Front Page: Inside Stories
Mugabe: The Dictator?
Is Zimbabwe’s 92-year-old leader really the oppressive dictator the West makes him out to be, or is he demonized for not succumbing to a history of destabilization and intervention attempts by the West?
The Rise & Fall Of The Jewish Forward
The Jewish Forward needs to decide: Will it become a repository of listicles and fast-food news, or will it maintain its record of journalistic excellence? Its latest media experiment shows that it can’t do both.
Louisiana Floods Show Harm Caused By Climate Change Denial And Neglect Of US Infrastructure
Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal once declared that ‘the Obama administration is holding us hostage to their radical ideas’ about climate change, but thousands in the state are suffering from the very real effects of historic flooding caused by climate change.
Sioux Blockade Succeeds In Halting Construction Of $3.8B Dakota Access Pipeline
‘It’s not a matter of if the pipeline breaks,’ Golden Globe-nominated actress Shailene Woodley tells MintPress. ‘It’s a matter of when. As we know, all pipelines break.’
Wall Street Vultures Descend On Debt-Ridden Puerto Rico
‘Any “bailout” that might occur … seems directed only at the Wall Street vultures who now control most of the debt,’ Déborah Berman-Santana tells MintPress News in a sprawling interview about the debt crisis in Puerto Rico.
Twitter Bows To Israeli Government Pressure To Censor Tweets
Not content to control traditional forms of domestic media, Israel is now reaching into cyberspace -- and outside of its jurisdiction -- to censor content.
US Now Bombing 4 Countries As War On ISIS Spreads To Libya
‘There’s no clear-cut moment the war is launched, it just gradually expands,’ noted one media analyst, who also noted that the mainstream media has largely ignored the expansion of the war on ISIS.
Developed In Iraq, Deployed At the DNC?: Cell-Jamming Technology Is Being Turned On Journalists
Both citizen journalists and mainstream media reporters found they couldn’t share photos or video when they approached the gates of the Democratic National Convention, leading many to believe that their cell signals were being jammed.
NYPD Commissioner Bratton Resigns, Takes Job With Pro-Clinton, Pro-Israel Firm
As he moves into his new position at Teneo Holdings, Bratton will go from enforcing ‘broken windows’ to rubbing elbows with those gathered at the nexus between law enforcement, the national security state, the military-industrial complex, and U.S.-U.K.-NATO foreign policy.
Remembering American Journalist Killed In Suspicious Car Crash In Turkey After Entering Erdogan’s Crosshairs
Shim’s message came full circle in her final interview: defending herself against allegations that she was working for the Turkish opposition -- which put her squarely in the crosshairs of Erdogan -- while further expounding on Turkey’s chilling utilization of press intimidation tactics.