Ohio Police Beat Homeless Veteran Into Coma, Leaving Him Permanently Disabled January 17, 2017
A complaint lodged against the sheriff's office alleges that officers stood in the way of a surveillance camera so that the beating wouldn't be captured on video.
Trump Administration To Keep Entitlements, Obamacare Plan Unknown
While Obamacare has largely proved to be a disaster, the Medicaid expansion was a pretty solid success given its objectives: create greater access to health services and improve health outcomes-and its modest cost overruns.
The Sordid Tale Of SEAL Team 6 In Afghanistan: Killing An MI6 Agent Was Just The Beginning
A recent investigative report exposes ‘a pattern of criminal violence that emerged soon after the Afghan war began and was tolerated and covered up by the command’s leadership.’
Twitter Users Slam WaPo’s Attempt To Re-Write Al-Qaida History
‘Was it USSR who created Al Qaeda? Did the US support all kinds of terrorist fighting against USSR in Afghanistan?’ one skeptical Twitter user posted, questioning the Post’s reporting.
Israel’s Killing & Detention Of Palestinian Children Reached New Heights In 2016
Israel’s killings and detentions of Palestinian children, demolitions of their homes, and restrictions on their travel and economy all reached dramatic heights last year.
Rex Tillerson Refuses To Address Exxon’s Climate Change Denial
Environmental groups are terribly alarmed by the prospect of having Tillerson at the helm of the United States State Department, especially as the threat of climate disruption caused by humans intensifies.
The Wrath Of Facebook: ‘God’ Smote With 30-Day Ban For Criticizing US Military Spending
‘Obviously, my opinions are not for everyone. But I have just a much a right to speak My Mind as Orange Hitler does,’ the anonymous creator of ‘God’s’ Facebook page told a reporter.
‘Fake News’ Isn’t New: Dissecting Two Decades Of War Propaganda
Author and noted peace activist David Swanson joins host Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ about the narrative on Aleppo and Russia’s role in the Syrian conflict, dissecting who benefits and how.
Sessions Praises Far-Right Firebrand David Horowitz During Confirmation Hearing
Horowitz is known for his overtly racist statements, such as 'the most racist people in the United States are “black racists.”' and 'too many blacks are in prison because too many blacks commit crimes.'
Obama’s Failed Legacy In Afghanistan: 300 Marines Headed Back To The Endless Afghan War
As Barack Obama’s presidency comes to a close, over 8,400 troops remain in Afghanistan. With hundreds more set to be deployed, there’s no end in sight for U.S. wars in the Middle East.