Independent scientists and angry members of Congress have sparred with the Pentagon and Veterans Affairs over PB, a controversial nerve gas prophylactic linked to illnesses suffered by Gulf War veterans. So what prompted the FDA to approve the drug again for soldiers in 2003?
Truthout recently sat down with Professor Noam Chomsky to discuss Syria and US foreign policy. Unless the world deals with the roots of what's happening in Syria, things are simply going to get worse, Chomsky said. Trying to bring about a regime change would likely result in a world war, in addition to destroying Syria.
The Great Suppression: Voting Rights, Corporate Cash and the Conservative Assault on Democracy illustrates how Republicans have perpetrated a massive fraud in claiming illegal voting is a substantial problem in order to enhance the power of the privileged.