Showing posts from January, 2012

What Happened to Canada?

South Bronx Community Rallies to End "Stop and Frisk"

Pesticides blamed for bee decline

The Invisible War: New Film Exposes Rape, Sexual Assault Epidemic in U.S. Military

Torture, and Impunity in US Courts

Syrian Activist Speaks from Hiding: The Bloodshed is Continuing Despite International Criticism

Climate Change: Extreme heat can cause wheat crops to age faster and reduce yields

A Competitive Dollar: The Missing Link in President Obama's Manufacturing Agenda

The Party of Our Discontent? An Interview With Green Party Candidate Jill Stein

Occupy Asia: Japanese Nuclear Foes Defy Order to Remove Tents

Philanthropy is the Enemy of Justice

Pakistan Protests US Drones

US Plans for Perpetual War

When New Obama Chief of Staff Was NYU Executive, School Ceased Recognizing Union

Occupy Protesters and Police Clash in Oakland

Record Numbers of Incarcerated Mothers Bad News for Women, Children, Communities

Howard Zinn: Class in America (pt 2)

National Actions Target Private Prison Investors

Twitter Enables Censorship, Boycotts Begin

FBI Wants New App to Wiretap the Internet

Despite Salary Caps, Treasury Approved Lucrative Exec Payouts at Dozens of Bailed-Out Firms

Occupy Oakland: An Illustrated History

Gulf Reopens for Drilling as Obama Administration Accused of Low-Balling Effects of Spill

Egypt: Sharif Abdel Kouddous Reports from Cairo as Crowds Mark 1 Year of Revolution in Tahrir Square

"In Tahrir Square": HBO Doc on Egypt’s Revolution Through Eyes of Democracy Now!’s Sharif Kouddous

Activist Primer: The Nitty-Gritty on the Amendment Movement to Defeat Citizens United

"He Says One Thing and Does Another": Ralph Nader Responds to Obama’s State of the Union Address

Is Schneiderman Selling Out?

The Corporate State Will Be Broken

Joe Paterno, Fallen Penn State Coach, Dies of Lung Cancer at 85

Etta James: One of Everyone’s Own

Remembering Etta James

Study Challenges Supreme Court’s Image as Defender of Free Speech

Michelle Alexander & Randall Robinson on the Mass Incarceration of Black America

Spain's "Indignados" and the Globalization of Dissent

We Must Stop This Corporate Takeover of American Democracy

Two Years After "Citizens United," Amending the Constitution is Essential

What if 'Citizens United' Actually United the Citizens?

Citizens United: A Tsunami of Secret Corporate Campaign Cash is Drowning Our Democracy

Surveillance City: New Body Scanners Head to NYC

Lynching the Dream

Blackout Strike: Anonymous Calls for Street Protests; Lawmakers Drop Support of SOPA and PIPA

Bio-fuels, Speculation, Land Grabs = Food Crisis

In Fight Over Piracy Bills, New Economy Rises Against Old

Revealed: The FBI's Secretive Practice of "Blackballing" Files

Occupy the Neighborhood: How Counties Can Use Land Banks and Eminent Domain

US slides from #1 to #27 on social justice

Why I’m Suing Barack Obama

Stop the School-to-Prison Pipeline

France Steps Forward With Robin Hood Tax

Who Knew There Was So Much Poverty? The Poor, That's Who

2 Years After Devastating Earthquake, Haiti’s Rebuilding Weighed Down by Legacy of Foreign Meddling

We're Not Broke

The 'Invented People' Stand Little Chance

Amid Fuel Price Crisis, Nigeria Goes on Strike

Everything You Need to Know About Wall Street, in One Brief Tale

Report: US Preparing for an Israeli Strike on Iran

Dissecting Occupy Wall Street

A former Guantanamo guard, who was at the prison facility when it opened ten years ago, today reflects on a decade of lawlessness.

In New Hampshire, Occupiers Live Free or "Die-In"

Nigeria's Oil Disasters Met by Silence

Israeli Women to Super-Extremists: Don't Stop Me

No Longer a Party of Lincoln: The Racial Politics of the New GOP

Guantánamo Exclusive: Former Chief Prosecutor, Ex-Prisoner Call on Obama to Close Prison

NDAA: Obama Signs Law Restricting Transfer of Guantánamo Prisoners and Expands Indefinite Detention

Guantánamo Detainees Launch Hunger Strike to Protest Prison’s 10th Anniversary

If Corporations Are People, Then...

Occupy US Healthcare

Occupy Wall Street: Why Now? What's Next?

Occupy the New Hampshire Primary: Granny D's Last Speech

Tumultuous Times for Democracy Compelled Moyers' Return to TV

Ten Years of Guantanamo: One of the Prison's First Detainees Breaks His Silence

On the Russian Left: The Real News Interviews Boris Kagarlitsky

Iraqi Torture Scandal Touches Highest Levels of NATO

Coal Miners Pay in Blood for China's Economic Miracle

Obama's Pentagon Strategy: A Leaner, More Efficient Empire

The end of the US military occupation does not mean Iraqis have full control of their oil

Obama and Netanyahu's Push for Attack on Iran

Recognizing the "Unpeople"

US Political News Is a Fool’s Game

Citizens United Backlash Grows from Cali. to NYC Urging Congress to Overturn Corporate Personhood

Arms Dealer Obama Will Win by Default

Universities Gone Wild: Big Money, Big Sports and Scandalous Abuse at Penn State

Possible showdown with Iran sends oil prices soaring

Nordic Whoring: US Workers Get Cheap

Montana State Supreme Court: Citizens United Not Welcome Here

US Primaries Promise Little – and 2012 Could Deliver Even Less

End of the Pro-Democracy Pretense

Year of Global Uprisings, from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street: A Special Look Back at 2011

Scott Olsen, U.S. Vet Wounded at Occupy Oakland, on Recovery, Protests, Iraq and Bradley Manning

IBC says 162,000 Civilan Deaths in Iraq Since 2003 Invasion

Julian Assange: iPhone, Blackberry and Gmail users are 'screwed' - video

Protect Your Cell Phone from Prying Eyes in 2012

Somalians Caught in Crossfire as US Bank Withdraws Cash Lifeline

The economic power of Wall St., if not restrained, will lead to political dictatorship

Populism Isn't Dead, It's Marching: What 19th Century Farmers Can Teach Occupiers About How to Keep Going

Shoveling America's Wealth to the Top

Warning: 'Fracking' rock to extract gas causes earthquakes. But how big?