Showing posts from 2016

Radioactive Plume From Fukushima Makes Landfall on America’s West Coast

China announces ban on ivory trade by end of 2017

North Carolina Republicans' "Power Grab" Gets Derailed

Ava DuVernay's Documentary "13th" About Mass Incarceration

Russia blames White House for reports of school closure

TCM to honor Debbie Reynolds with 24-hour film tribute

Debbie Reynolds, Iconic Actress And Singer, Dies At 84

Trump Praises Putin for Rejecting In-Kind Response to Obama

Bilderberg website hacked

Buoyed by DAPL Fight, Canadian Chiefs Launch Legal Battle Against Enbridge Pipeline

3 Miami cops fired after ‘joking’ about using black neighborhood for target practice

DAPL war rages on: 'Water protectors' arrested as protests continue

CIA Interrogator Reveals Saddam Hussein Predicted Rise of ISIS & U.S. Failure in Iraq

Facing Possible Threats Under Trump, Internet Archive to Build Server in Canada

Christy Turlington Burns Remembers 'Shy' George Michael

It's Official: Solar Energy Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels

Duterte threatens to throw corrupt officials out of a helicopter — and says he’s done it before

Kerry to Israel: We support you but can't defend ‘right-wing’ agenda

Secretary of State Kerry says 2-state solution 'only way' for lasting peace between Israelis, Palestinians

After Legislative Coup, North Carolina Can No Longer Be Considered a Democracy

At Time of U.S. Invasion, Saddam Hussein Was Focused on Writing Novel, Not WMDs

European Councils Build Solidarity Cities at the Local Level

Former Rockette SaysTroupe Should Not Perform at Inauguration After Trump Has Degraded Women

The Great Unwinding of Public Education

More Doctors Demand Payment Upfront

Bloodiest Christmas weekend: 11 dead, more than 60 shot in Chicago

U.N. Declares Israeli Settlements Illegal

"US not serious about fighting ISIS, it raised terrorists & wants them to stay" says Iran's Defense Minister

US Arms Sales Boomed in 2015

Fights Reported at Malls Nationwide the Day After Christmas

Progressive causes see 'unprecedented' upswing in donations after US election

Star Wars Legend Carrie Fisher Dies at 60

George Michael was a defiant gay icon. His life must not be sanitised

The philanthropic acts of George Michael: from £5k tips to nurses' gigs

Singer-Songwriter George Michael Dies at 53

Italy Needs New Monetary Policies to Reverse Six-Year Recession

Actress Carrie Fisher in intensive care after a cardiac episode on flight from London to L.A.

Carrie Fisher suffered a massive heart attack

13 Stars Definitely Not Performing at Trump Inauguration

Pope says Christmas 'hostage' to materialism, God in shadows

Despite Pressure From Trump, UN Votes to Demand End to Israeli Settlements

The Rockettes Have a Choice—Perform for Trump or Lose Their Jobs

Trump NY Campaign Chair Carl Paladino Wishes Death on Obama, Calls First Lady a Male

Maine Governor Tells Employers to Ignore Higher Minimum Wage

As Trump Saber-Rattles, Most of World Vows to Push Total Nuke Ban in New Year

Largest US police union demands Amazon remove ‘offensive’ Black Lives Matter shirt

DOJ Bestows 'Early Christmas Present' to Financial Giant Deutsche Bank

California Agency Accused of Targeting Homeless People

Obama Administration Dismantles Muslim Registry Ahead of Trump Inauguration

Black Woman Reports White Man Choked Her 7 Year Old Son; Police Assault and Arrest Her Instead

Marcus Garvey Inspired Millions, from MLK to Mandela

Google's tax evasion scheme using "Dutch Sandwich"

Majority of jobs added under Obama administration are temp, part time

Seattle Takes Steps to Divest $3 Billion From Wells Fargo Over Standing Rock

Obama's Permanent Atlantic Drilling Ban Excludes Most of the Southeast Coast

100,000+ People Demand Obama Free Chelsea Manning

Bill Ayers on Being a White Ally and the Future of Progressives

Thousands of Snow Geese Perish After Landing in Acidic Superfund Lake

Aleppo evacuation: Families wait in freezing cold as Obama denounces Syria 'horror'

By Making Palestinian Villages Invisible, Google and Apple Maps Facilitate Their Demolition

Aleppo evacuation: Families wait in freezing cold as Obama denounces Syria 'horror'

Jails in LA County Knowingly Expose Prisoners to Deadly Fungal Infection

DR Congo forces kill 26 protesters against leader Joseph Kabila

UN Security Council Seats Taken by Arms Exporters

Older Americans Hurting as Feds Garnish Social Security for Student Debt

California sues feds over claims offshore fracking had no environmental impact

Robert Reich: Like a Tyrant, Trump Is Deploying Seven Techniques to Control the Media

The United States has a hidden lead poisoning epidemic

A Deadly Day: Russian Ambassador Assassinated; 12 Dead in Berlin Truck Crash; Zürich Mosque Attacked

4 more face criminal charges in Flint water poisoning scandal

Electoral College 'Uprising' Marks New Phase for Anti-Trump Resistance

Happy 29th Birthday, Chelsea Manning

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at age 99

There Shall Just Be People

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at age 99

There Shall Just Be People

Russian Ambassador Shot Dead in Turkey as Syria Roils Region

Elector: Our Duty in Electoral College is to Prevent Unqualified Demagogues from Presidency

Saddam Hussein Was Not 'Worth Removing From Power': Ex-CIA Agent

In Texas, Corpus Christi lifts citywide water system ban

The Tent Cities of San Francisco

Drug overdoses jump 33% across the nation over the past five years

Corpus Christi had 3 reports of dirty water before ban

It's 2016. Do You Know Where Your Bombs Are Falling?

Beijing seizes US underwater drone in South China Sea

Corpus Christi, Texas water deemed unsafe due to chemical leak

North Carolinians Revolt Over Republicans' Brazen Post-Election Coup

Rev. Barber: We Have Convicted White Supremacist Dylann Roof But America is Still Guilty

Trump Has Appointed More Generals in His Cabinet Than Any President Since World War II

Federal court jurors find Dylann Roof guilty of all 33 counts in hate crime shootings at South Carolina church

How America Disgraces Itself

20 state attorneys general suing drug companies alleging conspiracy to raise prices

Philippines President Admits to Hunting and Killing People

The U.S. Could Stop Refueling Saudis & End Devastating War in Yemen Tomorrow

Hamilton Electors Have a Message for Donald Trump: "You’re Fired"

Trump's Cabinet Wealthier Than One-Third of US Households Combined

Rick Perry to head Energy, department he once sought to abolish

Sweden tells municipalities to prepare for war

'Growing Pains' actor Alan Thicke dies at 69

Ohio Gov. Kasich Vetoes Heartbeat Bill, Signs 'Horrific' 20-Week Abortion Ban

Defying Political Pushback, Private Colleges Quietly Enroll Undocumented Students

By Rejecting Recount, Is Michigan Covering Up 75,000 Ballots Never Counted?

"Water Protectors" say a major oil spill in North Dakota "validates" their concerns

Hypocrisy Behind the Russian-Election Frenzy

Condolences pour in after deadly attacks in Istanbul

ISIS recaptures Palmyra

Federal judge blocks Pennsylvania recount request

Inside Exxon's Great Climate Cover-Up

Cops Aren’t Under Siege. Civilians and Liberties Are.

Meet the Guy Corralling Billionaires to Fight Inequality

Sears Transformed America. It Deserves to Die With Dignity.

FBI sent planeload of agents to frame Assange in Iceland, got snubbed by minister

CIA "Concludes" Russia Meddled in US Election, Provides No Evidence

Green Party's Jill Stein on Obstacles to Vote Recount: "This is Not What Democracy Looks Like"

Washington State Lauches Suit Against Monsanto for Toxic PCB Pollution

Capita to replace staff with robots to save money

Trump launches war on unions

US Military: We Deliberately Bombed a Hospital

Create Affordable, Safe Living Spaces & Stop Treating Artists Like Criminals

Austrian Presidential Election Shows How United Front Politics Can Defeat the Far Right

John Glenn, First American To Orbit The Earth, Dies At 95

Trump Is President Because White People’s Votes Count More in America

UC Berkeley to hold memorial vigil for Oakland fire victims

Major retailers being sued by Los Angeles for pricing scheme

No mistrial for Dylann Roof after church shooting survivor calls him 'evil'

Pakistan mourns 47 killed in air crash, as investigators seek answers

U.S. Planned to Go to War with Japan and Germany Before Pearl Harbor Attack

Meet the Republican Elector Who Is Refusing to Vote for Trump

Washington Post Appends Editor’s Note to Russian Propaganda Story

Michigan Recount Halted as Judge 'Gives In' to Trump and State GOP

Who Voted for Wall Street?

Sanders, Ellison, Glover lead 'Good Jobs Nation' rally in DC

Noam Chomsky & Harry Belafonte in Conversation on Trump, Sanders, the KKK and Rebellious Hearts

Don’t be fooled into thinking Trump is being guided by anything other than his own random, autocratic whims

Carrier Union Leader on Trump's Jobs Claim: "I Almost Threw Up in My Mouth"

Oakland mayor announces grant to help artists

The Smear Campaign Against Keith Ellison Is Repugnant but Reveals Much About Washington

Native Leaders Formally Forgive Veterans in Emotional Ceremony

Republican Elector Joins Anti-Trump Revolt

Judge Doubles Down on Order Requiring Michigan Officials to Deliver Clean Water in Flint

From Climate Change to Nuclear War, Noam Chomsky Warns of Literal Threats to Our Survival

James Mattis Is a War Criminal

The Real Voting Scandal of 2016

"Welcome to the Fourth Reich": Legendary Actor Harry Belafonte on the Election of Donald Trump

Navajo Nation sues US govt for $160mn over Colorado mine spill

Weapons business made $370.7 billion in 2015

First Republican Elector Joins Anti-Trump Revolt