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Truthout: 30 April 2012

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 12:13 pm | truthout.org

If there is going to be a dress rehearsal for the coming NATO summit in Chicago, May Day is it.... It will also, coincidentally or not, be the first day that police in 'battle' dress hit the streets to prepare for the summit. More >>

Review of Noam Chomsky's new book "Occupy"

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 11:01 am | truthout.org

Noam Chomsky has seen a lot of social movements. He cut his teeth on the civil rights and anti-war movements of the 1960s and 1970s. He participated in the anti-intervention struggles of the 1980s as well as in the World Social Forums that began in the 1990s. More >>

Truthout: 22 April 2012

Monday, 23 April 2012, 11:08 am | truthout.org

We need a new Earth ethic that embraces our responsibility for fairness to each other and to the future. We need new ways of educating that do not simply accept the status quo. We need to trade in our patriotism for a global humatriotism. More >>

What does "the great unveiling" really look like?

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 10:33 am | truthout.org

While Wall Street and corporate profits recover and reach new heights, the vast majority of Americans have experienced something of an apocalypse: a disclosure of something hidden from the majority of humankind in an era dominated by falsehood and misconception. More >>

Can You Understand the Republican Brain?

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 10:29 am | truthout.org

Tuesday 17 April 2012 The Climate Movement Takes On Fracking: Interview With Bill McKibben Christine Shearer, Truthout: "A coalition of local and environmental organizations including 350(dot)org - the impetus behind the Keystone XL pipeline ... More >>

William Rivers Pitt: This Will Not Stand

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 10:28 am | truthout.org

In 1878, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony drafted an amendment to the US Constitution that would make it illegal to bar citizens from voting based on gender. It took 42 years for their amendment to be ratified by Congress, but nearly 100 years ... More >>

Truthout: 16 April 2012

Tuesday, 17 April 2012, 2:37 pm | truthout.org

Politicians across the country are using heaping doses of the politics of envy to try to arouse the anger of workers... The targets of these politicians' wrath are school teachers, firefighters, and other public-sector workers...They are outraged ... More >>

Truthout: 15 April 2012

Tuesday, 17 April 2012, 2:06 pm | truthout.org

The consequences of America's racist history still linger deep into the present. No one understands this better than Gary Freeman, a 1960s black civil rights activist whose life has been turned upside down by the racial and political injustice perpetuated ... More >>

Truthout: 12 April 2012

Friday, 13 April 2012, 1:06 pm | truthout.org

By enabling people to find fulfillment in all parts of their lives ... the Occupy movement is more than a movement. It is life-changing. People experience themselves as complete social beings, not just as angry, alienated protesters. More >>

Two Immigrants Killed | Deficits, Debts... | Zimmerman

Thursday, 12 April 2012, 12:20 pm | truthout.org

Two Immigrants Killed in Ambush by Arizona Gunmen Mike Ludwig, Truthout: "Two people were killed on Sunday night when 'an unknown number of subjects in camouflage clothing armed with rifles' ambushed a truck carrying 20 to 30 undocumented immigrants ... More >>

Truthout: 10 April 2012

Thursday, 12 April 2012, 9:35 am | truthout.org

Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign on Tuesday, bowing to the inevitability of Mitt Romney's nomination and ending his improbable, come-from-behind quest to become the party's conservative standard-bearer in the fall. More >>

Truthout: 9 April 2012

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 4:59 pm | truthout.org

The debate surrounding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act illustrates the impoverishment of our political life. Here is a law that had its origin in the right-wing Heritage Foundation ... and was solidified into federal law after corporate ... More >>

Truthout Newsletter

Monday, 9 April 2012, 10:27 am | truthout.org

The US War on Drug Cartels in Mexico Is a Deadly Failure Mark Karlin, Truthout: "There is no end game here. The United States is using all its vast powers to do what urban police do in American cities: chase the corner drug dealers out of one area and into ... More >>

Truthout: 3 April 2012

Thursday, 5 April 2012, 4:44 pm | truthout.org

Hope for US-affiliated Iraqis like Ali came in 2008, when a bipartisan effort in Congress created a special visa program to allow interpreters and other professionals who are in danger because they worked for the US, especially those under threat of ... More >>

Truthout: 2 April 2012

Wednesday, 4 April 2012, 2:52 pm | truthout.org

The killing of a young African-American boy, Trayvon Martin, by an overzealous white Hispanic security guard ... has devolved into a spectacle. While there is plenty of moral outrage to go around, a recognition that racism is alive and well in America, ... More >>

Truthout: 1 April 2012

Monday, 2 April 2012, 1:54 pm | truthout.org

Can't we see our complicity in our own oppression? Don't we contribute to militarism through the federal taxes we pay - about half of which goes to the Pentagon? The Pentagon, of course, then funnels much of this swag to its corporate cronies. More >>

Truthout: 29 March 2012

Monday, 2 April 2012, 12:08 pm | truthout.org

Snowe is hardly a moderate. Casting the conservative senator from Maine as such exemplifies how far to the right this country has moved ... Snowe's announcement she will not seek another term in the Senate may have little to do with 'civility' or 'loss of ... More >>

Truthout: 28 March 2012

Thursday, 29 March 2012, 11:19 am | truthout.org

There are two things every American needs to know about Bank of America. The first is that it's corrupt. This bank has systematically defrauded almost everyone with whom it has a significant business relationship...It is a giant, raging hurricane ... More >>

Truthout: 27 March 2012

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 5:52 pm | truthout.org

Earlier this month, Christof Heyns, the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, responded to an inquiry by this reporter regarding new information on the deaths of two Guantanamo prisoners, Abdul Rahman Al Amri and Mohammad Salih ... More >>

Truthout: 26 March 2012

Tuesday, 27 March 2012, 12:43 pm | truthout.org

The Monday argument may do little to clarify public understanding of the 2,700-page health care law and its current status. More than four in 10 U.S. residents surveyed this month mistakenly think the Supreme Court has already struck down the law or ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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