Starvation Sanctions Are Worse Than Overt Warfare

By Caitlin Johnstone, CaitlinJohnstone.com. -

“We are putting major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” President Trump tweeted today. “I look forward to the day that Sanctions come off Iran, and they become a productive and prosperous [...]

The Alarming Rise Of Civilian Deaths In The War On Terror

By Phyllis Bennis, Fpif.org -

“There is no military solution” is an often-heard saying since the “global war on terror” began almost 18 years ago. We need political solutions to the military conflicts we’ve embroiled [...]

Confronting The Culture Of Death

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

The issue before us is death. Not only our individual death, which is more imminent for some of us this morning than others, but our collective death. We have begun the sixth great mass [...]

More Than 70,000 People Hospitalized Amid Record-Breaking Heat In Japan

By Lorraine Chow, Ecowatch.com -

An ongoing heatwave has sent a record 71,266 people to hospitals across Japan between April 30 and Aug. 5 with 138 people dying from heat-related illnesses, The Japan Times reported, citing the [...]

Tribute To James Dolan, Co-Creator Of SecureDrop; Tragically Passed Away

By Trevor Timm, Freedom.press -

Beyond a couple references on our website, that New Yorker story is virtually all that is in the public domain about James’s involvement in the project—and that’s how he preferred it. James was [...]

Loved Ones Search For Answers In Shaylene Graves’ Prison Death

By Victoria Law, www.truth-out.org -

By Victoria Law for Truthout - Wednesday, July 27, should have been the day that 27-year-old Shaylene Graves walked out of prison a free woman. After eight years in prison, Graves, known as Light [...]

Yes, People Hate Cops—But Aren’t Stooping To Their Level

By Sonali Kolhatkar, www.truthdig.com -

By Sonali Kolhatkar in Truthdig - But actions speak louder than words, and police have made clear just how fast they can turn any encounter into a deadly one, whether it is shooting an unarmed [...]

US Tracks Deaths Of Bees Better Then People Jailed

By Shawn Musgrave, www.muckrock.com -

By Shawn Musgrave in MuckRock - Every year, a certain number of bees die. And every year, a certain number of people die while in police custody. We have a solid figure for one of these death [...]

Death Of Choctaw Activist Rexdale Henry In Neshoba Jail

By R.L. Nave, www.jacksonfreepress.com -

By R.L. Nave in Jackson Free Press - A private autopsy is under way for Rexdale W. Henry, a 53-year-old man found dead inside the Neshoba County Jail in Philadelphia, Miss., on July [...]