Showing posts from March, 2013

Eiffel Tower evacuated over bomb threat

Maya Angelou: my terrible, wonderful mother

The Other Rosa Parks: Now 73, Claudette Colvin Was First to Refuse Giving Up Seat on Montgomery Bus

City College of San Francisco and Public Education Under Attack

Iraq, Afghan Wars Will Cost US 4-6 Trillion Dollars: Report

The Global Unemployment Crisis

Israel Conceded to Palestinian Prisoner's Hunger Strike

Debate: Does Marriage Equality Reinforce a Conservative Institution or Support Social Change?

Self-Replication at Stake in Monsanto Patented Seed Case

The Day That TV News Died

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Continues - No Legal Basis for Holding Prisoners

Inside the Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Case: Recordings of Oral Arguments, Plaintiffs

In Challenge to Roe v. Wade, North Dakota Enacts Law Banning Nearly All Abortions

Attorney General Eric Holder: If the President Does It, It’s Legal

'Disaster Capitalism' in Detroit

Revolt in Cyprus: Richard Wolff on Protests Against EU Plan to Seize Bank Savings

Phil Donahue on His 2003 Firing from MSNBC, When Liberal Network Couldn’t Tolerate Antiwar Voices

Farmworkers Feed Nation, But Few Have Health Care

'Shrouded in Secrecy': US Soldiers, Drones Proliferate in Niger

The Sociocide of Iraq by Bush/Cheney

Detroit Police Officer Accused of Shooting 7-Year-Old Will Go to Trial

Palestinians Reacted Angrily to US President's Visit

The prolonged Israeli naval blockade has destroyed Gaza's fishing industry and marine sports

Get the Banks Out of the Education Business

Gifted and Talented Schools are Segregation by Another Name

Boris Berezovsky found dead at his Berkshire home

Vanderbilt Out of Africa: Tennessee students win a divestment fight

Elizabeth Warren: Why Isn’t Minimum Wage $22?

Gailbraith and Panitch (Pt 2): Is a New "New Deal' Possible?

Gailbraith and Panitch (Pt 1): Is a New "New Deal' Possible?

Obama’s Real Political Program

EPA Favors 'Bee-Toxic Pesticides' Over Future of Food, Groups Charge

From Detroit to Cyprus, Banksters in Search of Prey

Thomas Young's "Last Letter"

Exclusive: Dying Iraq War Veteran Tomas Young Reads "Last Letter" to President Bush and Dick Cheney

Exclusive: Dying Iraq War Veteran Tomas Young Explains Decision to End His Life

David Bacon: Corporate Education Reform Hits San Francisco Community College

Monsanto's Death Patents

Phil Donahue on His 2003 Firing from MSNBC, When Liberal Network Couldn’t Tolerate Antiwar Voices

International Day of Happiness

Where Are Progressives in the Fight To Save Public Schools?

The persecution of Barrett Brown - and how to fight it

NYPD's Stop and Frisk Put on Trial in "Historic" Class Action Lawsuit

North Korea threatens to attack US military bases in Pacific if provoked

10 Years After the War in Iraq, the Same Political Forces are Planning a War with Iran

The New York Times and "Liberal Media" Helped Sell the Iraq War

"We’ve Lost Our Country": An Iraqi American Looks Back on a Decade of War

'Worse Than Nixon': Pentagon Papers Lawyer on Obama, Secrecy and Press Freedoms

As Obama Visits Israel, Scholar Rashid Khalidi on How the U.S. Undermines Peace

Bombings in Baghdad kill 56 on eve of Iraq war anniversary

Cyprus rejects bailout deal leaving eurozone facing fresh crisis

Access to Health Care, Basic Necessities a Matter of Life or Debt

New York's Police Union Worked With the NYPD to Set Arrest and Summons Quotas

Haiti's Duvalier Needs Company in the Dock

Al Gore: My Vision of the Future

Forbes Billionaires List Growing

"We’ve Lost Our Country": An Iraqi American Looks Back on a Decade of War That’s Devastated a Nation

The Shame of America’s Gulag

Wall Street Execs Should Face Criminal Consequences

New 'Costs of War' Report: Hundreds of Thousands Dead, Trillions Spent

Police shooting of Brooklyn teen sparks protest

Ten years on, Blair says Iraq invasion was right decision

Iraq: War's Legacy of Cancer

On Kimani Gray, and on Not Walking Away

Mutual Interest Hidden Beneath Apple and Samsung Legal Struggle

Paulo Coelho on Jesus, Twitter and the difference between defeat and failure

Prison Profiteers Are Neo-Slaveholders and Solitary Is Their Weapon of Choice

Failed "Welfare" Programs and the Web of Poverty

Top French lawyer Olivier Metzner found dead

Telecoms firm hails 'significant victory' as judge blocks FBI's data demands

John Catt Wins Lawsuit: Landmark privacy case won by 88 year old in UK

Israel's Land Injustice Perpetuated by a Racist Discourse

Two Steubenville football players found guilty of raping teenage girl at party

L.A. Teachers Block Corporate Donor Attempt to Buy School Board

Farmer Ben Burkett on Racism and Corporate Control of Agriculture

Letter From Poland: Smart, Young, Unemployed - and Leaving

Democrats Share the Blame for Tragedy of Iraq War

French town raises €4m to bring Courbet painting home

Rock Art Riches: The Devastating Cost of Australia’s Mining Boom

A New Pope and "The Most Corrupt Vatican Since the Borgias"

Catholics in Argentina Protest Church’s Complicity in Dictatorship

Swiss tourist gang raped in central India

'Historic' UN declaration on women agreed

Vatican says criticism of new pope unfounded

A Social Conservative: Pope Francis Led Effort Against Liberation Theology and Same-Sex Marriage

Afghans Demand Withdrawal of US Special Forces

State secrecy czar under George W Bush says successive US presidents have abused system

14 on Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Prison

Right to a Lawyer Can Be Empty Promise for Poor

Ten Years on I Want Answers for my Daughter Rachel Corrie

On the 10th Anniversary of Rachel Corrie's Death

Court Docs Reveal Blackwater’s Secret CIA Past

City clears 'Camp 83' and refuses to find residents shelter

The fatal choice between food or heating in Modern Britain

Research exposes racial discrimination in America's death penalty capital

"The Backdoor to War with Iran" - Wilkerson Attacks Senate Resolution

'Unmitigated Disaster': Iraq's Pain Has Only Intensified Since US-Led Invasion in 2003

Wave of "Ag Gag" Bills Threaten Food Safety and Freedom of the Press

The Cruel Gap Between CEO Pay and the Stagnant Minimum Wage

A Social Conservative: Pope Francis Led Effort Against Liberation Theology and Same-Sex Marriage

Erased US Data Shows 1 in 4 Missiles in Afghan Airstrikes Now Fired by Drone

Inequality and the Environment

The Obama administration doubles down on government opacity

NYPD officer Gilberto Valle found guilty of all charges in cannibalism plot

After Vowing Greater Transparency, Obama Admin Increasingly Censoring and Withholding Info

World Leaders Pay Their Final Respects at Chavez's Funeral

PM Harper's Venezuela Insult Shows Right Ideology Trumping Canadian Interest

"This War is Continuing": As U.S. Prepares 2014 Pullout, No End in Sight to Afghan Occupation

Austerity and the Death of Logic

Corporate-Approved State Bills Kick Low-Wage Workers While They’re Down

Daniel Ellsberg: In Hearing Bradley Manning Act Out of Conscience, Secret Tape Refutes Media Slander

Bradley Manning Speaks: In Leaked Court Recording, Army Whistleblower Tells His Story for First Tim

Finally: hear Bradley Manning in his own voice

Millions of Europeans Require Red Cross Food Aid

The Crucifixion of Tomas Young

NYC police kill black 16 year old, as witness says Brooklyn youth was ‘running for his life’

Fukushima Meltdown’s 2nd Anniversary Brings Protests Against Japan’s Reliance on Nuclear Power

This Week in Poverty: American Winter

Africa's Cocaine Hub: Guinea-Bissau a 'Drug Trafficker's Dream'

Noam Chomsky: Will Capitalism Destroy Civilization?

Gay in China: Suffering in a Marriage of Convenience

Bolivians Grieve Death of Chavez

A Sea of Tears in Caracas

Dancing the World into Being

New Violence Against Women Act Includes Historic Protections for Native American and LGBT Survivors

Hugo Chávez Funeral: Derided by US Media, Venezuelan Leader Uplifted Poor from Caracas to the Bronx

Without More Women, Media Cannot Tell the Full Story

North Korea: US Has No Monopoly on Right to Preemptive Nuclear Attacks

Tim DeChristopher’s Release from Prison Inspires Earth Day Theatrical Release of Bidder 70

Bradley Manning: The Conscience of America

Chavez Democratized Venezuela Making it the Most Equal Country in Latin America

Why Did the US Government and Big Oil Hate Chavez?

Greg Palast | Vaya con Dios, Hugo Chávez, Mi Amigo

Rich California town considers license plate readers for entire city limits

Jail Sentence: Court Convicts Italy's Berlusconi

On the News With: Thom Hartmann: Attorney General Eric Holder Confesses, and More

Left Behind by the Berlin Start-Up Boom

83 Billionaires in China's Congress

Remembering Hugo Chavez

Filipinos in San Francisco Rally Against Modern Slavery

GM Seeds and the Militarization of Food - and Everything Else

Tens of thousands pay respects to Hugo Chavez in emotional farewell to Cuba’s No. 1 ally

Chávez Dies, Leaving a Bitterly Divided Venezuela

The New Normal: Australia Had Hottest Summer on Record

Bob Barker Spearheads New ADI Campaign to End Elephant Suffering at Fairs

Europe's Lost Generation Finds Its Voice

Municipal Broadband Networks Bridge the Digital Divide as Telecom Industry Tries to Block Them

"After Aaron": Late Activist’s Campaign for Open Internet Continues at Freedom to Connect Conference

We Are Bradley Manning