Showing posts from August, 2014

Partial building collapse in Paris suburb kills 2

Rams Cut Michael Sam, First Openly Gay Player Drafted in N.F.L.

As 145 Arrested in White House Protest, Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Urges Obama to Halt Mass Deportations

Enrollment Surges as NYC Begins Full-Day Prekindergarten for 50,000 Kids

Joan Rivers is on life support, reliant on machines to stay alive

The Battle for Justice in Ferguson Runs through the Soul of the Democratic Party

British MP and RT host George Galloway brutally beaten ‘over his Israel views’

Surfers Defy Wealthy California Oceanfront Property Owners Denying Beach Access

Market Basket Victory Declared as Supermarket Standoff Ends With the Return of Worker-Friendly CEO

Ukraine Crisis Escalates Amid Conflicting Reports of Russian Forces Crossing Border

Does U.S. Bombing in Syria and Iraq Weaken Islamic State — or Win Them More Recruits?

Michael Brown and the Ongoing Struggle to Decriminalize Black Life

Everything Is Already Broken, So Let's Bomb Some More Stuff

'No Russian troops in Ukraine': Moscow's OSCE rep responds to Kiev's claims

Napa earthquake: Boy, 13, tells of being trapped by fallen chimney

The Time for Burning Coal Has Passed

Colonization by Bankruptcy: The High-Stakes Chess Match for Argentina

"I Can't Breathe": An enormous metaphor for African-Americans stretching back centuries, the suffocation, the cry of despair, the cry of horror

Ferguson Resident: "You Can't Talk about Race and Class and Privilege in a Soundbite"

LA Police Refuse to Release Information on In-Custody Deaths, Community Pushes Back

Making a Living on a Living Planet

Surplus Military in a Deficit Society

Despite Calls for Humanity, Detroit Resumes Water Shutoffs

City of Detroit resumes water service shutoffs for cash-strapped residents

Massachusetts mayor says her city feeling effects of immigrant surge

Israel, Palestine agree to long-term ceasefire in Gaza Strip

For Black Youth in America, No "Mistakes" Allowed

Burger King plans move to Canada to evade paying US taxes

About 620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs

In Landmark Decision, TEPCO to Pay Victim's Family $472,000 in Fukushima Suicide Case

Snowden Documents Reveal NSA's 'Own Secret Google'

Cartoon: Fear of a black victim

"Black Life Is Treated with Short Worth": Talib Kweli & Rosa Clemente on Michael Brown Shooting

"Negro Spring": Ferguson Residents, Friends of Michael Brown Speak Out for Human Rights

Napa, Calif., earthquake: Economic hit could reach $1 billion

Richard Attenburough dies at 90

Mourners, civil rights leaders attend funeral of slain Missouri teen

French PM resigns; Hollande orders new government formed

Holocaust survivors and their descendants accuse Israel of ‘genocide’

St. Louis holds peace festival, with message from Michael Brown's family

The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness

Suge Knight Shot Multiple Times at Chris Brown VMA Party

America's Black Political Elite has Abandoned Palestine

Leslie Thatcher: An Interview With Evolutionary Reconstructionist Gar Alperovitz

Dozens injured, power outages as California hit by largest quake in 25 years

Israel demolishes high-rise buildings in Gaza, because ‘They housed Hamas op centers’

Chelsea Manning Still Being Denied Gender Reassignment Treatment

Northern California Shaken by 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake

Police who killed Michael Brown was once a member of police force disbanded over racial tension

Food Stamp Recipients in Michigan Double Up on Fruits, Veggies

Four-Year-Old Israeli Child, 76 Palestinians Among Recently Killed as Conflict Continues

Oakland Protesters Hold Up Mirrors to Police Officers in Ferguson Solidarity March

White Unity and America's Propaganda History

Police failed to heed pleas as man died, reports say

"Less Lethal" Flash-Bangs Used in Ferguson Leave Some Feeling the Burn

A Former Marine Explains All the Weapons of War Being Used by Police in Ferguson

White Supremacy's Deep Pockets: Crowdfunding campaign for officer who killed Michael Brown spurs controversy

Africa's Ebola Outbreak: Growing Inequality in Global Healthcare at Root of Crisis

Bank of America's $16.6 Billion Mortgage Fraud Agreement Is Another Public Relations Stunt

469 Gaza children killed, over 370,000 need ‘psychosocial aid’ – UNICEF

Navi Pillay: Outgoing UN rights chief fires broadside at UN Security Council

CNN says FOX News "orbital fracture" story about Michael Brown killer completely false

Michael Brown And The Phantom Menace Of Drug-Crazed Blacks

Facebook given four weeks to respond to a class action lawsuit

Man says he killed four in response to US foreign policy

'They Just Killed Him': New Video Inconsistent with Police Depiction of Latest Fatal Shooting in Missouri

Co-founder of “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” drowns at age 27

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement - Executives to serve no jail time for crimes committed

Police have 'a power trip problem,' Ferguson residents say

Eric H. Holder Jr., in Ferguson, shares painful memories of racism

Ferguson Unmasks the War on Black America

"Not Acceptable in a Civilized Society": Pastor on Ferguson Police Targeting Traumatized Youth

Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas and Jail: Ferguson Police Crack Down on Journalists Covering Protests

"They Are All Michael Brown": State Senator Defends Protesters Seeking Justice in Police Shooting

Stop the Violence from Ferguson to Gaza: 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Arrested in St. Louis

The Disease of American Democracy

In LA Protests Emrerge for Ferguson Solidarity and the Police Killings of Ezell Ford and Omar Abrego

The Con Artistry of Charter Schools

Next-Gen Solar Panels Are Nearly Invisible to the Naked Eye

Is the prosecutor in charge of the Michael Brown case biased?

Ferguson prosecutor does not have the trust of African-Americans

Stonewall Jackson blocks justice for Michael Brown

KKK Vows to Help Ferguson Officer Who Killed Michael Brown

Rick Perry indicted

Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima killing 18 people

Police shoot and kill another black man in Ferguson a few miles away from the Michael Brown killing

#ItsBiggerThanYou: Atlanta protesters challenge CNN’s Michael Brown reporting

The Black Scare and the Democratic Party

"Overpoliced & Underprotected": In Michael Brown Killing, Neglect of Black Communities Laid Bare

Journalists Among Dozens Arrested as Ferguson Protests Continue

Most Whites Still Don't Understand the Dangers of Being a Black Man in the US

US corporations boycott Glasgow over Gaza support

Mother of Michael Brown says Justice Will Bring Peace

Toronto Launches First Men's Fashion Week

Mother of Travon Marton writes open letter to the parents of Michael Brown

Rapper Nelly Joins Ferguson Protesters

Crowdfunding Effort Raises $60K to Feed Ferguson's Children

More U.S.-Made Wind Turbines Are Being Sold Overseas As Congress Fails To Support Wind Power

'Whose Schools? Our Schools': Chicago Students Rise Up

Anti-Semitic attacks soar across Europe amid Israel’s operation in Gaza

Militarized US police face-off with Ferguson protesters LIVE UPDATES

Missouri Deploys National Guard to Ferguson as Autopsy Shows Police Shot Michael Brown 6 Times

Saint Louis Pastor says Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson Should Resign

Ferguson, Missouri: Amnesty International Sends Monitors to observe "human rights crisis"

Institutional Racism in Ferguson, Missouri? First Black School Chief Speaks Out After Forced Resignation

Burning the Future of Gaza’s Children

Julian Assange plans to leave embassy 'soon', no details given

Curfew expires in Ferguson; 1 person shot

Protesting the killing of Michael Brown, Ferguson protesters defy curfew

‘Dogtown’ skateboarding legend Jay Adams dies of heart attack at 53

Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers

Three-year-old girl dies after father, police engage in gun battle

First test-tube baby penguin says hello to the world

Governor declares emergency, sets Ferguson curfew

James Risen and Phil Donahue on Obama's War on Press Freedoms

How America's Largest Worker Owned Co-Op Lifts People Out of Poverty

Cops or Soldiers? Pentagon, DHS Helped Arm Police in Ferguson with Equipment Used in War

Pay no attention to the dead teenager: Ferguson Police tries to shift the blame in Michael Brown shooting

The family of Michael Brown release statement saying we are 'beyond outraged' at 'devious' police

New witness emerges in the shooting death of Michael Brown

Arizona State offensive tackle Chip Sarafin announces he is gay

National Moment of Silence honoring Michael Brown, others

Uber taxi app banned in Berlin

All Work No Play: Nearly 1 in 4 US workers go without paid time off

"Anonymous" Releases Name of Alleged Michael Brown Shooter, as Missouri's Governor Takes Local Police Off the Case

St. Louis County police will no longer be involved in policing Ferguson

Journalism Suppressed in Ferguson: Police target media with harassment, arrest and teargas

Understanding the Ferguson Uprising in the Context of Mass Incarceration

Cooperation with Iran Necessary to Thwart Islamic State in Iraq

Why US Airstrikes Won't Defeat ISIS

Stanford professor is first woman to win the Nobel Prize for math

Michael Brown's Hometown Is Under Occupation

'Stand your ground' states see increase in homicides

Glenn Greenwald on Iraq: Is U.S. "Humanitarianism" Only Summoned to Control Oil-Rich Areas?

Glenn Greenwald: U.S. Intel Agencies Provide "Key Ingredient" in Enabling Israeli Aggression in Gaza

Michael Brown: Witness says teen friend shot by cop 'like an animal'

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown: Social media calls out MSM for portrayal of Mike Brown

Israel always the victim… especially when it’s the executioner

Lauren Bacall's enduring allure

Lauren Bacall, sultry-voiced actress, dead at 89

Gaza and the Silence of Mainstream African-American NGO's and Churches

As U.S. Strikes Continue in Iraq, Yazidis Still Need Safe Passage to Flee ISIS "Cleansing" Attacks

The Killing of Michael Brown: Missouri Police Shooting of Unarmed Black Teen Sparks Days of Protests

Police teargas crowds protesting killing of Missouri teenager

Parents of teen killed by police in St. Louis suburb plead for peace

America's beloved comedian, Robin Williams dead at 63

Actor Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide

In racially segregated Missouri town FBI probes killing of unarmed black teen; mom urges non-violence

Turkish activists prepare new Gaza flotilla to challenge Israeli blockade