Truthout Stories http://truth-out.org Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:52:00 -0400 en-gb North Carolina Newspapers Keep Fracking Data in the Dark http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25745-north-carolina-newspapers-keep-fracking-data-in-the-dark http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25745-north-carolina-newspapers-keep-fracking-data-in-the-dark ]]> Opinion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:40:15 -0400 Police Killing of Yet Another Black Man Nearby Ferguson Protests Warrants Probe http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25744-police-killing-of-yet-another-black-man-nearby-ferguson-protests-warrants-probe http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25744-police-killing-of-yet-another-black-man-nearby-ferguson-protests-warrants-probe

It is disappointing to see that there has not been more public outrage, especially in the major media, about the killing of Kajieme Powell. As a video of the incident Tuesday clearly shows, the St. Louis police officers who killed Powell showed a reckless and callous disregard for human life in what is no isolated event, as many have documented.

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Opinion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:16:37 -0400
Rage Is Valid: On Responding to Ferguson and "Correctional" Violence http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25743-on-fergusons-protest-and-its-occupation http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25743-on-fergusons-protest-and-its-occupation ]]> Opinion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:24:46 -0400 Everytown USA: Is the Policeman Your Friend? http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25742-everytown-usa-is-the-policeman-your-friend http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25742-everytown-usa-is-the-policeman-your-friend

2014 822 polProtestors clash with police on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, the night of Aug. 19, 2014. (Photo: Eric Thayer / The New York Times)

In Ferguson, the world finally got a long, hard look at what a hyper-weaponized military-style United States police force looks like in action.

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Opinion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:12:27 -0400
Nanny Journalism http://truth-out.org/art/item/25741-nanny-journalism http://truth-out.org/art/item/25741-nanny-journalism ]]> Art Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:11:07 -0400 Irony http://truth-out.org/art/item/25740-irony http://truth-out.org/art/item/25740-irony ]]> Art Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:07:44 -0400 Why the People of Ferguson Can't Trust the Cops http://truth-out.org/news/item/25739-why-the-people-of-ferguson-cant-trust-the-cops http://truth-out.org/news/item/25739-why-the-people-of-ferguson-cant-trust-the-cops ]]> News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:04:21 -0400 It's Time for Bill O'Reilly to Get Real About White Privilege http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25738-its-time-for-bill-oreilly-to-get-real-about-white-privilege http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25738-its-time-for-bill-oreilly-to-get-real-about-white-privilege ]]> Opinion Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:39:44 -0400 Justice (?) for Renisha McBride http://truth-out.org/news/item/25737-justice-for-renisha-mcbride http://truth-out.org/news/item/25737-justice-for-renisha-mcbride

Ted Wafer, convicted of 2nd degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Renisha McBride, is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 3. He faces a maximum of life in prison. Many feel that justice has been served; others do not. There is a sense of contradiction in equating justice for Renisha with Wafer's impending prison sentence.

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News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:20:37 -0400
Economic Update: From Ferguson to the Retirement Crisis http://truth-out.org/news/item/25736-economic-update-from-ferguson-to-the-retirement-crisis http://truth-out.org/news/item/25736-economic-update-from-ferguson-to-the-retirement-crisis ]]> News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:17:30 -0400