Economy

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Detroit's "unprecedented" shutoff of water utilities to city homes condemns residents to "lives without dignity," violates human rights on a large scale, and disproportionately impacts African-Americans, United Nations investigators declared Monday following a two-day inquiry. "Denial of access to sufficient quantity of water threatens the rights...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The World Trade Organization ruled Monday that U.S. rules requiring labels on...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"An economy that finds money for tax cuts for the rich and boardroom greed,...

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In a stunning indictment of the Gaza assault as the act of a savage nation, its own president has proclaimed Israel a "sick society" incapable of empathy or dialogue and in need of "treatment." In a conference speech, President Reuven Rivlin suggested Israel has forgotten not just how to be Jews, but "how to be decent human beings." For (further) evidence, video of Israeli soldiers arresting a mute, disabled boy for possibly throwing a stone as Israeli settlers cheer. This makes us sick.