Showing posts from May, 2014

How African Americans Beat One of the Most Racist Institutions: The Public Swimming Pool

Guantánamo Force-Feeding Constitutes Torture

Illegal Wood and Murdered Activists in the Amazon

The Democrats’ New Fake Populism

Joseph E. Stiglitz: Let's Stop Subsidizing Tax Dodgers

Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden would not get a fair trial – and Kerry is wrong

New Orleans now home to first all-charter school district in country

"A Peace Warrior": Poet, Civil Rights Activist Maya Angelou Remembered by Sonia Sanchez

'Still I Rise': Howard Dodson Jr. on the life of Poet Maya Angelou

Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan sign ‘epoch' Eurasian Economic Union

Jesse Ventura and Suze Orman say Raise the Minimum Wage now !

Americans have First Amendment right to film police, US appeals court rules

Inside the Mind of Edward Snowden @ NBC News with Brian Williams

Newborn Dies After Mother Thrown In Solitary Confinement And Forced To Deliver Alone

"Moms Across America" confront EPA to demand tighter restrictions on Monsanto chemicals

Apple Confirms Its $3 Billion Deal for Beats Electronics

Mass Hospitalizations As Hunger Strike Spreads in Israeli Prisons

Pope Francis in Palestine

Obama Extends Nation’s Longest War to 2016, Leaving Afghan Civilians in U.S.-Taliban Crossfire

Violence Escalates in Ukraine's Eastern Regions after Presidential Election

Will Election Unite Ukraine? Dozens Killed in Airport Battle as President-Elect Vows Russia Talks

Armed With US Weapons, Iraqi Gov't Repeatedly Attacked Hospital

Obama Vision of "Ending" Afghan War Includes Longterm Large-scale US Military Presence

Solar Roadways passes $1.4 million in crowdfunding

Poet Maya Angelou dies at age 86

French police in standoff with migrants at Calais camps

The Future of Food?

Rebecca Solnit on the Santa Barbara Massacre & Viral Response to Misogynist Violence

Coronation of the Far-Right in Europe

Caribbean Reparations Initiative Inspires a Revitalization of US Movement

We Are the Soil

Eurosceptic 'earthquake' rocks EU elections

Over 60% of US drone targets in Pakistan are residental

China will destroy 5,000,000 cars this year to battle air pollution

Afghan president declines meeting with Obama

Anti-Austerity Left Wins in Greece, But Far-Right Rises across Europe

Obama Did Not End Torture

New Economies Conference Highlights Cooperatives as Alternative Economic Model in Jackson, Mississippi

China Tightens Grip on Africa

You Can't Have A Center If You Don't Have A Left

Memorial Day: For Vets, Too Many Delays and Not Enough Parades

Defying Israel, Pope Prays at 'Apartheid Wall'

Federal Judge Puts US Rep. John Conyers Back on Primary Ballot

Credit Suisse’s Sweetheart Deal

Guantánamo force-feeding causing 'agony', says US judge

Iran hangs main convict in biggest banking fraud

Seven dead in drive-by shooting near UC Santa Barbara

At least 3 killed at Brussels Jewish Museum

Global anti-GMO action: People unite against Monsanto dominance

Wikileaks Reveals Identity of 'Country X': Afghanistan

Art to the Rescue!

Historic Site Ablaze: Charles Rennie Mackintosh's World-renowned Glasgow School of Art on fire

Artist Known as "Papas Fritas" on Burning $500M Worth of Student Debt

California's Fracking Boom Just Got Busted

The Case for Reparations

Friends of Oscar Grant reach settlement with BART

Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: Dave Zirin on the People’s Revolt Challenging 2014 World Cup

'The World Is Watching': Rachel Corrie Appeal at Israeli High Court

Missouri Death Row Prisoner Wins Stay in Case Challenging US Executions

Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, cancels US tour amid 'legal' wrangles

Santa Cruz Triumphs as First County in California to Ban Fracking

The truth revealed: BP, Koch Brothers, & Keystone Pipeline

5 Things You Need to Know about Credit Suisse's Criminal Charge

Radical Art Is an Act of Uncompromising Passionate Resistance

Oregon begins process of banning GMO crops

Remembering Vincent Harding: Historian Who Drafted Dr. Martin Luther King’s Anti-Vietnam War Speech

Federal judge rules same-sex marriage ban in Pennsylvania unconstitutional

Video Reveals Israel Defense Force Shooting of Innocent Palestinian Teens

New Report says Nationwide 'Epidemic' Of Pedestrian Deaths a Failure of Social Justice

Thailand goes on lockdown as marshal law declared

Life Cycles of Inequity: A Series on Black Men

Bringing an End to Israeli Jewish Supremacy Over Palestinians

The Birth of a Eurasian Century: Russia and China Do Pipelineistan

Remembering William Worthy (1921-2014)

Many wealthy Americans believe that dysfunctional behavior causes poverty

A Radical Seed Grows in Jackson, Miss.

Cisco CEO Berates Obama for NSA Surveillance

Portland, Oregon Is First U.S. City to Divest Funds from Walmart

New York Times’ New Executive Editor Has History of Steering Clear of Controversial Reporting

Laos defence chief and other senior party officials die in plane crash

How the Militarization of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef Harms Indigenous Communities

Military Suicides: 22 veterans a day take their own life

Thomas Piketty: The Market and Private Property Should Be The Slaves of Democracy

US judge temporarily halts force-feeding of Guantanamo prisoner

As NY Times Fires 1st Woman Exec. Editor, Decades-Long Bid for Newsroom Equality Continues

Break the Silence: A World War Is Beckoning

Net Neutrality-Defender Barack Obama Missing in Action

India Elects Hard-Right Hindu Nationalist as New Indian Prime Minister

Turkey swept by protests as anger grows over fatal mine explosion

Pakistani prisoners released from US custody

Next Newark Mayor Elected on Anti-Charter School Platform

Fast-Food Worker Strike Spreads to Dozens of Cities

Walmart Settles $21M Wage Theft Suit, Days After Obama Praises Penny-Pinching Retailer

Pipeline Bursts in LA Neighborhood Spewing Thousands of Gallons of Crude

GMO producers should be punished as terrorists, Russian MPs say

In an insult to civil rights, conservative black pastors join legal fight against same-sex marriage

Judge strikes down Idaho's same-sex marriage ban

Aaron Hernandez indicted for 2012 double homocide

'Lift the skirt’ campaign urges French schoolboys to skip trousers for a day

FCC moves forward with new net neutrality rules amid protests

Bankers killing bankers for the insurance money and another look at 9/11

U.S. Pushing False Narrative About Iran & Nuclear Weapons

Death to the Death Penalty

Glenn Greenwald: U.S. Corporate Media is "Neutered, Impotent and Obsolete"

"Right Out of a Spy Movie": Glenn Greenwald on First Secret Meeting with NSA Leaker Edward Snowden

The Common Sense Tax

The Militarized Pacific: An Anniversary Without End

Glenn Greenwald's New Book: No Place to Hide

Jill Abramson's Departure Comes as Shock in New York Times Newsroom

Russia’s third largest bank moves money from Europe to Moscow

Anti-advertising campaign replaces 360 ads with art in 10 UK cities

Turkish coal mine explosion kills 17, over 200 trapped inside

Break the Monopoly on Local TV News

Magic Johnson: We need to pray for Donald Sterling, get him help

"Alien" artist, surrealist H.R. Giger dies aged 74

A Japanese startup unveils a long-lasting and safer battery made from carbon

Chris Hedges: The Power of Imagination

Edward Snowden on how the U.S. Drone War pushed him to leak NSA documents

The Roots of Nigeria's Chaos

Does Cliven Bundy Represent the Ugly American?

Europe's top court supports 'right to be forgotten' in Google privacy case

"Devastating" Impacts of Climate Change Increasing

The Year of Edward Snowden

Catastrophic collapse of Antarctic ice sheet now underway, say scientists

Did the CIA’s Fake Polio Vaccination Program in Pakistan Fuel a Global Health Emergency?

Does a Higher Minimum Wage Cost Jobs?

After Chaotic Autonomy Votes, Negotiations Could Be Sole Path to Prevent Ukraine’s Disintegration

Dolphins fine and suspend DB Don Jones for anti-Michael Sam tweet

Remembering Dorothy Hodgkin: The only British woman to win a Nobel science prize

Some Thoughts on Michael Sam, The NFL, And Manhood

Arkansas to appeal same-sex marriage ruling

Despite Growing Discontent, ANC Victorious in South African Elections

Chicago Teachers Union Passes Resolution Opposing Common Core

At least 40 die after migrant boat sinks off Libya

The Forgotten Mothers

The Peace Mothers

Norway’s Leaders Snub Dalai Lama in Deference to China

Solar Panels Finally Arrive Atop the White House

Mothers Behind Bars

Lawrence Wilkerson says US foreign policy is made by the oligarchs

Arkansas Issues State's First Marriage License to Same-sex Couple

Marijuana Refugees: Family Relocates to Treat Epileptic Child With Cannabis Oil

Jonathan Fleming's Wrongful Conviction: Released after serving a 25 year prison sentence

Cecily McMillan jurors tell judge Occupy activist should not go to jail

Victory! Vermont Passes Landmark GMO Labeling Law

Protestors to Occupy FCC to Fight for Net Neutrality

93-year-old woman shot and killed by police officer

Transgender Connecticut Teen Held in Solitary Confinement Without Charge

Oklahoma court agrees to 6-month stay of execution

Jail the Bankers? Obama Has Been Their Staunchest Defender