Showing posts from May, 2013

Obama's 'assault on journalism' is a threat to our democracy

Guantanamo prisoners say they prefer Bush over "illusion" Obama

In Civil Rights Victory, Virginia Restores Voting Rights for Hundreds of Thousands Nonviolent Felons

Monsanto set to halt GM push in Europe

The FBI’s Fishy Story on Killing Tsarnaev’s Friend

The 'We Steal Secrets' Documentary on WikiLeaks Is Incredibly Biased

"Off the Record" Meetings with DOJ Exposes Deep Subservience of DC Press Corps

'Pushed to the Edge,' Seattle's Low Wage Workers Join Sweeping Movement

Imprisoned CIA Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou Pens “Letter from Loretto”

US lifts ban on laptops and other hightech exports to Iran ahead of elections

Hundreds Protest Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees in North Carolina

Are Washington, Moscow, and Beijing Using the Global Arms Trade to Create a New Cold War?

Van Jones: Three Myths About the Obama Tar Sands Pipeline

Father of Ibragim Todashev FBI shot claims his son was executed

Americans have rebuilt less than half of wealth lost to the recession, study says

The Death of Nutrition

Chicago Closes 50 Public Schools, Spends $100 Million in Taxpayer Funds on Private College Stadium

Jeremy Hammond Guilty Plea Part of Crackdown on Journalism, Activism

Julian Assange on Meeting with Google, Responds to Anti-WikiLeaks Attacks from New Film to Finances

French presidential wines go in 'austerity' auction

Officials: Man who knew Boston bombing suspect was unarmed when shot

The Case for Food Stamps

How Corporations and Law Enforcement Are Spying on Environmentalists

Will Journalists Take Any Steps to Defend Against Attacks on Press Freedom?

Move Over, God, the Biotech Companies Are Here

Dozen Arrested in Chicago Protesting Obama's Aggressive Deportation Policies

Julian Assange: U.S. Probe of WikiLeaks & "Show Trial" of Bradley Manning Aims to Scare Whistleblowers

Colorado Governor Signs Bill Ending Marijuana Prohibition in State

15 Freight Train Cars Derail in Maryland

Women Face Down Stun Batons at Nike Factory Protest

Pentagon: The Chinese stole our newest weapons

Military Suicide Rate Continues to Rise at Alarming Rate

Obama's Terrorism Speech: Seeing What You Want To See

Why USC and not a black college, Dr. Dre?

The Video that Bradley Manning says Pushed Him to Upload to Wikileaks

Oregon teen to be charged with attempted murder over 'conspiring to top Columbine massacre'

Valeant to buy contact-lens giant Bausch & Lomb for $4.5 billion

Chicago Students Erect Protest Garden for 'Uprooted' Schools

UN Human Rights Chief Slams US Over Gitmo, 'War on Terror'

U.S. Veteran Scott Olsen brings antiwar message to Chicago's NATO Summit

Racially Segregated ‘Black-Only Pods’ in Florida County Jail

Consumerism and Its Discontents

In Guantanamo, fine words are no substitute for freedom

NYC’s Bike Share Launches At $9.95 Per Day

Julian Assange: UK Spy Messages Suggest He is Being Framed

Global Protest Against Monsanto

Thousands join Paris rally against gay marriage law

Kechiche’s powerful same-sex love story wins Palme d’Or

How Many Rotting Apples Do Our Hedges Hide?

The End of the Beginning of the End

A Review of Alex Gibney's 'We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks'

Electric car startup Better Place liquidating after $850 million investment

On the eve of March against Monsanto Senate shoots down GMO labeling bill

Yes Mr President, This Is Who We Are

The Corporate Dictatorship of PBS and NPR

Over a Million Signatures in Support for Sen. Warren's Student Loan Bill

Come Clean: Groups Demand Transparency from Attorney General Eric Holder

Assange calls WikiLeaks film ‘propaganda attack’

Guantanamo, Drone Strikes and the Non-War Terror War: Obama Speaks

'Obama must be taken before ICC for the war on terror' says Noam Choamsky

Obama Expands Militarization of Police

U.S. Alone Refuses to Accept Venezuelan Election Results

As Guantánamo Hunger Strike Enters 107th Day, Diane Wilson begins 25th Day of Solidarity Fast

Another Memorial Day in This Endless War

Collapse: Does Washington Bridge Expose the Crumbling of a Nation?

President Obama and the media: a game of flattery and deceit

Wikileaks Cables Reveal State Dept. Promoting GMOs Abroad

Boy Scouts of America lifts ban on gay youth

Obama’s War on Journalists

Killing Americans: Jeremy Scahill on Obama Admin’s Admission 4 U.S. Citizens Died in Drone Strikes

New revelations about lengths taken by White House to guard secrets troubles First Amendment advocates

French composer and singer Georges Moustaki dies at 79

Obama's Attack on Whistleblowers Criminalizes News Gathering

Student jailed for three weeks awaiting trial over Facebook posts

Ríos Montt Genocide Verdict Annulled, But Activists Ensure US-Backed Crimes Will Never Be Forgotten

Father of Chechen shot by FBI suspects son was tortured

Fourth night of youth rioting rocks Stockholm

London's Violent Spectacle: What is to be Gained by Calling it Terror?

Senate Accepts Deal to Kick Formerly Incarcerated Off Food Benefits

The GOP's Black Friends Need More Black Friends

Obamas to Black Grads: Good Job. Now Stop Being Such a Failure

Activists Demand Mexican President Be Held Responsible for Deaths of Protesters

Coalition of Immokalee Workers Targets Wendy’s in Fair Food Campaign to Improve Wages, Conditions

At least 51 dead from massive Okla. tornado

‘Don’t interact, don’t talk, they are not humans’ - Gitmo guard's basic orders

Stockholm riots spread as PM slams 'hooliganism'

Obama DOJ formally accuses journalist in leak case of committing crimes

Chicago Teachers and Parents Launch Three Day March Against 54 School Closings

Occupy No Longer in Headlines But Activism Continues Nationwide

Barack Obama seeks prosecution of journalist with 1917 Espionage Act

UK police sample DNA from 120,000 children in 2 years

Swedish extradition request for Assange ‘a fit-up’ - UK intel chatter

The Collapse of Journalism, and the Journalism of Collapse

Marching in Chicago: Resisting Rahm Emanuel's Neoliberal Savagery

Seattle Teachers, Students Win Historic Victory Over Standardized Testing

Yahoo! to purchase Tumblr for $1.1 billion in all-cash deal

Marriage Equality for Minnesota? You Betcha!

Minnesota governor signs same-sex marriage bill

The Hidden World of Israel’s High School War Resisters

Mercy Killing Debate in Australia Simmers

In Shadow of the Stonewall Inn, a Gay Man Is Killed

"Black Diamonds”: South Africa’s Black Millionaires Act as Middlemen for Corporate Power

Gary Pruitt: Associated Press condemns US government for 'unconstitutional' phone seizures

The IRS and the Real Scandal

EU Bans Olive Oil Dipping Bowls In Restaurants

Gitmo hunger strike: Timeline

France legalises same-sex marriage

Tensions At Morehouse: Minister Booted For Naming Obama's Failures

Despite Sequester, High-Level Federal Executives Slated to Get Bonuses

Seizure of AP Phone Records Continues Obama Admin's Attack on Whistleblowers

80% of Gitmo Prisoners on Hunger Strike for 100 Days

French president signs gay marriage bill into law

Venezuela's New Labour Law: The Best Mother's Day Gift

Aaron Swartz's Last Gift: Site Launches Whistleblower Safe House

New Report Looks at How Foreclosure Undermined Black and Brown Wealth

Review by Organisation of American States on illicit drugs 'could mark beginning of the end' of prohibition

Obama Worse Than Nixon? Pentagon Papers Attorney Decries AP Phone Probe, Julian Assange Persecution

Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

‘Environmental genocide’: Native Americans quit talks over Keystone XL pipeline

NYC commuter trains collide in Connecticut after ‘major derailment’

Palestinians Mark 65th Anniversary of Nakba (Catastrophe of 1948)

Gitmo Activists Mark 100th Day of Hunger Strike With Media 'Storm'

Washington Gets Explicit: Its 'War on Terror' is Permanent

Pentagon 'Rewrites Constitution' Affirming Endless War

Make Money Now To Hell With Tomorrow

What Caused Cooper Union’s Fiscal Woes and Is Ending Free Tuition the Answer?

9 LGBT Athletes of Color Who Paved the Way for Jason Collins

84 Percent of NYC Fast Food Workers Report Wage Theft

The Casualties of Justice

Milwaukee Becomes Fifth City Where Fast Food Workers Strike

White House Damage Control: Obama names new IRS commissioner in scandal fallout

Germany to investigate Western pharm companies over ‘human guinea pig’ drug trials

New York Attorney General Investigates Fast Food Wage Theft

Federal Judge Says Obama Governs Like Bush on Reproductive Rights

From Capital Punishment to Guns, Old Fears Weigh Like a Nightmare on Today's Debate

Cloning Is Used to Create Embryonic Stem Cells

Chris Hedges: Monitoring of AP Phones a "Terrifying" Step in State Assault on Press Freedom

Cutting Social Security and Not Taxing Wall Street

Intimidation act against AP shows 'real fear in House of Power'

Death and Denial on Dolphin Deaths

California Domestic Workers Demand Bill of Rights

AP probe: White House claims no knowledge, Justice Dept defends actions

The major sea change in media discussions of Obama and civil liberties

Google launches new Play Music All Access streaming service

As some retailers back Bangladesh accord, U.S. group lashes out

Obama says Economy Poised for Progress - Is It?

Brazil judicial panel clears way for gay marriage

Corporate Win: Supreme Court Says Monsanto Has 'Control Over Product of Life'

U.S. Attorney General Holder recused himself from media subpoena