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How Capitalism Is Cheating Young Americans
Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Creationist group to ask Kentucky taxpayers for help building Noah’s ark theme park

Does the Powerful Paul Ryan Feel Empathy?

Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza - Debunked

California relies on thousands of prisoners paid dollars a day to fight raging wildfires

Average US Household Now Worth a Third Less, While Assets of the 1% Soar
Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

The South's child well-being crisis
A new report looks at the well-being of children by state and finds those living in Appalachia, the South, and the Southwest are facing especially difficult conditions that put them at a disadvantage compared to their peers in other regions.

Qatar World Cup: migrants wait a year to be paid for building offices

Two Tiers of College Tuition? Not on This Campus
A two-tiered pricing system would create dramatic inequality of access to a college education.

GOP to America: Rich Kids Are Worth More Than Poor Kids

Deputies: Pregnant Woman Killed While Admiring Gun Collection

BREAKING: US court finds Virginia gay marriage ban unconstitutional

CEO says Boeing plans to keep its workers “cowering”

The Top 10 Reasons Why Some Folks Claim We Don't Need Unions Anymore. Bless Their Hearts

Industrial Plastic Pellets Pollute Lake Erie

Top Journalists and Lawyers: NSA Surveillance Threatens Press Freedom and Right to Counsel

Satanists Demand Religious Exemption From Abortion Restrictions, Cite Hobby Lobby Ruling

Right wing’s worst nightmare: The master stroke that turns red states blue
Our divisions are phony: There's broad agreement on more issues. Here's how we convert the Tea Party.

GOP’s 30-year spin job is over: Why we are not a center-right nation
From minimum wage to the environment to abortion, America is far more liberal than the media or the right admit.

‘Earth Focus’ Documents How a New Jersey Town Reclaimed Its Water Supply After Decades of Chemical Pollution

Investigators cancel visit to site of possible ‘war crime’ MH17 downing

Blasts rock major hospital, street in Gaza; at least 7 children killed

Why Voters Aren’t Angrier About Economic Inequality

The four basic American reactions to record inequality

As the Gaza crisis deepens, boycotts can raise the price of Israel’s impunity

A Belief in ‘Oneness’ Is Equated With Pro-Environment Behavior

What is climate change doing to our mental health?

Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide

British Doctors Vote To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Japanese monkeys' abnormal blood linked to Fukushima disaster – study

Exposing Monsanto: Herbicide Linked to Birth Defects - the Vitamin A Connection

What if 35 Palestinians had died, and 800 Israelis?
Many hundreds of thousands of people – I wish I could say millions – around the world want an end to this impunity.

The New Scramble for Africa
Caught between competing powers to the West and East, how can Africa emerge from the race for its riches?

My party has lost its soul: Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and the victory of Wall Street Democrats

As fighting continues in east Ukraine, US releases images said to implicate Russia

Not in my backyard: US sending 'dirty' coal overseas
Energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.

Corporate Profit Margins Are Getting Ever Fatter

Public Citizen Launches Radio Ad Criticizing Murray Energy Lawsuit Against Clean Air Safeguards

At The Border, Migrant Crisis Tests Whether Politicians Can Translate Compassion Into Action

Afghanistan’s gun problem: Too many weapons, not enough oversight
Government watchdog: US provided Afghan forces with more guns than necessary and failed to keep track of the weapons.

French environmentalists used the Tour de France to protest plans of Australian chemical manufacturer Orica to ship dangerous waste to Europe from Sydney, where it's been for three decades, raising questions of just where it will end up.

The Silent Anguish of Pregnant Women Who Struggle With Addiction

Defense: Government suppressed evidence in Blackwater
Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.

The Mystery of a Ukrainian Army "Defector"

When Media Mergers Limit More Than Competition

Pentagon security clearance holders owe $730 million in taxes

The problem with the Koch brothers isn't their politics. It's their copycats.
Billionaire mega-donors care less about funding parties than enacting policies. Others are following suit.

Wishful Thinking About Natural Gas: Why Fossil Fuels Can't Solve the Problems Created by Fossil Fuels

2,500 Ground Zero workers have cancer

Companies proclaim water the next oil in a rush to turn resources into profit

Tow truck driver shot to death after repossessing car from LA parking lot

The NSA’s New Partner in Spying: Saudi Arabia’s Brutal State Police

Flames from California wildfires threaten 500 homes

EPA Is Failing To Stop Methane Leaks From Pipelines, Inspector General Says

Report: FISC judges own stock in telecoms they let NSA access

Some 150 Bodies Recovered in Gaza as Death Toll Exceeds 1,000

Rick Perry border-troops order is only about politics

This Was the Syrian Civil War's Bloodiest Week Yet - And You Probably Heard Nothing About It

Repeal Prohibition, Again
The federal government should repeal the ban on marijuana, the New York Times editorial board writes.

Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies: Social media campaign goes viral

Three-year-old critically wounded in Chicago shooting

New GOP Leader Won't Take Impeachment Off The Table

Violence resumes in Gaza; Hamas calls for new truce

Antwerp rally calls for 'slaughter of Jews': Protest attended by some 500 people comes amid wave of anti-Semitic demonstrations in parts of Europe against Israeli military operation. Paris Synagogue was attacked.

Timeline: Koch Brothers' 50 Years in the Tar Sands

Koch Brothers’ New Racial Gambit: What’s Really Behind a Quiet Battle With AFSCME

White House Taking Impeachment Seriously

The Poor Don’t Need a Life Coach
America’s poor need bigger checks, not a “life plan.”

Over 1,000 Dead in Gaza After Israel's Operation, Cross-Border Shelling Resumes

It Turns Out Hamas Didn’t Kidnap and Kill the 3 Israeli Teens After All

Government Agents "Directly Involved' in Most High-Profile US Terror Plots

During Temporary Ceasefire, Gaza Residents Return To Destroyed Areas

Israel Spokesperson Taunts Brazil Over World Cup Loss After Brazil Criticizes Gaza Attacks

In Gaza, Pediatrics Wing Crowded With War Wounded

"U.S. and U.N. diplomats are working on a possible cease-fire plan in the Gaza Strip, where more than two weeks of intense fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas militants has sent the death toll soaring among Palestinian civilians."

The Bitter Truth Behind the Gospel of Productivity

Protest Against the School of the Americas Will Proceed Despite Denial of Permit

How dying fish populations affect the stability of all life

We’re Arresting Poor Mothers for Our Own Failures

Will an Ethics Scandal—and Jimmy Carter's Grandson—Bring Georgia's GOP Governor Down?

"An aggressive crackdown on undocumented immigrants is starting to backfire as a growing number of major cities are defying federal immigration policies."

Fast-food activists aim to turn up pressure at convention in Chicago

Michigan GOP Mayor Compares Atheists To Nazis, KKK

EPA Denies Texas’ Emergency Request to Use Dangerous Herbicide on 3 Million Cotton Field Acres

"In its official 2014 platform for Texas, the GOP has gone for the chimerical bucket list of the extreme right instead of trying out real solutions to address real problems."

Lawyers call for outside probe of 'bungled' Arizona execution

​Gun Guys Are Into Racial Provocation​
Walter Brasch for BuzzFlash at Truthout

CIA Intercepted Whistleblower Communications Related to Senate Investigation Into Torture

Fifteen Funniest Twitter Suggestions for Shows on New Sarah Palin TV Channel

The right’s dinosaur fetish: Why the Koch brothers are obsessed with paleontology
Why would climate denialists and Tea Partyers like paleontology? Because dinosaurs are layered with symbolic weight.

Legislators, Corporations Gather for Secret Meeting Against Clean Energy and You’re Not Invited

The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts

US lawmakers expand probe of federal biolab mishaps

The money behind Big Oil's win on Atlantic drilling

Charges in Campus Handgun Cases Could Change in Wake of DC Handgun Ruling

Notorious 'Neonics' Pervasive in Midwest Waters: Study
Researchers from the US Geological Survey found the insecticides in waterways of nation's corn, soy region.

$17 billion deal reached on veterans bill

Juan Cole | Gaza: Why a 'Cease-Fire' Is Not Enough

Cop Shoots Drunk Man to Death After Forcing Him to Drive a Car [Video]
50 cameras captured the scene but the cop wasn't punished. Now the victim's family is suing.

With Judges Overriding Death Penalty Cases, Alabama Is an Outlier

“God doesn’t live here”: A year in the murder capital of the world
We moved to Honduras for an escape -- and entered a minefield of illness, violence and death.

University of Colorado Boulder Scientists Link 10,800-Foot-Deep Fracking Wastewater Well to More Than 200 Earthquakes

Ten Young People Changing the Food System

Big Polluters Cry Wolf Over EPA Plan to Fight Climate Change and Protect Human Health

Whiteness Is Still a Proxy for Being American
Florida Representative Curt Clawson mistook two Indian-American officials for Indians, a silly gaffe that's revealing of today's society.

Canadians deliver water to protest Detroit shutoffs

Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended to Fix VA System in Crisis

Why Do Other Rich Nations Spend So Much Less on Healthcare?

Your chicken is about to get more full of feces...
Obama is letting the poultry industry run wild.

Ex-US Treasury official: Obama could curb corporate 'inversions' on his own

False Convictions: Did the Chicago police coerce witnesses into pinpointing the wrong man for murder?

Songbirds dying from DDT in Michigan yards; Superfund site blamed

California Passes Bill to Legalize Complementary Currencies

Climate Change: If we pretend it isn’t happening, will it go away?

Satellites and seafood: China keeps fishing fleet connected in disputed waters

A 'Dumpcano' in the Canadian Arctic Has Been Burning for Eight Weeks

Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

Fear of Ebola Breeds a Terror of Physicians

Religion Remains a Strong Marker of Political Identity in US

Outside Money Drives a Deluge of Political Ads

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Tripoli

When Robots Come for Our Jobs, Will We Be Ready to Outsmart Them?

America's Gun Violence Epidemic: Readers Share Their Stories
First-person accounts and opinions about one of our most divisive political issues.

Corporate funding from pesticide manufacturers threatens to contaminate research into the impact of agricultural chemicals on the declining bee population.

The Typical Household, Now Worth a Third Less

Gaza in critical condition, says UN's Ban Ki-moon

The Australian environment minister has approved a $16.5 billion resources project that will lead to the creation of the largest coal mine in Australia, sparking fears for the Great Barrier Reef.

Word Salad on Demand: What's on The Sarah Palin Channel?
Sarah Palin promises that her new subscription TV channel will talk about "the issues that the mainstream media won't talk about." The $9.95 per month online Sarah Palin Channel debuted Sunday.

New York Debates Whether Housing Counts as Health Care

Cause Found for Large Chemical Spill in West Virginia
Two holes in a chemical storage tank, and no formal inspections, left the city of Charleston without drinking water, the US Chemical Safety Board reports.

Narcissists Gone Wild!
Excessive compensation can ruin a CEO's judgment.

Paul Krugman | Corporate Artful Dodgers: Tax Avoidance du Jour - Inversion

Open Carry Coming to Washington, DC - What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

Ellen Brown | You Can't Taper a Ponzi Scheme: Time to Reboot

Dean Baker | Finance in America: Promoting Inequality and Waste

Leading Civil Rights Groups Just Sold Out on Net Neutrality

How Health and Housing Relate to Crime in Chicago
Low birth weight, childhood lead poisoning, pre-term births, and infant mortality rate all go hand in hand with the crime rate—but there are significant differences in how neighboring communities are affected.

North Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House

DC ban on carrying handguns is unconstitutional, federal judge says

Crazy Eyes Bachmann Wants Central American Children Put In Indoctrination Camps

Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste

Fast-Moving Blazes Race Through Northern California

Obama tells Netanyahu he wants immediate humanitarian cease-fire

What I've Left Unsaid
On balancing career and family as a woman of color.

The New Gay Agenda, According to Michele Bachmann: Legalize Pedophilia

Gaza is not just about them, it’s about us, too

Borderland Deaths of Migrants Quietly Reach Crisis Numbers

Beneath the conflict in Gaza lies the death of the two-state solution

The South's Child Well-Being Crisis

“I Want You to Live In My House”: How US Kids Are Welcoming the Central American Child Refugees

White House Pursuing Plan to Expand Immigrant Rights

I witnessed Ohio's execution of Dennis McGuire. What I saw was inhumane

“When Does Your Decency Kick In?” Police Overreach and the Eric Garner Difference

What Andrew Sullivan Is Trying To Say Is..., Ctd.

Survey: A Third of Iraq, Afghanistan Vets Have Considered Suicide

Gazans Pull Bodies From Rubble During Brief Truce; Death Toll Tops 1,000

Congressman Beto O’Rourke: There is No Border Crisis

Israeli Cabinet Rejects Kerry Ceasefire: Gaza Death Toll Rises Above 850 Men, Women and Children

Extremist Israeli Rabbi Says State Has Right to Destroy Gaza

Obama Finally Reads the Riot Act to Corporations Who Abandon the US to Save Taxes
Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Amazon is the Scariest Part of the CIA's New Cloud Storage

Another Casino Cancels Ted Nugent Concert, Citing Racist Remarks

Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council: " We deplore the Israeli government’s military crackdown in the West Bank that led to its lethal, military onslaught on the people of Gaza."

Paul Ryan’s Faux Populism Isn’t Going to End Poverty or Reduce Inequality

Washington Post's Tehran reporter and three other journalists arrested in Iran

Koch Brothers to Legally Fight Crackdown on Toxic Pet Coke Storage Pilings in Chicago

Congress May Be Headed For Another Government Funding Fight

Palestinians killed in West Bank Gaza solidarity march: 200 wounded

Child Migrants Have Been Coming to America Alone Since Ellis Island

Death Toll Passes 800 Palestinians in Gaza