The civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart has returned home from prison after a federal judge ordered her compassionate release. Stewart is 74 years old and dying from late-stage breast cancer.
By Danny Schechter, Seven Stories Press | Book Excerpt
The late Nelson Mandela became an icon of a fearless leader on behalf of equality. He fought oppression, but in winning the battle of justice in South Africa, he did not pursue a path of vengeance.
By MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT
The sheriff of Bastrop County, Texas, is a pretty happy man.
He just took possession of a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle for his police force
by JOSHUA FRANK
Journalist Max Blumenthal’s latest book Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel has been one of the most controversial and enlightening books of 2013. It’s a fearless, no holds barred take on life in Israel and the brutal occupation of Palestine.
By Sharda Sekaran
The drug war is full of racism and hypocrisy. It’s hard to argue against that reality. People intoxicate themselves, both illegally and legally, at much the same rates across racial lines.
If you’ve ever been arrested on a drug charge, if you’ve ever spent even a day in jail for having a stem of marijuana in your pocket or “drug paraphernalia” in your gym bag…