Showing posts from August, 2018

With art a former prisoner diagnoses the systemic sickness of Florida’s penitentiaries

John McCain: The Hawkish Voice of Military-Industrial Complex Helped Pave Way for Trump

Trump stands by disparaging remarks on Canada and trade

Paul Taylor: One of the most influential creators in modern dance

Paul Taylor Dies at 88; Brought Poetry and Lyricism to Modern Dance

In San Francisco Two White Men Assault and Thrown Teen off Train

Uri Avnery, a Dissident Israel Voice of Non-Racist Zionism

New Book Concludes Trump is Compromised by Russian Mafia

Canadian Court Rescinds Trans Mountain Approval

Legal Watchdog Group says Dissolve the 'Fraudulent' and 'Criminal' Trump Organization

Respect: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, an Icon of the Civil Rights & Feminist Movements (VIDEO)

Tears, anger as Germany returns human remains seized from Namibia

White Privilege 101: How To "Survive" Killing An Unarmed Black Man

Reverend Adam Taylor critiques the evangelical Faustian bargain with Trump

Thousands of teachers in Washington state strike over salaries

Ramaphosa tells Trump: Keep your America. Stay out of our issues

White cop charged with murder after shooting black teen Laquan McDonald 16 times

Critics blast Ron DeSantis for 'monkey this up' comment about Andrew Gillum agenda

Andrew Gillum Upends Expectations in Florida Primary Victory

Andrew Gillum Upends Expectations in Florida Primary Victory

100+ Lawmakers Deliver 'Irrefutable Evidence' That Net Neutrality Repeal Was 'Abysmally Wrong'

Sanders vs. Amazon Intensifies as Senator Stands With Struggling Workers Against World's Richest Man

1,000 First Responders Urge Congress to Restore Net Neutrality

Nuns On the Bus to Mar-A-Lago: A Fiesta For the Common Good

French Environment Minister Quits In Live Interview

Soy boom devours Brazil’s tropical savanna

Garrett Clayton Came Out And Says He Has A Lover

UK's Theresa May endorses South African land reform

Trump Privately Urges Pastors to Help Him From the Pulpit in Midterms

Anti-LGBT Pastor Explains Why Evangelicals Don't Care About Trump's Adultery

Trump instructs religious leaders to campaign for IRepublicans from the pulpit

Vermont AG opens investigation into online threats against Kiah Morris

White House investigating Google after Trump accuses it of bias

U.S. energy companies fume over rejected steel tariff exemptions

Peace Activists Block Boeing Bus to Protest War on Yemen

50 Years Later, Organizers Recall the 1968 Democratic Party Convention (VIDEO)

Obama and the Oligarchs

French President Macron: Europe cannot depend on US for security

French Open bans Serena William' catsuit

Ex-Obama Official: We Fueled the Syria War Rather Than Stopping It

Trump tweets about white farmers while indigenous peoples face annihilation

9 year-old boy kills himself after being bullied at school

Is Rupert Murdoch the biggest threat to democracy in the world?

Burning hatred of Donald Trump motivates so many to crowdfund crooks & undesirables

Morocco: Outcry after 'girl is raped, tattooed with swastikas'

Accusing Trump of 'Naked Economic Aggression,' Iran Urges UN High Court to Halt US Sanctions

The Battle Over West Virginia’s Coal Country

John McCain: The impossible man

What Fifteen Years of U.S. Occupation Has Produced? Angry Iraqis

Top student loan official resigns, blaming Trump administration

Seth Frontam resigns citing Trump's hostility toward students

Pope Francis he says will not respond to allegations of abuse cover-up

Neil Simon, Broadway Master of Comedy, Is Dead at 91

Horrific Sound of Gunshots Captured Live on Social Media During Mass Shooting at Gamer Event

Jacksonville councilman goes off on guns and God at site of gamer shooting

Sen. John McCain, Republican War Hawk, Dead at 81

Sen. John McCain, Former Presidential Nominee And Prisoner Of War, Dies At 81

Swedish nationalist party leader says Hitler is ‘a good person surrounded by lies’

How Flint Was Gentrified Through its Water Crisis

Judge strikes down Trump’s federal workforce executive orders

NSA Leaker Reality Winner’s 5-Year Term is An Attack on Whistleblowing

Second Fox News reporter leaves amid objections to network

Forget Impeachment: The Entire Trump Presidency Should Be Annulled

26 More Children Killed by US-Backed Bombing in Yemen

US woman gets five years in prison for leaking NSA document

2 Men Sentenced To Prison For Beating Black Man During Charlottesville Rally

Trump administration slashes $200 million in funding to Palestinians

Election Officials in Georgia Nix Black Voter Suppression Plan

US cuts funding for United Nations Human Rights Commission

Wildfire Smoke Makes Seattle and Portland World's Dirtiest Cities

Verizon throttled Santa Clara County firefighters’ data as they fought Mendocino fire, chief says

German police pose as protester harassing a TV Crew

Credit Suisse freezes $5 billion of Russian money due to U.S. sanctions

National Prison Strike Draws Attention to 'Slave Like' Working Conditions

Greece Exits its Bailout but Remains Shackled by Debt and Austerity

Venezuela’s New Economic Program: Will it Stop Hyperinflation?

Elizabeth Warren Intensifies Anti-Corruption Calls After Manafort and Cohen's Day in Court

Trump is an illegitimate president whose election is tainted by fraud

Missouri judge affirms $4.69 billion talc verdict, J&J vows to appeal

Beto O'Rourke Gains National Attention With Viral Video Defending NFL Players Who Take a Knee

Hamas: End to Israel's Gaza blockade 'around the corner'

David McReynolds, the Gay Socialist Pacifist Who Twice Ran for President, Dies at 88 (VIDEO)

Charles P. Pierce on the Trump Administration's August Meltdown

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to charges over hush money

Protesters topple Confederate 'Silent Sam' statue on US campus

Inmates who volunteer to fight California's largest fires denied access to jobs on release

Jury finds Paul Manafort guilty of eight charges including tax fraud

Beijing’s Bid for Global Power in the Age of Trump

Lula da Silva: “Brazil is Undergoing a Right-Wing Coup”

Donald Trump's Enemies List

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Bold Anti-Corruption Legislation

Coalition of states ask court to restore net neutrality

China's Massive Spending on Clean Energy Delivers Reduction Targets 12 Years Early

1953 Iran coup – a crime authored in London and Washington

ICE Arrests Husband Taking Pregnant Wife to Hospital to Give Birth (VIDEO)

Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about 'migration'

Lockheed Martin receives bloody images instead of cool weapons photos in failed Twitter campaign

Greece graduates from EU bailout, but future still unsure

The Modern Automobile Must Die

Elon Musk Details ‘Excruciating’ Personal Toll of Tesla Turmoil

The Venezuela Drone Assassination Attempt

U.S. Court Delays Keystone XL Pipeline Construction by Ordering Environmental Review

Trump speechwriter fired for appearance at conference beside white nationalist

Aretha! Unapologetically Black, Unapologetically Woman

'Huge disaster': Deadly Kerala floods displace over 800,000

Paul Krugman on the GOPs Slippery Slope of Complicity

Korean families to meet after decades

Rudy Giuliani says ‘Truth isn’t truth’

Gen X challenger to Ted Cruz scateboards through Whataburger parking lot.

Inmates in 17 States Plan Prison Strike

Elaine Mokhtefi in Algiers With the Black Panthers

Italy bids farewell to bridge collapse dead as outrage simmers

Brazil’s ‘queer museum’ reopens in Rio after forced closure

Making Sense of the Chaotic West Virginia Supreme Court Impeachment

World leaders react to Kofi Annan's death

The Human Cost of War for Afghan Children

Former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan dies

Brazil’s ‘queer museum’ reopens in Rio after forced closure

Newly Released FBI Files Expose Red-Baiting of Woody Guthrie

South Korea’s Leader Proposes Broad Economic Cooperation With the North

The Tragedy of Families Split by the Korean War

Google staff condemn plan for censored Chinese search engine

GOP strategist says Trump ‘colluded with the Russians — that’s clear’

U.S. court orders Trump administration to enforce chemical safety rule

Billionaires Reach for the Stars While World Suffers

CNN’s Angela Rye brutally shuts down right-wing pastor — and accuses him of ‘coonery’ for his Trump worship

Germany reaches deal on sending back migrants to Greece

Six NYC taxi drivers have committed suicide since November

Portland's black female police chief boasts bully attitude

Ford to invest $740 million in Detroit train station, city development project

US bosses now earn 312 times the average worker's wage, figures show

Veteran newsman Dan Rather remembers the way Aretha Franklin ‘could shake the heavens’

John Brennan: Trump revoked my clearance to scare others “into silence”

Democrats Choose Not To Hold FCC Chair Ajit Pai Accountable Over Net Neutrality Cyberattack Lies

John Brennan: President Trump’s Claims of No Collusion Are Hogwash

Vatican expresses ‘shame and sorrow’ over US grand jury report on abuse

NSA broke into secure network of Al Jazeera and others

Hundreds of US newspapers denounce Trump's attacks on the press

Trump lashes out against US news outlets defending press freedom

Aretha Louise Franklin dies at the age of 76

Two Democrats are poised to become the first Muslim women in Congress

Parents of Murdered Parkland Student Joaquin Oliver on Using Art to Demand End to Gun Violence (VIDEO)

The British Museum’s “Looting” Problem

German Police Attack a Jewish Professor, and Blame it on “a Palestinian”

Republicans can’t confront Donald Trump’s racism — unless they face their own

A nation ripe with police problems also has a police shortage