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An Increase in the Minimum Wage Strengthens the Economy for All

It's getting harder to know who is funding political advertising at the state level as more money becomes anonymous or is filtered from one political action committee to another, a new study finds.

Millions seek Brexit re-vote as EU urges Britain to depart soon

Leaked Guide Shows Clinton Staffers How to Solicit for Super PAC Without Breaking Pesky Rules

Man-made pollutants found in Earth's deepest ocean trenches
Crustaceans at depths of 10,000 meters contain higher concentrations of chemicals than do some animals in coastal waters.

Lives are on the line: The smearing of LGBTs by the right is more than disturbing -- it’s dangerous
Politicians and anti-LGBT activists have created a climate in which gay and trans people are constantly at risk.

UN: EU's Secret Trade Deals Have "Zero Democratic Legitimacy"

Ventura Oil Spill Misses the Ocean, but Damage on Land Is Unclear

Fossil fuel companies impose more in climate costs than they make in profits

West Virginia deadly floods: Obama declares major disaster

Michigan's drug-testing welfare program has yielded zero positive results so far

A Vote to Unbind Delegates and Dump Trump Could Actually Happen at the GOP Convention

Google, Inc., isn't just the world's biggest purveyor of information; it is also the world's biggest censor.
The company maintains at least nine different blacklists that impact our lives, generally without input or authority from any outside advisory group, industry association or government agency.

Brexit: Voters fear thousands of people may have been affected by delays and errors

FBI and Police Are Knocking on Activists' Doors Ahead of Republican National Convention

Iceland historian Johannesson wins presidential election
Johannesson - who says he has never been a member of a political party - also called for a constitutional clause allowing citizen-initiated referendums over parliamentary bills.

David Swanson | Party's Over, Quarter Billion Dollars on Bernie, Now What?

Mr. Trump Visited My Neighborhood. But He Didn’t See It
A letter to the presidential candidate after his campaign stopped in Greensboro, North Carolina.

DNC Platform Calls for Justice Dept. to Investigate Fossil Fuel Companies

UK food prices set to rise after Brexit vote

Families say no justice for workers killed on the job

South Carolina: Officer shoots into fleeing teen’s car 7 times, video shows

Death Toll May Rise in Destructive California Wildfire

DC’s donor class: White contributors have an outsized influence on our capital’s municipal politics

Aziz Ansari: Why Trump Makes Me Scared for My Family

Sarah Palin Urges the US to Leave the United Nations

Historic Justice for Janitors Campaign Inspires a New Generation of Janitorial Organizing

Confessions of a Payday Lender: “I Felt Like a Modern-Day Gangster”
Payday lending seemed like the perfect business to Phil Locke. Then he began to feel guilty. “I ruined a lot of lives.”

Obama says he stands with immigrants -- but his policies say otherwise
There's a canyon between what the president says about his immigration goals and his actions.

The War on Weed Is Winding Down -- but Will Monsanto Be the Winner?

Democrats and civil rights groups are calling on Congress to act on legislation to restore a key provision of the Voting Rights Act the Supreme Court eliminated three years ago.

I’m Jewish, and I want people to boycott Israel
The country must be held accountable for its human rights abuses.

Many GOP strategists won't work for Trump

The uncomfortable question: Was the Brexit vote based on racism?

The 2020 Census and the Re-Indigenization of America

Is Brexit Win a Warning Signal for Trump-Era US?

The British are frantically Googling what the E.U. is, hours after voting to leave it

10 Incredible Photos of Solar Impulse 2’s Flight Around the World

Cleveland Bans Soapboxes and Sleeping Bags, Not Guns, Near Republican Convention

People's Summit Offers Hope for a Movement Bigger Than Bernie

The Centralization of Policing: A Push to Integrate Local Police in Mexico and the US

Reimagining Safety for Queer and Trans Communities in Wake of Orlando

Speaking Mirth to Power: An Interview With "Tactical Performer" L.M. Bogad

Black Lives Matter withdraws from S.F.'s Pride Parade due to increased police presence

Brexit and the New Global Rebellion

Fields of Filth: Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog and Chicken Operations in North Carolina

Donald Trump Becomes International Laughingstock Over Brexit Tweet

U.S. markets plunge more than 2.5 percent amid fallout from Brexit vote

President Obama Designates Stonewall a National Monument

Congress Could Save Puerto Rico From Collapse. They Have One Week

Obama Administration Approved Gulf Fracking During Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Far-Right Party in France Also Dreams of an Exit: Marine Le Pen

Donald Trump in Scotland: 'Brexit a great thing'

New Physical Standards for Marine Recruits Overwhelmingly Weed Out Women

Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton in November

"During the [Brexit] campaign the very worst impulses were given free rein and voice."

The Torture Mindset of the United States

When You Dial 911 and Wall Street Answers
Since the 2008 financial crisis, private equity firms have increasingly taken over public services like emergency care and firefighting, often with dire effects.

In new poll, support for Trump has plunged, giving Clinton a double-digit lead

Suffocated at sea
Gaza's fishermen are just trying to make a living, so why does Israel frequently shoot and arrest them?

A group of prisoners alleging they have to drink arsenic-laden water to stay cool inside their hot Texas lockup won a legal victory Tuesday in an ongoing lawsuit after a federal judge ordered the Texas prison system to provide safe drinking water that doesn't violate "contemporary standards of decency."

Study: Third of hospitals in developing world lack clean running water
Every year, half a million babies die before they are one-month-old due to a lack of clean water and safe sanitation in hospitals.

House Funding Panel Targets Green Fund, SEC Climate Guide

Brexit Sparks Worry About Fate of Global Climate Action

Betraying Progressives, DNC Platform Backs Fracking, TPP and Israel Occupation

Pentagon to End Transgender Ban for Military in July

Lawsuit accuses Louisiana judge of running debtors' prison

Arizona's Death Penalty Fades Away
Drug shortages have left the state unable to perform executions, officials told a federal court Friday.

The US has been warned about its high poverty rate in the International Monetary Fund's annual assessment of the economy.

Why Can’t We Do Anything About Guns?

Why the First Olympic Refugee Team May Not Be the Last

How George Orwell's Dystopian Novel "1984" Illuminates the United States' Endless War on Terror

For Virgin Islands, Being on the Frontlines of Climate Impacts Is Grounds for a Lawsuit

Gun violence and the death of joy: We’re losing the places where we once felt safe

Peru's state energy company has reported an oil spill in a tributary of Amazon, third major one this year and 21st in last five years, raising fears of yet more pollution of the water and fish on which Indigenous villages and riverside communities depend.

Pope Francis uses the term 'genocide' to describe Armenian massacre during visit to memorial

Conservative writer George Will drops out of GOP over Trump

Abortion, Corruption and Gun Ownership Still to Be Decided by the Supreme Court

Sanders not ready to endorse Clinton: 'Stand up, be bolder'

The Time Donald Trump Was Hit With a $750,000 Fine by the Feds
And he got into trouble with the SEC, too.

The FDA is stockpiling military weapons -- and it’s not alone
The arms race has metastasized to federal agencies with strictly regulatory or administrative functions.

A Republican delegate has said Donald Trump was not fit to be president and that laws requiring him to vote for Trump violate his constitutional rights.

Israel lawfare group plans “massive punishments” for activists

Five Jarringly Ridiculous Right-Wing Moments This Week: Not Just About the Brexit
Trump spews nonsense while O'Reilly makes perfect sense as the embodiment of white supremacy.

What the Trump Happened to the Republicans?

Intel Vets Call ‘Dissent Memo’ on Syria ‘Reckless’

Hillary Clinton is conveniently vague when it comes to animal rights

What’s at Stake in Spain
A guide to Sunday's Spanish election.

The Hypocrisy of the Democrats' Sit-In Stunt

CNN staff revolts over Corey Lewandowski hire

Guardian journalists denied entry into Donald Trump UK event
Officials said the Guardian did not have credentials to enter golf resort in Scotland, a day after Trump called reporter for news outlet a ‘nasty, nasty guy.’

Don't Fall for it: The Narrative Hijacking of the Orlando Shooting

From Brexit to Texit: Texas secession movement targets 2018 ballot

Clinton's Wall Street Donors Revolt After Warren Emerges as VP Contender

European Union’s Imperial Overreach

TransCanada Files NAFTA Suit Demanding More Than $15 Billion for Keystone XL Rejection

A ‘Brexit’ Blow to the Establishment

Trump hopes for boost from Brexit vote

At least 26 dead in West Virginia flooding

Abigail Fisher’s Supreme Court loss: A massive blow to mediocre white people coasting on their racial privilege

Clinton warning about 'accessible' email adds fuel to controversy

Brexit: If it Could Happen There...

Political Elites' Program of Austerity Set the Stage for Brexit

The Shaming of Paul Ryan Is Now Complete

Diablo Shutdown Marks End of Atomic Era
-- Harvey Wasserman for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Five Immigration Actions Obama Should Take Before Leaving Office

Union Pacific blamed for fiery oil train derailment

"Scotland will likely seek independence for a second time this decade after the historic vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Friday."

Brexit: David Cameron to quit after UK votes to leave EU

Joy as Colombia, FARC Sign Ceasefire Ending 50 Years of War

An Inequality Double-Whammy