Archives for marzo 2015

Body Count Report Reveals At Least 1.3 Million Lives Lost To US-Led War On Terror

Although a conservative estimate, physicians’ groups say the figure ‘is approximately 10 times greater’ than typically reported.

Sarah Lazare
marzo 28th, 2015
By Sarah Lazare
marzo 28th, 2015

Students stand in the rubble of an Islamic seminary that was hit by a suspected U.S. drone strike in Hangu district in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Abdul Basit) How do you calculate the human costs of the U.S.-led War on Terror? On the 12th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, groups of

«You Might Be a Terrorist If …»: Leaked Document Reveals Secret TSA Check List

«The SPOT program is bullshit,» the manager told The Intercept. «Complete bullshit.»

Jon Queally
marzo 28th, 2015
By Jon Queally
marzo 28th, 2015

A TSA officer signals an airline passenger forward at a security check-point at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 (AP/Elaine Thompson) Obtained exclusively by The Intercept and described in a news story on Friday, a leaked Transportation Safety Administration document reveals the "suspicious signs"—including

¿Una nueva guerra fría? La amenaza nuclear está escalando más allá de la retórica política

Veinticinco años después del colapso soviético, el mundo está entrando en una nueva era nuclear.

Thalif Deen
marzo 28th, 2015
By Thalif Deen
marzo 28th, 2015
Nuclear explosion

As a new cold war between the United States and Russia picks up steam, the nuclear threat is in danger of escalating – perhaps far beyond political rhetoric. Randy Riddel, a former senior political affairs officer with the U.N. Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) told IPS he pities the general public. “They’re being fed two competing

The Truth Behind Jade Helm 15

The conspiracy theories probably aren’t as interesting as the truth.

Justin King
marzo 27th, 2015
By Justin King
marzo 27th, 2015
Jade Helm 15 area of operations. Image Source: Department of Defense

Jade Helm 15 area of operations. Image Source: Department of Defense MacDill Air Force Base, Florida (TFC) – There are scores of rumors flying around about Jade Helm 15, a US Special Operations Command operation that will begin on July 15th in the Southwestern United States. It’s time to separate reality from fiction. To start out it may

How To Kill A Discriminatory ‘Religious Liberty’ Bill: Call The Bluff

Backlash continues to grow against Indiana’s bill, including concern from the NCAA and a notice from Yelp that it will not expand its business in any state that passes a law like Indiana’s.

Georgia State Sen. Josh McKoon (R) defends his “religious freedom” bill to a House committee. CREDIT: AP Photo/David Goldman

Georgia State Sen. Josh McKoon (R) defends his “religious freedom” bill to a House committee. CREDIT: AP Photo/David Goldman Georgia lawmakers have been quickly advancing their own version of a “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (RFRA), a bill similar to the pro-discrimination legislation that just became law in Indiana. SB 129 has already

VIDEO: Police Officer Caught With His Pants Down … Masturbating At Starbucks

Gonzalez was only slapped with a relatively minor misdemeanor lewdness charge. Would this have been the charge if he wasn’t a cop?

Camden Metro Police Officer Benito Gonzalez.

Camden Metro Police Officer Benito Gonzalez. A police officer was caught masturbating at a table in a local Starbucks. The Camden Metro Police officer is accused of performing the act inside a Camden County Starbucks in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. The incident occurred last year but Lt. Benito Gonzalez pleaded guilty to lewdness