Monday, 24 April 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • Anti-Science Trump Administration Draws Thousands to the Streets Worldwide

    By Katie Klabusich and Zach Roberts, Truthout | Report

    A group of friends rallies with homemade felt hats of different animals that are at risk. (Photo: Zach Roberts) A group of friends rallies with homemade felt hats of different animals that are at risk. (Photo: Zach Roberts)

    In response to the Trump administration sidelining science through appointments and executive actions, Earth Day Network joined with an international coalition of scientists to demonstrate on April 22 that "science serves all of us." However, organizers say protests in more than 600 cities are just the beginning of what is needed to resist the administration's attack on science.

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  • Far-Right German Faction Enters State Parliament After Recruiting Neo-Nazis

    Far-Right German Faction Enters State Parliament After Recruiting Neo-Nazis

    By Deniz Yeter, Truthout | News Analysis

    Leaders of Germany's Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party were caught actively recruiting neo-Nazis as members after lobbying prominent neo-Nazi leaders. AfD is widely expected to enter the national parliament following federal elections, which would be unprecedented for any far-right extremist party in Germany since the end of World War II.

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  • Gentrification Represents a Geography of Inequality

    Gentrification Represents a Geography of Inequality

    By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview

    Gentrification is not an organic back-to-the-city movement, but a result of deliberate actions by the government and developers to attract the rich and fund cities through trickle-down economics in the absence of tax revenue, says Peter Moskowitz, author of How to Kill a City. The US has a long history of accumulating capital through displacement and redlining.

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