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U.S. Laws Criminalizing Homelessness Mount, Even As Courts Strike Them Down

mintpressnews.com — Four homeless men warm themselves on a steam grate by the Federal Trade Commission, blocks from the Capitol, during frigid temperatures in Washington. (Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP) WASHINGTON - Homelessness increased across the country over the past year even as substantial demand for emergency shelter was unmet, according to a major report published this month on behalf of some 1,400 U.S.

VIDEO: Why The Guardian Censored One Of Its Top Journalists

mintpressnews.com — Abby Martin interviews investigative journalist, Nafeez Ahmed, about what was not discussed in the torture report and his claims of censorship at the Guardian newspaper, where he used to work.

Despite Warnings Of Future War, Obama To Impose New Sanctions On Russia

mintpressnews.com — President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin get up to leave after a meeting in Northern Ireland, Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP/Evan Vucci) The White House announced late Tuesday that President Obama will sign into a law a provocative, yet largely ignored, bill passed by both chambers of Congress last week that critics say increases the chances of a future military confrontation with Russia.

VIDEO: MintPress Gathers Around The Campfire With Female Guerrillas Fighting ISIS

mintpressnews.com — TELL HAMIS, Syria - Zatlaan bends down around a fledgling fire, blowing the kindling carefully, willing the damp pile of scrap wood to catch. Zatlaan - who asked that only her first name be used - is completely decked out in camouflage, spare a colorful traditional scarf wrapped tightly around her head.
Dec 18, 2014

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