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Neil Gorsuch’s Hearing Revealed Disturbing New Facts About Guantanamo
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was confronted over the fact that he disparaged Guantanamo lawyers and expressed regret during his confirmation hearing. But while Gorsuch made this statement, he did not address equally troubling claims about Guantanamo lawyers fabricating claims of abuse and torture. Senator Dick Durbin asked Gorsuch, who served as principal deputy to the associate attorney general in President George W. Bush’s administration, about
BREAKING: Keystone XL Pipeline Officially Approved
Moments ago, the U.S. State Department issued a presidential permit for the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, seven years after it was initially commissioned.
Radical Groups Attempt To Bomb EU Targets As Greek Tragedy Worsens
As Greece faces yet another bailout, radical groups are responding with force. Their nation is set to surrender its little remaining wealth to EU creditors in exchange for even more debt and austerity in what may be the final stage of the nation’s nine-year-long debt crisis.
Despite Ag Industry Efforts, First Bee Species Listed As Endangered
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of the Interior officially added the rusty patched bumblebee to the endangered species list, sparking concerns about the rapid decline of the bee population.
Despite Campaign Promises, Trump Set To Outdo Obama On Military Adventurism
Since his inauguration, Donald Trump has sent American troops into a number of military adventures and his administration is looking to promote even greater military interventionism around the world.
Republican Lawmaker Wants Legal Protection For Climate Change Deniers
Maine laws protect people from discrimination based on factors such as race, disabilities and sexual orientation, and a Republican lawmaker wants to add a person's beliefs about climate change to that list.
Trump’s “Historic” DoD Budget Increase Implies Preparations for More War
President Trump’s proposed 54-billion-dollar increase to the national budget will likely be spent on increasing the presence of U.S. troops abroad. It seems that the real goal of the increase is to continue U.S. involvement in armed conflicts around the globe.
Blacklisted, Smeared & Silenced For Exposing NATO Destabilization Of Syria
Rania Khalek, an independent journalist who has been blacklisted for her recent reports on Syria, joins Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ to discuss the silencing of journalists who oppose the mainstream media’s pro-war agenda.
GOP’s New Health Care Plan Will Harm America’s Most Vulnerable
The GOP recently released the details of its proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act -- and its plans for the country’s health care system are nothing less than terrifying. Many of the nation’s poorest citizens would see their health care offerings shrink in another typical attempt by the Republican Party to prey on the less fortunate.
Al Jazeera’s Fall From Grace – How A News Outlet Became A Tool Of The State
Though viewed by many as one of few unbiased news sources in the Middle East, Al Jazeera’s stripes are showing as it expands into social media. The network’s subservience to the government of Qatar has become unmistakably obvious as it tries to expand its audience.