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The search for Jackie Wallace | NOLA.com

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New Orleans

Greg Palast | Christie and Koch in Cahoots? It's Time to Subpoena the Committee for Our Children's Future

Far more insidious, more corrosive and dangerous than the Governor of New Jersey playing traffic warden is the story of Gov. Chris Christie's secret …

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• Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' directors changed their Twitter profile picture, and fans think it's a clue to Captain America's fate<br>• Saudi Arabia's …

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Fianna Fail signed off on gas give away on last day in power | Workers Solidarity Movement

Loading<p><b>Not the church, not the state, women must decide their fate</b><p>This site archives most material the WSM publishes but there is often a delay of a …

Schadenfreude

Top 10 movie westerns

It's the most all-American of film genres, filled with he-men and black hats. But the western has given us some great movies: the Guardian and Observer's critics pick the 10 best<p>• Top 10 crime movies • Top 10 arthouse movies • Top 10 family movies • Top 10 war movies • Top 10 teen movies • Top 10 …

Top 10 film noir

Guns, dames and hats: you can't have a film noir without them, can you? Take a look at the Guardian and Observer critics list of the best 10 noirs and you'll realise things aren't that simple …<p>• Top 10 westerns • Top 10 documentaries • Top 10 movie adaptations • Top 10 animated movies • Top 10 …

Imprison the Royal Family and Abolish the Monarchy

As the world waits with bated breath for the emergence of the latest—and cutest—member of the British Royal Family, allow us to put forth a gentle …

4 Journalists Jailed for Telling the Truth

The ongoing assault on whistleblowers is hardly a secret given the media’s recent coverage of Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning. But what about the …

If Republican Led 'Real America' Was a Country It Would Be the 3rd Poorest on Earth

Republicans and their teabagger comrades are wont to claim they are the real Americans, and those residing in the former Confederacy like to claim …

A Party Gone Mad - Today's Republicans are Yesterday's Fascists

Growing up, I always wondered how an entire nation could go mad. I was thinking about Nazi Germany, and millions of good, decent Germans, seeming to …

The Florida State Seminoles: The Champions of Racist Mascots

It’s easy to oppose the name of the Washington Redskins and call for owner Dan Snyder to change his beloved bigoted brand. After all, it’s a …

The Banksters Are Now Setting Up the Crash of 2016

(Image: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t; Adapted From: woodleywonderworks / Flickr)As the great Yogi Berra once said, "it's déjà vu all over …

Only a new wave of socialism can end the great squeeze on us all

Britain is now suffering the longest fall in living standards since Queen Victoria sat on the throne. If this Great Squeeze isn’t the key issue of …

“Wag the Dog” – The Sequel Set in Syria

Over the last couple of weeks a western-backed (and armed) military junta slaughtered many hundreds of Egyptians in broad daylight live on …

Middle East

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The Geopolitics of Gas and the Syrian Crisis: Syrian "Opposition" Armed to Thwart Construction of Iran-Iraq-Syria Gas Pipeline

Not All White House Reporters Are Pushovers

At 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., reporters usually shuffle along to a snoozy beat. But anyone who denigrates the mainstream media in general, or the White …

Homeland Security Threatens to Punish Staff for Reading Washington Post NSA Articles

<b>MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT</b><p>The Washington Post recently obtained a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memo that warned staff not …

An Open Letter to the Media on the 'Irony' of Snowden's Request for Asylum in Venezuela and Ecuador

The supposed “irony” of whistle-blower Edward Snowden seeking asylum in countries such as Ecuador and Venezuela has become a media meme. Numerous …

Whistleblower Snowden’s Explosive South-of-the-Border Disclosures

<b>NIKOLAS KOZLOFF FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT</b><p>By disclosing cloak and dagger spying at the National Security Agency (NSA), fugitive Edward Snowden has …

The Koch Brothers Are Waging War Against the Poor

(Photo: Sue Peacock / Flickr)Charles Koch thinks he has the solution to America's income inequality problem, and what a large problem it is.<p>We have …

Income Inequality

TransCanada Calls Nebraska Ranchers Agressive and Abusive, Talks of Terrorism

By Mark Hefflinger, www.boldnebraska.org<p>| Educate!<p>TransCanada, the Canadian corporation behind the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, is providing …