Showing posts from April, 2014

Execution Chaos: Witness Recounts Botched Killing that Caused Okla. Prisoner’s Fatal Heart Attack

ALEC in the News: Oklahoma Punishes Solar Power Users; Wisconsin Voter ID Law Overturned

Seeds of Freedom

How Many Have We Killed?

Oklahoma halts double execution after one is botched

Seattle Organizers Taking $15 Minimum Wage Battle to the Ballot

Tim Carpenter Fought Relentlessly for Social Justice - Now It's Our Turn

Six People shot at FedEx facility in Georgia, suspect commits suicide

Vermont Set to Become First State to Require GMO Food Labeling

The Racists Among Us

The Marquis de Sade in Washington

Follow the Honey: 7 Ways Pesticide Companies Are Spinning the Bee Crisis

Baltimore Residents & Workers Voice Outrage Over Plans to Privatize Public Housing

Ralph Nader on TPP, GM Recall, Nuclear Power & the "Unstoppable" Left-Right Movement

Tornadoes slam several states; multiple deaths reported

The Bleaching of San Francisco: Extreme Gentrification and Suburbanized Poverty in the Bay

15 MB of Fame: Never-Before-Seen Digital Art by Andy Warhol

Afghan Panel Claims US and UK Operating Secret Prisons

Living behind the CNN curtain

Palestinian president calls Holocaust 'most heinous crime' in modern history

Minneapolis City Council Votes to Recognize Indigenous People’s Day

Chicago's Violence Tied to Policies of Rahm's Past

In Nation's Capital, It's Native Americans and Ranchers vs. KXL 'Death Warrant'

Federal Judge Rules U.S. Companies Can Be Sued for Aiding South African Apartheid Regime

DC Thinks It Can Silence a New Snowden, But the Anti-Leak Hypocrisy is Backfiring

Slain Teen Remembered at Seaside Vigil on Prom Night (VIDEO)

New Law Requires Swiss Banks to Report Customers Evading Tax

30,000 Chinese Factory Workers Strike Against Maker of Nike Sneakers

Poverty Is Killing Us

An Apartheid of Dollars: Life in the New American Minimum-Wage Economy

Corporations Divest Nearly $60 Million From Private Prison Complex

Cliven Bundy: Rebellious Nevada rancher's "negro" and "slavery" remarks cause Republican supporters to panic

Vermon's govenor says he'll sign genetically modified food label bill

In Vermont, the nation's toughest GMO bill one step from law

The Chinese take Manhattan: replace Russians as top apartment buyers

16-year-old Connecticut girl killed after she refused junior prom date

Builder in 'Kids for Cash' Scandal to Be Sentenced

At Ruins of Bangladesh Factory, the Wounded and Grieving Demand Justice

Strike Two: Obama's Second FCC Chair Fails on Net Neutrality

Brazil seeks to protect internet while US seeks to break it

The Modern History of Venezuela and Popular Democracy

The FDA Moves To Regulate Increasingly Popular E-Cigarettes

Brazil's 'Internet Bill of Rights' a Victory for Web Freedom

Magnitude-6.7 quake off British Columbia coast

Exclusive Investigation Uncovers How BP Uses Bribes To Do Business

The Cowboy Indian Alliance Rises to Protect Our Common Land and Water

The DOJ Wants to Hack Your Webcam

Intimidation and Political Interference Goes Unpunished in UAW Case

Naomi Klein: The Obstacles We Face Are Not Just External

The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest

United States Taxpayers Are Subsidizing Walmart

The High Price of Cheap Chicken

Jim Crow in the Classroom: New Report Finds Segregation Lives on in U.S. Schools

Chelsea Manning: On My Legal Name Change

From Farm Workers to Cheerleaders, We're all in This Together

Students’ choice Snowden takes up post as Glasgow University rector

Russian foreign minister says Obama administration 'running the show' in Ukraine

Prepping for a Ukrainian Massacre

Drone Strikes In Yemen: About those unasked questions - why?

Wealth of US middle class now lower than Canada’s - report

Spain's 'Robin Hood' Funded Anti-Capitalist Movement with Bank Swindle

Fierce Green Fire: New Film Explores Environmental Movement’s Global Rise

Where Have All the Green Jobs Gone?

It is time for politicians to stop enabling domestic white male terrorists

Government Is Now a Protection Racket for the 1%

Man Shot in the Face and Blinded by Police Faces 30 Years in Prison

The Pain of Austerity, Remedied by Keynesian Policy

The Meritocracy Myth: How the Super-Rich Really Make Their Money

American Indian Tribe Looks to International Court for Justice

The Corruption of Mainstream Media

The Myth of the Pro-Labor Democrat

A Black History Tour of Cooperative Economics

Documents from Bill Clinton Presidency Reveal Insider Push for Wall Street Deregulation

Remembering Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: A fighter through and through

NY Times Slammed for Honoring Israeli Govt Gag Orders

US drone kills 3 innocent civilians in Yemen

Chinese Demand for Shark Fins Takes a Nosedive

What if Cliven Bundy and his ranch supporters were black?

In 60 Days, South Sudan will Starve

Guns Make Domestic Violence Deadlier

Lawyers seek justice for Iraqis

Drill, Spill, Repeat: Opposition mounts for offshore oil rigs

The Resegregation of American Schools

The teen kicked out his home, jailed and tortured for being gay

Mount Everest avalanche kills 12, injures 6 more

What the 1% Don’t Want You to Know

BP's Deepwater Horizon: When 200 million gallons of oil entered the ocean

Nearly 20 percent of Chinese farmland contaminated

Teacher of school children lost in S. Korean ferry disaster commits suicide

University Sit-In Targets World's Largest Private Coal Company

Fixing the Electoral College: NY Joins Pact to Elect President by Popular Vote

Former Drone Operators Reveal Air Force Plays Key Role in Secret CIA Assassination Campaign

What's the Future of the American Marijuana Market?

The Grand American Tradition of Violent White Supremacy

Obama's WMD Moment: Former Ukraine President Not Responsible For Sniper Attack on Protestors

US spends more than $50 billion a year on spying and intelligence

Prisons Are the New Gulags for the Mentally Ill

Killing Nature’s Defenders: Study Finds Global Surge in Murders of Environmental Activists

South Korean ship sinks: Hundreds feared dead in ferry boat disaster

NSA Spying Is Here to Stay

Nation's Boldest GMO Label Law Nears Passage in Vermont

Federal Government Rakes In Billions Off Student Debt

Gay erotic artist Tom of Finland recognized on Finnish postal stamps

Univ. of Maine Faculty Reinstated After Students Protest Against Cuts

Who Goes to Jail? Matt Taibbi on American Injustice Gap from Wall Street to Main Street

A. Philip Randolph: Relentless Advocate for Economic and Racial Justice

Something You Still Won't See on MSNBC

Our Big, Fat, Not-So-Secret War in Africa

US Is an Oligarchy Not a Democracy, says Scientific Study

New Report Rebukes Central Feature of 'Race to the Top'

"This Award is for Snowden": Greenwald, Poitras Accept Polk Honor for Exposing NSA Surveillance

"We Won’t Succumb to Threats": Journalists Return to U.S. for First Time Since Revealing NSA Spying

Four Eras of Slavery, for the Benefit of Corporations

Ukraine’s great unraveling, brought to you by corporate America

Jewish center shooting comes amid decade-long slide in anti-Jewish incidents

F#ck the Poor

When the French clock off at 6pm, they really mean it

Six-hour workday in Sweden, email ban after 6 p.m. in France signal shifting workplace dynamics

US Navy christens most expensive stealth destroyer ever

Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras Return to US to Accept Journalism Award

Late Jackson Mayor Lumumba's Son Wins Primary to Replace His Father, Runoff Election Ahead

The NSA's Heartbleed Problem is the Problem with the NSA

Margaret Kimberly on Obama's Imperialist Presidency

Google, once disdainful of lobbying, now a master of Washington influence

Edgardo Lander on the Modern History of Venezuela

Justice in Palestine Is Fundamental to Global Struggle Against Racial, Economic Domination

Three people killed, one wounded in shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas

Police find seven dead babies in Utah County home

US corn exports to China drop 85 percent after ban on GMO strains

Nevada ranching family claims victory as U.S. government releases cattle

DOJ Investigation Confirms: Albuquerque Police 'Executing' Citizens

Percy Lavon Julian: Google Doodle Honors Pioneering Black Chemist

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits southwest Nicaragua

Growth for Growth's Sake Will Kill Us All

College bus tour in Northern California ends in fiery wreck, leaves 10 dead

New Book Envisions Greater Democracy, World Without Capitalism

To Stop an Overdose: Heroin, Narcan and the New Public Policies That Are Saving Lives

NSA knew about Heartbleed, exploited it for two years

“America as the No. 1 warmonger”: President Jimmy Carter on race, cable news and gender

"Off With His Head": Court Upholds Obama's Power to Kill

Why We’re in a New Gilded Age

What Do the Koch Brothers Really Want?

'This Is Not Over': Gulf Life Still Reeling From Toxic BP Spill

A rising number of children are dying from U.S. explosives littering Afghanistan

Rwanda 20 Years Later: Genocide, Western Plunder of Congo, and President Kagame

Wall Street’s Land Grab: Ousting Tenants & Threatening New Housing Crisis

FDA Links Pet Deaths to Jerky Treats

UN Indifferent to Displaced People in South Sudan

Not a Bug Splat: Artists Confront U.S. Drone Operators

Desmond Tutu calls for anti-apartheid style boycott of fossil fuel industry