‘Forty years ago the United States was hit by another major heroin epidemic. During the 1970’s, during the Vietnam War, heroin making its way to the United States from the Golden Triangle became an epidemic. It was estimated that more than 200,000 people in New York City alone were using heroin. At one point in […]
‘British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has praised Donald Trump’s promise to keep US troops in Afghanistan after fears he was planning to pull them out. The president, going against what he had said during the election campaign, announced on Monday that the US would not withdraw personnel as doing so would leave a power vacuum […]
At least 65 people were killed in Iraq. Most of them were militants in the Tal Afar region. The post Security Forces Pierce Tal Afar City Limits; 65 Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.
The same day Texas took another swing at reproductive rights, Oregon showed the rest of the country what reproductive health legislation can and should look like. On August 15, Governor Kate Brown (D) signed into law what many are calling the country’s most progressive reproductive health care policy, expanding access to abortion, birth control, postpartum care […]
Infrastructure investment: it’s that economic policy sweet spot that everyone loves to love. Fixing bridges, building roads, modernizing airports, improving mass transportation, keeping lead out of our water: nearly everyone can relate to the need for it and can imagine how much better their lives would be with more of it. For years, most people […]