Civil & Human Rights

Sarin Gaslighting: On Eve of Brussels Peace Talks, Syrian Government Framed For Chemical Weapons Attack (Again)


Tens of Thousands of ICE Detainees Allegedly Forced Into Labor, A Violation of Anti-Slavery Laws

A 2014 lawsuit filed against GEO Group, one of the largest private prison contractors, alleges that as many as 60,000 immigrants detained by ICE were forced to work for $1 a day or no money at all, under threat of solitary confinement — a violation of federal anti-slavery laws. In March, the lawsuit reached a historic class action status.


Private Prisons and Modern American Slavery Set to Thrive Under Trump Presidency

With Trump’s plan to expand the use of private federal prisons, and his executive order to increase the number of immigration officers and escalate deportation enforcement raids nationwide, those private prisons are guaranteed a constant, plentiful supply of ICE detainees to occupy their cells — and even more so, to profit immensely from their barely paid, compulsory labor.


Chris Hedges: The Dance of Death


57% of Americans Can’t Name a Single US Supreme Court Justice


Since 1776, The United States Has Been at War 91% of the Time Since Its Founding — 220 out of 241 Years


Human Trafficking in India Has Risen By 25% With 20,000 Cases in 2016


Amid Fevered “Fake News” Hysteria, Mainstream Media Demonstrates How To Fake News Like a Pro With Fake Aleppo Coverage (VIDEO)

The Western corporate media’s increasingly hysterical denunciations of the Syrian “regime” (never referred to as a legitimate sovereign government), along with allies Russia and Iran, for alleged atrocities in the retaking of Aleppo, painting democratically elected President Bashar al-Assad as a “brutal dictator” who “butchers his own people”, is a measure of the disillusionment and bitterness within the Western neo-liberal power elite over this strategic reversal in the drive to overthrow the sovereign government of President al-Assad.


Alabama Likely Tortured a Man to Death Last Week


South Sudan: The Latest Failed US Intervention Descends Into Violent Chaos


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