Location: North America

Marcela Turati Muñoz – The Price of Mexico’s Drug War

Mexican investigative reporter Marcela Turati Muñoz reports on the frontlines of Mexico’s War on Drugs, a narco-civil war that has killed over

Navassa Island – Territorial Dispute

Navassa Island – The United States of America claims sovereignty over this uninhabited island, and they currently control it, but Haiti has

Ethan Nadelmann – Why We Need to End the War on Drugs

Is the War on Drugs doing more harm than good? In a bold talk, drug policy reformist Ethan Nadelmann makes an impassioned

James A. White Sr. – Historical Racism Encountered by US Air Force Vet

Fifty-three years ago, James A. White Sr. joined the US Air Force. But as an African American man, he had to go

Empire – Rise of the Oligarchs, Decline of US Democracy

Empire with Marwan Bishara examines the rise and role of the new oligarchs and the decline of democracy in the United States

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in North America – since 1900

The most recent earthquake catastrophe of epic proportions in the World – the 2010 Haiti quake – is the quake which has

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in The Americas – since 1900

The 2010 Haiti quake was the most devastating earthquake in the Americas since 1900, regarding the amounts of lives lost. It is

FLAG: Unofficial Flag of the Uninhabited Navassa Island

The United States of America claims sovereignty over this uninhabited island, and they currently control it, but Haiti has disputed this sovereignty

Guantanamo Diary – Detainee Describes Life in Captivity

Declassified after years of appeals, a groundbreaking memoir of a current inmate details the harrowing conditions inside Guantanamo Bay and exposes the

PHOTO: Depleted Uranium Cylinder Being Weighed

Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride cylinders are weighed before being placed in storage. Image originally sourced from: Depleted UF6 Management Information Network (US Govt)

PHOTO: US Military Depleted Uranium Ammunition onboard USS Missouri

1987 photo of United States military personnel inspecting linked belts of Mark 149 Mod 2 20mm ammunition before loading it into the

PHOTO: Depleted Uranium Cylinder being moved via Cylinder Handler

“Cylinder handlers” are specially designed vehicles also used to move and handle Depleted Uranium (DU) Hexafluoride cylinders. Text by Depleted UF6 Management

PHOTO: Depleted Uranium Cylinder moved via Straddle Carrier

One common method of moving depleted Uranium Hexafluoride cylinders uses a specially designed vehicle called a “straddle carrier”. Text by Depleted UF6

PHOTO: Leaking Depleted Uranium Tank and a Fixed Breach

Chemical Reactions During Leakage If a cylinder leak (breach) occurs and the depleted UF6 is exposed to water vapor in the air,

PHOTO: Depleted Uranium Stored in Large Steel Cylinder

48G Depleted UF6 Storage Cylinder After enrichment, depleted Uranium Hexafluoride is placed in large steel cylinders for storage. The most common storage