Truthout Stories http://www.truth-out.org Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:59:47 -0400 en-gb From El Barrio to La Realidad, Women Lead Struggles to Transform the World http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24916-from-el-barrio-to-la-realidad-women-lead-struggles-to-transform-the-world http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24916-from-el-barrio-to-la-realidad-women-lead-struggles-to-transform-the-world ]]> News Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:47:06 -0400 New York State to Pay Millions in Wrongful Conviction Case http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24915-new-york-state-to-pay-millions-in-wrongful-conviction-case http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24915-new-york-state-to-pay-millions-in-wrongful-conviction-case ]]> News Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:40:26 -0400 War Is Our Business and Business Looks Good http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/24914-war-is-our-business-and-business-looks-good http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/24914-war-is-our-business-and-business-looks-good ]]> Opinion Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:30:25 -0400 Fracking Is Causing an Earthquake Boom in Oklahoma http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24913-fracking-is-causing-an-earthquake-boom-in-oklahoma http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24913-fracking-is-causing-an-earthquake-boom-in-oklahoma ]]> News Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:41:14 -0400 How Your Local Library Can Help You Resist the Surveillance State http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/24912-how-your-local-library-can-help-you-resist-the-surveillance-state http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/24912-how-your-local-library-can-help-you-resist-the-surveillance-state ]]> Opinion Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:54:30 -0400 The Limitations and Possibilities of Student-Labor Coalitions http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24911-the-limitations-and-possibilities-of-student-labor-coalitions http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24911-the-limitations-and-possibilities-of-student-labor-coalitions ]]> News Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:34:02 -0400 US Groups Reject Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill Over Religious Exemption http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24910-us-groups-reject-anti-gay-discrimination-bill-over-religious-exemption http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24910-us-groups-reject-anti-gay-discrimination-bill-over-religious-exemption ]]> News Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:45:14 -0400 A Deluded Consensus on Discrimination http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/24909-a-deluded-consensus-on-discrimination http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/24909-a-deluded-consensus-on-discrimination

A wide majority of U.S. voters say black Americans who can't get ahead should blame themselves for their troubles instead of racial discrimination. That's one of the more startling findings from a recent Pew Research Center effort to bunch voters into categories of likeminded people. The study came out a few days before the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, a landmark law that was supposed to bring about real equality.

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Opinion Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:23:04 -0400
William Rivers Pitt | The Lost, Lingering Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/24908-william-rivers-pitt-|-the-lost-lingering-legacy-of-robert-f-kennedy http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/24908-william-rivers-pitt-|-the-lost-lingering-legacy-of-robert-f-kennedy

2014 712 rfk fwRobert Kennedy addresses an election rally in 1968. (Photo: Celestine Chua / Flickr; Edited: EL / TO)

Forty-six years ago, on the fifth of June, 1968, the presidential campaign of Robert F. Kennedy came to an abrupt and horrific end. Having just given his victory speech after winning the Democratic primary in California, Kennedy was struck by three bullets fired by a man named Sirhan Sirhan in the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel.

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Opinion Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:12:38 -0400
India's Next Budget: Subsidies for Big Business and Debt for Citizens http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24905-indias-next-budget-subsidies-for-big-business-and-debt-for-citizens http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/24905-indias-next-budget-subsidies-for-big-business-and-debt-for-citizens ]]> News Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:41:52 -0400