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Transgender Student on the Front Lines of the Rights Battle
Gavin Grimm, 17, whose initials are on a case heading to the Supreme Court, has become the new face of the transgender rights movement.

Bannon Admits Trump's Cabinet Nominees Selected to Destroy Their Agencies

Montana abortion bill would make doctors try to save fetus

Sheldon Adelson lost his first fight with a union. Will it have a domino effect?

Republicans vote to give police powers to arrest people planning peaceful protests

Tens of Thousands Strike on Day without Immigrants

I was six when the Russians came

Congressional Oversight Committee Wants Warrants to Rein in Police Abuse of Cell-Site Simulators

Trump-Netanyahu Circus: Now, No One Can Save Israel from Itself

Catching Up with Popular Pesticides: More Human Health Studies Are Needed on Neonicotinoids

For nearly 200 for-profit colleges, taxpayers pay the bills

Trump's multi-trillion dollar fraud on America: 'public-private' infrastructure partnerships

“Rezoning” in Brazil Opens Endangered Atlantic Forest to Development

Majority of voters oppose border wall, ObamaCare repeal

Will MEPs resist lobby pressure to derail better workplace cancer law?

Why Is Facebook Helping Fund CPAC?

How Neighbors in Canada Used a Gift Registry to Welcome Refugees

In Georgia, labour exploitation still pays

Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal

Illinois State Workers Authorize Strike Against Governor Who Invoked Legacy of PATCO

We want to welcome! Barcelona demands open borders for refugees

Steve Bannon lifted his mask of death at CPAC. It wasn't a pretty sight
At a rare public address, he let us peek at the darkness that resides inside the West Wing. The power behind Donald Trump’s throne was a spectral presence

Proposed Trump policy threatens Critically Endangered Grauer’s gorilla

For Automation to Benefit Society, It Must Serve Humans, Not Replace Them

Exxon Relents, Wipes Oil Sands Reserves From Its Books

Expulsion ‘Cannot Extinguish the Fire that Standing Rock Started’

‘Alternative’ Education: Using Charter Schools to Hide Dropouts and Game the System

Where Protests Flourish, Anti-Protest Bills Follow

The Cold Heart of ICE

None of Texas’ Members of Congress Support Trump’s Wall

HSBC Promises to Cut Ties With Forest-Trashing Palm Oil Companies

Trump brings Dubke in from the dark

What We Learned From Scott Pruitt's Emails to the Fossil Fuel Industry

The promise of a pipeline

Inmates are excluded from Medicaid – here’s why it makes sense to change that

Sen. Wyden: Border Searches of Digital Devices Should Require a Warrant

Standing Rock Lives on as a Model for Peaceful Resistance

Challenging London, Renewables Are Flexing Power Across the British Isles

Costa Rica Has the Right Idea: No Military​
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

World Goes Wild for ‘Raw, In-Your-Face’ Native Pop Art

EMERGING FEMINISMS, Organizing Political Rage

A New Rationalization for Riches
Right-wingers are celebrating a deeply depressing new history of those rare moments where distributions of wealth have become significantly more equal.

Organizing against the Irish housing emergency

Refugee politics from the local to the international

Naomi Oreskes on what stories we can’t let get lost in the noise of 2017 and why scientists should speak up

Bill Maher's Shameful On Air Bromance With Despicable Milo Yiannopolos
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

‘Our challenges are bigger than Mugabe’ — a conversation with Zimbabwe’s ‘protest pastor’ Evan Mawarire

Education Reform in the Absence of Political Courage: Charleston (SC) Edition

Trump Proved He Doesn’t Think Much of Working People

Are fossil fuel companies telling investors enough about the risks of climate change?

Meet the Couple Who Are Launching Cohousing for LGBTQ Seniors

Pennsylvania Environmentalists Cite "Irreparable Harm" in Bid to Halt Mariner East 2 Gas Pipeline

Arizona Senate votes to seize assets of those who plan, participate in protests that turn violent

Lawyers: ICE detainee with brain tumor removed from hospital

Fighting voter ID laws in the courts isn't enough. We need boots on the ground

Off-Duty Cop in Anaheim Attacked and Fired His Gun at 13 Year-Old Boy; Only the Teenager Was Arrested

How Norway Avoided Becoming a Fascist State

When no good deed goes unpunished
Families in the UK that open their doors to child relatives fleeing the camps of Calais are being penalised by stringent rules on legal aid.

Majority of Americans trust the media more than Trump: poll

Donald Trump returns in triumph to CPAC – with Breitbart as supporting cast
Six years after he was loudly booed there, Trump will take the main stage as the Republican president with some new allies at the conservative confab

I Ignored Trump News for a Week. Here’s What I Learned.
Coverage of President Trump may eclipse that of any single human being ever. I discovered several truths about our digital media ecosystem when I tuned it out.

Citing 'Racial Stereotype,' Supreme Court Says Texas Inmate Can Appeal Death Sentence

Texas judge blocks cutting funds to Planned Parenthood in sharp rebuke

Texas graduate student discovers a Walt Whitman novel lost for more than 150 years

Going on the Offensive: A State-Based Strategy for the Democratic Party

New Dem Governor Reverses Course In Major North Carolina Voting Rights Case

About These Democrats Throwing Elizabeth Warren Under the Bus

Tea Party Gov. Brownback suffers humiliating tax defeat at hands of Kansas House

Ten Examples of Direct Resistance to Government Raids
-- Bill Quigley for BuzzFlash at Truthout

More than 200 protesters indicted on rioting charges from Inauguration Day

Global investors warn Texas to withdraw transgender restroom legislation

This US Military Officer Explains Why America’s Middle East Wars Have Been Utter Failures

The CEOs of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan are worth $261 million more since the election

The Trump administration’s blueprint for mass removals, with a streak of cruelty

FEC Commissioner Tells Trump: 'I Will Not Be Silenced,' Provide Fraud Evidence

Paul Krugman: Death and Tax Cuts

Young Immigrants Are Too Afraid To Apply For College In California

NAACP to announce plans for North Carolina economic boycott

Boston Mulls Barrier to Protect City Against Rising Sea Levels
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Iraqi forces storm Mosul airport in effort to seize city from Isis

What Happened to Japanese Americans 75 Years Ago Is Newly Relevant

How a toxic spill and a book launched Britain's environmental movement - the forgotten story

Documents reveal UK cannot stop Green Investment Bank from fund fracking after sale

UK Climate Deniers Take Anti-Science Message to Trump Administration at CPAC 2017

Congressional town halls become forums for anti-GOP resistance

Marine ‘hotspots’ under dual threat from climate change and fishing

North Carolina's 2016 state elections smashed outside spending records

Donald Trump Plans to Bypass the Courts to Deport as Many People as Possible

Chairing the DNC: A multimillion-dollar election

DAPL PR Firm Wrote Pro-Pipeline Letter Sent by Three Governors

Read These Words of Resistance and You Will Know That You Are Not Alone

Big Pharma Quietly Enlists Leading Professors to Justify $1,000-Per-Day Drugs

Five Key G20 Powers Break Promise to Help Tackle Corruption

Tear down Loyola's walls against free speech

This Town Adopted Trauma-Informed Care—And Saw a Decrease in Crime and Suspension Rates

Trump wants to expand U.S. nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'

Federal higher-ed tax breaks now exceed cost of grants for lower-income students

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic

‘Absence Can Have a Powerful Impact’: Art Institutions Respond to Trump’s Immigration Orders

The Trump Administration's Covert Strategy for Ending Refugee Resettlement

Trump Through Mexican Eyes

When Evidence Says No, But Doctors Say Yes

Spotting Shadow Regulation

Low-Income Programs Not Driving Nation’s Long-Term Fiscal Problem

Now That Planned Parenthood Has Won a Medicaid Fight in Texas, What’s Next?

Trump brings Dubke in from the dark

The Dog-Whistle Racism of the Neoliberal State

A Victory 50 Years in the Making
After decades of protest, Indian Point to be closed

What You Need to Know About Trumps New National Security Advisor

Wells Fargo Places L.A. Exec on Leave Amid Rate-Lock Fee Inquiry

In Their Own Words: Officials Refuting False Claims of Voter Fraud

Block-Granting Low-Income Programs Leads to Large Funding Declines Over Time, History Shows

Fordham charges student over SJP support rally

Why I’ll Never Take My Phone On An International Flight Again

protesting the sheriff's cooperation with immigration agents

Court issues ruling in world's first “Rights of Nature” lawsuit

Where Alternative School Enrollment May Signal Problems

As US Attorney, Labor Secretary Nominee Enabled Drug and Biotechnology Executives' Impunity

A declaration of war on 11 million people
The Trump administration wants to kick America's deportation machine into high gear--but there have been important shows of resistance to build on, writes Danny Katch.

At Wisconsin Juvenile Prisons, Children Face a Nightmare of Solitary Confinement and Abuse

Court Win For Students Over Predatory For-Profit Colleges

The End of White Respectability

Naming and Shaming Overpaid CEOs

To Survive, the Democratic Party Needs to Stand Up to Wall Street and Global Corporations

To Billionaire Doomsday Preppers: Your Wealth Won’t Save You

Wall Street Hopes You’ve Forgotten the Crash Already

How Colleges Can Still Legally Protect Trans Students without Coverage under Title IX

Santander disproportionately denied mortgages in low-income communities, group claims

Angry Constituents Hammer Tom Cotton At Town Hall: ‘Do Your Job’

As rain batters California, floods leave homeless with even fewer places to go
Wet conditions statewide present a mortal risk to the homeless people living along the state’s waterways, who are displaced with wearying regularity

Red state rural America is acting on climate change – without calling it climate change

How Do We Best ‘Save the Poor’?

Is It Oil?

'Military-Style' Firearms Aren’t Protected By Second Amendment, Court Rules

Fight Erupts in Trump Administration Over Transgender Students’ Rights

Marine Le Pen could 'blow up' the European Union, and the fear's starting to show

Dahr Jamail | Alarming New Coral Bleaching Event Has Begun at the Great Barrier Reef

Kellyanne Conway Sidelined from TV

With Raid Looming, Memo Shows How Dakota Pipeline Violates Tribal Rights

Bill Nye Calls Kyrie Irving's Flat Earth Theory "Heartbreaking"
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Standing Rock Will Be Raided Today
Erasing us has always been this country's intention, because in the eyes of the state, we have never held value here, outside of what could be taken from us.

Thousands of pages of emails reveal Scott Pruitt’s close ties with oil, gas industry
The release comes days after the former Oklahoma attorney general was sworn in as head of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Researchers Find Pesticide Spills, Accidents May Alter Farmworkers' DNA
Farmworkers who have a high pesticide exposure event are more likely to experience molecular changes on DNA that may lead to certain cancers.

Standing Rock activists dig in ahead of deadline to clear protest camp

Hospitals feel pressure to reject students over Trump policy

Expenses scandal: Marine Le Pen's Front National headquarters raided by French police

Trump Details Plans to Deport Millions of Immigrants
The new rules from the Department of Homeland Security bring a major shift in the way the agency enforces the nation’s immigration laws.

US has provided $315m in financing to supplier of mines accused of slave labor

Scott Pruitt Goes After Critics, His Own Staff In First Speech To EPA