Showing posts from January, 2015

"Vanguard of the Revolution": New Film Chronicles Rise of Black Panthers & FBI’s War Against Them

Black Queer and Transgender Supporters Attacked in San Francisco Gay Bar

Community-Owned Energy: Nebraska's Public Electricity Grid

Can Bolivia Shatter the Vise of Capitalism?

Oil Should Stay in the Ground: Robert Redford on Republican Climate Change Deniers and Keystone XL

Pennsylvania Bans Fracking on Public Lands

Foreign intervention ‘100 times more likely’ in oil-rich states

As 18 Die on Anniversary of Revolution, Egypt Intensifies Crackdown

"The Hunting Ground": Film Exposes How Colleges Cover Up Sexual Assault and Fail to Protect Students

US-India Nuke Deal A Big Win for Corporations

‘National moral disgrace’: Over 1 in 5 US children on food stamps & living in poverty

"The Power of the People": Selma Director Ava DuVernay on Fight for Civil Rights, Voting Equality

Selma Director Ava DuVernay on Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity, Oscar Snub and #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag

Koch Bros Vow Nearly $1 Billion for 2016 Elections

New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Sworn In to Office

Death-Dealing Politics in the Age of Extreme Violence

CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Convicted of Espionage

CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling found guilty on all counts

New Film on Jordan Davis Captures Family’s Struggle to Convict White Vigilante

Fired Fox employee kills self at news Corp HQ, says network 'ruined his life'

Eighty People Control Half of the World's Wealth and All of the Elected Officials

Rejecting the Obama-Cheney Alliance

Google Draws Wikileaks' Ire for Secretly Providing Private Email Data to DOJ

Roads and Bridges Need $1 Trillion. It Is Time to Rebuild the US

Marissa Alexander: Your Home Your Prison

Greece 'leaves behind the austerity that ruined it,' party leader vows after vote

Greece’s anti-austerity Syriza party officially wins parliamentary elections

Terance Walker: Slain man’s family, friends portray him as loving, calm

Judge strikes down Alabama gay marriage ban

"A Systemic Failure": New Calls for Reform as Feds Rule Out Civil Rights Charges for Darren Wilson

My Future in Prison

What's safe under Illinois's new eavesdropping law?

Remembering Saudi’s King Abdullah: "He Was Not a Benevolent Dictator, He Was a Dictator"

Pennsylvania Court Hands Down Big Win for Teachers' Union

Inside the U.S. Torture Chambers: Prisoner’s Guantánamo Diary Details 12 Years of Abuse

The Leading Cause of Death in Developing Countries Might Surprise You

Saudi King Abdullah dead – state TV

Scientists and Doctors Sound Alarm Over Health Dangers of Oil Spill Dispersants

Journalist Barrett Brown sentenced to 63 months in prison

Ralph Nader on What was Missing in President Obama’s State of the Union Address

The Myth of Obama Moving to the Left

Twenty Pounds of BS in a Ten-Pound Bag

David Cay Johnston: Class War Is Being Waged by the Rich Against the Poor

Rep. Keith Ellison on Obama’s Push to Sign TPP & Seek Authority to Expand War in Iraq & Syria

Mike Huckabee's Hashtag Should Be #Hypocrisy

No Black or White America says Obama

Casey vs. Kyle: On Bloodlust, Loss, and Wars of Choice

Fox News Apologizes to Jeremy Scahill on Fake "Terror Experts"

Martin Luther King Was a Radical, Not a Saint


Richest 1% Percent Have the Same as Rest of Humanity Combined

America: The undemocratic ‘democracy’

Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech on Civil Rights, Segregation & Apartheid South Africa

Kenyan Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesting Children

Pipeline spills up to 50,000 gallons of oil into Yellowstone River

Explosive Rates of Mass Incarceration Called Major 'Civil Rights Issue of Our Time'

Martin Luther King, Jr.: All Labor Has Dignity

Blood on Their Hands: The Racist History of Modern Police Unions

Baltimore Students Stage Die-in to Protest School-to-Prison Pipeline

Haiti’s Political Earthquake

3 killed as Niger’s anti-Charlie Hebdo protest escalates

Majority of US Public School Students Live in Poverty

As Nigerian Massacre Evidence Grows, Questions Swirl over Collusion Between Boko Haram & Military

Mass extinction for Earth’s oceans probable, comprehensive study says

Florida police 'used mug shots of black men' for target practice

Pope Francis Plea for Climate Action Revives Concept of "The Commons" to Rethink Economy & Society

"Man Has Slapped Nature in the Face": Pope Francis Urges Climate Action in Philippines Visit

Homeless cat praised for saving abandoned baby

Elk River Chemical Spill One Year Later

When religion insulted, freedom of expression not boundless, says Pope

CIA Clears Itself of Wrongdoing for Spying on Senate Torture Panel

Did Gitmo "Suicides" Cover Up Murder? U.S. Sgt. Speaks Out on Deaths & Prison’s Secret CIA Site

Oklahoma executes 1st inmate since botched execution

In surprise move, Target exits Canada and takes $5.4 bln loss

Two Killed in Belgian “Anti-Terrorism Operation” Reportedly Linked to Paris Attacks

Dad Accuses FBI of Setting Up Son in Bomb Plot

Monsanto in the Ukraine

Five Major Accomplishments Barbara Boxer Achieved During Her Tenure

"Eco-Terrorist" Freed 10 Years Early After Feds Withhold Evidence on Informant’s Role

After Confronting NYC Mayor, Police Union Leader Faces Mutiny of His Own from Dissident Cops

The Methane Monster Roars

China and Russia to launch new credit rating agency in 2015

Why I Believe New York's Art Scene Is Doomed

Army General Martin Dempsey says it's time to close Guantanamo Bay Prison

What Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement can teach us about activism today

New edition of Charlie Hebdo has 3 million copies of The Prophet Muhammad in tears

Fake Progressives and the Democrat;s "Inaction" Plan

From South Africa to the United States: The Continuity of Black Consciousness Movements

Charlie Hebdo’s new edition to have Muhammad cartoons

New document reveals FBI’s role in NSA surveillance program

Jeremy Scahill on Paris Attacks, the al-Qaeda Link & the Secret U.S. War in Yemen

"Circus of Hypocrisy": Jeremy Scahill on How World Leaders at Paris March Oppose Press Freedom

Monarch butterflies could get endangered species status

No One Is Safe From Backlash When Criticizing the Police, Even the Police

Gay Corporate Lovefest: Human Rights Campaign Under Fire in LGBT Community

Police Corruption Exposed

FBI Probes NAACP Office Bombing in Colorado as Act of Domestic Terrorism

Zimmerman Unmasked: Man acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin arrested for aggravated assault

Three Million in Paris Unity Rally; 'Largest in French History'

4 shot dead in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley

Multiple shootings reported in Idaho, suspect captured

Judge Orders NYPD to Release Records on X-ray Vans

Germany: Tens of Thousands Say NO! to Racism, NO! to Xenophobia

700,000 rally across France in wake of terror attacks & hostage crises

Fight for $15 in ’15

Four killed in Paris store hostage crisis, Charlie Hebdo suspects also dead

Palestinians to become ICC member from April 1, UN confirms

French Muslims Fear Backlash, Increased Islamophobia After Charlie Hebdo Attack

Charlie Hebdo suspects killed and several hostages freed in French police raids

Tamir Rice video shows police arrest 14 yr old girl for attempting to aid 12 yr old brother, after they shot him

Charlie Hebdo, Islamophobia and the Freedom of Expression

Sirisena Calls for Peace After Surprise Sri Lanka Victory

Vermonters Launch Sit-In At Statehouse Demanding Universal Health Care 'Now!'

St. Louis People's Grand Jury Indicts Darren Wilson

Shell To Pay $84 Million for Nigerian Oil Spills: 'Inadequate for Damage Done'

Towards a Green Economy: Models That Are Working

Ferguson Grand Juror Accuses Prosecutor of Mishandling Case and Misleading Public

Obamacare is a farce, says healthcare counselor

Scale and Consequences of Capital Flight from Africa

Scholar Tariq Ramadan, Harper’s Rick MacArthur on Charlie Hebdo Attack & How the West Treats Muslims

After Paris Attack, How U.S. Policy in Middle East Helps Fuel Extremism

Corporate Fiction in the Age of GMOs

Iowa cop shoots woman dead in front of family, while trying to pacify their dog

Officer & city employee shot in Paris surburb the day after Charlie Hebdo massacre

Deep Questions Arise Over Portland's Corporate Water Takeover

Let's Call All Terrorists "Terrorists"

Ten Questions for Conservatives

Republicans Go After Social Security on Very First Day of New Congress

Denmark sets world record in wind energy

Twelve dead after gunmen storm offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo

How Prisons Ripoff and Exploit the Incarcerated (1/2)

Police Violence? Body Cams Are No Solution

Elizabeth Warren: Our Populist Agenda - in Her Own Words

As Obama Hosts Peña Nieto, Explosive Report Ties Mexican Federal Police to Students’ Disappearance

Same-sex marriage legal in part of Florida on Monday, statewide Tuesday

Murdered hedge fund founder was a Wall Street wizard

Family of 23yo Latino man killed by Kansas officer accuses police of brutality

Russia sanctions 'must be lifted now' - Hollande

"What Would Jesus Do" Organization Defies City to Feed the Homeless

Joseph Stiglitz: Economics Has to Come to Terms With Wealth and Income Inequality

Grand Juror Sues Ferguson Prosecutor Over Darren Wilson Moratorium

Ferguson grand juror sues prosecutor for right to speak about case

From Drone Strikes to Black Sites, How U.S. Foreign Policy Runs Under a Cloak of Secrecy

Dow falls over 300 points as oil prices hit new lows

Leelah Alcorn's Suicide, Parent's Rights... and Kids' Rights

Murdoch, Scaife and CIA Propaganda

The Horrifying Reason Why Your Fruit Is Unblemished

Bill Moyers' Retirement from Television "Lays Down a Challenge" for Next Generation of Journalists

Bill Moyers: The Climate Crusade