h/t The Spectator – Guardian author John Gibbons has written an extraordinary piece which blames climate denial on old white people. Climate deniers want to protect the status quo that made them rich Sceptics prefer to reject regulations to combat global warming and remain indifferent to the havoc it will wreak on future generations From my vantage […]
In 1926, strong man and physical culture enthusiast Earle Liederman wrote a book called Endurance. In it, Liederman makes the case that every man should be physically fit enough to save his own life in an emergency. He sets out five fitness benchmarks that indicate whether a man is up to this task. None require you to be able […]
The flu and cold season is upon us. I have already seen numerous patients suffering from upper respiratory illnesses and even weathered my first bout. The CDC and the Powers-That-Be would have you believe that you should receive the influenza vaccine on a yearly basis. (1) They claim that the flu vaccine can save thousands […]
The Russian Defense ministry released a cache of photos from Syria allegedly showing ISIS, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), and the United States working side-by-side against Russian and Syrian government forces in the town of Dier ez-Zor. Photos from two weeks ago of what Russia claims are U.S. Special Ops Forces (SOF) Hummer vehicles operating […]
Gen-Xers and Millennials are the first generations in history born to the video gaming age. And they’ve been ‘gamified’ from birth, with 2.6 billion people playing video games worldwide, and it is generally accepted by industry pros that Americans alone spend 50 million hours a day gaming. According to a Newzoo market intelligence report, the […]
President Trump’s condemnation of NFL players that choose to kneel, rather than stand for the national anthem, reignited a national debate that began with Colin Kaepernick’s decision not to stand for the anthem last season as a protest against police brutality. Over the weekend a plethora of players and even entire teams chose to either […]
Advertisers can now target Facebook users based on where they’ve been in the real world. The social network is allowing thousands of companies to serve ads specifically to people who have walked into their physical stores, in order to get them to come back.
One person gets arrested for marijuana possession every 71 seconds in the United States, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s annual Crime In the United States (CIUS) report. This is great news to drug cartels, police departments, racists, corrupt politicians, the prison industry, and the involuntary rehab clinic racket. It’s bad news for everybody […]
As previewed last week in “Prosecutors Demand 2-Year Prison Sentence For Anthony Weiner”, with Weiner having already agreed to serve prison time for sending explicit message to a teenage girl as described in painful detail in “Prosecutors Unveil Full Details Of Anthony Weiner’s Pedophilia” today’s sentencing was merely a formality.
A US company has introduced a “snowflake test” to weed out overly sensitive, liberal candidates who are too easily offended. The test includes questions such as “What does America mean to you?” and “When was the last time you cried and why?”. Many questions are designed to assess a candidate’s stance on America, police, and […]
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) walks to the U.S. Capitol before all-night voting July 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) With the latest version of Trumpcare floundering after several Republicans announced that they cannot support the legislation in its current form, Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) are set to release […]
U.S.-backed Syrian militias said Russian warplanes struck their positions in Deir al-Zor province on Monday near a natural gas field they seized from Islamic State last week, but Russia denied it.
On Saturday, when a defiant Iran allegedly confirmed the existence a brand new ballistic missile it has unveiled just hours earlier at a military parade in Tehran, we reported that Iranian state television released video footage Friday claiming to show the launch of a new type of medium-range ballistic missile.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at F8 in San Jose, California, April 18, 2017. (Photo: Anthony Quintano) This Truthout original was only possible because of our readers’ ongoing support. Can you make a monthly donation to ensure we can publish more like it? Click here to give. Facebook recently acknowledged it received more than $100,000 […]
Proving that he was just getting warmed up earlier this morning with his latest rant against the NFL, Trump now seems to want ‘#StandForOurAnthem’ to go viral.
Indonesian authorities raised the volcano’s alert status to the highest level on Friday following a dramatic increase in seismic activity. It last erupted in 1963, killing about 1,100 people.
With Congress preoccupied with a series of Republican efforts to repeal and replace the ACA, little attention has been paid to a long-running bipartisan program providing insurance coverage to millions of American children: the Children’s Health Insurance Program, often referred to simply as CHIP, which provides coverage to nine million American children. University of Miami Pediatrician, Dr. Gwen Wurm, […]
France’s draft counterterrorism bill is now in its final stretch before becoming law. The fast-tracked bill is widely expected to pass a vote in an extraordinary session of the National Assembly on October 3 – despite concerns that it encroaches on people’s rights. The bill doesn’t prolong France’s two-year-long state of emergency, which will formally be over when it […]
The people of Sweden are breaking up with cash. The number of banknotes and coins in circulation has fallen to its lowest level in three decades. Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank, estimates that cash transactions made up only 15 percent of all retail transactions last year, down from 40 percent in 2010, thanks in large part […]
The optics were bad enough when disabled Americans were being dragged out of capital buildings as they protested potential loss of benefits in the first two iterations of Republican health care bills. For the protestors it was all about Medicaid. The Senate bill did away with Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion which would drop millions of low-income […]