It has been alleged in many online circles that Western powers and their allies created ISIS, which a US-led coalition is now battling in Syria. How accurate is this claim?
As a result of Holder's failure to prosecute any of the Wall Street crew who helped to prop up the housing bubble, the main culprits walked away incredibly wealthy.
Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, founder of 350.org, and a TomDispatch regular. His most recent book, just out in paperback, is "Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet."