Showing posts from April, 2015

Bernie Sanders: Why a socialist running for president isn’t as ridiculous as you think

History Repeats? Activist Tom Hayden on Police Brutality Protests from the 1960s to Baltimore

LA police to pay $725,000 to racial profiling victims

Freddie Gray probe: Police van made mystery stop on way to station

Why Saudis Derailed Imminent Yemen Deal with Airstrikes

"You Can Replace Property, You Can’t Replace a Life": Voices of the Unheard in the Baltimore Streets

Colombian Journalist Wins Courage Award After Kidnapping, Torture and Rape While Covering Arms Trade

Fraud, Waste, and Lies: Charter Schools Cheating Communities Out of Millions of Dollars

Freddie Gray and the Legacy of Slavery in Baltimore Policing

Bernie Sanders To Announce Presidential Run

National Guard Deployed as Baltimore Erupts After Years of Police Violence, Economic Neglect

National Security Whistleblowers Call for Repeal of Patriot Act

Baltimore riot: Violent clashes, tear gas, rubber bullets after Freddie Gray funeral

Corinthian Colleges To Shut Down All Campuses

Racial Inequality and the Economics of Social Justice

Rise of the New Black Radicals

Family of slain Louisiana man arrested for ‘sagging pants’ angry at police

Huge Earthquake Kills Hundreds in Nepal; Sparks Massive Mt. Everest Avalanche

Over 1,500 killed after 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal

Free the Buses: Riders Say Transit Is a Human Right

Marking the 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide amid Ongoing Turkish Denials

Tensions Boil Over After Baltimore Police Call Protesters 'Lynch Mob'

Australia Wages War on Its Own People

"Running While Black": Protests Swell over Death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore Police Custody

In Historic Ruling, Pair of Chimpanzees Recognized as 'Legal Persons'

116 Environmental Defenders Were Murdered Last Year, Mostly in Latin America

Corporations to Workers: "We Own You"

Kenyan Mother Wins Goldman Prize for Anti-Lead Protest After Her Own Breast Milk Made Baby Sick

The Radical Dissent of Helen Keller

Fast Track to Hell: Trade Bill Officially Introduced in Congress

Florida Senator Bill Nelson requests information about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico

FBI Informant Exposes Sting Operation Targeting Innocent Americans in New "(T)ERROR" Documentary

A Foreclosure Conveyor Belt: The Continuing Depopulation of Detroit

EU under fire over migrant crisis after hundreds drown in boat capsize

After 700 sink on boat, EU agrees to expand migrant rescue effort in the Mediterranean

The For-Profit Video Visitation Industry Quietly Sweeps the Nation's Prisons and Jails

In Baltimore, police kill another unarmed black man

Proxy Morons: The Demolition of Yemen

Killing Africa

Noam Chomsky says ‘Any reader of Orwell would be perfectly familiar’ with US maneuvers"

Mass student protest in Chile escalates into clashes with riot police (VIDEO)

Now Congress Is Fast-Tracking the TPP Fast Track

Landmark Reparations Package Announced for Victims of Chicago Police Torture Regime

Should the Police Be Armed?

Warren Blasts Government for Ignoring 'Blatantly Criminal Activity' on Wall Street

Largest Ever Low-Wage Worker Protest Sweeps United States

Harvard Students Expand Blockade Calling for School to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Khalil Muhammad: To Stop Police Killings, Transform the Political Culture That Threatens Black Lives

Workers in California Awarded Stolen Wages, but Will They Receive Them?

Report Shows US Invasion, Occupation of Iraq Left 1 Million Dead

Black Lives Matter Activists in South Carolina Demand Reform After Police Killing of Walter Scott

Ramsey Orta, Man Who Filmed NYPD Chokehold of Eric Garner, Is Released from Jail

Ex-Blackwater guards sentenced to prison in Baghdad killings

Reserve deputy charged in Tulsa killing is wealthy department donor

From 'I Can't Breathe' to 'Fuck Your Breath': Tulsa Deputies Show Stunning Lack of Empathy in New Video of Eric Harris Shooting

Writer Eduardo Galeano, Voice of Latin America's Left, Dead at 74

‘He shot me!’ Video shows Oklahoma officer killing a man, saying he mistook gun for Taser

Anonymous declares cyber war on ISIS Twitter users

Capitol Hill placed on lockdown after suicide on building’s steps

Obama Faces Latin American Opposition to Venezuela Sanctions as Cuba Joins Summit of the Americas

No Wall Street Cash for My Senate Campaign, says Rep. Donna Edwards

As Video Exposes Walter Scott Police Killing, Why Is the Man Who Filmed Eric Garner’s Death in Jail?

Civil Rights Attorney Says Cops Have Been Shooting Unarmed People in the Back for Years

How About Some Chemical Waste With Your Fish?

The Price of Domestic Abuse

Bystander Who Filmed Horrifying Footage: 'Officer Just Shot Him in the Back'

Change in Ferguson Continues as Record Turnout Adds 2 Black Members to City Council

Why North Carolina's "Religious Freedom" Bill Is Even Worse Than Indiana's

What if There Was No Video? White SC Officer Charged With Murder of Fleeing African-American Man

My Journey with Maya Angelou: Tavis Smiley Remembers Legendary Poet & Civil Rights Activist

EU reinstates sanctions on major Iranian bank & 32 shipping companies

The Hunting of Billie Holiday & the Roots of the U.S. War on Drugs

Saudi Led-Strikes Push Yemen to the Brink

Police shoot teenager in the back, witnesses contradict report he was armed

NSA holds info over US citizens like loaded gun, but says ‘trust me’ – Snowden

Artists Place Bust of Edward Snowden Atop War Memorial Statue in Brooklyn

Compensation Denied for Wrongly Imprisoned Death Row Inmate

Anthony Ray Hinton on His Exoneration After 30 Years on Death Row

Pope Francis washes feet of prisoners, baby during Holy Week ceremony

Why North Carolina's "Religious Freedom" Bill Is Even Worse Than Indiana's

Chelsea Manning: The Conscience of America

$828,000 raised for Indiana pizzeria that said it won't cater gay weddings

Star Trek’s George Takei on Leonard Nimoy: He Represented the Best of an Inclusive American Society

Racist Ferguson police emails revealed

Johns Hopkins faces $1bn class lawsuit over US government funded human experiments

At least 56 dead as Russian trawler with 132 aboard sinks in Sea of Okhotsk

147 Killed at Kenyan University, Deadliest Al-Shabab Attack Since Kenya’s 2011 Invasion of Somalia

Iran Deal: A Game-Changer for the Middle East

Palestine gets ICC membership, opening door to Israel war crimes prosecution

Maple Spring 2.0? Students Protest Austerity in Montreal

After Warmest Winter, Drought-Stricken California Limits Water But Exempts Thirstiest Big Growers

Fire blazes on oil platform in Gulf of Mexico, 4 dead, multiple injures reported

Started by Abolitionists in 1865, The Nation Magazine Marks 150 Years of Publishing Rebel Voices

"Straights Only"? Indiana Faces Boycotts, Protests over Anti-LGBT "Religious Freedom" Law