Activists in Detroit have appealed to the United Nations over the city’s move to shut off the water of thousands of residents. The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department says half of its 323,000 accounts are delinquent and has begun turning off the taps of those who do not pay bills that total above $150 or […]
The pro-transparency group WikiLeaks has released the secret draft text for the Trade in Services Agreement, TISA, a trade agreement covering 50 countries and more than 68 percent of world trade in service. Until now, the draft has been classified to keep it clandestine, not only during the negotiations, but also for five years post-enactment. […]
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is entering its fifth day. The United States will play its first game of the tournament today against Ghana. Meanwhile, protests are continuing on the streets of Brazil. Many Brazilians have expressed fury over Brazil spending an estimated $11 billion to host the cup while the country’s hospitals and […]
“The government was telling bold-faced lies,” Levison says. “It was impossible to trust them with the access they wanted.
Justice Department massively overstated its successes in targeting mortgage fraud while in fact ranking it as a low priority for investigation
New disclosures from Edward Snowden show the NSA is massively expanding its computer hacking worldwide.
You made a decision to evacuate your town before the Japanese government told the people in the area to do this
Dozens of people have been hospitalized since the spill, with symptoms including nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, rashes and reddened skin.
Hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs have vanished as companies sought lower-wage workers in Mexico. Meanwhile, NAFTA has generated more poverty in Mexico,
the goal of the NSA really is the elimination of privacy worldwide—not hyperbole, not metaphor, that’s literally their goal