04 February 2018

All the news for 04 February 2018 [ 102 news items | Now showing page 1 of 6 ]

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US: Nursing Homes Misuse Drugs to Control Residents

Nursing homes across the United States routinely give antipsychotic drugs to residents with dementia to control their behavior, desp...   [ continue reading...]

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New Evidence of Africa’s Systematic Looting, From an Increasingly Schizophrenic World Bank

A brand new World Bank report, The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018, offers evidence of how much poorer Africa is becoming thanks to rampant minerals, oil and ga...   [ continue reading...]

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We Should Not Accept Scientific Results That Have Not Been Repeated - Facts So Romantic

Distinguishing between replicated and un-replicated studies would change how science is reported and discussed, increase the visibility of both strong and weak...   [ continue reading...]

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Our Enemy, Ourselves: Ten Common-Sense Suggestions for Making Peace, Not War

Activists display signs during a protest against US military action in Syria on April 8, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo: Fibonacci Blue)   Truth...   [ continue reading...]

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As Paul Ryan Touts a Secretary's $1.50 Weekly Pay Hike, Koch Brothers Reap $1.4 Billion From GOP Tax Plan

This weekend, House Speaker Paul Ryan touted a story of a woman whose paycheck increased by $1.50 cents a week as a major benefit to middle-class workers. On...   [ continue reading...]

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How the Global 1 Percent Rips Off the World

Where do you turn for news and analysis you can rely on? If the answer is Truthout, then please support our mission by making a tax-deductible donation! "The f...   [ continue reading...]

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Fund our NHS: Tens of thousands of people march through London - photos

Tens of thousands of people marched through London yesterday to call for more funding for the NHS and an end to privatisation. Shabbir Lakha reports   [ continue reading...]

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Victims of Corrupt Baltimore Police Unit Tell Their Stories

As new allegations arise against the now notorious Gun Trace Task Force, Baltimore residents share tales of false arrest, robbery, and a failure to heed warnin...   [ continue reading...]

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‘We are hungry in three languages’: The forgotten promise of the Bosnian Spring

Ruth Tanner looks back at a wave of protests which swept through Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014.   [ continue reading...]

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'Bringing Humankind Closer to Annihilation': World Leaders Denounce Trump's New Nuclear Posture

Jon Queally, staff writerAs the Chinese government on Sunday urged the U.S. government to drop its "Cold War mentality" and criticized the Trump administration'...   [ continue reading...]

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Healthy Nutrition Spreads in El Salvador’s Schools

Eating healthy and nutritious food in schools in El Salvador is an effort that went from a pilot plan to a well-entrenched programme that has now taken off. The...   [ continue reading...]

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Despatches from the Tory civil war – weekly briefing

It’s a mistake to allow ruling class divisions on the EU to be refracted onto our side, argues Lindsey German     [ continue reading...]

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Getting Rich or Getting By? Cryptocurrency Trading Today

I remember in the 1990s when day traders were the hot thing on Wall Street as scores of twenty-somethings would wake up after a night of clubbing, put on their...   [ continue reading...]

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“Our Teachers Want to Be Part of a Movement”

On January 31, just before midnight, the tally came in. Over 80 percent of St. Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) members had voted to authorize a strike (two-t...   [ continue reading...]

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The Seasonal Beekeeper

A natural beekeeper I know who adheres to all the latest trends in chemical-free beekeeping lost 40 of his 48 hives in 2017. And according to the state apiarist...   [ continue reading...]

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Survival of Indigenous Tribes in Bangladesh Starts at School

Just before sundown on Jan. 30, a group of women day labourers from the Shantal indigenous community are in a rush to wind up their work harvesting potatoes in...   [ continue reading...]

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The Limits of #MeToo: Sectionalism, Economism, and “Identity Politics” on the Left

There’s no question that the #MeToo movement is succeeding in directing much needed public attention to the issue of gender oppression. The rise of public...   [ continue reading...]

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Is the Conflict Within Ecuador's Center-Left a Turn to the Right?

In a crushing blow to former president Rafael Correa, his hand-picked successor Lenin Moreno overwhelmingly won a referendum that reverses some Correa's policie...   [ continue reading...]

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Undermining Civil Society in Nagaland

Undermining Civil Society in Nagaland seema Mon, 02/05/2018 - 14:45   [ continue reading...]

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Accompanying Honduras

As the bus was taking our accompaniment delegation to Honduras to the airport for our return home, it stopped by the offices of Radio Progreso. Piling on to the...   [ continue reading...]

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