Showing posts from August, 2015

Still Waiting for Help: Lessons of Hurricane Katrina on Poverty

As Al Jazeera Journalists Are Jailed for 3 Years in Egypt, Will U.S. Stop "Cozying Up" to Regime?

MIT unveils device molding 10 materials at once

How Seattle Made Dark Alleys Safer - by Throwing Parties in Them

NYPD undercover cop fires at suspect armed with fake gun, fatally shoots bystander

Canadian Officer Convicted for Mass Arrests at 2010 G-20 Toronto Summit

Texas sheriff's deputy killed in ambush, suspect in custody

Outrage Follows Death of Young Black Man, Jailed for Stealing $5 of Snacks

Thousands of Walruses Stranded Ashore in Alaska Once Again Due to Rapidly Melting Sea Ice

Dr. Cornel West Backs Bernie Sanders for President

New Orleans Actor & Activist Wendell Pierce on the "Greatest Crime" in Wake of Hurricane Katrina

Up to 200 migrants drown off Libya; death toll rises in Austria truck tragedy

Civil Rights Icon Amelia Boynton Robinson Passes Away

Kim Jong Un praises ‘landmark’ accord with S. Korea, talks unity & trust

Big Oil Spent $6.2 Million Lobbying California Officials in Year's First Six Months

World's Largest Ocean Harvesting Clean Energy Plant

Hurrican Katrina Ten Years Later: If You are Poor, It’s Like the Hurricane Just Happened

Remembering Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later: Voices from the Storm

Police officer and 2 civilians killed in Louisiana mini-mart standoff

Burger King to McDonald’s: Let’s Make a ‘McWhopper’

Post-Katrina Stress Disorder: Climate Change and Mental Health

Will a massive new prison be built in Appalachia?

After Harsh Scrutiny, Ferguson to Withdraw Thousands of Arrest Warrants

Court Orders Russia to Pay for Greenpeace Arrests

News reporter and photographer shot and killed on live TV in Virginia

"Casino Capitalism": Economist Michael Hudson on What’s Behind the Stock Market’s Rollercoaster Ride

Canada's Complicity in the Corporate Colonization of Africa

Washington Fire Now Is the Largest in State's History

Bernie Sanders plays the role of media critic as well as candidate

After Being Jailed in Iran, Sarah Shourd Examines Solitary Confinement in U.S.

An Epidemic of Mass Shootings Dubbed the 'Dark Side of American Exceptionalism'

Wall Street plummets 1000 points at opening bell

Facebook Accused of Censoring Hundreds of Prisoners by Purging Profile Pages Without Cause

The Courage of Jimmy Carter

Poor Mothers Don't Matter in Welfare Policy

War Refugees Trapped, Under Fire Trying to Enter Macedonia

UK reopens its Tehran embassy after 4-year closure

Greek Left Platform Creates New Popular Unity Party

Bernie Sanders: From Greece to Puerto Rico, the Financial Rules Are Rigged to Favor the 1%

Black teen shot in back by White cop in Saint Louis

Noam Chomsky | "The Iranian Threat": Who Is the Gravest Danger to World Peace?

In a Final Speech, Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Declares: "We Must Practice Dissent"

New French Law Mandates Energy-Producing Rooftops

Islamic Leaders Take on Climate Change, Criticizing "Relentless Pursuit of Economic Growth"

Does the United States fear a successful Russia?

California's Sausalito Marin City School Districk First in the Nation to Serve 100% Organic

Private Prison Firms Entice Public Officials at Lavish Industry Conferences

Who's the Real Troublemaker in the Middle East?

Greek PM says he'll resign; calls September elections

The Beat Up Squad: NY Prison Guards Accused of Brutally Killing Prisoner & Covering Up Death

As Jimmy Carter Discusses Cancer Diagnosis, Former Aide Praises Him as Honest, Noble Man

Associated Press Caught Lying: IAEA says report Iran to inspect own military site is 'misrepresentation'

Notorious Insecticides Found in Half of Sampled Streams in US

Three Killed While Fighting Washington State Wildfires

1,000+ black activists endorse boycott of Israel on behalf of Palestine

Pocomoke Councilwoman Gives Inside Story of How City's First Black Chief was Fired

Why Republicans Vote for Bernie

Forgiving Medical Debt Becomes Passion for Former Debt Collectors

Indonesia air pollution: Tens of thousands of lives at risk from new coal plants

As Chelsea Manning Speaks Out on Trans and Prison Issues, Authorities Threaten Her with Solitary

In Passionate Letter to Congress, Hundreds of Rabbis Endorse Iran Deal

Islamic Declaration Blasts Short-Sighted Capitalism, Demands Action on Climate

Documents Reveal AT&T’s "Extreme Willingness to Help" NSA Domestic Spy Program

14 San Francisco cops gang up on homeless man ‘armed’ with crutches

Bomb explodes near busy Bangkok crossroads; at least 16 killed

Julian Bond (1940-2015): Remembering Civil Rights Freedom Fighter Who Chaired NAACP, Co-founded SNCC

Michael Ratner: From a Zionist Youth to Outspoken Critic of a Jewish State

Julian Bond, Former N.A.A.C.P. Chairman and Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 75

Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Dies at 75

Chemical spill confirmed in Indiana after witnesses reported feeling chemicals burning their lungs and throats

AT&T Helped NSA Spy on Emails, Phone Calls

Slavery's New Face: California prisoners are fighting wildfires for $2 a day

Environmentalists Sue EPA Over Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico

Social Security at 80: Defending a Program Which Has Defended All of Us

Nuclear-waste plant whistleblower wins settlement of $4.1 million

Britain Challenges Julian Assange’s Asylum in Ecuadorean Embassy as Sweden Vows to Continue Inquiry

Connecticut Abolishes Death Penalty

A Civil Society Arose in Watts Before and After the Unrest

45,000 demand Israel PM Netanyahu’s arrest for ‘war crimes’ during UK state visit

Pope Francis Joins Battle Against GMO Transgenic Crops

Navajo Nation 'Lifeline' Under Threat from Toxic Mine Spill

Chelsea Manning faces indefinite solitary confinement

President Jimmy Carter suffering from cancer

Sweden drops some sexual abuse cases against Julian Assange

Artist Emily Jacir Brings the Palestinian Experience to the Venice Biennale

17 reported dead, over 400 injured, after blast rocks busy Chinese port

Heavily-armed white men patrol Ferguson, ‘ready to confront authorities to defend US Constitution’

Amnesty International Votes for Decriminalization of Sex Work

Art, Politics & "All the World’s Futures": Okwui Enwezor, First African Curator of Venice Biennale

Artists at the Venice Biennale Respond to the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Tenants in San Francisco Fight Back Against Nuisance Evictions

State of emergency called in Ferguson after gunfire mars protests

U.S. consulate in Turkey targeted as wave of attacks kills 9

Bernie Sanders continues to draw larger turnouts than any other presidential candidate

Racialized Poverty in America has Nearly Doubled in 21st Century

Cornel West Blasts Ta-Nehisi Coates for Perceived Obama Worship

Heavy metal gold mine s+pill turns river into toxic sludge

World’s Largest Group of Psychologists Bans Role in National Security Interrogations

American Psychological Association Ends Association with Military Torture Programs

Father of Palestinian toddler killed in West Bank arson attack dies from injuries

When Oppression Is the Status Quo, Disruption Is a Moral Duty

Iowa Education Board adopts new science standards

EPA Causes Massive Mine Waste Spill in Colorado That Turns River Orange

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Remembering the Power of Peace

Black People Can't Vote If We're Dead

New Developments in Julian Assange's Epic Struggle for Justice

Puerto Rico’s Economic "Death Spiral" Tied to Legacy of Colonialism

The Making of Leopoldo López: An Investigation into Venezuela’s Most Prominent Opposition Figure

White police officer caught on tape planning to murder Black man

Judge Strikes Down Idaho 'Ag-Gag' Law

Mexico's GMO Corn Ban and Glyphosate Cancer Findings

Germans Get Debt Relief Twice in 20th Century, But Demand Greeks Pay Up

Republican Rank-and-File Line Up Against Financial Regulation

‘Bodies were shredded’: Anti-ISIS airstrikes killed hundreds of civilians, report claims

A Year After Ferguson, Little Has Changed

NYPD: 9 shot at Brooklyn house party

Nine shot and wounded after bullets ring out during wild Brooklyn house party

Cultural Treasurs Are Also Victims of War

Migrant flow to Europe is result of US, EU military ops in Middle East – Czech president

ALEC, Where Corporations Are "People" Like You and Me