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Journey To Aleppo Part II: The Syria Civil Defense & Aleppo Medical Association Are Real Syrians Helping Real Syrians
Vanessa Beeley meets with members of the Syria Civil Defense and the Aleppo Medical Association, who shed more light on the mainstream media lies distorting the public’s perception of what’s really happening in Syria.
ABC, NBC Censor Largest Native Mobilization In Decades Against Dakota Access Pipeline
Native nations across the continent sign a new treaty opposing oilsands expansion as anthropologists, historians and museums condemn destruction of Sioux sites, but you wouldn’t know it from the mainstream media.
American Legion Asks Congress To Reschedule Cannabis As Vets Continue To Suffer Under War On Drugs
The American Legion, which represents 2.4 million military veterans, wants the DEA to recognize therapeutic potential of cannabis to treat PTSD, traumatic brain injuries, and other conditions frequently encountered by veterans.
VICE’s Fall From Counterculture Hipster Rag To Neoliberal Government Mouthpiece
Robbie Martin, director of the documentary series ‘A Very Heavy Agenda,’ joins Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ to discuss how VICE became a government lapdog pushing pro-interventionist messaging to a millennial audience wary of the government.
Beyond The 28 Pages: 9/11 Truth Movement Works To Expose Holes In US Gov’t Narrative On 9/11
The 9/11 Truth movement continues to challenge the government’s official narrative on the events of that day and who conspired to execute the attacks on American soil. MintPress will be reporting live as the movement convenes in New York this weekend.
‘Let’s Get Back To The Data’: Relentless Attacks On Assange Distract From Content Of WikiLeaks Releases
According to media literacy expert Mickey Huff, the treatment of Julian Assange and whistleblowers like Chelsea Manning sends a message that the government will ‘punish people in the United States and around the world if they’re going to tell our secrets.’
Amid Opioid Overdose Epidemic, DEA Wants To Ban A Popular Plant-Based Treatment For Addiction
‘When I found kratom, it was kind of like a miracle,’ one user told MintPress News of the herbal remedy that helped relieve chronic pain and depression caused by a severe back injury.
Boycott, But Then What? CodePink Wants You To Build A New, Local Peace Economy
CodePink’s Local Peace Economy initiative encourages ‘divesting from the values that support the extractive system we live in and building and growing the values that create regeneration.’
‘World Watching’ as Tribal Members Put Bodies In Path Of Dakota Access Pipeline
United Nations official echoes call for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to have say with regard to $3.8 billion oil pipeline.
Private Eyes: Internet Watchdog Exposes Israeli Tech Company’s ‘Government-Exclusive’ Spyware
Israel’s advanced military technology sector is producing scores of hackers and tech startups. One, in particular, is helping governments and nanny states with deep pockets creep into citizens’ cellphones.