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Strange Bedfellows: US, Saudi, Al-Qaida & ISIS Interests Align In War On Yemen
The people of Yemen continue to suffer amid a humanitarian catastrophe created by foreign and domestic forces alike -- almost all of whom stand to profit as long as war and chaos have a hold on the impoverished country.
The Real Threat Is ‘Telling The Truth’: Abby Martin Responds To Accusations Of Influencing Election 2016
‘What this report is really is saying is that telling the truth, reporting on issues that affect Americans and the communities is the threat,’ Abby Martin said in response to accusations that her reporting influenced the U.S. election.
Infowars Is Anti-Semitic But Pro-Israel? Alex Jones Goes Zionist Under Trump
‘Because Barack Obama has cursed Israel at the United Nations, America is now under a curse,’ reads the tagline of a blog post recently reprinted by Infowars.
WikiLeaks: US Was Aware Of ISIS Threat & Sought Regime Change In Syria
‘We saw that Daesh was growing in strength and we thought Assad wasn’t,’ Kerry said, admitting that he unsuccessfully argued for the use of force in Syria.
Wife Of Jailed Online Activist Seeks Help From Trump
“I’d like [Trump] to use his influence to get the charges dropped against Marty because of the nature of the whistleblowing, because Marty didn’t hurt anybody whereas the doctors at the hospital did hurt people and they’re not facing any charges.”
Life For Pot: The Forgotten Victims
The Marijuana Lifer Project’s Cheri Sicard joins Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ to explain how some people continue to serve lifetime sentences for nonviolent marijuana-related offenses even as marijuana legalization sweeps the country.
Trump Is Anti-Environment, But So Was Obama
While the incoming Trump administration shows a callous disregard for the environment, liberals have conveniently forgotten that some of the most disastrous environmental and public health crises in U.S. history have occurred on President Obama's watch.
Flint Mom-Turned-Activist Describes City’s Disturbing Declining Health
Melissa Mays tells Mnar Muhawesh on “Behind the Headline” why residents of Flint, Michigan, still depend on bottled water for everything from drinking to bathing almost two years after state and local officials knew the city’s water supply was poisoned.
The DEA Isn’t Making CBD Oil Illegal — Yet
‘People need to understand that there are federal laws that the DEA cannot bypass,’ a hemp industry professional tells MintPress News.
Anti-Trump Organizers Plan Massive ‘J20’ Event To Mark Inauguration Day
Organizers of inauguration protests speak to MintPress News about Jan. 20 and the prospects for mobilization under the Trump administration.