Truthout Stories http://truth-out.org Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:38:40 -0400 en-gb Sunset an Authorization for the Use of Force in Iraq http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25762-sunset-an-authorization-for-the-use-of-force-in-iraq http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25762-sunset-an-authorization-for-the-use-of-force-in-iraq

Congress and the American people should not accept that major decisions about the use of US military power and resources abroad be made indefinitely - behind closed doors - by executive fiat.

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Opinion Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:12:05 -0400
Chlorpyrifos: Banned for Most Americans, Farmworkers and Their Children Left Behind http://truth-out.org/news/item/25761-chlorpyrifos-banned-for-most-americans-farmworkers-and-their-children-left-behind http://truth-out.org/news/item/25761-chlorpyrifos-banned-for-most-americans-farmworkers-and-their-children-left-behind ]]> News Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:19:33 -0400 The Powerful "Groupthink" on Ukraine http://truth-out.org/news/item/25760-the-powerful-‘group-think’-on-ukraine http://truth-out.org/news/item/25760-the-powerful-‘group-think’-on-ukraine ]]> News Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:24:48 -0400 All Stories Are… http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25759-all-stories-are http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25759-all-stories-are ]]> Opinion Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:48:48 -0400 Health Check: Sitting Versus Standing http://truth-out.org/news/item/25758-health-check-sitting-versus-standing http://truth-out.org/news/item/25758-health-check-sitting-versus-standing ]]> News Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:42:20 -0400 A Former Marine Explains All the Weapons of War Being Used by Police in Ferguson http://truth-out.org/news/item/25757-a-former-marine-explains-all-the-weapons-of-war-being-used-by-police-in-ferguson http://truth-out.org/news/item/25757-a-former-marine-explains-all-the-weapons-of-war-being-used-by-police-in-ferguson ]]> News Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:59:50 -0400 Tractors, Ritual Baths, and Dismantling Racism: Welcome to Black and Latino Farmers Immersion http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25756-tractors-ritual-baths-and-dismantling-racism-welcome-to-black-and-latino-farmers-immersion http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/25756-tractors-ritual-baths-and-dismantling-racism-welcome-to-black-and-latino-farmers-immersion ]]> Opinion Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:27:01 -0400 "Less Lethal" Flash-Bangs Used in Ferguson Leave Some Feeling the Burn http://truth-out.org/news/item/25755-less-lethal-flash-bangs-used-in-ferguson-leave-some-feeling-the-burn http://truth-out.org/news/item/25755-less-lethal-flash-bangs-used-in-ferguson-leave-some-feeling-the-burn

Flash-bang devices are one of many military-style weapons being used in Ferguson, along with tear gas and beanbag munitions. While marketed as non-lethal, there have been instances in which flash-bangs have caused serious injury and sometimes death when used by police, prompting debate over their proper use.

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News Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:12:16 -0400
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