Sony Hack Reveals Hollywood’s Hand In Repairing Israel’s Broken Image
The WikiLeaks archive reveals how some of Hollywood’s top players want to combat the negative publicity of last summer’s brutal war on Gaza and link the pro-Palestine movement to anti-Semitism.
The 1st Amendment: Yet Another Victim Of The Baltimore Police
Despite police assurances that media were welcome on the streets after curfew, their first amendment rights -- and those of Baltimore citizens -- have suffered under rubber bullets and tear gas.
Freddie Gray Was The Last Straw: Baltimore’s History Of Police Brutality
The case of Freddie Gray, a black American, who died after a brutal arrest, has brought renewed attention to the Baltimore Police Department, but this incident is just one of many in the department’s corrupt history.
The End Of The American Century? China And Uncle Sam Race To The Top
As one expert explains his theories on why this may or may not be the end of the American century, another cautions that such a question is beside the point -- what matters most is how power is used.
Chilean War-criminal Sheltering In the US May Finally Face Justice
A member of Pinochet’s secret police has lived in the U.S. for decades without the threat of being extradited to Chile to face murder charges, but a legal team has finally found a way around that: Prosecute him in the U.S.
Sex, Drugs, and Dead Soldiers: What U.S. Africa Command Doesn’t Want You To Know
Six people lay lifeless in the filthy brown water. Three of the dead were American commandos.
Indigenous Louisiana Tribe Losing Their Land To Climate Change Faster Than Anywhere In World
With their land and culture threatened by the effects of climate change and other human activities, one Louisiana tribe is doing everything it can to gain federal tribal recognition and claim the benefits that come along with it before it’s too late.
World Ignores Genocide In Central African Republic Because It’s Not ISIS & There’s No Oil
“I find it difficult to believe that's it's not given more attention, but maybe it's simply that the politics of the situation don't serve the interests of those shaping what we see,” a journalist tells MintPress. “There’s a reason the crisis in CAR is known as the Forgotten Conflict.”
Labor Unions, Business Lobby Clash Over Obama’s Bid For TPP “Fast Track” Authority
Rather than building support and momentum for fast track, introduction of the fast-track bill seems to have had the opposite effect of galvanizing opposition and spurring mobilization against it.