia to a right-wing agenda that promotes the interests of the country’s shrinking white majority amid a dramatic demographic shift.
Supporters Mobilize For ‘The Last Chance’ To Win Leonard Peltier’s Freedom
‘I believe that this President is my last hope for freedom, and I will surely die here if I am not released by January 20, 2017,’ the imprisoned American Indian Movement activist wrote last month.
In 2007, Seymour Hersh Predicted U.S., Saudi Arabia & Israel Would Destabilize Syria
Nine years ago, the award-winning investigative journalist warned that U.S. support for extremists in Syria would lead to destabilization and civil war in the region.
Israeli Commandos Penetrate Syria, Lebanon To Plant Spy Devices And Murder Civilians
A new novel by a former member of one of Israel’s elite commando units provides an unprecedented look at what happens to the unfortunate civilians who stumble upon elite Israeli soldiers intruding upon other countries’ sovereignty.