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ProPublica and Partners Win Pulitzer Prize for MS-13 Coverage

April 15, 2019           |                                       

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Get our best stories as soon as they are published. The Pulitzer Prize Board announced Monday that three articles in ProPublica’s “Trapped in Gangland” series on MS-13 by reporter Hannah Dreier won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. The winning stories were jointly published […]

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ProPublica Named a Finalist for Two Peabody Awards

April 9, 2019           |                                       

The ProPublica series “Zero Tolerance” on the Trump administration’s family separation policy has been named a finalist for a Peabody Award in the Interactive/Web category, and “The Disappeared,” a ProPublica collaboration with This American Life, is a Peabody finalist in the Radio/Podcast category. The “Zero Tolerance” series launched weeks after the administration began a new […]

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As a slight aside there is a wider structural similarity between more conventional Marxism and neoclassical economics in their respective approaches to value/wealth. Both share a representational approach to value. For conventional Marxism value is determined by a hidden, non-measurable realm of ‘socially necessary abstract labour time’ (as noted above) which is then represented by […]

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Painful Search For Loved Ones Long Outlives Kosovo War

February 19, 2019           |                                       

It’s estimated over 1,600 victims of the 1998-1999 Kosovo war remain missing. Under a recent agreement, the authorities in Belgrade and Pristina promised to exchange bodies found on their territories, but most families still await news of what happened to their loved ones.

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At Least One Killed, Three Missing After Boat Capsizes In Montenegro Lake

February 4, 2019           |                                       

At least one person has drowned and three others are missing after a small tourist boat capsized during adverse weather on a lake in southern Montenegro. Police and rescue services on February 3 said the fatality was a woman and that her son and husband were among the missing after the incident on Lake Skadar […]

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65 people dead and 279 still missing, Vale mine workers among the missing washed into the valley, says Journalist Mike Fox The post Brazil’s Dam Owner Vale, Neck Deep in Sludge appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Fatal Fire Onboard Tanzanian Ships In Kerch Strait

January 22, 2019           |                                       

Two commercial ships operating under the Tanzanian flag caught fire in the Kerch Strait off the coast of Crimea. At least 10 crew members were killed and 10 others were missing a day after the January 21 incident. The blaze was reportedly started by an explosion as a gas tanker was refueling another ship.

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Steven Pinker and Jordan Peterson: a bridge between fringe and mainstream conservatism? Image: Bhaawest (CC BY-SA 4.0), Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0).Men of science, self-described classical liberals, Steven Pinker and Jordan Peterson wouldn’t be seen dead among the gaming, trolling, LOL-ing white nationalists of the alt right. These are serious guys. Pinker is a Harvard […]

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Turkey's Erdogan Presses Saudi Arabia On Missing Journalist

October 11, 2018           |                                       

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pressed Saudi Arabia to release images that prove Riyadh’s claim missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul alive. Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi monarchy, has been missing since visiting the consulate on October 2 to complete paperwork needed to marry his Turkish fiancee. Turkish officials […]

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Challenged by Long Island Lawmakers, Police Will Look Into Treatment of Immigrant Families Who Reported Missing Children

September 28, 2018           |                                       

At the behest of county lawmakers, the Suffolk County Police Department said Thursday it will look into what went wrong when Latino families came to the department in 2016 and 2017, desperate for help finding teenage children who had disappeared, only to have their concerns ignored and their children labeled runaways. It turned out that […]

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The string of text messages that would come to haunt Carlota Moran seemed like just an annoyance at first — an interruption to what was supposed to be a special outing for her and her son. It was the school break after Presidents Day in 2016, and Carlota had taken 15-year-old Miguel to the mall […]

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The Disappeared

September 20, 2018           |                                       

The string of text messages that would come to haunt Carlota Moran seemed like just an annoyance at first — an interruption to what was supposed to be a special outing for her and her son. It was the school break after Presidents Day in 2016, and Carlota had taken 15-year-old Miguel to the mall […]

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Death Toll Rises To Five At Russia's Sverdlov Explosives Plant

September 3, 2018           |                                       

Russian authorities say the death toll from an explosion and fire at an explosives plant has risen to five people. The Emergency Situations Ministry branch in the Nizhny Novgorod region said on September 3 that the bodies of two missing workers at the Sverdlov plant were found under debris after the August 31 explosion and […]

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