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New Study Shows More Than Half of Police Killings Have Gone Uncounted Since 1980
New research appears to confirm what Black Lives Matter activists and abolitionist organizers have said for years: There is a crisis of police-perpetrated killings in the United States that has gone underreported for decades, and people of color (and Blac ...[Read more]
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Big Pharma Greed ‘Literally Killing Americans,’ Sanders Says Outside Drug Lobby HQ
"How many people need to die, how many people need to get unnecessarily sicker, before Congress is prepared to take on the greed of the prescription drug industry?" ...[Read more]
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Up to Half of Pentagon Spending Since 9/11 Has Gone to War Profiteers
Up to half of the estimated $14 trillion that the Pentagon has spent in the two decades since the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan has gone to private military contractors, with corporate behemoths such as Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Boeing, and General Dynami ...[Read more]
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Video: ‘Imminent Threat’ or Aid Worker: Did a U.S. Drone Strike in Afghanistan Kill the Wrong Person?
The New York Times obtained exclusive security camera footage and witness accounts to show how the military launched a drone strike that killed 10 people in Kabul on Aug. 29 without knowing whom it was hitting. ...[Read more]
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Investigations of US Drone Attack That Killed 10 Afghans Find No Evidence of Explosives in Vehicle
"The Pentagon has some serious explaining to do," said one reporter. "Now consider how many strikes go unexamined by Western media." ...[Read more]
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US Airstrikes Have Killed Up to 48,000 Civilians Since 9/11: Analysis
"On average, U.S.-led airstrikes have killed more than 1,000 civilians a year since 2001." ...[Read more]
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Gaza child shot in neck by Israeli sniper dies
Occupation forces have killed 73 Palestinian children so far this year. ...[Read more]
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US Drone Attack Kills at Least 10 Afghan Civilians—Including 6 Children
Samim Shahyad, a 25-year-old journalism student, told the New York Times that the U.S. attack killed his father, his two brothers, four of his young cousins, his niece, and his sister's fiancé. Shahyad added that three of the victims were girls who were ...[Read more]
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Estimated Cost of Post-9/11 US Wars Hits $8 Trillion With Nearly a Million People Dead
"What about the people left behind in Afghanistan, in Iraq—after a drone strike in Somalia—what about them? Do they get any care? Do they get any compensation? Absolutely not. So what would be the cost of war if that was actually the priority for the ...[Read more]
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The cost of the global war on terror: $6.4 trillion and 801,000 lives
According to the report, since late 2001, the United States has appropriated and is obligated to spend $6.4 trillion on counterterrorism efforts through the end of 2020. An estimated $5.4 trillion of that total has funded, and will continue to fund, count ...[Read more]
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Israel Shoots Palestinian Teen Dead as He Documents Raid on Refugee Camp
Israeli forces have killed another Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank. On Tuesday, 15-year-old Imad Khaled Saleh Hashash was shot in the head while standing on the roof of his home. At the time, he was reportedly attempting to use his phone to ...[Read more]
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