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.
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
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.
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