Truthout Stories http://www.truth-out.org Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:52:20 -0400 en-gb A Carbon Tax Is Absolutely Essential http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25825-a-carbon-tax-is-absolutely-essential http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25825-a-carbon-tax-is-absolutely-essential ]]> Opinion Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:33:41 -0400 On the News With Thom Hartmann: Tens of Millions of Americans Struggle With Hunger, and More http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25822-on-the-news-with-thom-hartmann-tens-of-millions-of-americans-struggle-with-hunger http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25822-on-the-news-with-thom-hartmann-tens-of-millions-of-americans-struggle-with-hunger ]]> News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:52:35 -0400 The Fall and Rise of Investigative Journalism: From Asia to Africa, Muckrakers Have Corrupt Officials and Cronies on the Run http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25820-the-fall-and-rise-of-investigative-journalism-from-asia-to-africa-to-latin-america-muckrakers-have-corrupt-officials-and-corporate-cronies-on-the-run http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25820-the-fall-and-rise-of-investigative-journalism-from-asia-to-africa-to-latin-america-muckrakers-have-corrupt-officials-and-corporate-cronies-on-the-run ]]> News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:39:29 -0400 Hip-Hop Voices Talib Kweli and Rosa Clemente in Ferguson, "Ground Zero" for Police Brutality Struggle http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25819-hip-hop-voices-talib-kweli-and-rosa-clemente-in-ferguson-ground-zero-for-police-brutality-struggle http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25819-hip-hop-voices-talib-kweli-and-rosa-clemente-in-ferguson-ground-zero-for-police-brutality-struggle ]]> News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:29:18 -0400 Blowback: Vijay Prashad on How Islamic State Grew Out of US Invasion of Iraq http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25818-blowback-vijay-prashad-on-how-islamic-state-grew-out-of-us-invasion-of-iraq-destruction-of-nation http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25818-blowback-vijay-prashad-on-how-islamic-state-grew-out-of-us-invasion-of-iraq-destruction-of-nation ]]> News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:28:42 -0400 Fed Chair Signals Possible Policy Shift on Unemployment http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25817-fed-chair-signals-possible-policy-shift-on-unemployment http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25817-fed-chair-signals-possible-policy-shift-on-unemployment ]]> News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:27:39 -0400 LA Police Refuse to Release Information on In-Custody Deaths, Community Pushes Back http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25815-lapd-refusal-to-release-information-on-in-custody-deaths-feeds-community-mistrust http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25815-lapd-refusal-to-release-information-on-in-custody-deaths-feeds-community-mistrust

Demonstrators rally in South Los Angeles to protest the death of Ezell Ford, an unarmed black man fatally shot by a police officer, August 21, 2014. The incident had much in common with the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo: Monica Almeida / The New York Times)Demonstrators rally in South Los Angeles to protest the death of Ezell Ford, an unarmed black man fatally shot by a police officer, August 21, 2014. The incident had much in common with the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo: Monica Almeida / The New York Times)

Many questions remain as the LAPD refuses to release autopsy reports and the names of officers involved in the shooting death of unarmed black man Ezell Ford and beating death of Omar Abrego in South Central. Frustration grows in a community already mistrustful of police.

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News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:06:51 -0400
Bad Decisions Yield Grim Results in Europe http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25813-bad-decisions-yield-grim-results-in-europe http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25813-bad-decisions-yield-grim-results-in-europe ]]> Opinion Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:58:08 -0400 File Under "Much Needed": The FCC May Expand Its Political Ad Disclosure Rules http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25812-file-under-much-needed-the-fcc-may-expand-its-political-ad-disclosure-rules http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25812-file-under-much-needed-the-fcc-may-expand-its-political-ad-disclosure-rules ]]> News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:15:33 -0400 If Liberal Zionism Were Dead, What Actions Would That Imply? http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25811-if-liberal-zionism-were-dead-what-actions-would-that-imply http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25811-if-liberal-zionism-were-dead-what-actions-would-that-imply

Liberal Zionists have been unwilling to fight politically for their stated beliefs - a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine - or use nonviolent political pressure tactics to force the changes in Israeli government policy that they want.

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Opinion Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:48:16 -0400