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Seven Seconds: New Netflix Series Inspired By Black Lives Matter Movement

<i>Seven Seconds</i> is a new Netflix drama series centering around the hit-and-run of a black teenager from Jersey City by a police officer who attempted …

Hanoi, Vietnam Air Pollution Was At Toxic Levels For 90 Percent Of 2017

In October 2016 Vietnam air pollution levels skyrocketed to second worst in the world, things aren’t looking better a year and a half later.<p>Hanoi …

African Elephant Poaching Is On The Rise, Is China To Blame?

An investigation conducted by (CITES) revealed that of all the international passengers busted with illegal ivory, 85 percent were citizens of …

Insys Therapeutics Accused of Fraudulent Opioid Marketing And Bribing Doctors

Opioids are in the headlines again as drug company, Insys Therapeutics, faces another accusation of fraudulent marketing and bribing doctors.<p>New York …

Rihanna Teams With French President To Bring Education To Disadvantaged Countries

Grammy award-winning pop superstar Rihanna is teaming up with French President Emmanuel Macron to help bring education to developing countries, …

One Officer, Scores of Tickets and a Familiar Racial Disparity

(ProPublica) by It was just before 9 a.m. one day last July, and Noemi Martinez was on her way from one job interview to the next, running to catch a …

T-Mobile Flies Its Social Justice Flag At The Super Bowl And People Are Angry

The Super Bowl is in the history books and the Philadelphia Eagles are the world champions for the first time in team history, but they were not the …

Doing the Right Thing is Never Futile

(National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee) Last month, war tax resister Randy Kehler was interviewed on Local Bias, a public access TV show …

Operation Pacific Eagle: Name Change Signifies Intensified U.S. Involvement In Philippenes

Operation Pacific Eagle: Does a seemingly innocuous operation name change signify intensified U.S. counterterrorism operations in the Philippines.<p>In …

The Rooney Rule: The NFL’s Spin On Affirmative Action

(All Peer News articles are submitted by readers of Citizen Truth and do not reflect the views of Citizen Truth. CT believes in the power of regular …

Rastafarians: More Than Ganja and Dreadlocks

Whenever Rastafarians are mentioned, the image that comes to mind is Bob Marley, or some other reggae artist. After that, people conjure up images of …

Dreamers, DACA, Deportation, Donald- Resistance Podcast

(The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Citizen Truth. Citizen Truth …

AFRICOM: US Covert Mission in Africa

On October 4 2017, four U.S. soldiers, who were part of a 12-man Special Forces team led by Green Berets, died in Niger. They were killed in an …

‘This Is Simply Price Gouging’: Cost of Cancer Drug Hiked 1,400% Since 2013

(Common Dreams, by Jessica Corbett) Critics of the pharmaceutical industry have expressed outrage over a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> analysis that found the …

Kenya Government Shuts Down Media As Opposition Leader Swears Himself In As President

On Jan. 30, Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga, swore himself in as the “people’s president”. The Kenyan government responded by warning media …

What To Expect From President Trump’s First State Of The Union Speech

On Tuesday a divided nation will watch President Trump’s first State of the Union speech.<p>With a booming economy and a decisive victory over Democrats …

New Details Alleged in Scheme to Make Millions Off First Border Wall in Texas

(ProPublica) There, Godfrey Garza Jr., director of the county’s drainage district, cajoled company executives to hire a firm owned by his family in …

Victory For Puyallup Tribe As New Tacoma LNG Plant Delayed

The Puyallup tribe has won the latest battle in the years long fight over construction of a new Tacoma LNG plant in Washington state.<p>Permit approval …

5 Reasons We Need to Keep Resisting Pipelines

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, especially with ETP’s legal attempt to intimidate and silence us. But in fact, the resistance to pipelines is growing …

Fact-Checking Trump’s State Of The Union Address

Trump’s State of the Union address was the second longest in history, but was it accurate?<p>It is said and done. President Donald Trump on Tuesday …

Iran Protests, A Rocky Start to 2018 And Now An Uncertain Future

A series of anti-government rallies rocked Iran to start 2018. Protests that threatened to shake the foundation of the Islamic republic.<p>According to …

MSNBC Yemen Coverage Non-Existent Despite Large-Scale Human Catastrophe

Media watchdog group, FAIR, analyzed the MSNBC Yemen coverage and found little to zero coverage of one of the worst human crises of our time.<p>One of …

Trump Shuts Down Voter Fraud Commission, Turns To DHS For Next Steps

President Donald Trump on Wednesday shut down a White House Commission that he had charged to investigate voter fraud. He then tasked the Department …

Jay-Z Vs Trump: On Trump’s Treatment Of African-Americans

President Trump loves a Twitter battle. Last Sunday he took to Twitter to counter comments Jay-Z made on “The Van Jones Show” in a round of Jay-Z vs …

Kushner Under Fire for Receiving $30M From Israeli Firm While Shaping Middle East Policy

“There has indeed been clear collusion proven between pre-inaugurated Trump and a foreign power—with Israel, to sink Obama’s U.N. policy on …

Corporate Media Covered Iran Protests With Protest Photos Not In Iran

After the outbreak of protests in Iran three weeks ago, several major corporate media outlets ran stories on the protests using pictures claiming to …

Constitutional Crisis? -PODCAST

(The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Citizen Truth. Citizen Truth …

Highlights From Trump’s State Of The Union Address

Highlights, polls and takeaways from Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night.<p>President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union …

With Facts On His Side, Trump Just Needs To Tell The Truth

(All Peer News articles are submitted by readers of Citizen Truth and do not reflect the views of Citizen Truth. CT believes in the power of regular …