Moonshine: The American Rebel Spirit

Moonshine: The American Rebel Spirit

Moonshine evokes imagery of outlaw distillers practicing their craft by the light of the moon to evade the law. But Prohibition ended in 1933. Why are illegal moonshiners still a...
US Anti-drug Work in Colombia Uses Cancer-linked Herbicide

US Anti-drug Work in Colombia Uses Cancer-linked Herbicide

By JOSHUA GOODMAN The new labeling of the world’s most-popular weed killer as a likely cause of cancer is raising more questions for an aerial spraying program in Colombia that is the cornerstone of the U.S.-backed war on drugs. The International Agency for...
Tennessee AG Wants Court to Set Aside Municipal Broadband Ruling

Tennessee AG Wants Court to Set Aside Municipal Broadband Ruling

By ERIK SCHELZIG Tennessee’s attorney general wants a federal appeals court to set aside a recent decision by the Federal Communications Commission to allow cities like Chattanooga to offer municipal broadband beyond their normal service area. State Attorney...
Israel, US ‘Boycott’ UN Session On Gaza Conflict

Israel, US ‘Boycott’ UN Session On Gaza Conflict

Israeli and American representatives were conspicuously absent from the UN Human Rights Council session on the Palestinian territories on Monday. The session aimed to look into the Gaza conflict which killed 2,200 people in 50 days in 2014. “I note the...