24 Nov 2015

23 States Now Offer Form Of Legal Marijuana; 58% of Americans Support Legalization

While Colorado receives the lion’s share of attention for legalizing marijuana, the legal landscape is shifting toward permissive laws nationwide.

16 Nov 2015

Interview: MintPress News’ Mnar Muhawesh On Paris Attacks & Response Of Western Countries

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks and blasts in Beirut, it seems very likely that Western countries will overreact and play into the hands of the Islamic State. It is also clear there will be little reflection on how Western countries, including France, created a climate that fueled the

13 Nov 2015

Over $1 Trillion Spent Since Nixon Began The War On Drugs

Despite increasing state-level legalization, someone in the U.S. is arrested for marijuana possession about once every minute.

11 Nov 2015

‘Israel Has Declared War On Palestinian Children’ (VIDEO)

Israeli peace activist Miko Peled explains what media coverage misses about the recent uptick of violence in Jerusalem and the occupation of Palestine.

05 Nov 2015

Midwest Campus Activists Vow To Keep Struggling For Palestine Despite Threats

As Students for Justice in Palestine draw attention to the devastating effects of Israeli occupation, attacks on activists are increasing nationwide.

30 Oct 2015

EU Nominates Violent US-Backed Venezuelan Opposition For Human Rights Prize

The EU’s prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought could be awarded to Venezuela’s violent opposition movement, which is backed by U.S. dollars.

29 Oct 2015

Abby Martin: Can Global Resistance Bring Down U.S. Corporate Empire?

Behind the Headline: Not only is the USA an empire in every sense, it’s the biggest empire the world has ever seen. With Abby Martin & Mnar Muhawesh.

28 Oct 2015

War, Media, Propaganda: Muslims As ‘Other’ — A Personal Narrative Of Islamophobia

In a speech delivered Oct. 15 in Minneapolis, MintPress News Founder Mnar Muhawesh discussed the personal tolls of war and corporate media fear mongering.

24 Oct 2015

From Psilocybin To MDMA: Researchers Are In The Throes Of A Psychedelic Revival

U.S. scientists are finally investigating whether psychedelic drugs from MDMA to magic mushrooms can help ease depression, anxiety, PTSD and even addiction.

22 Oct 2015

New Book Ties Former CIA Director To American Corporatocracy, JFK Assassination

A biography of former CIA Director Allen Dulles by one of the founders of Salon ties him to the rise of US corporate power and the agency’s worst misdeeds.