Truthout Stories http://www.truth-out.org Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:30:16 -0400 en-gb Lack of International Pressure Permits Endless Assault on Gaza http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25094-lack-of-international-pressure-permits-endless-assault-on-gaza http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25094-lack-of-international-pressure-permits-endless-assault-on-gaza ]]> News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:55:36 -0400 Sharif Abdel Kouddous on Israel's Gaza Massacres: F-16 Kills 24 Relatives After 72 Die in Shejaiya http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25093-sharif-abdel-kouddous-on-israels-gaza-massacres-f-16-kills-24-relatives-after-72-die-in-shejaiya http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25093-sharif-abdel-kouddous-on-israels-gaza-massacres-f-16-kills-24-relatives-after-72-die-in-shejaiya ]]> News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:50:07 -0400 Dodd-Frank Still Not Fully Implemented Four Years Later http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25092-dodd-frank-still-not-fully-implemented-four-years-later http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25092-dodd-frank-still-not-fully-implemented-four-years-later ]]> News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:44:39 -0400 As Winds of Change Blow, South America Builds Its House With BRICS http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25091-as-winds-of-change-blow-south-america-builds-its-house-with-brics http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25091-as-winds-of-change-blow-south-america-builds-its-house-with-brics ]]> News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:25:18 -0400 US Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25088-us-accused-of-forcing-eu-to-accept-tar-sands-oil http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25088-us-accused-of-forcing-eu-to-accept-tar-sands-oil ]]> News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:56:58 -0400 Kerry's Unenviable Record for Veracity http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25087-kerrys-unenviable-record-for-veracity http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25087-kerrys-unenviable-record-for-veracity ]]> Opinion Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:07:16 -0400 Stop Calling Soldiers "Heroes": It Stops Us From Seeing Them as Human http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25086-stop-calling-soldiers-heroes-it-stops-us-from-seeing-them-as-human http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25086-stop-calling-soldiers-heroes-it-stops-us-from-seeing-them-as-human

Last month the Institute of Medicine released a study showing that only half the Veterans with PTSD are getting treatment for the condition. While this might seem a failure on the part of the Veterans Administration, there are likely bigger cultural issues at play. The more I learned about life after combat, the more I realized the power of one particularly dehumanizing and often paralyzing word: hero.

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Opinion Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:56:28 -0400
Meet the Online Tracking Device That Is Virtually Impossible to Block http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25085-meet-the-online-tracking-device-that-is-virtually-impossible-to-block http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25085-meet-the-online-tracking-device-that-is-virtually-impossible-to-block ]]> News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:24:50 -0400 Ambulance Chasers http://www.truth-out.org/art/item/25084-ambulance-chasers http://www.truth-out.org/art/item/25084-ambulance-chasers ]]> Art Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:04:31 -0400 Crisis in the Middle East http://www.truth-out.org/art/item/25083-crisis-in-the-middle-east http://www.truth-out.org/art/item/25083-crisis-in-the-middle-east ]]> Art Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:00:07 -0400