Showing posts from 2012

India rape victim’s funeral held in New Delhi

Hillary Clinton hospitalised with blood clot

The Wilmington 10: North Carolina Urged to Pardon Civil Rights Activists Falsely Jailed 40 Years Ago

Freeing Political Prisoners a Critical Palestinian Demand

Sanity and Mental Health in an age of Mass Murder

Payback: Homeowners Move to Foreclose on Banks

The FBI vs. Occupy: Secret Docs Reveal "Counterterrorism" Monitoring of OWS from Its Earliest Days

The Airport Experience: A Journey in Itself

Another NYC "subway push" death

Iceland Tackles ‘Invisible’ Trafficking

What's Wrong with Baltimore Public Schools?

The Other Bradley Manning: Jeremy Hammond Faces Life Term for WikiLeaks and Hacked Stratfor Emails

From MLK to Occupy, the FBI Resides on the Wrong Side of History

Dr. Gabor Mate on the Stress-Disease Connection, Addiction and the Destruction of American Childhood

Bush 41 in 'guarded condition' in ICU

Renewable Energy Alliance Stretches From Germany to Central America

George H.W. Bush hospitalized in intensive care unit

Congress Delays Aid Bill As Sandy Victims Suffer

Russia set to ban U.S. adoptions

Six Weeks After Reelection, Obama Sells Out Liberal Democrats

Record Breaking Deportations in 2012

Idle No More: Indigenous-Led Protests Sweep Canada for Native Sovereignty and Environmental Justice

Finally, A Few Bankers Face Criminal Prosecutions For Conspiracies

Africa Cashes in on Mineral Wealth

Gaza's Children Haunted by Nightmare of War

Federal Jury Finds City of Chicago Responsible for "Code of Silence" in Chicago Police Department

As the ANC Votes to Support BDS, a New Film Compares Life in Palestine to Apartheid South Africa

In US Since Age 10, But No Dream Act for Young Activist Who Helps Others

Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, on the Struggle to Win, and Now Protect, Voting Rights in U.S.

"End of the World": Apocalypse or Shopocalypse? Reverend Billy on Consumerism and Climate Change

Iran tells citizens to avoid 'high-risk' US travel

Canada's 'Idle No More' Movement Spreads Like Wildfire

As Chief Spence Starves, Canadians Awaken from Idleness and Remember Their Roots

The Final Battle: Due Process

Two firefighters shot dead and two wounded in New York state ambush

Africa’s Mobile Health Revolution

'Sandy Claus' delivers toys to storm-stricken kids

In France, Truffle thieves face paramilitary threat

India Looks to Diverse Strategy on Disability

Leonard Peltier Speaks Out from Prison on Denial of Medical Care, Bid for Clemency

Bolivian president predicts era of peace and love instead of apocalypse

Sen. John Kerry Chosen for U.S. Secretary of State

Obama Administration Snubs Risks, Set to OK 'Frankenfish'

Women Prisoners Endure Rampant Sexual Violence; Current Laws Not Sufficient

Socialists Sweep Venezuelan State Elections as Chavez Recovers in Cuba

Domestic Abuse Survivor Goldie Taylor on Giving Up Her Gun & the Unseen Plague of National Violence

NRA Slammed for Push for Guns in Every School

Gunman kills three people near Hollidaysburg

Obama Will Ride to the Rescue... for Republicans

Rep. Raúl Grijalva Rejects Obama "Fiscal Cliff" Plan to Cut More from Social Security than Military

Louisiana TV Station Fires Black Meteorologist for Responding to Viewer’s Barb About Her Hair

Israeli Army Killing Palestinian Protestors with Impunity say Activists

Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Mr. President, I am Disappointed'

Reverend Billy Is the Anti-Claus With Message of No-Click Christmas

Thousands Remain Displaced From Sandy Without Heat and Power

The Struggle for Abortion Rights in Ireland

States Need to Stop Giving Subsidies to Corporations

Michael Moore’s Poetic Plea to Obama: "Dear Mr. President, Please Let Leonard Peltier Come Home"

Venezuela's Housing Revolution

The High Price of Excessive and Stressful Work

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Gets Its First-Ever Airing in the Senate

Historic European Court Ruling: CIA's Rendition Program Clear Case of 'Torture'

Vegetable Waste to Zero Waste in La Pinata, Chile

A Former Republican Insider Begs for Sanity

Dean Baker: The Biggest Myth in Obama-GOP Spending Showdown is the "Fiscal Cliff" Itself

27 reported to be killed by gunman in Conneticut school shooting

Pakistan, Afghanistan Moving Ahead on Peace Plan That Cuts US Peace Role

Qatari Aid Moves Hamas Away From Iran into "Moderate" Camp

Google Chairman Says Android Winning Mobile War With Apple

The Trials of Bradley Manning

Google on 'Immoral' Tax Evasion: 'It's Called Capitalism'

Rice Drops Bid for Secretary of State, Citing Opposition

Republican and Democratic "Remedies" Ensure More Crises, but Alternatives That Work Are Taboo

Obama Writing "Rules" for Killing People with Drones

Obama terror drones: CIA tactics in Pakistan include targeting rescuers and funerals

A Sign That Obama Will Repeat Economic Mistakes

A 'National Attack': Mich. Passes 'Right-to-Work' Law

Michigan GOP Push Through Anti-Union, Elite-Backed "Right-to-Work" Law Before House Majority Shrinks

The Corporate "Heist" of the United States Government Began With a Memo in 1971

"Lincoln": The Underbelly of the Democratic Process

The Honest and Just Path to a Sustainable Medicare

The New Border: Undocumented Immigration’s Shifting Frontier

Corporate Push for GMO Food Puts Independent Science in Jeopardy

Gaza: The Need for the Other Narrative

Detroit Autoworker Joins Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Colombian Workers

Upping the Ante in Egype: Morsi Readies for Martial Law

Hugo Chavez to undergo further cancer surgery

Austerity vs. Public Transportation

John Lennon: 32 Years Later 'Give Peace a Chance' Still Rings True

"Your Governments Have Failed You": Syrian-American Student Munira Sibai Calls For Climate Justice

"If Not Now, Then When?": Filipino Negotiator Pleads for Climate Deal After Typhoon Kills 500

Noam Chomsky: The Assault on Gaza

Older, Eager, and Unemployed: When Even Santa Can’t Get a Job

How Petraeus Quietly Stoked the Fires of Sectarian War Without Getting Burned

Egypt Faces One of Its Largest Political Crises Since Revolution Began

Employees at Billion Dollar Companies Fight for a Living Wage

The cruel struggle of a fast food worker's life

American Justice: Marijuana Convicts Scarred While BP Execs Untouched

Dreams for Obama: From Community Organizer to Robot President

Sucking Up to the Military Brass

The Abysmal State of Adjunct Teacher Pay

As Typhoon Bopha Wreaks Havoc, Philippine Negotiator Urges Wealthy Nations to Address Global Warming

Laptop Seizures by US Government Highlight 9/11-Era Climate of Fear

EXCLUSIVE: Julian Assange on WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning, Cypherpunks, Surveillance State

The People Bail Out the People

Unfinished Business: The Unspoken Link Between Dispersants and Sick Children in the Gulf of Mexico

Fast Food Workers Demand Living Wages

Despite US Refusal to Sign On, Global Landmine Treaty Working

Historic Fast Food Strike in NYC Fights CEO's for Living Wages

Part 2: Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West Call on Obama to Host a White House Conf. on Ending Poverty

Smoke Signals: Martin Lee on Growing U.S. Movement to Legalize Marijuana

Fiscal Cliff An Artificial Crisis

Hostess Failure Not Union's Fault

The Missing Living Wage Agenda

Over 100 Workers Killed in Bangladesh Sweatshop Fire

The Naked Truth about San Francisco's Nudity Ban

Tipping Point on Same-Sex Marriage

A Night in Gaza Under the Bombs

When It Comes to Gaza, Don’t Let Obama Speak for Black Americans

Oliver Stone on the Untold U.S. History from the Atomic Age to Vietnam to Obama’s Drone Wars

As Bus Bomb Hits Tel Aviv, Sharif Abdel Kouddous on Egypt’s Mediator Role and Gaza’s Ongoing Torment

Occupy Sandy Serves 10,000 Thanksgiving Meals

In Gaza, It’s the Occupation, Stupid

Israel, Gaza Ceasefire Reached after Week of Israeli Terror

Senseless Death of Irish Woman Exposes Grim Reality for Women

Anatomy of the Walmart Strike: Walking Out, One Day at a Time

The Revolving Door from the Pentagon to the Private Sector

From Syria to Gaza: The West’s Humanitarian Double Standards Exposed

Walmart Strike: Why the Black Friday Protests Matter to the Future of US Jobs

I Lost My Daughters in Gaza Last Time. Surely the Bloodshed Has to End

Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams on Gaza: "We Can’t Support Punishing an Entire Population"

Beleaguered Europe, Back in the Spotlight

BP Will "Kill Again," Former EPA Officials, Attorney Warn

An Outgunned Hamas Tries to Tap Islamists’ Growing Clout

Glenn Greenwald: Starting with Fiscal Cliff, Obama’s 2nd Term Rests on Organizing, Not Cheerleading

'All Options on the Table' as Israel Launches 'Operation Pillar of Cloud'

Man who armed Black Panthers was FBI informant, records show

When a Celebrated Activist Turns Out To Be an FBI Informant

Liberals and Progressives Happy but Not Elated About Obama's Re-Election

Next Steps for the Occupy Movement: The Tenderloin Today Project

Drums Beating to Privatize Social Security

Iran Warns US Against Airspace Violation

As US states Legalize Marijuana, Is This the End of the War on Drugs?

Grinning 'Kibitan' Teaching Fukushima Children How to Avoid Radiation

After Historic Votes Legalizing Marijuana, Colorado & Washington Prepare for Federal Gov’t Showdown

Tavis Smiley, Cornel West on the 2012 Election & Why Calling Obama "Progressive" Ignores His Record

Public School Teachers Spend Billions of Their Own Funds on Student Needs

Sandy Sweeps Away New York City's Only Day Laborer Center

Citizens United Rebuked