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Children in War Deserve Accurate ‘List of Shame’

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will soon publish his annual “list of shame” of governments and armed groups that commit grave violations against children during armed conflict. Human Rights Watch, along with 20 other…

How Many Times Must Assange Be Proven Right?

The espionage charges against Assange bear out what he’s been saying and should open ears to what he’s also said about the non-Russian source of the DNC emails, says Caitlin Johnstone.

Foreign Aid That Costs An Arm And A Leg – Literally

My friend Andrew Rubin is an amputee. He’s lost his right hand, lower arm, right foot, and lower leg. He used to be an avid runner and cyclist. He can’t do much of that anymore, although his walking is getting much better. Soon he might…

Map: Recent Incidents of Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes

In the wake of the Paris attacks, hate crimes against American Muslims continue to increase at a disturbing rate. The map below displays recent incidents of threats, violence, and acts of vandalism that have taken place around the country…

Afghanistan’s Hired Guns

THE NUMBER OF SECURITY contractors the military employs in Afghanistan is higher now than at any time since President Barack Obama declared an end to combat operations in the country in 2014, Defense Department documents show.…

Our Public Schools Are Still Separate and Unequal

Desegregated busing still exists—only the children have changed. This transferring of children outside their local districts has grown even stronger. Instead of Black children being bused in, there’s an increase of White children being…

Here’s Exactly Who’s Profiting from the War on Yemen

Priyanka Motaparthy, A Researcher For Human Rights Watch, arrived at a market in the Yemeni village of Mastaba on March 28, 2016, to find large craters, destroyed buildings, debris, shredded bits of clothing and small pieces of human…