Truthout Stories Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:52:00 -0400 en-gb 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

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.

Opinion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:16:37 -0400
Rage Is Valid: On Responding to Ferguson and "Correctional" Violence ]]> Opinion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:24:46 -0400 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.

Opinion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:12:27 -0400
Nanny Journalism ]]> Art Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:11:07 -0400 Irony ]]> Art Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:07:44 -0400 Why the People of Ferguson Can't 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 ]]> Opinion Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:39:44 -0400 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.

News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:20:37 -0400
Economic Update: From Ferguson to the Retirement Crisis ]]> News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:17:30 -0400