Issue 562

  • The right-wing, scandal-ridden "charity" that isn't really a charity

    The truth about the Red Cross

    For many people, the American Red Cross is the very embodiment of lifesaving. Millions of Americans donate blood or hard-earned pay to the organization each year, or during special appeals like after the Gulf Coast hurricanes. But the real story of the Red Cross isn't nearly as noble and humanitarian as the image.