death toll

Puerto Rico’s Uncounted Dead

May 29, 2018
A Harvard study has found that at least 4,645 people have died as a result of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, 70 times more than Puerto Rico officials claim. We speak to Omaya Sosa, co-founder of Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism, who first reported  the government’s official death toll was underreported

Report: Civilian Death Toll in Iraq 31 Times Higher Than US Claims

November 21, 2017

U.S. officials repeatedly tout the bombing campaign against ISIS in Syria and Iraq as the most precise in history, but a new investigative article in the New York Times Magazine, co-authored by Anand Gopal, tells a different story

Climate Change Has Doubled Area Hit By Forest Fires in US (Part 1/2)

October 17, 2017

Dr. John Abatzoglou and Dr. LeRoy Westerling explain how a warming earth has exacerbated the impact of forest fires, and how climate action could save lives

Haiti

October 7, 2016
Interventions, an ongoing cholera epidemic, and the devastating 2010 earthquake left much of the country in a condition that’s made the disaster worse

Deputy Speaker of Israeli Knesset Calls for Expulsion and Jewish Reoccupation of Gaza

August 7, 2014

Max Blumenthal tells Paul Jay that Moshe Feiglin’s program is part of a growing incitement to genocide against Palestinians

Israeli Forces Target UN School Shelter, Children and Hospitals

July 31, 2014

Pernille Ironside: The Chief of the UNICEF Field Office in Gaza describes the growing death toll and the rising humanitarian crisis

Pope Francis

March 13, 2013
Matthew Fox (former Catholic priest) discusses the Vatican’s work with the CIA and it’s alliance with far right political forces and Pope Francis’ opposition to liberation theology in Latin America.