Sep 10 08:42

Hungarian journalist Petra Laszlo fired after kicking kid, tripping up fleeing refugees

A journalist for Hungary’s N1TV channel associated with the far-right Jobbik party has been fired after her colleagues filmed her kicking and tripping up refugees.

Sep 10 07:53

Inslee orders review of prosecutor’s decision not to charge Pasco officers in February shooting death

By Joel Connelly on September 9, 2015 6:27 PM

Gov. Jay Inslee has ordered a review of the decision by Franklin County Prosecutor Shawn Sant, announced Wednesday, not to prosecute three Pasco police officers who shot to death Antonio Zambrano-Montes last February after the orchard worker had thrown rocks at police in a busy intersection.

Sep 09 16:24

VIDEO : Cop Short Circuits After Preacher Eloquently Refused to be Pushed into “Free Speech Zone”

He provided the perfect example of how to respectfully, eloquently, and peacefully resist the unlawful orders of those who would violate the rights of Americans. He refused to be bullied into submission and their group stood their ground and flexed their rights – successfully.

Sep 09 16:16

Must Watch Flashback: Ex Marine Drops Truth Bomb, Blows Whistle On Syrian False Flag And War Agenda

“We don’t operate under international law; we have the law of the jungle in which the rich and powerful basically determine what goes and what doesn’t go.” O’Keefe shouts. He correctly points out that Bush and Blair would be “rotting in prison cells” if the law were administered equally to all, or even “executed if their own rules were applied to their own crimes.” He also acknowledges that these men are nothing more than puppets who “serve rich and powerful bankers who control the money supply.”

Sep 09 15:56

‘VA is Lying, Veterans are Dying!’: Marine Vet Sets up Anti-VA Billboards

A U.S. military veteran in Florida spent more than $2,000 on multiple billboards blasting the Department of Veterans Affairs this month over the increasing number of veteran deaths.

Sep 09 15:16

20 percent of illegals caught at border have criminal records

Less than half of the U.S.-Mexico border is under “operational control” at this point, the chief of the Border Patrol agents testified to Congress Thursday, detailing the porous situation and violent conditions in the southwest.

Sep 09 08:46

Black People and Their Labor are “Disposable”?

Activist, organizer and producer of “An American Nightmare: Black Labor and Liberation” Kali Akuno discusses the “disposable” nature of Black life and labor.

Sep 09 08:19

Assange on Wikileaks world impact

Sep 09 07:58

French Agent Breaks Silence on Bombing Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior in 1985

Thirty years ago, French secret service blew up Greenpeace’s flagship Rainbow Warrior ship in Auckland, New Zealand, killing a Portuguese photographer.

Sep 08 18:42

The ISIS Conspiracy [VIDEO]

In the first part of a series, Brandon Martinez of Non-Aligned Media unravels the murky origins of ISIS and unveils how the group’s meteoric rise in Iraq and Syria is a continuation of US psychological warfare designed to facilitate the Zionist-Neocon agenda of toppling seven sovereign Middle Eastern and North African States.

In part 2 of the “ISIS Conspiracy” series, Brandon Martinez of Non-Aligned Media unravels the intricate web of deceit and double-dealing that lies behind the manufactured ISIS phenomenon, and shows how the US and Israel have for decades plotted behind the scenes to implode the Middle East.

Sep 08 09:46

Empire Destroys Life-Enabling Societies

Recently, pre-eminent Canadian constitutional lawyer Rocco Galati demonstrated that Bill C-51 -- which is now law --- transforms Canada into a fascist state, complete with a modern day Gestapo.

EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE: Toronto, May 30, 2015, Filmed by Derek Soberal.

Sep 08 08:22

The ISIS Conspiracy: Origins (Part 1)

Published on Aug 31, 2015

In the first part of a series, Brandon Martinez of Non-Aligned Media unravels the murky origins of ISIS and unveils how the group's meteoric rise in Iraq and Syria is a continuation of US psychological warfare designed to facilitate the Zionist-Neocon agenda of toppling seven sovereign Middle Eastern and North African States.

Part 2 on the US-Israeli-Saudi nexus behind ISIS coming soon...

Sep 07 19:43

4th unexplained explosion rocks China

Sep 07 19:18

Do You Know Who is Watching Your Private Life?

Waking Times

Lack of privacy on the Internet and in the real world continues to grow. Many people are becoming aware that what they share on their social networks can find its way to the furthest reaches of the Web. But did you realize that your private life at home could also become public, without your knowledge or consent? Here’s how technologies such as Google Street View and government monitoring initiatives are starting to intrude on people’s personal lives.

Sep 07 06:17

VIDEO: The Horrifying Secrets Of Modern Slavery

Sep 06 13:03

Empire Files with Abby Martin Launches First Show

Abby Martin debuts teleSUR’s The Empire Files exploring the U.S. Empire and its rise to world hegemony.

Sep 06 11:50

Homeless hero fights gunman to rescue female hostage in Brazil, shot dead at point blank range

A hostage situation ended in a deadly shootout on the steps of Sao Paulo’s landmark cathedral on Friday.

Sep 06 10:19

No way to Norway: Snowden may be extradited to US if comes for Free Speech prize

Norway won’t guarantee the safety of whistleblower Edward Snowden, should he travel there to collect the ‘Freedom of Expression’ award.

Sep 05 15:36

You Won’t Believe What The CDC Admitted To. Millions Affected! (VIDEOS)

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) an agency devoted to saving humanity from deadly diseases has admitted to possibly infecting 10-30 million Americans with a deadly virus via a vaccination. Ironically the very company established to save humankind, is now killing it with a a polyomavirus. The rabbit whole goes much deeper than you realize and truth is often stranger than fiction. Here is the report…

Sep 05 11:13

6 signs your dentist might be ripping you off

Sep 05 08:30

Riot police teargas refugees attempting to break out of detention camp in Hungary

Hungarian police sprayed tear gas on migrants and refugees in the Roszke camp in Asotthalom on the Serbian border.

Sep 05 08:25

Video: Rigoberta Menchu on Jailing of Ex-Guatemlan President Otto Pérez Molina

In Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina has been jailed on charges of corruption only hours after he resigned as president, bowing to massive popular protest.

Sep 05 08:11

Video: Why is There Systemic Police Abuse in Baltimore?

Taya Graham speaks to Paul Jay about the connection between poverty and policing.

Sep 05 08:09

Sam Dubose Didn’t Have to Die

Joe Biggs visits the spot where Sam Dubose was killed by an out of control Officer.

Sep 04 09:20

Officer shot his own patrol car, Massachusetts police say

CNN)A police officer lied when he said somebody shot at his patrol car, causing it to crash and catch fire, said Millis, Massachusetts, police Sgt. William Dwyer on Thursday.

"We have determined that the officer's story was fabricated," Dwyer said. "Specifically that he fired shots at his own cruiser as part of a plan to concoct a story that he was fired upon."

Sep 04 08:08

Syrian War-Islamic State (ISIS) Creation Timeline

This document is meant for all those interested in the lead up and current events surrounding the war in Syria and the creation of the Islamic State (ISIS).

Below is a timeline ranging from 1992-2015 with related articles to the war in Syria, ISIS and geopolitical events that tie them all together. Purposely the author of this document provides No commentary.

You will notice that each citation is met with origin of the article, date published and key quotations. Also, the author attempted to find sources that many “Westerners” would consider “mainstream”, with the exception of a few. Lastly, at the end of the timeline, one can find longer articles and videos that the reader can dive into if interested.

Sep 04 07:50

Palestinian saves 5 American tourists from attack in Hebron

Five American yeshiva students were attacked with stones and Molotov cocktail, setting their car on fire after accidentally entering Hebron Thursday night - and were saved by a Palestinian who sheltered them from the mob.

Sep 03 13:59

Sheriff’s Dept. Backs Down After Attacking Press Over Police Shooting Video

Earlier today, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office issued an apology to ABC News affiliate “KSAT and to the public” for their treatment of the news agency following their release of exclusive footage featuring an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead.

Sep 03 09:03

Clashes, water cannon, arrests at ‘Peace Week’ demo in Istanbul

Demonstrators clashed with Turkish riot police in Istanbul on the second day of so-called “Peace Week”.

Sep 03 08:23

Lawyers of Six Officers in Gray Case: Move Trial Out of Baltimore, And Away From Its Politics

On Wednesday, defense lawyers representing the six officers charged with the death of Freddie Gray argued that the trial had to be as far removed from the city and sentiment of Baltimore as possible.

Sep 03 08:22

Assange escape plan leaked: Smuggle inside bag or fancy dress?

Under the nose of the British authorities, Ecuadorian officials considered smuggling WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange out of their London embassy in fancy dress, according to newly revealed internal memos.

Sep 02 20:19

The Patriot Act: The Unpatriotic Ruse to Spy on US Citizens

Waking Times

The Patriot Act was passed only 45 days after 9/11 in an alleged effort to catch terrorists and protect national security. But statistics prove that instead of catching terrorists, the Patriot Act has made it easier for the US government to spy on ordinary Americans and actually turns regular citizens into suspects for crimes that have nothing to do with national security.

Sep 02 20:16

Suspicions Rise over the Virginia WDBJ Shooting

Waking Times

Do the actions of killed WDBJ reporter Alison Parker’s family members seem normal to you? Especially so soon after finding out about their loved one’s shooting?

Sep 02 15:58

‘Right to veto essential to prevent disaster’ – Russia’s UN ambassador

Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin has said a coalition is required to fight ISIL – and Moscow is ready for cooperation.

Sep 02 15:39

More than 300K dead vets still on VA’s active health care enrollment list

More than 300,000 dead veterans are still listed as actively trying to sign up for health care at the Department of Veterans Affairs — part of a massive 860,000-claim backlog that the department still hasn’t been able to clear up, an inspector general said in a report Wednesday that described a department still struggling with the basics of tracking and deciding who should get benefits.

Sep 02 14:29

The Real Reason the Empire Hates Putin (Here’s a hint : He’s dumping the dollar)

Russian President Vladimir Putin has drafted a bill that aims to eliminate the US dollar and the euro from trade between CIS countries. This means the creation of a single financial market between Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and other countries of the former Soviet Union.

Sep 02 13:16

Watch Neil Young’s ‘Seeding Fear’ documentary exposing Monsanto’s attacks on family farmers who refuse to submit to totalitarian GMO agriculture

Following the release of his latest album The Monsanto Years, Neil Young has released a short film documentary entitled Seeding Fear that tells one man’s story of beating Monsanto at its own game. Michael White, a fourth-generation farmer from northeast Alabama, tells of how the agricultural giant sued his now-deceased father, threatened his family and ultimately attempted to wipe out the White’s seed-cleaning business — and failed.

Sep 02 10:47

Keiser Report: Stop What’s That Sound? Falling Markets!

In this special episode of the Keiser Report from New York City, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the return of fear as global stock markets begin to wobble.

Sep 02 10:29

Forever Captive? Soviet soldiers captured in Afghanistan 30 yrs ago… that never come back

Some Soviet soldiers held captive during the war in Afghanistan over 3 decades ago … never returned. Instead they stayed to become part of Afghan society.

Sep 02 10:22

Texas cop threatens to arrest teen for smiling

A Texas cop is feeling the heat after he threatened to arrest a teen for smiling, another teen because he just didn’t like him and another teen sitting in the back seat of the car for simply being there.

Sep 02 10:07

You can throw flaming balls in the street and get away with it (In El Salvador)

Dozens of youths gathered in two different teams to throw balls of fire made of rags soaked in petrol and wire, at one other during the traditional "Fireballs" festival in Nejapa on Monday.

Sep 02 09:54

Video: Palestinian women, teenage girl bite, fight off IDF soldier trying to arrest 12-yo boy

Footage released on Friday showed an Israeli Defence Force (IDF) soldier pinning down a Palestinian boy while holding his assault rifle near the cheek of his victim following protests in the West Bank.

Sep 02 09:14

Jeff Smith: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me About America’s Prison Crisis Pt. 1

The first time Jeff Smith appeared on the national radar, he was the subject of the critically acclaimed documentary, Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?

Sep 02 06:33

Video: Is this the proof that the Virginia shooting was a false flag style hoax?

Gun control false flag crisis actors be warned: Facial recognition search software is going to bust you. Funny, the technology is easy enough to use on Facebook, one has to wonder why the mainstream media and police don’t use it for these alleged mass shooter events.

Sep 01 19:19

Phone video shows US police shooting man who had his hands raised up

In what may further embitter the relation between law enforcement agencies and the communities, a cell phone video has captured how two deputies of Bexar County Sherrif, shot dead a man after he raised his hands up.
A student from the University of the Incarnate Word named Michael Thomas, who was at the site of incident, made a video of the event and sold it to a news channel KSAT 12 for $100.
The 41-year-old man named Gilbert Flores, was killed by the two Bexar County Sheriff's deputies.

Sep 01 17:49

If we did that, it would be assault on an officer... Video Shows Oakland Police Officer Spitting At Person Recording Him

The Oakland Police Department is investigating one of its officers after a video posted to Facebook over the weekend shows him spitting at the person recording him.

Sep 01 15:09

NYTIMES: Clinton Campaign caught on tape accepting foreign donation (VIDEO)

Campaign rallies are crawling with hidden cameras these days as opposition researchers from rivals, activist groups or political action committees spare no expense in hopes of finding a gaffe or, ideally, signs of unlawfulness.

Sep 01 14:31

EPA Threatens Man with $16 Million Fine Over Pond

A Wyoming rancher facing more than $16 million in fines from the Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to take his case to federal court.

Sep 01 13:32

S-500 "Prometheus", 55R6M "Triumphant M" HD

S-500 "Prometheus", 55R6M "Triumphant M" online
The Russian Defense Ministry say that already in 2017 adopted may be taken promising anti-aircraft missile system S-500 can destroy targets even in space.

Sep 01 09:12

More JADE HELM 15 movement, this time in Cali and Nevada

“We got military tanks out here”, said the voice behind the Mike Jones YouTube channel is his latest video, published Aug. 31, 2015, filmed in Perris California.

Sep 01 09:10

Days of Revolt: The Revolutionary, Caged

In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, host Chris Hedges continues his conversation with two black revolutionaries and former political prisoners, Eddie Conway and Ojore Lutalo, to discuss their resistance within the prison system

Sep 01 09:02

‘US State Dept has been whitewashing the violence of right wing protesters on Maidan’

Deadly clashes erupt outside the parliament building in Kiev, Ukraine. Crowds of protesters are opposing amendments to the constitution that would provide for the decentralization of the country. Washington says that the Ukrainian government has the right to use force to uphold the rule of law. However, this is not what they were saying during Maidan, which they state to have been “largely peaceful.”

Sep 01 08:58

Drone footage: Donetsk residential neighborhoods devastated

Drone footage shows the level of destruction in Donetsk residential neighborhoods following over a year of fighting in the east of Ukraine.

Sep 01 05:50

Video: New Black Panther Party threatened police with murder: “We will start creeping up on you in the darkness”

Call for attacks under cover of darkness came just two weeks before sheriff deputy murder

Sep 01 05:20

Shock video: Liberal feminists ignore ruthless attack on white woman by black couple

A shocking video spreading through social media shows a couple attacking and beating a white women outside a gas station in Milwaukee.

Aug 31 19:16

Old Soviet Missile Makes Easy Work of US M1 Abrams Tank (VIDEO)

A Saudi-led ground operation in Yemen, involving US-made Abrams M1 tanks, immediately resulted in the loss of armored vehicles.

The video below shows what are said to be Houthi rebels in Yemen using old Soviet-designed Fagot anti-tank guided missiles to destroy American-made, Saudi Arabian-owned and operated Abrams M1 main battle tanks.

Old weapons and well motivated fighters who use guerilla tactics professionally.
Good Infantry! The Saudis are in for it.

Aug 31 09:21

As Legal Proceedings Commence in Gray Case, Feds Probe Past Police Killings

Key civil rights attorney says he has turned over records from past wrongful death suits involving police to the Justice Department’s civil rights division.

Aug 31 09:19

Extraordinary Brutality Inflicted on Civilians in Yemen

As Saudi ground troops enter Northern Yemen with US backing, Amnesty International charges Saudis with alleged war crimes.

Aug 31 09:15

A Broken System Breaks Families

Listen to Bobbi Smallwood, whose son was arrested during the Baltimore uprising, talk about how the judicial system is literally killing her.

Aug 31 09:10

US Russia Time Bomb

Paul Craig Roberts talks about the current stand off between the United States and Russia in the Ukraine. Is it too late to avoid war?

Aug 29 20:25

Growing Marijuana Strains that Treat PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

By Daniel Dharma

In our ongoing series on using marijuana to treat PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), we’ve explained what PTSD is, its symptoms, and that marijuana is being used to treat PTSD.

One of the biggest questions I keep getting asked is “which marijuana strains best treat PTSD?”

You’ll want to read all the other articles in this series to help answer that question, so I’ll put links to those articles at the end of this article.

In those past articles, I talked about generic kinds of marijuana that help with PTSD, and why they help.

In this article I give you info about growing specific marijuana strains that help with PTSD…

Aug 29 18:05

The five guiding principles of Occupy Peace

Gerald Celente and Paul Craig Roberts are involved in this one.

Honor thy Founding Fathers: No Foreign Entanglements

The five guiding principles of Occupy Peace

Close foreign bases, bring troops home
Secure the Homeland
Military Works-Project: Troops rebuild America
Congress must vote to go to War
We the People will tell Congress how to vote

Aug 29 18:05

TRUMP: Americans ‘tired of being patsies’…

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he is leading the GOP race because he represents Americans who have had it with their nation coming up short.

Aug 29 09:45

Flying over Fukushima: Spooky drone footage of abandoned nuke station

Drone flies over abandoned Fukushima nuclear power plant, which was seriously damaged in 2011 by tsunami that caused equipment failures and radioactive leaks.

Aug 28 17:33

Milwaukee Sheriff to Obama: Give Up Secret Service If you Want to Restrict Self Defense

If the president thinks guns and self defense are so much of a problem, he should give up his security detail, challenges the vocal Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke.

Aug 28 15:34

Video: George W. Bush dances at 10th Katrina anniversary

Former US President George W. Bush returned to New Orleans on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina - to tout the region's recovery from the nation's costliest natural disaster.

Aug 28 15:33

Shock Doctrine: A Look at the Mass Privatization of NOLA Schools in Storm’s Wake & Its Effects Today

Just two weeks after Hurricane Katrina, the city fired 7,500 public school teachers, launching a new push to privatize the school system and build a network of charter schools. Many accused lawmakers of trying to break the powerful United Teachers of New Orleans union. Today former President George W. Bush will return to the city to speak at the Warren Easton Charter High School. We speak to the New Orleans actor and activist Wendell Pierce, whose mother was a teacher and union member for 40 years, as well Gary Rivlin, author of "Katrina: After the Flood." He recently wrote a piece for The New York Times titled "Why New Orleans’s Black Residents Are Still Underwater After Katrina."

Aug 28 14:22

Saying American Is The New N Word

'Obese', 'normal', 'mothering', 'fathering', 'senior citizens', 'homosexual', 'illegal alien' also discouraged.

Aug 28 13:25

Ron Paul on ‘Unprivileged Belligerents’ – The US War On Journalists

The Defense Department’s new Law of War manual, which provides guidance to military commanders in time of war, advises that journalists they consider “unprivileged belligerents” can be either removed from military facilities or even detained indefinitely without charge. The problem is we are in an endless, undeclared war and the provision is sufficiently vague to potentially include any effective critic of US military action. Today’s Ron Paul Liberty Report looks at this disturbing new development

Aug 28 12:12

You’ll be Shocked to See How Much Profit GMO Companies are Earning

Waking Times

Howard Vlieger is a farmer and has become an expert on the business of GMO seeds. Below, he speaks about the actual business side of GMO products. You’ll be shocked to find out how much GMO companies might make from just one bag of genetically-modified seed.

Aug 27 15:02

Katrina Victims: Relocated or Forced into Exile?

Black Agenda Report Executive Editor Glen Ford says The New Yorker is marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by attempting to show the benefits of relocating black communities, but it’s not simply a matter of "starting over".

Aug 27 14:45

Unlike Confederate Flag, Liberals Won’t Ban Gay Flag Linked to WDBJ Shooting

The fact that this hasn’t happened to the rainbow flag, even though Flanagan also wanted a “race war” just like Roof, reveals that the Confederate flag wasn’t banned because it’s “racist” but because there’s an agenda to purge anything that’s not “politically correct.”

Aug 27 14:00

The US Is Allegedly Withholding Information About GMOs

A nonprofit organization called the Center for Food Safety filed suit on Tuesday against a division of the US Department of Agriculture for allegedly not responding properly to their requests for information about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Aug 27 13:22

‘Liar, Dishonest’ Most Used to Describe Hillary

The most frequent words that come to mind when Americans think about Hillary Clinton are “liar” and “dishonest.” That’s according to a new national poll from Quinnipiac that asked more than 1500 registered voters to say the “first word” that comes to mind when they hear the Democratic presidential frontrunner’s name.

Aug 27 12:30

Keiser Report: BP settlements & Uber’s profit

In this special episode of the Keiser Report from the Gulf Coast of Florida, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss BP settlements, fracking abandonments and Uber’s balance sheet. In the second half, Max interviews ‘America’s Lawyer’ Mike Papantonio about Loretta Lynch, Eric Holder and the failure of the left and progressive wing in America.

Aug 27 08:26

Migration of peoples underway: Rising Africa, declining Europe

The UN has strongly criticised Europe's handling of the growing migrant crisis, calling it ineffective. The numbers of desperate migrants heading to Europe has surged ... and so far, EU leaders have been unable to present a plan to tackle the crisis.Hugh Bronson, vice chairman of the Berlin branch of the Alternative for Germany party, says Germany is simply not ready to cope with increasing influx of migrants.

Aug 27 07:49

Virginia WDBJ shooter Bryce Williams showreel video

The video 'resume' of the suspect in the fatal shooting of two Virginia journalists, posted online in 2013, was discovered.

Aug 27 07:25

Korean rumble

The Korean peninsula is no stranger to tensions and periodic flare-ups. However, this time around the stakes were higher than ever. In the North, a young leader copes with bad economic times and seeks greater legitimacy. Meanwhile, in the South, Seoul eyes Beijing and Washington as powerful outside brokers. What does this most recent confrontation tell us about both Koreas?

Aug 26 16:44

Russia, Egypt support forming anti-ISIS coalition with Syria - Putin

Russia and Egypt support the creation of a broad anti-terrorist coalition, which would include Syria, to fight Islamic State militants, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a joint media conference with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel el-Sisi.

“We underline the fundamental importance of the formation of a broad anti-terrorist front involving key international players and regional countries, including Syria,” Putin said on Wednesday.

He also announced plans to increase grain deliveries to Egypt. Plans for Russia to participate in the developing of Egypt’s grain infrastructure were also discussed by the heads of state.

Grain deliveries from Russia to Egypt amounted to 4 million tons in 2014, which is 40% of Egypt’s total demand, Putin noted. In 2014, there was an 86% increase in bilateral trade compared to 2013, reaching $5.5 billion.

Aug 26 16:32

9/11 Survivor Known as 'Dust Lady' in Iconic Photo Dies from Stomach Cancer at 42

Many remember the haunting photograph: A woman wearing business attire and pearls is covered head-to-toe in white dust, her hands held out helplessly before her, as she makes her way out of the World Trade Center's damaged North Tower on September 11, 2001.

Aug 26 15:59

Feds wildly disagree on number of agencies, range is 60-430

How big is the federal government? So big, it has lost count of just how many department and agencies it has, according to a federal watchdog group.

Aug 26 13:44

Two Separate Americas: David Simon’s New Mini-Series Looks at "Hypersegregation" in Public Housing

Today we spend the hour with David Simon, the man behind "The Wire," what some have described as the best television series ever broadcast. His latest project is titled "Show Me a Hero," a six-part mini-series now airing on HBO. It looks at what happened in Yonkers, New York, in the 1980s when the city was faced with a federal court order to build a small number of low-income housing units in the white neighborhoods of his town.

Aug 26 12:43

The Drug War Has to End: David Simon on “The Wire” & Over-Policing of the Poor

In his acclaimed TV show "The Wire," David Simon captured the city of Baltimore from the angles of street-level drug dealers, beat police officers and journalists covering corrupt politicians. Earlier this year, President Obama described "The Wire" as "one of the greatest, not just television shows, but pieces of art, in the last couple of decades.” Simon said he aimed to portray how "raw, unencumbered capitalism" devalues human beings. Nearly a decade ago in Slate, Jacob Weisberg wrote: "No other program has ever done anything remotely like what this one does, namely to portray the social, political, and economic life of an American city with the scope, observational precision, and moral vision of great literature."

Aug 26 10:04

The Anatomy of a Conspiracy Theorist

A new study soon to be funded would attempt to look at a person and figure out what would ever make them believe in any sort of conspiracy about their loving governments.

Aug 26 09:16

Video: Bounty Hunters Mistakenly Raid Phoenix Police Chief’s Home

Like so many cops have done in the past, bounty hunters were acting on “a tip” that a fugitive was hiding in a Phoenix home, so they surrounded the home in the dark of night, banging on the front door, shining flashlights into windows and yelling for the people inside to “open the door!”.