More Atheist Leaders Who Aren’t Dawkins or Harris: Monette Richards
In June, I wrote a piece for AlterNet, titled 8 Awesome Atheist Leaders Who Aren’t Richard Dawkins or Sam Harris . The gist: When a media outlet…
Tom Cotton, Super Sleuth
Sen. Tom Cotton, one of a number of Tea Party extremists now in the U.S. Senate, went to Vienna recently and came back with startling new information…
Gogebic Taconite Gone, but Iron County Is Told New Mine May Appear
by Steven Verburg / Journal Times Iron County Board members say owners of a controversial proposed mine site met with them last week to ask if they…
Strike Suspended in Potosi, Bolivian VP Declared “Persona non Grata”
Demonstrators march to defend ‘dignity’ and to confirm their support of the general strike, in Potosi, Bolivia, 28 July 2015. The demonstrators…
Community backs mining assessment change but industry warns of dire consequences
A proposal by planning minister Rob Stokes to dump laws which make the economic benefit of a mining application the "principal consideration" when it…
GSK rehires suspected China whistleblower
GlaxoSmithKline has rehired a former senior Chinese employee who was suspected of being the whistleblower behind bribery allegations that led to a…
SC upholds jail term of OP Chautala and his son in teachers’ recruitment scam case
Besides Chautalas and whistleblower IAS officer Sanjiv Kumar, the then Director of Primary Education, the high court had also awarded 10-year prison…
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Psychologist openly admits he trains police officers to shoot first and ask questions later
Psychologist openly admits he trains police officers to shoot first and ask questions…
Tomgram: Karen J. Greenberg, The Mass Killer and the National Security State
TomDispatch regular Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law, explains just what it means to the future funding of…
Rabid Dogs of Terrorist israel regime Abduct 8 Palestinians in West Bank
Terrorist Israeli forces have abducted at least eight Palestinians and injured another in the occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron) and the…
Iran’s Zarif highlights ties with Iraq in all fields
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran attaches great importance to its relations with neighboring Iraq in all arenas. “Iran and…