Showing posts from February, 2014

Hurricane Carter’s deathbed plea: Ex-boxer battles for release of New York convict

Pakistani Anti-Drone Activist Karim Khan on Being Abducted by Masked Men

Retired police and firefighters arrested over 9/11 fraud charges

GCHQ and NSA intercepted Yahoo users' private photographs

Scientists liken Chinese smog to ‘nuclear winter’

Chokwe Lumumba, Dead at 66, Leaves Behind Revolutionary Legacy

Missouri Uses 'Mystery' Compound to Execute Convicted Murderer

The Poisons of Extreme Wealth and Inequality

America's Secret Police

GMO crops appear to be a threat to the environment, USDA admits

Chokwe Lumumba: The Mayor Who Brought an Economic Democracy Vision to Mississippi

Chokwe Lumumba (1947-2014): Activist and Revolutionary Mayor of Jackson, Miss.

Richard Falk says Israel Guilty of 'Inhuman' and 'Degrading' Apartheid

Report Exposes Link Between Fracking and Toxic Air Emissions in Texas

More airborne radiation confirmed near New Mexico nuclear site

Inside the Army Spy Ring

The Surrender of America's Liberals

Barack Obama: How "Thou Shalt Not" Became "Thou Shalt"

Radioactive Fukushima Plume Due to Reach West Coast this Spring

Syria Set to Surpass Refugee Record

How Wolves Change Rivers

Vigilantes with a Badge: The War Against the American People

Pentagon Will Cut Services and Benefits To Soldiers While Protecting Profits of Defense Industry

Spies of Mississippi: The State-Sponsored Campaign to Defeat the Civil Rights Movement

Western Spy Agencies Infiltrating, Warping World of Online Activism

New Pentagon Plan: A Few Less Troops, Same Old Empire

Inside the Mind of James Clapper

Hundreds of tiny satellites could soon deliver free internet worldwide

US Backing the Destabilization of Venezuela

CNN cancels Piers Morgan Live over gun control position?

"The Paragraph Began to Self-Delete": Did NSA Hack Computer of Snowden Biographer & Edit Book Draft?

Silencing the Scientist: Tyrone Hayes on Being Targeted by Herbicide Firm Syngenta

Exxon CEO: Don't frack in my backyard

Secretive Netflix-Comcast Deal Destroys Promise of Net Neutrality

Ukraine sets European course after ouster of Yanukovich

Ukrainian parliament appoints speaker as acting president

Why is Inflation So High in Venezuela?

Judge Tosses Muslim Spying Suit Against NYPD

Chelsea Manning: US secrecy breeds unilateralism that defies constitution

Competing Marches Bring Hundreds of Thousands to Streets of Venezuela

Venezuelan Protests: Another Attempt by U.S.-Backed Right-Wing Groups to Oust Elected Government?

Arizona lawmakers pass controversial anti-gay bill

Afraid, Apathetic, Indifferent and Hypocritical

FCC Proposes Toothless Rules in Fight for Net Neutrality

Five Epic Fails in the FCC's New Net Neutrality Plan

The Biggest Progressive Victory of 2014 So Far Was Against Obama, Not With Him

Inequality is Declining in Latin American and Sub-Saharan Countries

Ukrainian parliament passes resolution to pull back troops from Kiev

Ukraine Violence Escalates, Leaked Tape Suggests U.S. Was Plotting Coup

Private Equity Predators and the Great American Farm Grab

Elderly nun among anti-nuke peace activists sentenced to prison

US, EU are ‘neck deep’ in plan to see pro-Western regime change in Ukraine

Documenting Darkness: How a Thug State Operates

Toxic Legacy: Uranium Mining in New Mexico

FCC Considers New Net Neutrality Rules

More Than a Quarter of U.S. Presidents Were Involved in Slavery, Human Trafficking

Justice in a Postracial World

"Black Trans Bodies Are Under Attack" say Activist CeCe McDonald and Actress Laverne Cox

NSA "Manhunting" List & Secret Targeting of WikiLeaks Supporters

Obama Sucked the Steam Out of the Anti-War Movement

Julian Assange on NSA "Manhunting" List & Secret Targeting of WikiLeaks Supporters

Attorney for Edward Snowden Interrogated at U.K. Airport

Apple and Tesla decline to comment on merger rumors

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro expels three US officials

Ukraine police charge protesters after nation's bloodiest day

7 policemen among 18 killed in Ukraine riots as Kiev city center burns

South Sudan rebels attack key oil town

Green Politics: Just High-End Consumerism?

US formally introduces new weapon of mass destruction into its military aresenal

The Terrible Toll of Secrecy

Toxic Chemicals Linked to 'Global, Silent Pandemic' Striking Children Worldwide

The Weaponization of Blackness vs. White "Fear"

Phantom Money: The Credit Card Gravy Train

Jordan Davis, Another Victim of a Murderous Historical Continuum

Labor Union Effort to Organize Tennessee VW Plant "Fatally Flawed" From The Outset

US Drones Reaping Death by Sim Card

New Mexico nuclear waste site has ‘radiological event’

Obama makes mockery of foreign service by "selling of public offices"

Shouldn't Natural Foods Actually be Natural?

Mistrial declared in murder charge in loud-music trial

Spying by N.S.A. Ally Entangled U.S. Law Firm

Was Snowden Justified? Former NSA Counsel Stewart Baker vs. Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg

Universities Are Relying On Exploitation Of Part-Time Labor

Serious Blow Dealt to US Unions in the South

Record snowfall hits Japan killing 3, injuring over 800

PBS returns millions to anti-pension crusader who funded TV series

Feds Approve More Fracking off California Coast

Mexicans March To Oppose NAFTA, Defend Their Oil

Climate Change Affecting Weather Patterns Regardless of Season

Giraffe death highlights Copenhagen Zoo's controlled circle of life

Killing of Marius the Giraffe Exposes Myths About Zoos

Marius the giraffe slaughtered at Copenhagen zoo despite worldwide protests

Hypocrisy in Sochi: On Slamming Russian Repression, But Rarely Our Own

PBS News: Once objective and honest, now just another corporate tool

Deadly winter storm pounds East Coast

Anti-Drone Activist Who Lost Family Members to U.S. Strike, Goes Missing in Pakistan

Defying Threats to Journalism, Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald Launch New Venture, The Intercept

Nuclear Submarines, Whales and Tourists Don't Mix

Maryland Protestors Rally To Repeal Citizens United

'No Country for Brave Journalists': US Plummets in Press Freedom Rankings

6,000 websites protest surveillance, honor Aaron Swartz

New Photos of the NSA and Other Top Intelligence Agencies Revealed for First Time

The Mobsters of Wall Street

The Vampire Squid Strikes Again: The Mega Banks' Most Devious Scam Yet

Death By Metadata: Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald Reveal NSA Role in Assassinations Overseas

US Chamber of Commerce: Majority of Donations Given by Just 64 Entities

Washington Govenor, Jay Inslee, Suspends Death Penalty

Iconic child star, Shirley Temple ,dies at 85

New 100,000+ gallon coal slurry spill blackens North Carolina waterway

How the NSA Helps the US Assassinate

Totalitarian Paranoia in the Post-Orwellian Surveillance State

The Occupy Zeitgeist in Egypt

Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World

Wealthy Teen in Rehab After He Kills 4 People in Drunk Driving Accident

Empire of Necessity: Historian Greg Grandin on Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World

Massive Coal Ash Spill Chokes North Carolina River as EPA Considers Waste Rules

As TPP Opposition Soars, Corporate Media Blackout Deafening

Noam Chomsky | Prerogatives of Power

Hunger Strike at Menard Correctional Center Draws Solidarity, Support

Elizabeth Warren: Let's Make Post Offices Mini-Banks

Fracking is draining water from US areas suffering major shortages - report

US Ambassador to Russia announces resignation

Hundreds More Israeli Settlement Properties Announced in Midst of 'Peace Process'

Bullying Is Bad, Except When We Do It

Uruguay’s president nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for legalizing marijuana

Shocking Facts About America's For-Profit Prison Industry

Vermont Becomes 12th State With Legislation Targeting NSA Spying

State Cuts to Public Funding of Higher Education Responsible For Increases In Tuition Costs

Over 1,000 Syrian refugees granted Russian asylum – official

Reports: NSA first targeted German Chancellor Schröder, then Merkel

President Obama: Deporter-in-Chief

GCHQ secret unit uses DDOS attack tactics against Anonymous – Snowden leak

American Indians Say 'No Keystone XL Pipeline Will Cross Our Lands'

U.S. Athlete on Being Turned Into a "Spokesperson for Verizon" at 2006 Games

‘Assange won’t come’: Swedish MPs urge end to whistleblower case

GMO: The Biggest Food Con

The Legacy of Colonialism in Central African Republic

Left-Leaning Candidates Continue to Sweep Latin America

Is Freeing a Duck Terrorism?

Kids For Cash: Inside One of the Nation’s Most Shocking Juvenile Justice Scandals

Guantanamo detainee cites POW status, files lawsuit for release

Pete Seegar and the NSA

Independent Journalism Now Considered 'Terrorism' in Egypt

The Populist Moment

NSA Receiving Data of Tens of Thousands of Internet Users

Janet Yellen Sworn In To Lead Federal Reserve

Financial world shaken by 4 bankers' apparent suicides in a week

80,000 South African Platinum Miners Strike For A Living Wage

Christie, Clapper and other Officials who should be in Jail

Bully Nation