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Why I Help Escort Women to the Doors of Kentucky?s Last Abortion Clinic

on July 22, 2017

Beginning this weekend, the anti-abortion group Operation Save America will descend on Louisville, Kentucky, in an attempt to shut down the last abortion clinic in the state, EMW Women?s Surgical Center. The group has targeted EMW, whom the ACLU represents, before. In May, 10 of its members were arrested when they linked hands to block […]

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FP July 22

on July 22, 2017

Select Show on Front Page: Show on Front Page Right Image Can grassroots action neutralize the growth of the white supremacist movement? Hide in waterfall: Do not include in section waterfall ? Is the new breed of white nationalists in retreat? How the Alt Right is trying to create a safe space for racism on […]

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'Diana's List' Of Children Saved From Death Camps Revealed

on July 22, 2017

In any Balkan country the names of war criminals are well-known. But the names of people who have moved humanity in a positive direction are often hidden from the public eye. That is the case with Diana Budisavlejvic, whose heroics in rescuing thousands of lives during World War II-era Croatia went unrecognized for more than […]

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Why Are the Danes So Happy? Because Their Economy Makes Sense

on July 21, 2017

The waterfront district in Copenhagen. (Photo: John Anes / Flickr) Choose media with integrity: Support the independent journalism at Truthout by making a tax-deductible donation now! The World Happiness Report puts Danes consistently in the top tier. Twice in the past four years Denmark came in first. Danes also report more satisfaction with their health […]

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Building Resistance on Trump Island

on July 21, 2017

Staten Island, the whitest and most suburban of New York’s five boroughs, has a reputation as the most right-wing part of the city. Its voters provided the margins that put Rudolph Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg in office as mayor. Last November, Donald Trump won 57 percent of the borough’s vote, while he was getting barely […]

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EU Criticizes Belarusian Death Sentences, Says Should Be Abolished

on July 21, 2017

The European Union on July 21 criticized the two latest death sentences handed down in Belarus, saying they “violate the right to life.” Belarus’ Mahilyow Regional Court sentenced Ihar Hershankow and Syamyon Berazhny to death on July 21 after they were convicted of six murders linked to a real estate scam. The defendants allegedly posed […]

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Your Guide to Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci: Trump's New Commander of Communication

on July 21, 2017

The Trump administration on Friday officially announced that Anthony Scaramucci?a former Goldman Sachs executive who describes himself simply as an “American entrepeneur”?will be the new White House communications director. At an afternoon briefing, Scaramucci spoke with reporters for the first time and announced that Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be taking over as White House press […]

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Protests in Poland as Right-Wing Ruling Party Dismantles Democracy

on July 21, 2017

Tens of thousands poured into the streets in Poland Thursday night, condemning proposed laws that would dramatically weaken the nation’s judicial system, just two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump visited the country and praised its commitment to freedom and democracy, speaking to “an audience of close to 15,000 enthusiastic, flag-waving Poles?many of them bused […]

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U.S. Air Strike Accidentally Kills Afghan Security Forces In Helmand Province

on July 21, 2017

The Pentagon says a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand Province mistakenly killed a number of Afghan security forces. Helmand provincial Governor Hayatullah Hayat on July 21 confirmed the incident and said at least two commanders were among those killed but that the total casualty toll was not yet known. The U.S. military said […]

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?Nobody Speak?: How Billionaires Are Silencing the First Amendment (Audio)

on July 21, 2017

Posted on Jul?21,?2017 By Robert Scheer ? Brian Knappenberger in 2012. (Logan Boyd / CC 2.0) When documentary filmmaker Brian Knappenberger set out to make a film about Hulk Hogan?s lawsuit against Gawker Media, he didn?t fully realize the impact of the trial on the future of journalism. It wasn?t until ?the revelation that Peter […]

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Why Blue Dogs Would Destroy the Democratic Party. Again.

on July 21, 2017

With a seriously unpopular Republican president and congressional Republicans desperately attempting to pass an even more unpopular health-care bill only to fall flat on their faces, Democrats are anticipating big pickups in the 2018 midterms. And to increase their odds, they’re trying to revive a group once left for dead: The conservative Blue Dog Democrats. […]

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Trumpnami: Good Luck Staying Ahead of That

on July 21, 2017

?That? ??I can?t even come up with a family-friendly term for the tsunami of crap Trump set in motion this week. The New York Times? three-reporter interview with Trump had already generated heavy surf Wednesday and Thursday. The amount of insanity packed in one summary article and published excerpts, combined with problematic journalistic methodology, agitated […]

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Breaking the poverty cycle through parenting

on July 21, 2017

Is it parenting or the financial situation of a family that can break the poverty trap? Parental confidence is the link between the two. Children having fun in London. Maureen Barlin/Flickr. Some rights reserved.The current debate on austerity, which follows a catalogue of political upheavals and social earthquakes, raises some interesting questions on a central […]

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