Showing posts from January, 2018

EU pledges $53m to help build Palestinian state

After Tobacco Stock Purchases Exposed, Trump's CDC Director Resigns

Why People Love "Assistance to the Poor" but Hate "Welfare"

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya added to US 'terror list'

FBI expresses 'grave concerns' over Republican memo's accuracy

Sears lays off 220 employees

Presidential Vision: Lyndon B. Johnson's "Great Society"

North Korea Catalog of US Rights Violations Makes Convincing Case

'Outrageous' Gold Rush-Style Grab of Public Lands To Begin in Less Than 48 Hours

A Booming Stock Market Does Not Mean a Strong US Economy

Ilhan Omar, First Somali-American State Lawmaker: Trump’s SOTU was “Disgusting” & “Fascist” (VIDEO)

Canada's BC submits new rules to restrict oil shipments

A Tribute to Robert Parry: Independent Journalism at Its Best

Ari Berman Says GOP Uses Gerrymandering to Stay in Power (VIDEO)

Alabama’s Hale County is Subject of Poetic Documentary on Blackness

Robert Parry’s Legacy and the Future of Consortiumnews

Macron Leads France Back into Diplomatic Limelight

US Lends a Hand in Prosecuting Brazil's Lula di Silva

Australia's national day fuels debate on colonial past

Trump’s latest interview shows he’s not really the president

Centrist Democrats Are Undermining Progressive Candidates

How the 'diversity industry' silences people of colour

A Look at Germany's Extremely Unequal Wealth Distribution

Zeman beats Drahos to win Czech presidential runoff

Largest Marine Spill in History of Natural Gas Condensate

US Tourism Industry Blames Trump as Foreigners Flock Elsewhere

Special prosecutor to investigate 'every corner' of Michigan State University

Steve Wynn resigns as RNC finance chair after sexual misconduct allegations

Honduras: The Never-ending Coup

Deadly blast rocks Kabul, Taliban claims responsibility

Land Grab in Barbuda implicate Robert Di Nero and others

One Year in, Trump's Guantánamo Policy Is an Echo of Bush -- and Obama

More Bombs, Deaths in Trump's First Year in Office

Medea Benjamin: An American Jew Banned from Israel

Dear Democrats, You Just Don’t Have a Clue, Do You?

Stupid but True: Burger King's Whopper Video on Net Neutrality

MLK’s Radical Final Years: Civil Rights Leader Was Isolated After Taking On Capitalism & Vietnam War (VIDEO)

Don’t Send Asylum Seekers on a Journey of Pain, Suffering and Death

Denouncing 'FCC's Dangerous Ruling,' Cuomo Signs Order to Protect Net Neutrality in New York

Brazil court upholds Lula da Silva's graft conviction

New York sues Big Pharma for deadly opioid epidemic

German far-right politician quits nationalist party and becomes Muslim

"Both Cops And Robbers At The Same Time"

Fantasy Novelist Ursula Le Guin, Who Explored Resistance & Change, Dies at Age 88

It's Going to Take a New Economy to Save the Planet

Inside the Trump Administration's War on UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees

Oprah Is Not the US's Savior

Pennsylvania court orders new congressional map due to gerrymandering

DuPont Covered Up Health Risks of Teflon Contamination Across Globe

Two students dead, 12 others wounded by gunfire in Kentucky high school shooting

What Happens When Wall Street Becomes Your Landlord?

Trump Isn't Crazy, He's Just a Terrible Person

Robert Reich: Trump Is Destroying the GOP from the Inside Out

Banks Made $6.4 Billion in Overdraft Fees Last Year

Israel reaffirms its racist anti-Black policies

Apple: The Biggest Tax Cheaters in History Repatriate Profits Under Trump's Tax Bill

Progressives Slam Schumer for Caving to GOP on #TrumpShutdown

New Documentary Celebrates Life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Global Protests Mark Anniversary of Women’s March & Trump Inauguration

Statue of Liberty to reopen; shutdown keeps other parks, monuments closed

Eleven killed, dozens injured in Turkey bus crash

Nation's Largest Janitorial Company Faces New Allegations of Rape

Fear of a Black Planet: Under the Republican Push for Welfare Cuts, Racism Boils

Zainab's rape, murder sparks child sexual abuse debate

Cape Town Water Wars: A Literal Shitstorm

Charges dropped for 129 anti-Trump protest defendants

The US is Arming and Assisting Neo-Nazis in Ukraine

Women's March draws thousands as Trump term enters second year

Four Unbelievable Realities for US Public Schools

Mayor Announces New Baltimore City Community Grants Program

Massive Oil Spill in East China Sea Is the Size of Paris

Massive Oil Spill in East China Sea Is the Size of Paris

Apple Avoided $40 Billion in Taxes. Now It Wants a Gold Star?

Government shutdown looms as Senate short of votes for spending bill

Police killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud angers Pakistanis

Ohio teen Joseph Haynes killed by police in court

The “Big Lie” About Gaza is That the Palestinians Have Been the Aggressors (VIDEO)

#TheAssistance: Democrats Hand Trump Warrantless Spying

Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

Congress Has Entrenched the Surveillance State

Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after US aid cut

Majority of National Parks Panel Quits to Protest Ryan Zinke

New York Rescinds Controversial Prison Books Policy

Trump Biographer on the President’s Cognitive Decline & Whether He Will Be Impeached

Three killed as severe storm lashes Netherlands

Iran's supreme leader: Saudis betrayed Muslim world

North and South Korea to field joint ice hockey team

Why menstrual stigma continues to claim lives in Nepal

Sex-For-Repairs Victim: 'I Felt Like I Had to Do This to Keep My Home'

Christen Smith on How Trauma from Police Violence Is Killing Black Women (VIDEO)

Norway to Trump: Keep Your Gold-Plated Sh*t Hole

A different kind of MLK Day

New York officials denounce Trump as racist and maniac at Martin Luther King Day event in Harlem

Florida prisoners plan Martin Luther King Day strike over 'slavery'

If Martin Luther King Jr were alive today, politicians would denounce him

Dolores O’Riordan, Lead Singer of the Cranberries, Dies at 46

Florida Inmates Launch Month-Long Campaign Protesting Prison Slavery, Inhumane Conditions

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

Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

Tunisians march on seventh anniversary of uprising

Mahmoud Abbas slams Trump over 'slap of the century'

Hospital Dumping Woman Into Freezing Cold Stirs Demand for "Medicare for All"

From Haiti to Africa, US Owes More Than a Trump Apology

Guatemala congressman arrested, accused in murders of two journalists

Paramilitary Forces Threaten to Derail Colombia's Peace Agreement

Chelsea Manning eyes U.S. Senate seat for Maryland

Ballistic missile warning sent in error by Hawaii authorities

I Live in a ‘Shithole Country.’ It’s Called the United States

Anti-Trump demonstrators march in Swiss capital

Julian Assange granted citizenship by Ecuador

Africans demand Trump apologise for racist remark

Trump's 'Shithole' Moment Is His Ugliest Yet

For black Americans, Trump's 'shithole' comment was an insult to their histories

World Leaders Denounce Trump's "Reprehensible and Racist" Insult to Haiti and African Countries

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli troops

Rev. William Barber: Trump is a Symptom of a Deeper Moral Malady Behind Racist, Xenophobic Policies (VIDEO)

"Victory for Democracy" as Court Rules Against North Carolina Gerrymandering

Judges Rule N. Carolina Representatives Cannot Choose their Voters

Honduras: 7.6 earthquake triggers Tsunami alert

'Tide Is Turning': Cheers Erupt for NYC's Suit Against Fossil Fuel Giants and Divestment

Oprah 2020? A Progressive's Take

Norman Finkelstein on the Many Lies Perpetuated About Gaza

Money for Police and Prisons but Not for Heat in Classrooms

Outrage at Baltimore School Board Meeting Over Freezing Classrooms

Billionaire Tom Steyer and the Wealthy Trump Resistance Grifters

“The Rape of Recy Taylor”: How Rosa Parks Helped a Sharecropper Report Her Assault & Seek Justice (VIDEO)

US Child Mortality Rate 70% Higher Than Other Wealthy Nations

Can Prisons Be Flipped for Good?

Prisons Slammed for Banning Book on Racist Legacy of Mass Incarceration

NAACP Calls for "A Mighty Storm of Snowflakes" to Greet Trump at Atlanta Game

Oprah Lifts Up Women, Brings Down the House at Golden Globes

Cornered Merkel upbeat as seeks to revive grand coalition

Iranian oil tanker still ablaze after collision off China's coast

Baltimore's $12M Youth Fund Gives Community the Reins

Internet Unites to Protect Net Neutrality as Netflix Tells FCC: "See You in Court"

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard declares victory over unrest 'caused by foreign enemies’

Warren Buffett Wins $1 Million Bet That Hedge Funds Are a Rip-Off

Max Blumenthal on 'Fire and Fury', Clinton Probe, and Russiagate

Trashed: Inside the Deadly World of Private Garbage Collection

Other Countries Have High-Speed Trains. We Have Deadly Accidents and Crumbling Infrastructure

Trump, Defending His Mental Fitness, Says He’s a ‘Very Stable Genius’

Author of Trump book contradicts president, says aides see him as a 'child'

Nearly 1,000 Americans Killed By Police Officers in 2017

North and South Korea to resume diplomatic engagement

How White Nationalists Hide in Academia