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Free Speech Or Inciting To Riot?

Free Speech Or Inciting To Riot?

When I finish one of my analyses I usually look forward to a week to ten day hiatus and sometimes even wonder if I will have to hunt around for the next topic.  It rarely works out that way.  Usually,  within three of four days, something happens which strikes me as worthy of attention.  Often […]

Forgotten Casualties Of The Vietnam War

Forgotten Casualties Of The Vietnam War

Charging a man with murder in this place was like handing out speeding tickets in the Indy 500. – Apocalypse Now Over the past ten years, I’ve developed a friendship with Commer Glass, a 67-year-old African American man serving his 37th year of a life-without-parole sentence at Graterford State Prison outside Philadelphia. Glass fought as […]

A Killer In The White House

A Killer In The White House

“No, Charlotte, I’m the jury now. I sentence you to death.” The roar of the .45 shook the room. Charlotte staggered back a step. “How c-could you?” she gasped. “It was easy.” – Mickey Spillane, I, The Jury The news that Barack Obama — a Constitutional scholar and recipient of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize […]

Standing Up To The Richest Man In The World

Standing Up To The Richest Man In The World

An honorable degree? “I am concerned that George Washington University – an American icon – is sending the wrong message to Mexicans wanting to come to this country to work hard and build a life,” Jeffrey Brewer, an Occupy D.C. Protester, says to me. “What are George Washington University’s values? Do they want to hold […]

May Day And The Ass Bomber of Ray Kelly’s Dreams

May Day And The Ass Bomber of Ray Kelly’s Dreams

I got home at 10:00 pm on the nose, and the first thing I did was take off my shoes after 14 hours of May Day marching with 30-40,000 other conscientious objectors to capitalism. My feet hurt, okay? My second priority was turning on the local news, which happened to be Fox Five New York. […]

News Junkie Post Editor In Chief Gilbert Mercier Suffers Massive Heart Attack

News Junkie Post Editor In Chief Gilbert Mercier Suffers Massive Heart Attack

On February 21, 2012, Gilbert Mercier, News Junkie Post Editor in Chief, suffered an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.. a myocardial infarction… a massive heart attack.  Gilbert was given only a 10% chance of surviving the surgery that required he be put in a comatose state in order to both repair the damage and perform a bypass.  […]

Recently Released Autopsy Reports Heighten Guantanamo “Suicides” Mystery

Recently Released Autopsy Reports Heighten Guantanamo “Suicides” Mystery

Autopsy reports released last year by the Department of Defense raise stark questions about the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two prisoners at Guantanamo. Both deaths – of Abdul Rahman Al Amri in May 2007 and Mohammad Ahmed Abdullah Saleh Al Hanashi in June 2009 – were labeled suicides by Department of Defense (DoD) investigators.

Jason Leopold Receives Reporting Award From Project Censored

Jason Leopold Receives Reporting Award From Project Censored

We missed posting this announcement when the news was released late last year. TPR co-founder and Truthout’s lead investigative reporter, Jason Leopold, received an award from Project Censored for an in-depth report he published in January 2011 about a controversial spiritual fitness test the US Army required all of its active duty soldiers to take. […]

Claims About Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Program A “Mirage”

Claims About Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Program A “Mirage”

Dr. Arshin Adib-Moghaddam is a political commentator and lecturer in the comparative and international politics of western Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He was born in the Taksim area of Istanbul to Iranian parents and raised in Hamburg/Germany. He studied at the University of Hamburg, American University and […]

Editor: Iran Singled Out Because Country Defies Washington

Editor: Iran Singled Out Because Country Defies Washington

Jeremy R. Hammond is an American political analyst and journalist who is the editor of Foreign Policy Journal, a progressive online publication dedicated to providing critical analysis of the United States Foreign Policy. Hammond is a recipient of the Project Censored 2010 Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism. Articles and commentaries by Jeremy R. Hammond have […]

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