“You can't be a real man if you don't look out for your kids. They need you.” But is Bill O'Reilly "a real man" after he allegedly physically abused his wife in front of their young daughter?
The Republican-controlled House just recently approved a bill that bans most abortions after 20 weeks. The assault on women and their reproductive rights continues at the hands of the GOP.
Welfare in the U.S. flows vertically in two directions from a single source—the middle-class. The redistribution of wealth that flows up to the rich is far greater and more concentrated than the wealth that flows down to the poor. This is a major problem.
The Pacifica network wasn't one to shy away from controversy. And now, 45 years after the station bombings, KPFT continues to broadcast in Houston serving "the public as a beacon of alternative perspectives and a hub of local news and culture."
Suicide is the third highest cause of death in the world. The pressure of life, causing extreme emotional distress, is the common denominator. Has suicide become a worldwide epidemic?
It's another case of corruption within a police department after an undersheriff and captain were accused of corruptly influencing and impeding an FBI investigation into abuse and bribery. The L.A. Sheriff's Department has a noted culture and acceptance of corruption.
A decision was recently made saying the NSA surveillance program goes beyond what is appropriate under the Patriot Act. With the Patriot Act up for renewal in a couple weeks, this ruling will hopefully get U.S. citizens to rise up and demand this government respect their privacy.
The government has been using fear as a weapon against truth-telling, by harassing, threatening, and imprisoning whistleblowers. Citizens like Jeffrey Sterling are being punished for speaking out against the corruption.
U.S. senior citizens who paid into Social Security their whole lives deserve to reap the benefits from it upon retirement. If the wealthy paid their fair share in taxes this would not even be an issue to discuss.
The NAACP recently released a video of two handcuffed teens being shot with pepper spray while detained in a holding cell. The disturbing video bares the question: Are further civil rights violations taking place inside the Alton Police Station?