Truthout Stories http://truth-out.org Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:15 -0400 en-gb Is There a Diplomatic Solution to ISIS Crisis? US Could Turn to Aid, Arms Embargo and Engaging Foes http://truth-out.org/news/item/26235-is-there-a-diplomatic-solution-to-isis-crisis-us-could-turn-to-aid-arms-embargo-and-engaging-foes http://truth-out.org/news/item/26235-is-there-a-diplomatic-solution-to-isis-crisis-us-could-turn-to-aid-arms-embargo-and-engaging-foes ]]> News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:25:32 -0400 FBI Targets Minority Communities in Mortgage Fraud Investigations http://truth-out.org/news/item/26234-fbi-targets-minority-communities-in-mortgage-fraud-investigations http://truth-out.org/news/item/26234-fbi-targets-minority-communities-in-mortgage-fraud-investigations ]]> News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:21:47 -0400 Who Pays the Pro-War Pundits? Conflicts of Interest Exposed for TV Guests Backing Military Action http://truth-out.org/news/item/26233-who-pays-the-pro-war-pundits-conflicts-of-interest-exposed-for-tv-guests-backing-military-action http://truth-out.org/news/item/26233-who-pays-the-pro-war-pundits-conflicts-of-interest-exposed-for-tv-guests-backing-military-action ]]> News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:17:26 -0400 What Will It Take to Create Climate Justice? http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/26232-what-will-it-take-to-create-climate-justice http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/26232-what-will-it-take-to-create-climate-justice ]]> Opinion Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:52:45 -0400 Women Face a Catch 22 Despite Three-Decade Shift in Gender Roles http://truth-out.org/news/item/26230-women-face-a-catch-22-despite-three-decade-shift-in-gender-roles http://truth-out.org/news/item/26230-women-face-a-catch-22-despite-three-decade-shift-in-gender-roles ]]> News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:32:49 -0400 Where Are We With Drone Resistance? http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/26229-where-are-we-with-drone-resistance http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/26229-where-are-we-with-drone-resistance ]]> Opinion Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:56:19 -0400 Power Drain: Mysteries of the 21st Century in a Helter-Skelter World http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/26228-power-drain-mysteries-of-the-21st-century-in-a-helter-skelter-world http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/26228-power-drain-mysteries-of-the-21st-century-in-a-helter-skelter-world ]]> Opinion Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:19:06 -0400 Koch Foundation Proposal to College: Teach Our Curriculum, Get Millions http://truth-out.org/news/item/26225-koch-foundation-proposal-to-college-teach-our-curriculum-get-millions http://truth-out.org/news/item/26225-koch-foundation-proposal-to-college-teach-our-curriculum-get-millions

In 2007, when the Charles Koch Foundation considered giving millions of dollars to Florida State University’s economics department, the offer came with strings attached. First, the curriculum it funded must align with the libertarian, deregulatory economic philosophy of billionaire industrialist Charles Koch. Second, the Charles Koch Foundation would at least partially control which faculty members Florida State University hired.

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News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:50:55 -0400
Is New Jersey Fudging Its Pension Fund Results to Defuse a Christie Scandal? http://truth-out.org/news/item/26224-is-new-jersey-fudging-its-pension-fund-results-to-defuse-a-christie-scandal http://truth-out.org/news/item/26224-is-new-jersey-fudging-its-pension-fund-results-to-defuse-a-christie-scandal

You cannot make stuff like this up. New Jersey, in its attempt to diffuse a pension fund scandal that implicates Chris Christie (it roused him to respond in public), looks to have committed the classic crisis management blunder of a cover-up worse than the original crime. International Business Times reporter David Sirota has been putting questionable relationships between state pension funds and Wall Street under the hot lights.

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News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:37:47 -0400
Campaign Costs http://truth-out.org/art/item/26223-campaign-costs http://truth-out.org/art/item/26223-campaign-costs ]]> Art Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:11:03 -0400