When journalist Jineth Bedoya went to Bogota's maximum-security prison 16 years ago to interview an infamous paramilitary warlord, li...
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Thursday, October 6, 2016
A young homeless child sleeps on the streets of Hanoi. In Vietnam, they are called ‘tre bui doi’ – children of the dust. Photograph: STR/Reuters
Monday, October 3, 2016
Samantha Nutt has spent decades working on humanitarian aid in war zones. Her book, Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies, and Aid, is rich in wisdom drawn from experience. But more powerful and pointed, and worth beginning and ending with, is her talk titled “The Real Harm of the Global Arms Trade.”
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Dopo i Panama Leaks, arrivano i Bahamas Leaks, con l'isola caraibica al centro delle rivelazioni su conti e affari off-shore di politici e imprenditori.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
As the UN general assembly meets in New York to discuss the record numbers of people fleeing their homes, the Red Cross traces the journeys of a handful of migrants who made the perilous trip across Africa to Europe
Friday, September 16, 2016
The Bayer corporation has successfully bid $66 billion to buy out chemical giant Monsanto, making these two corrupt organizations into one deadly behemoth. Attorney and author Mike Papantonio discusses this with Thom Hartmann.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Report shows child refugee figures have jumped by 75% in five years to 8 million, and calls for urgent action to protect the 50 million child migrants worldwide
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
In “Wolf Boys,” Dan Slater writes about two teens from Laredo, Texas, who became assassins for the Zetas, a brutal cartel.
The documentary Gringo, premiering at TIFF, provides new testimonials tying the computer programmer to a rape and a murder in Belize.
Sunday, September 4, 2016
Sado-masochism has evidently become the fashion in the pharmaceutical industry. A case in point is Mylan’s decision to raise the price of their EpiPen to $600.
Saturday, September 3, 2016
The World Socialist Web Site recently spoke to Roy Scranton, the author of the newly released novel War Porn (SoHo Press). Scranton enlisted in the US Army in 2002 and served with the 1st Armored Division in Baghdad, first as a Private Second Class before ultimately being promoted to Sergeant. His novel treats both the experiences of American soldiers in Iraq and at home, but, unusually, also attempts to present the reality of the war from the point of view of Iraqi civilians.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Nei luoghi del sisma arrivano in processione le figure istituzionali, che piangono, abbracciano i superstiti, promettono che non saranno lasciati soli. Responsabilità, bontà e impegno aleggiano sulle macerie e nel reality del dolore è protagonista la solidarietà.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Aid worker Kayla Mueller was forced to marry ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was reportedly tortured and constantly attacked before her death last year
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
“We’ve decided as a society that it’s too expensive to modify the kid’s environment. So we have to modify the kid.”
Sunday, August 21, 2016
On the heels of the sensational Alan Dershowitz defamation settlement case, comes Conchita Sarnoff‘s book, “TrafficKing.” The author, executive director of The Alliance to Rescue Victims of Trafficking, a Washington D.C. non-profit that raises awareness of human trafficking, exposes the underbelly of human trafficking and the powers that try to cover up the truth, from Harvard University to The White House.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The film brilliantly shows the contrast between the divinity of the city and its dark underbelly of prostitution and human trafficking.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Oscar-nominated "Not My Life" lifts the veil on the prevalence of human trafficking on a global scale.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange declared that the upcoming release of emails regarding the Democratic presidential nominee deemed to be so damaging will include more information on Clinton Foundation malfeasance.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Governments of Central and Eastern European countries have been selling an “unprecedented” amount of weapons and ammunition to the Middle East in recent years, fueling armed conflicts in the troubled region, a new report claims.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
When American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you’d expect to hear about it. Not so with the global arms trade.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
A villager in Sichuan Province reading his mobile phone. The government said it would punish websites that publish “directly as news reports unverified content found on online platforms such as social media.” Credit Kevin Frayer/Getty Images
Saturday, June 11, 2016
The Anonymous hacking collective is ramping up cyberattacks against stock exchanges and financial institutions across the group as part of phase three of its Operation Icarus campaign – currently dubbed Project Mayhem.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
About 45.8 million people around the world are trapped in modern versions of enslavement, a human rights group reported Tuesday, 28 percent more than its last estimate two years ago.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Thursday, May 19, 2016
“Nessuno tocchi il sistema. I tentacoli avvelenati di un’economia parallela”: la premessa è già un programma. E non esagera, perché stiamo parlando di un fatturato che supera i 151 miliardi, circa l’8% del Pil italiano e che occupa oltre un milione di lavoratori.
In un Venezuela sempre più sull’orlo del collasso le opposizioni, sfidando lo stato di emergenza, sono scese inpiazza a favore del referendum contro Nicolas Maduro. Ma i manifestanti hanno subìto una dura repressione da parte delle forze dell’ordine a Caracas e in altre città del Venezuela.
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Lanciato oggi sui documenti di uno dei più grandi leaking della storia. Si può cercare tra gli undici milioni di file delle società e degli individui che hanno cercato di evadere il fisco attraverso schemi di investimento offshore aiutati dall'agenzia Mossack Fonseca
Sunday, May 8, 2016
An investigation by the Los Angeles Times has revealed that the pharmaceutical company that sells the opiate painkiller OxyContin knew the drug was highly addictive — but pushed it anyway.