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Truthout: 25 March 2012

Monday, 26 March 2012, 2:45 pm |

A phalanx of US law enforcement and military personnel patrol the Mexican border for undocumented migrants and drug traffickers, but there is comparatively little effort to keep firearms, which are increasingly heavy duty military-style semi-automatic ... More >>

The Dimock Fracking Study: Result Summaries - Hazardous

Friday, 23 March 2012, 12:25 pm |

About That Dimock Fracking Study: Result Summaries Show Methane and Hazardous Chemicals Christine Shearer, Truthout: "Although the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3 issued a statement last week that its preliminary tests of water samples ... More >>

Truthout: 21 March 2012

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 1:43 pm |

Mitt Romney's march to the Republican presidential nomination got a huge, possibly decisive, boost Tuesday as he scored an overwhelming victory in the Illinois presidential primary. More >>

Truthout: 20 March 2012

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 4:29 pm |

A group of right-wing extremists in the United States would have the American public believe it is easier to imagine the end of the world than it is to imagine the end of a market society. More >>

Truthout: 19 March 2012

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 4:26 pm |

The war in Afghanistan - where the enemy is elusive and rarely seen, where the cultural and linguistic disconnect makes every trip outside the wire a visit to hostile territory, where it is clear that you are losing despite the vast industrial killing machine ... More >>

Truthout: 18 March 2012

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 4:03 pm |

The leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) ... plan to meet in Chicago on May 20 and 21. NATO and the G-8's heads of state, intelligence personnel, foreign ministers and generals, cabinet members and secret operatives, advisors and ... More >>

Truthout: 16 March 2012

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 3:45 pm |

The power of the pen - a single op-ed - cost these brutes more than $2 billion in a single day. That, right there, is capitalism. Real capitalism. An institution which decrees that those who can't compete, and those who cheat, die. More >>

Truthout: 13 March 2012

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 10:05 am |

It is an irony of our current national malaise that Republican politicians consider themselves, and tend to be uncritically regarded by the media, as 'strong' on issues like national security and fiscal responsibility. More >>

Truthout: 12 March 2012

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 10:38 am |

This weekend marked the year anniversary of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signing disastrous anti-union plans that undermined collective bargaining rights for employees in his state. On Saturday, tens of thousands of union activists and supporters rallied ... More >>

Truthout: 11 March 2012

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 10:35 am |

A United States service member walked out of a military base in a rural district of southern Afghanistan on Sunday and opened fire on three nearby houses, killing at least 16 civilians, including several children, local villagers and provincial ... More >>

Truthout: 7 March 2012

Friday, 9 March 2012, 5:31 pm |

The truth about 'economic recovery' is that, for the mass of people, it is untrue. For the top 10 percent and especially the top 1 percent - those who brought global capitalism into crisis in 2007 - recovery has been real... 'Recovery' is the go-to ... More >>

Truthout: 6 March 2012

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 1:31 pm |

Americans seem confident in the mythical notion that the United States is a free nation dedicated to reproducing the principles of equality, justice and democracy. What has been ignored in this delusional view is the growing rise of an expanded ... More >>

Truthout: 5 March 2012

Tuesday, 6 March 2012, 11:48 am |

[T]he truth is 'much more mundane' than 'some huge national security secret.... It's about cruelty, incompetence, embarrassment ... But above all, it's about the torture, abuse, coercion and bribery that was in Guantanamo. More >>

Truthout: 1 March 2012

Friday, 2 March 2012, 5:36 pm |

Protesters in Portland, Oregon, and Tucson, Arizona, faced very different weather when they hit the streets yesterday, but they had one thing in common: they were among 70 cities nationwide where Occupy activists and others spoke out against members ... More >>

Truthout: 26 February 2012

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 12:27 pm |

Here we go again. With the economy showing faint signs of life and their positions on the social issues alienating most moderates, the leading Republican candidates, with the exception of Ron Paul, have returned to the elixir of warmongering to once ... More >>

White Privilege | Disaster in Iraq | Murdoch's Sun

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 11:42 am |

Is the Era of White Privilege Nearing an End? - Tim Wise, City Lights Books [...]The Never-Ending and Never-Prosecuted Humanitarian Disaster in Iraq - Dirk Adriaensens, Truthout [...] A Fresh Blot on Murdoch's Sun - Sarah Lyall, The New York Times News ... More >>

Truthout: 22 February 2012

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 11:24 am |

Santorum and many of his allies dislike any public institution that enables people to think critically and act with a degree of responsibility toward the public. This is one reason why they hate any notion of public education, which harbors the promise, ... More >>

Truthout: 21 February 2012

Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 1:40 pm |

In a major victory for public health and what will hopefully lead to other nations taking action, a French court decided today that GMO crops monster Monsanto is guilty of chemically poisoning a French farmer. More >>

Truthout: 19 February 2012

Tuesday, 21 February 2012, 11:22 am |

The citizens of America must push the servants of oligarchy out of office, the very people who made a killing with their 2008 financial disaster. Americans must return to the Greek-inspired path of Thomas Jefferson: reinvigorate democracy while bringing ... More >>

Truthout: 16 February 2012

Friday, 17 February 2012, 4:37 pm |

Democrats tore into House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) for preventing women from testifying before a hearing examining the Obama administration's new regulation requiring employers and insurers to provide contraception coverage ... More >>