Archive for ‘terrorism’

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

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December 11, 2016

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the privileged and powerful.

Source: Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

September 22, 2016

Straight talk about Islam in the Los Angeles Times « Why Evolution Is True

You don’t often see an op-ed on Islam this straightforward, especially in a major newspaper like the L.A. Times. So the September 9 op-ed by Shadi Hamid, “From burkinis to the Koran: Wh…

Source: Straight talk about Islam in the Los Angeles Times « Why Evolution Is True

December 17, 2015

Devils, Deals and the DEA – ProPublica

Why Chapo Guzman was the biggest winner in the DEA’s longest running drug cartel case

Source: Devils, Deals and the DEA – ProPublica

November 20, 2015

Back to (our) Future

Public polling shows that the things Sanders talked about in his speech are things that most Americans agree with and approve of. They are, as Sanders worded it,

Source: Back to (our) Future

November 17, 2015

The 5 Myths of Terrorism—Including That It Works – Scientific American

Why terror doesn’t work

Source: The 5 Myths of Terrorism—Including That It Works – Scientific American

November 17, 2015

Is Terrorism a Form of Self-Help Justice? – Scientific American

The moralistic motivations of ISIS

Source: Is Terrorism a Form of Self-Help Justice? – Scientific American