Truthout Stories http://truth-out.org Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:39:02 -0400 en-gb What My Friend Jim Foley Taught Me to Question http://truth-out.org/news/item/25753-what-my-friend-jim-foley-taught-me-to-question http://truth-out.org/news/item/25753-what-my-friend-jim-foley-taught-me-to-question ]]> News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:39:41 -0400 In Ferguson, Money For Tanks And Tear Gas, But None For Education http://truth-out.org/news/item/25752-in-ferguson-money-for-tanks-and-tear-gas-but-none-for-education http://truth-out.org/news/item/25752-in-ferguson-money-for-tanks-and-tear-gas-but-none-for-education ]]> News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:31:39 -0400 Greenland Glaciers' Rapid Melting Will Have Global Effects http://truth-out.org/news/item/25751-greenland-glaciers-rapid-melting-will-have-global-effects http://truth-out.org/news/item/25751-greenland-glaciers-rapid-melting-will-have-global-effects ]]> News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:22:46 -0400 Oakland Activists "Block the Boat" in Solidarity with Gaza http://truth-out.org/news/item/25750-oakland-activists-block-the-boat-for-three-days-running http://truth-out.org/news/item/25750-oakland-activists-block-the-boat-for-three-days-running ]]> News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:56:14 -0400 No Hope for AIDS-Free Generation in Uganda as Controversial HIV Bill is Signed Into Law http://truth-out.org/news/item/25749-no-hope-for-aids-free-generation-in-uganda-as-controversial-hiv-bill-is-signed-into-law http://truth-out.org/news/item/25749-no-hope-for-aids-free-generation-in-uganda-as-controversial-hiv-bill-is-signed-into-law ]]> News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:43:16 -0400 Big Dallas Plunder: Open Door to Wholesale School Privatization http://truth-out.org/news/item/25747-big-dallas-plunder-open-door-to-wholesale-school-privatization http://truth-out.org/news/item/25747-big-dallas-plunder-open-door-to-wholesale-school-privatization ]]> News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:05:42 -0400 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 Near 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