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Time to Drive a Stake Through the Heart of American Exceptionalism
-- Akira Watts for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Police Officer Who Shot Black Man in Walmart Lied, Victim's Mother Says
Tressa Sherrod says the officer’s account of John Crawford’s death in Ohio store does not tally with surveillance footage

The South’s Victim Complex: How Right-Wing Paranoia is Driving New Wave of Radicals
New wingnut pols may be laughed at as they enter Washington, D.C. But here's why their anger is deadly serious

National Review Writer: Women Who Have Abortions Should Be Hanged

Poll: 70% of Troops Say No More Boots on the Ground in Iraq

Corporations Are Not Going to Save Us From Climate Disruption

Republicans Need to Tell Anti-Choice Radicals to Back Off

Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire
Together, Charles and David Koch control one of the world's largest fortunes, which they are using to buy up our political system. But what they don't want you to know is how they made all that money.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain: "If you don't want to get raped by a cop, don't get pulled over."

Hong Kong Protesters Block Streets, Defying Crackdown
The city’s wave of public protest extended into the working week as thousands ignored a government call to abandon street blockades across the city.

Terrorism Serves the State

Understanding Our Many Fergusons: Kill Lines - the Will, the Right and the Need to Kill

At Religious Right Gathering, Dubious Plan Emerges for Recapturing the Presidency

Can Farmers Outsmart Climate Change?
As the world heats up, so do efforts to save our food system.

With The People’s Climate March Behind Us, What Do We Do Now?
The climate crisis is an opportunity to think boldly and reshape our world so it is better than what we have now. Our path to travel -- in solidarity, refusing to leave anyone behind -- involves a “movement of movements” that can’t be ignored.

US May Keep Secret Prisoners in Custody After Afghan War Exit

Elizabeth Warren Urges Senate to Investigate Federal Reserve About Lax Enforcement
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Harvey Wasserman | How We Win on Climate Change
-- Harvey Wasserman for BuzzFlash at Truthout

US Bankruptcy Judge Allows Detroit Water Shutoffs to Continue

Newsflash: Things Could Be Worse

Podesta: Afghanistan Will Sign Deal Letting US Stay Past 2014

Before the Law
The Bronx’s courts held a teen-ager on Rikers for three years before the case against him collapsed.

Willie Nelson, Neil Young Lend Their Talents to Keystone XL Fight

Former Congressman Jim Traficant Dies From Injuries Related to Tractor Accident

Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

Radicalized Right-Wing Activists Are Pledging Allegiance to a Dangerous Agenda
America, your religious extremists are already inside the “Homeland,” so what are we going to about it?

Peaceful Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protesters Teargassed
Student protesters demanding genuine democratic elections in Hong Kong were met with batons, tear gas and pepper spray on Saturday. Protests continue today in the business district.

Fifteen People Shot During Party at Miami Club

Paul Krugman | Our Invisible Rich

The NSA is renting its technology to U.S. companies

California passes ban on Confederate flag

Bay Area activists again prevent unloading of Israeli ship

Americans Have No Idea How Bad Inequality Really Is

Bernie Sanders: Longterm Democratic strategy is “pathetic”

Green movement embracing more radical tactics as desperation grows

Hong Kong police use teargas and pepper spray to disperse protesters

Presidential Candidate in Navajo Nation Protests a Language Requirement

US Carbon Emissions Tick Higher; Obama Tells UN: "We Have to Do More"

How Israel Silences Dissent

Signaling Post-Snowden Era, New iPhone Locks Out NSA

Congressman Denies Making Controversial Comments About Gays, Forgets The Entire Thing Is On Tape

BillO Tells Women To Suck It Up, Learn To Live With The Old Boys Network

Carbon Neutral and Sustainable Are Simply Not Enough

'It was a crank call': family seeks action against 911 caller in Walmart shooting

Surviving Sierra Leone's Three-Day Ebola Lockdown

Hong Kong Protesters Ignore Calls to End Demonstrations
Number of protesters begins to grow on eve of public holiday marking 65th anniversary of People’s Republic of China

Gay Marriage and the Blockbuster Issues SCOTUS Is About to Take On

Ferguson Demands High Fees to Turn Over City Files on Michael Brown Shooting

Charles P. Pierce | Criminal Minds

George Zimmerman's Dad: If FBI Comes for My Son, "He’s Probably Gonna Shoot a Few of Them"

Fox News’ ‘Boobs on the Ground’ Reinforces ISIS Propaganda about Western ‘Hypocrisy’

The Climate Change Deniers Hall of Infamy
-- Steven Jonas MD, MPH for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Ted Cruz's Advisers Say He's Running for President

Medicare, Dr. Mengele and You

The Wilderness Act Turns 50, Celebrating the Great Laws of 1964

French Far-Right National Front Wins First Ever Seats in Senate

Eight Migrants Die Every Day Trying to Reach Richer Countries, Study Reveals
Research into migrant deaths in Europe shows 22,000 missing, presumed dead, in past 14 years – more than half the global total

Jameis Winston, Sexual Assault and the Search for Something More Important Than Football

Is 2014 the "Tipping Point" for the GMO Labeling Movement?

Why Prisons Thrive Even When Budgets Shrink

Old Energy Is Doing Everything It Can to Stop the Rise of Solar

The Big "Middle Class" Rip-Off: How a Short Sale Taught Me Rich People’s Ethics

Republicans Are Happy to Send Other People's Kids to War

Judge Slams Voter Suppression Law - "Why Does the State of North Carolina Not Want People to Vote?"

Forever Young: Student Protest BYU Ban on Beards

Why the Showdown with Islamic Extremists Is the War the Pentagon Was Hoping For
The imperial game continues.

Republican Presidential Candidate Says Anarchy May Force Cancellation of 2016 Election

Did Indiana Autoworkers Strike a Blow Against Two-Tier Contracts?
Roughly 20 to 25 percent of all union contracts have recently contained some kind of two-tier payment. Such arrangements, often made in response to threats of plant closures or job losses, can turn into strategies for long-term suppression of wages.

Cops Arrest Ferguson Protesters Again

Obama Blames Bad Intel for Underestimating Islamic State Group

Arms Trade Treaty Gains Momentum with 50th Ratification

Big Red One" HQ Will Deploy to Iraq

DOJ Tells Ferguson Cops to Stop Wearing "I Am Darren WIlson" Bracelets

Why Voting Machines Are About To Wreak Havoc On Another Election

Climate Change Linked to Spread of Lyme Disease

The Economic Case for Paternity Leave

Why Obama’s Assurance of "No Boots on the Ground" Isn’t So Reassuring

Police Officer Shot In Ferguson As Protests Continue

US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Syria-Turkey border

Cop Asks for Man's License, Shoots Him When He Reaches for It

Wisconsin's new voter ID law could keep me from voting at age 87

You Won’t Believe How Bad Pollution In China Has Become

Justice Department tells Ferguson police to stop wearing bracelets

Scores arrested as Hong Kong democracy protests continue

Five Ways ALEC Enables Climate Deniers

Texas Woman Denied Driver’s License Over Same-Sex Marriage

How Climate-Smart Villages in Bangladesh, India and Nepal Are Preparing Farmers for the Future