Showing posts from February, 2019

Pedestrian Deaths Reach Highest Level In Decades

Luke Perry Hospitalized After Reportedly Suffering Stroke

Glyphosate Found in 19 of 20 Beers and Wines Tested

West Virginia Teacher Strike Shows What Happens When Progressives Join the Fight Against School Privatization

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets two-month delay to report to prison

#MeToo Movement Comes To Rural Nevada

Medicare for All Bill Unveiled With Major Democratic Support

11-Year-Old On Life Support Following Suicide Attempt

Billy Porter's Tuxedo Ball Gown

Cuba expands rights but rejects radical change in updated constitution

Blood money to Hollywood

Massive Protest in Support of the Bolivarian Revolution Largely Ignored

White School Districts Receive $23 Billion More Than Black School Districts

Judge Rules Male-Only Draft Violates Constitution

Buhari beats Atiku to secure re-election as Nigeria president

United Methodist Church strengthens ban on same-sex marriage, LGBT clergy

Egypt: Dozens killed in crash and fire at Cairo train station

Incarceration Is a Deadly Health Risk: Former Chief Medical Officer of NYC Jails Speaks Out

Amid unrest in Ferguson, police used text burner app

Sanders and Systemic Racism: Did he Answer the Critics?

The knitting community is reckoning with racism

Artists Call for Eurovision Boycott, if Event Held in Israel

UN raises $2.6bn in donations for Yemen humanitarian aid

Half-billion dollars’ worth of sanctioned oil sitting offshore Venezuela

A Maduro Critic in Venezuela Slams U.S. Plan to Push Regime Change

The Coup Has Failed & Now the U.S. Is Looking to Wage War (VIDEO)

Ole Miss basketball players kneel before game in protest

A Billion Dollars in Dark Money Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Fiat Chrysler to invest $4.5 billion in Michigan for new Jeep SUV models

A Call to Halt an Illegal Invasion of Venezuela

US ramps up pressure on Maduro with fresh sanctions

'Wave of plastic' washes up on Algerian beach

Exhibit of French artist accused of plagiarising Jean-Michel Basquiat is cancelled

Venezuela is no Syria and Maduro is no Assad

Charities Are Funneling Millions to Hate Groups

This Is Not Humanitarian Aid: A Maduro Critic in Venezuela Slams U.S. Plan to Push Regime Change (VIDEO)

Iran is holding up its end of nuclear deal, shows IAEA report

Exhibit of French artist accused of plagiarising Jean-Michel Basquiat is cancelled

Are the Deaths of These Black Men in Police Custody Really Accidents?

As tensions over aid rise, Venezuelan troops fire on villagers, kill two

US imports of ‘sanctioned’ Venezuelan oil surge fivefold

“The Green Book: Guide to Freedom”: How African Americans Safely Navigated Jim Crow America (VIDEO)

Singer R. Kelly charged with sexually abusing teenage girls

Supreme Court Rules Against High Fines & Civil Asset Forfeiture (VIDEO)

Saudi Arabia strikes $10bn China deal

Pennsylvania Prison Lockdown: Public Health Crisis or Powerplay?

Amazon’s Defeat in NYC Galvanizes Movement to End Billion-Dollar Corporate Welfare (VIDEO)

Bernie and the Black Vote

Saudis Facing Criminal Charges in the U.S. Keep Disappearing. Is the Kingdom Helping Them Escape? (VIDEO)

What Happened to the Struggle for Socialism in Latin America?

New Election Ordered in North Carolina Race at Center of Fraud Inquiry

Actor Smollett staged 'hate crime' hoax to advance career: Chicago police

Oakland teachers walk out in latest educator strike to hit US

A Victory for the Civil War ‘Cyclorama’

NYC reporter shredded after he questions Kamala Harris for eating fried chicken and waffles

Trump ridiculed by Canadian premier over disastrous tariff debacle

Jussie Smollett Rehearsed His Own Assault, Prosecutors Say

Trump Is Making a Mockery of ‘Humanitarian Aid’ in Venezuela

Colombia's 'Madonna' helps LGBTQ people fleeing Venezuela

With 2020 in Sight, de Blasio Turns Against Amazon

Arts Organizing Lifts Oakland Teachers Strike

Why Oakland Teachers Are Going to Strike

Maduro shuts Venezuela's border with Brazil amid aid standoff

Miami Battles Rising Seas

White House Wants California to Return $2.5 Billion High-Speed Rail Funding

The Madness of King Donald

Federal Government to Cancel Funds for California High-Speed Rail

Jussie Smollett Charged With Faking His Own Assault

After racist catsuit controversy, women's tennis 'modernises' dress code

Anna Wintour Remembers Karl Lagerfeld

Immigrants Aren’t the Emergency—Unchecked Capitalism Is

Actor Jussie Smollett classified as suspect in criminal investigation

Everyone Has Fallen for the Lies About Venezuela

Samsung announces folding phone with 5G at $1,980

Bernie Sanders Campaign Says It Raised $6 Million From 225,000 Donors in First 24 Hours

Remembering Karl Lagerfeld and his collaboration with Zaha Hadid

Rahm Emanuel Wants You to Forget He’s a Corrupt Failure

My Mother Has Been Homeless for 45 Years. Why Isn’t Housing a Right?

China to develop drought & flood resistant farmland in area bigger than Spain

Karl Lagerfeld: fashion's prolific commander-in-chief

Karl Lagerfeld Dies at 85; Prolific Designer Defined Luxury Fashion

Kaepernick Won. The NFL Lost.

Documentary about dark-skinned ‘first Swedes’ sparks horror on Twitter

No One Knows How Many Indigenous Women Are Missing or Murdered

Air Force to push Congress for military housing tenant bill of rights

Imagine Pleading Guilty Because You Can’t Afford to Call Your Lawyer

Ivanka Trump stares blankly as Germany’s Angela Merkel rips into her father

Presidents’ Day Can Kiss My Ass

Dictator Trump

Trump Declares an Imperial Presidency – Paul Jay

The Whitest News You Know

How Haiti’s Spontaneous Uprising is Connected to Venezuelan Solidarity

Colin Kaepernick reaches settlement with NFL over kneeling protest fallout

'MAGA hat boys' reportedly filmed harassing girls before stand-off with Native American man

California, New York promise legal challenges to Trump's emergency declaration

Amazon made an $11.2bn profit in 2018 but paid no federal tax

British children walk out of lessons on climate strike

Aurora shooting: sacked employee kills five in Illinois warehouse

How Britain stole $45 trillion from India

Portland police and far-right leader had friendly relationship, texts reveal

Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to Expand Social Security

Haiti in disarray as anti-government protests lead to prison breakout

Beside a vast graveyard, a new city rises in Haiti

Trump Declares an Imperial Presidency

Trump’s Bizarre, Rambling Announcement of a National Emergency

SFMoMA to Sell 1960 Rothko to Help Diversify its Holdings

An unlikely union: Israel and the European far right

'It never ends': Trauma of Australia's 'stolen' children

Elliott Abrams: The War Criminal Running US Policy in Venezuela

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Under Fire Because She’s Right

Gay Muslim comic strip goes off Instagram after Indonesia outrage

House Backs Ending US Support for Saudis in Yemen War

Republicans remove Colin Kaepernick's name out of Black History Month resolution

Philippines: Rappler journalist Maria Ressa arrested for libel

Venezuela Rejects 'White Supremacist' Trump and His Worldwide'Gang of Extremists'

Mexico’s Lopez Obrador’s Position on Venezuela Marks Return to Foreign Policy Tradition

Trump offers socialism for the rich, capitalism for everyone else

How Aggressive Policing Fuels America’s Inequality Machine

Virginia Democrats hold fire on impeachment of lieutenant governor

Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature'

Denver Educators Strike for First Time in 25 Years

Senate Guts First Amendment to Guard Israel from Boycott, But Ilhan Omar Can’t Bring Up AIPAC?

Ilhan Omar Under Attack for Telling Truth About Israel Lobby

Elizabeth Warren Is Not a Socialist, But She Still Makes Wall Street Squirm

The battle to save Kolkata's crumbling heritage buildings

Cities Across US Are Stripping Homeless People of Their Autonomy

Republicans refuse to return donations from billionaire patron immersed in racism scandal

Netherlands to recognise certain aspects of Palestine

Geo-Political Realignments Over Venezuela

Internet lights up Trump for ‘African-Americans are very angry’ tweet

Everybody Wants ‘Medicare for All’—Except Our Leaders

In Venezuela, White Supremacy Is a Key Driver of the Coup

Study Shows Richest 0.00025% Owns More Wealth Than Bottom 150 Million Americans

School shooters usually show specific signs of distress long before killing

Virginia leader accused of rape will have to resign if claims are true: governor

Dozens killed in India after consuming poisonous liquor

Bike-friendly cities should be designed for everyone, not just for wealthy white cyclists

Global warming causes polar bears to 'invade' Russian Arctic archipelago

As Second Accuser Comes Forward, Growing Calls for Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax to Resign

African nations sense upper hand in minerals stand-off

Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren launches 2020 presidential bid

President López Obrador clashes with courts after vowing ‘poverty’ for Mexican government

Keeping Aztec farming traditions alive in Mexico

Albert Finney, legendary star of Tom Jones and Miller's Crossing, dies aged 82

NYTimes: Saudi Crown Prince Had Threatened to Use 'Bullet' on Khashoggi

Sheila Jackson Lee rains hell on Matt Whitaker: ‘We are not joking here and your humor is not acceptable’

Amazon rethinks plan for New York HQ amid fierce opposition