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Donald Trump and the Death of Expertise

Jared Kushner just threw Donald Trump Jr. under the bus. Bigly.

Charles P. Pierce | The Climate Crisis Is Here. Now.

Donald Trump doesn't want to fire Jeff Sessions. He wants Sessions to quit

Trump and the GOP Are Not Discussing Whether to Let Obamacare Die. They Are Plotting to Kill It

The Biotech Industry Is Taking Over the Regulation of GMOs From the Inside

GOP Rep: Fight To Fix Obamacare Is Womens Fault, Could Be Solved With A Gun Duel

International Labor Organization's Convention 169 Helps Legalize Land Grabs on Indigenous Territories

The Legal Battle Behind the Trump Tower Meeting

"What I Did On My Summer Vacation," by Jared Kushner
White House Senior Adviser released a statement regarding the 2016 election ahead of his meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Paul Ryan Contradicts Trump: Robert Mueller Is Not a "Biased Partisan"

Trump Mulls Replacing Sessions with Giuliani

These Haitians Found Refuge From Earthquakes, Cholera, and Poverty. Trump Plans to Send Them Back

Trump slams "sad" Republicans who won't "protect" him

White House Signals It Will Accept Russia Sanctions Bill

GOP Campaigns Recall a Self-Dealing Leaker in Scaramucci

A chill emanating from the White House reaches State Department
Tillerson considering early exist after Sessions flap

Former CIA Intelligence Analyst Says Whistleblowers Are Vital to a Transparent Democracy

Poll Reveals 85 Percent of Americans Oblivious to Hunger in Africa and Middle East

Power cuts put lives of Gaza kidney patients in danger

Trump’s Plan to Let Oil Companies Into the Atlantic Would Kill Thousands of Whales and Dolphins

Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé Accused of Complicity in Illegal Rainforest Destruction

To counter ‘The Art of the Deal,’ Democrats are set to unveil ‘A Better Deal’
Democratic leaders are expected to announce a new economic agenda Monday that is designed to revive a party desperate to win back at least some control next year.

Governments around the world are enlisting "cyber troops" who manipulate Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets to steer public opinion, spread misinformation and undermine critics, according to a new report from the University of Oxford.

Scaramucci Threatens To ‘Pare Down’ White House Staff If Leaks Don’t Stop

Trump lawyer: Supreme Court will decide on presidential self-pardon

The Women Confronting California’s Farm Conditions

Trump's Mar-A-Lago Requests 70 Foreign Workers

A Look Inside Ohio’s Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

Russian Ambassador At Heart Of U.S. Investigations Ends Tenure

More Than 380,000 Georgia Voters Receive ‘Purge Notice’

Protests spread to more than 100 cities in Poland on Saturday after a bill that would give its populist government the power to push all the nation's Supreme Court judges into retirement passed the upper house of the National Assembly.

Emails Show Iraq War PR Alums Led Attempt to Discredit Dakota Access Protesters

On Fighting Inequality, Which Nations Do More Than Pay Lip Service?

The Limits of the Sandra Bland Act

Trump's Pardoning Himself Would Trash Constitution

New Lobby Group Tied to Brexit Climate Science Deniers and Koch Industries Pushes for Deregulation in Europe

Organic Farmers Fighting Release of Genetically Engineered Moths

‘How Can the Arsonists Be the Firefighters Today?’
Interview with Maurice Carney on Congo's crisis

Why I’m Starting the World’s First Prison Law School

How Fake Cops Got $1.2 Million in Real Weapons

Mexican Giant Faces Global Campaign Against Israel Investments

Woman Exposed to Weed Killer Chemical, Now Battling Cancer, Vows to Fight Monsanto to Her Last Breath

Open Burns, Ill Winds
The Pentagon’s handling of munitions and their waste has poisoned millions of acres, and left Americans to guess at the threat to their health.

New Jersey Public Employees Stop State Shutdown

Illinois's Cook County Helps Solar Energy Cooperatives Rise and Shine

Florida County Sued for Detention of US Citizen at Behest of Immigration Officials

Can Trump Use the Presidential Pardon to Thwart the Russia Investigations?

McCain’s Health Battle Casts Ugly Glare on GOP Healthcare Assault

A New Front in the War Over Reproductive Rights: ‘Abortion-Pill Reversal’
A San Diego doctor claims his injection can save a fetus after a medication abortion has already begun -- the latest attempt by abortion foes to create a narrative of regret.

Japan Pictures Likely Show Melted Fukushima Fuel for First Time

China forces its Muslim minority to install spyware on their phones

State Efforts to Block Local Minimum Wage Laws

A recent heatwave in Siberia’s frozen wastes has resulted in outbreaks of deadly anthrax and a series of violent explosions

Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana

Record 9 million comments flood FCC on net neutrality

Trump administration scraps Obamacare signup assistance in 18 cities

U.S. lawmakers reach deal on sanctions bill for Russia, Iran, North Korea

Foster Care as Punishment: The New Reality of 'Jane Crow'

Exit Spicey, enter the Mooch: another day in Trump's tragicomic America
As the laughable ‘Made in America’ week closed, the White House staged a farce to rival any of Sean Spicer’s press briefings. This was nightmare political theater

U.S. Airstrike Kills Afghan Police Members; More Than A Dozen Killed

Democrats in U.S. Congress Urge Review of Amazon's Whole Foods Deal

Verizon admits to throttling video in apparent violation of net neutrality

Arizona Republican Says McCain Should Resign, Adds She’d Be Strong Replacement

In tweet storm, Trump decries ‘illegal leaks’ and asserts ‘all agree’ he has complete power to pardon

Donald Trump Tells His Voter Fraud Panel: Find Me ‘Something’

FERC Paves Way for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Beyond Prisons — Episode 10: Demanding Human Rights At Vaughn feat. Emily Abendroth

Actress Lucy Lawless Joins Greenpeace Protest Against Arctic Drilling

Poles fought the nationalist government with mass protests — and won

Trump backers eye GOP primary challenges for Flake, Heller

Scott Pruitt's Climate "Debates" Are Another Assault on Climate Research and the Scientific Method
-- Curtis Johnson for BuzzFlash at Truthout

"We Have to Get It Together": GOP Panics Over Imploding Agenda

Ohio Politician Pushes "Let Them Die" Proposal in Response to Opioid Overdoses

Sewage Sludge Is Endangering Our Food Supply

Four Charts That Show Who Loses Out if the White House Cuts Food Stamps

What Is Behind the Renegotiation of NAFTA? Trumpism and the New Global Economy

The Trump resistance can be best described in one adjective: female
With the anti-Trump resistance, the preponderance of women is so noteworthy that failing to name it obscures the movement’s basic nature.

How the Food and Drug Companies Ensure That We Get Sick and They Make Money
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The Ideologues Who Want to Destroy Democracy to Save Capitalism
How a shadowy libertarian theorist convinced Charles Koch and others in the radical right that in order for their version of capitalism to survive, government must be destroyed.

How the US Is Failing Native American Students

These Top Prosecutors Are Threatening Legal Action Against Betsy DeVos

Paul Krugman: Health Care Is Still in Danger

Health care state of play: This is the week senators vote (or not)

Poland's President Duda vetoes judicial reforms after protests

Financialization Has Turned the Global Economy Into a House of Cards: An Interview With Gerald Epstein

Journalism Is Dying and Content Marketing Is Taking Its Place (I Know Because I Do Both)

Anger Grows in UK After Conservatives Vote to Keep 1 Percent Pay Rise Salary Cap

Immigrants Are Dying in U.S. Detention Centers. And It Could Get Worse.

One Year, One Facility, 1.7 Million Pounds of Hazardous Waste Burned in Open Air

The 1967 Rebellion and Visions of an Independent Black Detroit

Medicaid Expansion Had a Huge Impact on the Finances of the Poor

Kim Davis’s Anti-Gay Views Are Going To Cost Her State Big Time
A judge ruled Kentucky liable for legal fees in Davis’s case.

How Trump signed a global death warrant for women

Across the Country, Military Sites Burn Hazardous Waste Into Open Air

To the Millions Who Have Stood Up to the Trump Administration: Thank You

Newly Disclosed Clinton-era Memo Says Presidents Can Be Indicted

Don't Teach Kids How to Survive Police Encounters, Train Cops to Deescalate

In Revised Filing, Kushner Reveals Dozens of Previously Undisclosed Assets

Baltimore Police Caught Planting Drugs In Body-Cam Footage, Public Defender Says

Donald Trump to be blocked from easing Russia sanctions after US Congress agrees legislation
Bill will also include sanctions against Iran and North Korea.

Philippines Extends Mindanao Martial Law to End of Year

Citizens Begin Reclaiming Coal Country After Decades of Corporate Land Grabs

GOP Wrestles with Soaring Deductibles in Healthcare Bill

Six Killed as Netanyahu Throws Match onto Jerusalem Powder Keg

Young Workers Face a Tougher Labor Market Even as the Economy Inches Towards Full Employment

Dark Money and Potential Foreign Influence

Crime Pays in the Oakland Police Department

Shareholder Capitalism: A System in Crisis

In Colfax, Echoes of Another Conflict
A photographer who covered the war in Iraq appreciates how threats can come to seem routine.

'Never Been About Race': Black Activists on How Minneapolis Reacted to Damond Shooting

New Mexico Pursues Much-Needed Reforms to Combat Unaccountable Political Ads

Warm Spells in Arctic Stunt Crop Yields Across US, Study Suggests

As the Russia Investigation Heightens, Trump Suggests Pardoning Himself

Venezuela Needs Dialogue and Negotiation to Avoid Civil War; Not Trump-Supported "Regime Change"

In Uzbekistan, the World Bank Is Masking Labour Abuses

Wall Street’s Washington Friends Aim to Kill New Consumer Protection

New communications head Anthony Scaramucci deletes old tweets

Environmentalists Urge Democrats to Join Sanders in Opposing Dirty Energy Bill

Abuses Hide in the Silence of Nondisparagement Agreements
Often used at tech companies, nondisparagement agreements are increasingly included in employment contracts and legal settlements.

The secret history of the banking crisis
Accounts of the financial crisis leave out the story of the secretive deals between banks that kept the show on the road. How long can the system be propped up for?

Jeremy Scahill | Donald Trump and the Coming Fall of American Empire

Sanders keeping door open on 2020

8 dead, 30 injured found inside semitrailer at Walmart parking lot in Texas

Trump's EPA Chemical Safety Nominee Was in the “Business of Blessing” Pollution

Activists Hold 'Week of Solidarity' with Anti-Trump Protesters

UK to ban microbeads

Trump launches all-out assault on Mueller probe

Finding the Inspiration to Stand Up for Each Other: An Interview With Sister Aisha al-Adawiya

Judge: Anti-Abortion Protesters in Kentucky Must Stay Out of Buffer Zone

Poland: The EU's Next Big Test

Republicans’ Plan to Defund Planned Parenthood With Health-Care Bill Breaks Senate Rules

Jared Kushner 'Inadvertently Omitted' $10 Million in Assets

How the US Imposes the Worst of Its Prison Paradigm Abroad

Minneapolis protests as police chief quits over Justine Damond shootin

Tennessee jails have been shortening sentences for inmates who get vasectomies or birth control implants

Financial Advisers Want to Rip Off Small Investors. Trump Wants to Help Them Do It.

Warren Flunks Trump: Report Card Details Broken Promise to 'Drain Swamp'