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EU Makes Bold Commitment to Sustainable Fishing

Limbaugh, Right-Wing Pundits Try To Blame Max Blumenthal For Kansas Rampage

California Students Feel UC Admission Squeeze

Wealthy Elite Influence Government Policy More than Average Voters, Study Finds

Tennessee Set to Criminalise Pregnant Women Who Use Illegal Drugs

USC Shooter Breaks Down in Tears After Getting 40 Years to Life
Through tears, the 21 year old asked the judge for a second chance.

Cliven Bundy’s Ailing America: What a Wingnut Rancher’s Rise Says About Our Waning Democracy

Tennessee’s Pregnancy Criminalization Law Will Hit Black Women the Hardest

Long-Term Unemployment May Be Unresolvable in Current Economic System

Florida Voter Confronts GOP Representative On His Repeated Efforts To Repeal Obamacare

Elizabeth Warren's New Book Skewers the White House Boys Club

Projected Cost of F-35, Pentagon's Costliest Weapons System, Rises $7.4 Billion

History of 1953 CIA Covert Action in Iran to be Published

The Counter-Attack of Seattle's Elites

Banking Industry Shamelessly Fleeces Even the Paltry Savings of Ex-Prisoners
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

The Strangelove Effect - or How We Are Hoodwinked Into Fighting a New Cold War

The Code of Crisis and Disaster
After a week of triple catastrophe - a UN climate report, the Ryan budget and McCutcheon - it is crucial to confront and decode our own "reptilian" desires.

Inmates to Strike in Alabama, Declare Prison Is "Running a Slave Empire"

Climate Change Is Here - It's Too Late for Pessimism
Denial, resignation and despair are not options.

Guantánamo Judge to CIA: Disclose "Black Site" Details to USS Cole Defense Lawyers

Outrage Over Obamacare Is Nothing Compared With FDR’s New Deal

New York Times Admits It Agreed to "Gag Orders" in Israel

Reid Calls Bundy Supporters "Domestic Terrorists"
“Those people who hold themselves out to be patriots are not."

Sen. Al Franken Calls on Netflix to Oppose Comcast Merger

Obama Urges Dems To Lean Into Obamacare For The Midterms

Map: Is There a Risky Chemical Plant Near You?
One year after a fertilizer explosion in West, Texas, killed 15 people, pinpointing potentially hazardous sites remains tricky.

Military-Industrial-Surveillance Industry Profits as the More Lethal Threat of Climate Change Is Ignored
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Students, Parents Challenge Zero-Tolerance Policies

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Who Are the Koch Brothers and What Do They Want?

Paul Krugman | America's Thin-Skinned Billionaires

Deal Reached On Calming Ukraine Tensions

Monsanto and Big Food Losing the GMO and "Natural" Food Fight

SPLC Report: Users of Leading White Supremacist Web Forum Responsible for Many Deadly Hate Crimes, Mass Killings
Nearly 100 people in the last five years have been murdered by active users of the leading racist website, Stormfront, according to a report released today by the SPLC’s Intelligence Project.

Jews Ordered to Register in East Ukraine

Toxics Across America: Report Details 120 Hazardous, Unregulated Chemicals in the US

5 Protests Blooming in Washington This Spring

The Deepwater Horizon Threat

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Reporter Sy Hersh: Benghazi Is a HUGE Scandal...But Not For the Reason You Think

FBI Plans to Have 52 Million Photos in its NGI Face Recognition Database by Next Year

Rush Limbaugh: The Beginning Of The End?

Scott Walker Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to Review John Doe Dark Money Probe

Autumnwood: A Community Living in Toxic Fear and Uncertainty

Could America Become a Banana Republic?
The Supreme Court's recent McCutcheon ruling paves the way for a new era of political corruption in the US

The Hottest Conservative Campaign Gimmick of 2014: Free Guns
You get a carbine! You get a carbine! You get a carbine!

The US Is an Oligarchy, Study Concludes

Mother Jones Chief Goes On A Tear Against 'Low Class' Former Bush Press Secretary

Ukraine Forces Kill 3 Protesters Amid Growing Unrest in East

Putin Asserts Right to Use Force in Eastern Ukraine

Limerick: Ode To Phyllis Schlafly

Sex Scandal Rocks the Duggars’ Christian Patriarchy Movement
The far-right Christian Patriarchy—brought to American audiences by the Duggar family—is on the verge of collapse after a series of alleged sex scandals involving the movement’s leaders.

Conservatives Line Up To Oppose Minimum Wage Increase

What Do Food Labels Tell Us About What We’re Eating?

International Lawyers Seek Justice for Iraqis

Mitch McConnell Says He Stood Up for Women in a Senate Sexual-Harassment Scandal. The Real Story Is Damning

What if Bundy Ranch Were Owned by a Bunch of Black People?
How would conservatives react if these were black farmers—or black anyone—defending “their” land against federal officials?

Watch Elizabeth Warren Go After Paul Ryan for Blaming Unemployment on the Unemployed

Princeton Concludes What Kind of Government America Really Has, and It's Not a Democracy
A new scientific study concludes that America is basically an oligarchy.

Protecting Classrooms From Corporate Takeover: What Families Can Learn from Teachers’ Unions
The "education reform" movement represented by No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top blames teachers for the problems in our public schools.

Charles P. Pierce | God Trolls Glenn Beck

State Department Delays Decision on Keystone Pipeline
The State Department will wait to decide whether to allow construction of the pipeline until it has a clearer idea how legal challenges to the route through Nebraska will be settled, sources said.

How BP Turned a Whole Community Into an Endangered Species

Grassroots Group Closed Two Chicago Coal Plants - And Is Now Going for Second Act

NC Governor’s Coal Ash Action Plan Favors Duke Energy, Threatens Drinking Water

The Koch Bros.: A Hundred Billion Dollar Victim Complex

BP Says Gulf Cleanup Over. Not by a Long Shot, say Others
Oil giant's rosy view of coast recovery from Deepwater Horizon met with pushback from Coast Guard, environmental group

Coming This Fall in the Senate: Big Fights Over "Personhood"

A John Hagee Fairytale: "Blood Moons" and The End of Times
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Eugene Robinson | On Climate, Business As Usual

7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes in Mexico

Michael C. Ruppert Suicide Note Released

Gabriel García Márquez: An Appreciation
Remembering the life and work of the Colombian writer and Nobel laureate, who died yesterday, at the age of eighty-seven.

Paul Krugman | Salvation Gets Cheap

Thanks to Larry Flynt, Every Member of Congress Gets Porn in the Mail

Arundhati Roy: Another World Is Not Only Possible, She Is on Her Way

Oklahoma School District OKs "Bible Curriculum" Created by Hobby Lobby President

US Freeing Iran Funds as Tehran Cuts Uranium Stockpile

Mitch McConnell Says He Stood Up for Women in a Senate Sexual-Harassment Scandal. The Real Story Is Damning.
McConnell claims he led a 1995 investigation against a GOP senator accused of sexual misconduct. Actually, he took steps to keep it quiet.

Young Enrollees Help Health Act Surpass Obama Goal
President Obama announced that eight million people had gotten insurance under the law, including a surge of young adults essential to the plan’s viability.

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-Winning Explorer of Myth and Reality, Dies at 87

Enbridge Loses Kitimat Plebiscite on Northern Gateway

Want to See Where Your Taxes Go?

Pro-Russia Official Disavows Fliers Ordering Jews To 'Register' In East Ukraine

US Jobless Claims Hover at Pre-Recession Levels

Fox News’ Demented Poster Boy: Why Angry Rancher Cliven Bundy Is No Patriot

Is This the Moment to Normalize US Relations With Cuba?
With Senator Foreign Relations chairman and Cuba hawk Robert Menendez mired in scandal, the embargo could finally be lifted.

Is Climate Change the New Slavery?
When a volcanic eruption threw the global climate into chaos two centuries ago, slavery surged. We can expect more such humanitarian crises in our climate-changed future.

Once an Arab Model, Baghdad Now World's Worst City

North Dakota Finds Itself Unprepared To Handle The Radioactive Burden Of Its Fracking Boom

Tesla Gets Tied Up
New Jersey has banned the electric-car company from bypassing dealerships and selling directly to the public. Do consumers really need that sort of protection?

The Neocon Money Machine

Here's What Drone Attacks in America Would Look Like

OK, Humanity, It's Time to Grow Up
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

How US Wars Came Home With the Troops: Up Close, Personal and Bloody

What's Next in Gay Marriage's Legal Odyssey?

Koch Brothers Now Worth $100 Billion

GOP Establishment Declares War On Rand Paul's 2016 Ambitions

Arkansas Voter ID Law Challenged in Court by ACLU

Fischer: The Poor 'Ought To Be Kissing The Ground' Upon Which The Rich Walk

Resegregation in the American South
Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, the schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, show how separate and unequal education is coming back.

Philly Police Will No Longer Hold Immigrants on Behalf of ICE

An Idahoan Shows Bundy What a Real Western Rancher Is

The Neoliberal Turn in American Health Care

Harvey Wasserman | UN Report: Renewables, Not Nukes, Can Solve Climate Crisis

Princeton Concludes What Kind of Government the United States Really Has, and It's Not a Democracy