In a weekly series we're calling ThrowbackTexas, Jon Stewart gives you a great primer on exactly how partisan, revisionist and petty the Texas SBOE can be. Watch the video, add your name in support of honest, accurate history textbooks for Texas schools.
Lawyers for a convicted double-murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona dragged on for two hours, while witnesses watched him gasping for breath and attorneys scrambled to halt the process, have called for an outside review of the "horrifically botched
Water is a human right. Yet every week, hundreds of Detroit residents are having their water ruthlessly cut off by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, despite living on the Great Lakes, which carry one-fifth of the world's water supply.
We believe that this national park site will allow visitors to consider the project's many ethical, cultural, and scientific implications. This is not a park to celebrate the creation of atomic weapons,but to put into context the impacts,both positive and
Published on Jul 23, 2014 - B'Tselem learned from the media today that the Israel Broadcast Authority (IBA) had rejected an appeal against IBA Radio's refusal to air a spot in which the names of Gazan children killed during Operation Protective Edge were
U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) spokesmen Chris Gunness told Al Jazeera, "We gave the Israelis the precise GPS co-ordinates of the Beit Hanoun shelter. We were trying to co-ordinate a window [for evacuation] and that was never granted."
A disgusting, terrible story, just got disgusting-er and terribler: McDonald's has fired Debra Harrell, the woman who was arrested for letting her nine-year-old daughter play alone at the park while she was at work.
As Israeli forces bombard the Gaza Strip by air, land, and sea, some 1.8 million Palestinians are largely stuck inside their homes, shaken by relentless explosions, wondering if and when their turn to die will come. When death does strike,...
Making the case that American capitalism oppresses the white middle class was a tough sell back when I was a wee lad. For one thing, the thirty five percent of the American workforce that belonged to a union would strongly disagree.
...economic inequality has worsened...in the United States and some other countries. The richest 1 percent in the U.S. now own more wealth than the bottom 90 percent. Oxfam estimates that the richest 85 people in the world own half of all wealth.
That's what the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees concluded after interviewing hundreds of these kids.
"The M-18 gang told me if I returned to school, I wouldn't make it home alive," said a 17-year-old boy identified as Alfonso