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Keywords in Black Protest: A(n Anti-)Vocabulary

Okinawans Want Their Land Back. Is That So Hard to Understand?

The US Senate's Patriot Act Fail

US Signals Willingness to Widen Role in Fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria

Dennis Hastert’s Rise Was Based on Being the No "Skeletons" Guy - Until This Week

Rick Santorum and Foster Friess: Squeeze That Between Your Knees
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The US Government Must Address Toxic Chemical Exposure in the Workplace
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

More Than 100 Anti-TPP Events This Week

Mark Crispin Miller: Neoliberalism and Its Impacts on Free Speech, Education and Democracy

Inside the Unlikely Coalition That Just Got the Death Penalty Banned in Nebraska

US Accuses Hastert of Paying to Hide "Misconduct"
Dennis Hastert, the Illinois politician and former House speaker, is accused of lying to the F.B.I. and structuring cash withdrawals to avoid bank reporting requirements.

Great Barrier Reef Spared "in Danger" Listing - for Now

Rising Student Debt Creates an Ivory Tower Only for the Wealthy
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

More Money, Fewer Grasslands: Corn Ethanol's Impact on Rural America

Ohio Lawmakers Urge Easing Wind Power Rules

As stock valuations swell, market outlook sours

Military Accidentally Sends Live Anthrax to As Many As 9 States

Congress Is Probably About To Get A Whole Lot Whiter Thanks To The Supreme Court

Fox News Host Has Outrageous Reason Progressive Ideas Are Getting More Popular

Paradise Lost: What the Texas Floods Swept Away
The Blanco River overflowed its banks in Wimberley, tearing the heart out of the community.

The Assault On LGBT Rights In The Texas Legislature Failed

To Collect Revenue, Some States Put Tax Scofflaws in Virtual 'Stocks'

Bill Moyers: The Challenge of Journalism Is to Survive in the Pressure Cooker of Plutocracy

Amy’s Kitchen moves to fast food

How one N.Y. museum is already prepping for the next big flood

In New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders takes aim at Hillary Clinton on trade

Man Threatens Suicide, Police Kill Him
Justin Way was in bed with a knife. His girlfriend called a non-emergency number to try to get him into a hospital. Minutes later, cops shot him dead.

Can the Democratic Party be used for good?

Look, a Deficit!: How NPR Distracts You From Issues That Will Actually Affect Your Life

Terror on Trial: Family of Drone Victims Vows to Fight German Court Ruling
Faisal bin Ali Jaber, whose relatives were killed in 2012 strike, says he 'will not give up... it is—quite simply—a matter of life and death for us.'

Migrants Between Scylla and Charybdis

Disgusted With Tory Government, Brits March in Force Against Austerity Madness
Buoyed by election win, David Cameron poised to implement harsh cuts.

Given Rampant White-Collar Crime, FIFA Raid Raises Questions About DOJ Priorities

Cleveland Cops Promise to Stop Pistol-Whipping People After DOJ Exposed their Dangerous Habit

Bush's busy role on corporate boards could become 2016 issue

US army says 22 possibly exposed to anthrax at S. Korea base

Faculty call on New York University to reveal Israel investment

Via Campesina denounces the takeover of the World Expo by corporate interests

Progressives Win Big in Spain as ‘Anti-Eviction Crusader’ Ada Colau Is Elected Mayor of Barcelona

Poverty-linked heart risks greatest for poor black women, younger adults

“Every single cop in Cleveland is here”: Arthur Chu’s shocking stories from inside the Tamir Rice/Michael Brelo protests
It wasn't my plan to take to the streets. But when the protest found me, there was only one honorable choice.

The tar sands sell-out

Guantanamo's Refugees Released to Uruguay Still Seeking Relief
The US, which held the men without charge or trial for more than a decade, was absent from negotiations between Uruguay and the former prisoners.

State Department Officials Pass Through Revolving Door, Lobby for Passage of TPP

Lenin Is a Lonely Man as Capitalism Metastasizes in Russia
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Here’s How Much Corporations Paid US Senators to Fast-Track the TPP Bill
Critics of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership are unlikely to be silenced by an analysis of the flood of money it took to push the pact over its latest hurdle

EPA Issues Final Rules Protecting Drinking Water, Streams

Texas House Passes Campus Gun Carry Bill

WHO Shake-Up Approved After Ebola Debacle

Obama Loses Second Bid to Implement Overhaul of Immigration

Two Dead, One Wounded in Shooting at North Dakota Walmart

David Swanson | A Civilian Is a Combatant Is a Civilian Is a Combatant

The Media’s Sickening Sanders Double Standard: How the Socialist Brings Out Their True Colors
Bernie Sanders' 2016 campaign reveals how skewed our attitudes toward wealth and taxation have become

Leaked Treaty You've Never Heard of Makes Secret Rules for the Internet

California’s Largest Lake Is Drying Up Amid Epic Drought
-- Anastasia Pantsios of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Federal Dollars Are Financing the Water Crisis in the West

The Economist Who Realized How Crazy We Are

Jeb Bush Cozies Up to Coal Industry Barons at Closed-Door Meeting
The $7,500-a-person exclusive golf and fly-fishing retreat will give top coal CEOs – and reliable Republican donors – access to the 2016 presidential hopeful

Pregnant Mom Charlena Cooks Screams "Please Stop" as Cops Wrestle Her to the Ground

Paul Krugman | The Insecure American

Congress Can - and Should - Declassify the TPP

How the Irish Became the World’s Leading Gay Activists
Defying conventional wisdom, the huge win by the Yes Equality campaign involved young and old, rural and urban, Catholic and non-Catholic voters.

The US Militarization of Africa Is Well Underway and Nothing Good Will Come of It

Texas & Alaska Floods: El Nino & Hot Oceans Start a Year of Hellish Weather. It Will Get Worse.

Access to Iran's Military Sites Religiously Banned: Cleric

No Extra Time for FIFA Caribbean Officials as US Justice Department Lays Indictments

Reading the Duggar Police Report

George Pataki announces 2016 presidential campaign

Even Before TPP And TTIP, US Already Being Forced To Change Laws By Trade Agreements

Pentagon plans to arm Sunni fighters vs. ISIS

Taking Action to Combat State-Sanctioned Violence Against Women Worldwide

Activists tell officials to file criminal charges against Plains All American

Lawsuit: Michigan Discriminates Against Transgender People in Issuing State IDs

Ogdensburg woman says border patrol agent shocked her with stun gun (VIDEO)

State's abortion ban illegal, 3 judges rule

A Theology of Liberation to Inspire White Anti-Racist Organizing

Climbing That Ladder: Will Graduate School Help on Capitol Hill?

Immigrants Seeking Asylum in the US Face Insurmountable Obstacles

The Populist Agenda: The Fight for a Just Society

First head of state backs campaign to save the planet

Factory Farms Are a #LoadOfCrap, Says New Report
-- Anastasia Pantsios for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Dahr Jamail | Oscar Lopez Rivera: Will Obama Pardon This Political Prisoner?

Texas floods: cities brace for more as officials warn of rivers overflowing
Houston area gets respite from weather but rain still making way downstream as crews continue searching for nine people feared dead.

The most racially segregated cities in the South

Two fired New Mexico cops could face charges in jail cell beating of handcuffed man (VIDEO)

Have Democrats Pulled Too Far Left?

#SayHerName Shows Black Women Face Police Violence, Too—and Pregnancy and Motherhood Are No Refuge

Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs

Rivals lash Rand Paul on security

Creating a Nuclear Bomb Free World Today​
-- Robert C. Koehler for Buzzflash at Truthout

Canada wildfires rage on, intensify near oil sands sites

Congressional Republicans are outraged that the EPA wants to protect our drinking water

President Obama asserts power over small waterways

Life After Nebraska’s Death Penalty
How other states dealt with their death rows after killing capital punishment.

Absolutely Nothing: A Veteran’s Savage Indictment of the Iraq War

Malcolm X, Gentrification and Housing as a Human Right

Jim Hightower | A Letter Carrier's Special Delivery to Congress
-- Jim Hightower on BuzzFlash at Truthout

How Bernie Sanders Learned to Be a Real Politician
A portrait of the candidate as a young radical.

Chelsea Manning Reveals Threats of "Disappearing" at Guantánamo Bay
US soldier marks fifth anniversary of military custody with most personal firsthand account yet and accuses military guards of threatening her with exile

Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

Israel Seeking to Increase US Aid to $4.5 Billion

Scramble Begins as Patriot Act Teeters

Ex-Santorum Campaign Staffer Kills Himself After Stabbing Fellow Yale Conservative

“For the Game, For the World”: Swiss Police Raid FIFA Meeting And Arrest Senior Officials in Sweeping Corruption Investigation

Republicans' Plans for ISIS Would Drag Us Back Into Iraq for Another War
The GOP candidates use innuendo and coded language to push the need for ground troops into public discourse. At least the military hawks are more overt