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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

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

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

Draft of first Trump budget would cut legal aid for millions of poor Americans
Draft proposes elimination of Legal Services Corporation, which provides free legal assistance to low-income people, victims of domestic violence and others

Europe's Schengen Agreement allows free movement among 26 countries. Will it last?

Amber Midthunder Kicks Butt as a Native Woman Superhero on FX Network’s ‘Legion’

Where There Is No Water: Detroit's Ongoing Crisis

In Targeting Undocumented Workers, Some Legislators Want Employers To Do More

Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos resigns following outrage over his past comments about pedophilia

Global investors warn Texas to withdraw transgender restroom legislation

DNC candidates will take stage at CNN debate

Ohio's tuition vouchers could soon give more money to more middle class, suburban students

Morbid Inequality: Now Just Six Men Have as Much Wealth as Half the World's Population
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Yemen’s Brutal Conflict Pushing One Million Displaced to Return to Danger

Trump to roll back Obama’s climate, water rules through executive action

Outside coastal bubbles, to say 'America is already great' can ring hollow
Beyond coastal cities and elite college campuses is an America that values community over careers, and has been on a downward trajectory for decades

New editor in chief takes Texas Monthly in a ‘lifestyle’ direction

The Insidiousness Behind Trump's Dangerously Laughable Lies

Homeland Security unveils sweeping plan to deport undocumented immigrants

US scientists fear US under Donald Trump will become like a totalitarian regime

This tool cuts fingers and gashes faces, but shipbuilder still uses it

Three cases where ICE earned its reputation for deception

Murder of environmental lawyer in Philippines sparks outrage

More Repression, More Fightback! El Salvador's Labor Movement Defends the Minimum Wage

Inequality Analysis for the Busy Activist

Jenga Mwendo Strengthens Community Through Gardening in New Orleans

Government to weed out pesticides from foreign websites

Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

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

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

Fighting Cops and the Klan: The History and Future of Black Antifascism

School haze
When choosing schools for their children, many parents consider factors such as location, test scores and class sizes. Proximity to a busy road or highway is rarely part of the equation.

Trans Lives Depend on Resisting ‘Unlikely’ Partnerships

More Bomb Threats Close Jewish Community Centers Across The Nation

London’s mayor wants to deny Trump a state visit due to his ‘cruel’ immigration policies

Native American Students Can Combine Traditional and Scientific Knowledge at SUNY ESF

Is Berta Cáceres' Assassination a Tipping Point for Change in Honduras?

Yes Folks, David Brooks is Making Up His Own Facts Again

After picking up California support, Rep. Keith Ellison gets more Western Democrats to back him for party chair

Gov. Roy Cooper’s teacher pay plan: Raises averaging 10 percent over next two years

Panama Papers investigation wins Polk Award

Neo-Nazis Are Rejoicing at Trump's Stance Toward Anti-Semitism
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Singapore Plans Southeast Asia's First Carbon Tax From 2019

Trump officials weigh fate of birth-control mandate

Israel nature exhibition at UN whitewashes occupation

Vandals damage dozens of headstones in Jewish cemetery in Missouri
Attack denounced as ‘act of desecration’ by state governor and comes amid concern over rise in antisemitism in US

Failing States, Collapsing Systems: Biophysical Triggers of Political Violence

Five GOP Health Care Buzz Phrases You Need to Inoculate Yourself Against

Scrutiny for Supreme Court Pick Fails to Focus on Rights of Disabled

Making the Deep Blue Sea Green Again

Zimbabwe’s Typhoid Outbreak Worsened by Water Scarcity and Poor Sewage Infrastructure

States Go to Bizarre Lengths to Keep Capital Punishment

Navajo Official Worries Cuts Under Trump Will Hurt Tribal Schools

Wet winter has improved Colorado River basin's water forecast, but the drought endures

As Construction Near Standing Rock Restarts, Pipeline Fights Flare Across the U.S.

WWF Brutalizes Tribal People in the Name of ‘Conservation’