Truthout Stories http://truth-out.org Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:09:47 -0400 en-gb 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 Ferguson Is About Net Neutrality, Too http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25735-ferguson-is-about-net-neutrality-too http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25735-ferguson-is-about-net-neutrality-too ]]> Opinion Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:14:31 -0400 US Escalates Iraq Airstrikes but Lacks Long-Term Strategy http://truth-out.org/news/item/25727-us-escalates-iraq-airstrikes-but-lacks-long-term-strategy http://truth-out.org/news/item/25727-us-escalates-iraq-airstrikes-but-lacks-long-term-strategy ]]> News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:28:42 -0400 Police Continue to Violate Press Freedom in Ferguson http://truth-out.org/news/item/25726-police-continue-to-violate-press-freedom-in-ferguson http://truth-out.org/news/item/25726-police-continue-to-violate-press-freedom-in-ferguson ]]> News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:13:50 -0400 Why Washington's War on Terror Failed: The Underrated Saudi Connection http://truth-out.org/news/item/25723-why-washingtons-war-on-terror-failed-the-underrated-saudi-connection http://truth-out.org/news/item/25723-why-washingtons-war-on-terror-failed-the-underrated-saudi-connection ]]> News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:54:07 -0400 Ferguson Exposes the Creeping Militarization of Police Forces http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25722-ferguson-exposes-the-creeping-militarization-of-police-forces http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25722-ferguson-exposes-the-creeping-militarization-of-police-forces

The tragedies unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, are doubly infuriating.

First, there is the obvious outrage of yet another unarmed black teenager being stopped by one of the town’s white police officers as he was walking to his grandmother’s home.

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Opinion Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:43:38 -0400
No Rights That a White Man Is Bound to Respect: The Occupation and Ethnic Cleansing of Africa-America http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25721-no-rights-that-a-white-man-is-bound-to-respect-the-occupation-and-ethnic-cleansing-of-africa-america http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25721-no-rights-that-a-white-man-is-bound-to-respect-the-occupation-and-ethnic-cleansing-of-africa-america ]]> Opinion Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:25:51 -0400 Ferguson Shows Failed US Policy and the Black-White Housing Gap http://truth-out.org/news/item/25720-ferguson-shows-failed-us-policy-and-the-black-white-housing-gap http://truth-out.org/news/item/25720-ferguson-shows-failed-us-policy-and-the-black-white-housing-gap ]]> News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:12:45 -0400 The Abolitionist Echoes of Ferguson: White Privilege as Moral Duty http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25719-the-abolitionist-echoes-of-ferguson-white-privilege-as-moral-duty http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25719-the-abolitionist-echoes-of-ferguson-white-privilege-as-moral-duty ]]> Opinion Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:22:57 -0400 The "Holder Doctrine": Bank "Settlements" With No Prosecutions http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25718-nyts-william-cohan-blasts-holder-doctrine-of-headfake-bank-settlements-with-no-prosecutions http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25718-nyts-william-cohan-blasts-holder-doctrine-of-headfake-bank-settlements-with-no-prosecutions ]]> Opinion Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:16:19 -0400