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Massachusetts Prisoners Sent to Solitary After Meeting with State Legislators About Prison Reform

How the livestock industry can help cut greenhouse gas emissions

How Overly Broad Religious Exemptions Are Putting Children at Risk of Sexual Abuse

What My First Pregnancy Taught Me About Birth Justice

When a Killer Cop Retires: The Resignation of Dante Servin

Venezuela to Rejoin Global Group Fighting Conflict Diamonds

Brazil's New Government Is Already Planning to Balance the Budget on the Backs of the Poor

Seven Ways Educators Can Foster Safe Schools for Transgender Students

Patel Oral Arguments Suggest a Dangerous Precedent for Prosecuting Pregnant People

Judge Allows Concussion Class Action Suit Against National Hockey League

Does a fear of death lie at the heart of capitalism?

Police Contract and State Law Shield Cops From Accountability in Chicago
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Having a Parent Behind Bars Costs Children, States

Jeremy Scahill: Corporations Are Making a Killing Off US Targeted Killing

How Big Business Bailed Out the Nazis

Cracks in Capitalism, Part III: "The Divide" Shows Inequality On the Big Screen

Did the Clinton Foundation Have a Storefront Accountant Like Madoff?

What are we doing to build an empowered citizenry?

Check This Map To See If Your Water Has Unsafe Levels Of “Fluorinated” Chemicals

Black Student Handcuffed Over ‘Stealing’ 65-Cent Milk Carton That Was Actually Free

Suicide rates in Gaza climb as humanitarian situation in the territory remains dire

Drought be Dammed
The water crisis in the West has renewed debate about the effectiveness of major dams, with some pushing for the enormous Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River to be decommissioned.

Gaza laborers suffer few rights, little pay

Uber Rape Case Leaves No Safe Transit Option for Women in Mexico City

NYT: Protesters and Prosecutor Should Be Friends

Breaking Free By Getting Jailed in Whiting, Indiana

University of Phoenix Won’t Force Students to Arbitrate Claims; Scope Unclear

Entering the age of humans

The other opioid crisis – people in poor countries can’t get the pain medication they need

Scientists say nuclear fuel pools around the country pose safety and health risks

Cashing In at the Race Track While Facing Charges of "Abusive" Lending Practices

A signal of super-fires to come

Can the Greedy Be Truly Generous?

An Unhappy Birthday for the 1872 Mining Law

The world's largest cruise ship and its supersized pollution problem
As Harmony of the Seas sets sail from Southampton docks on Sunday she will leave behind a trail of pollution – a toxic problem that is growing as the cruise industry and its ships get ever bigger

Oil Spill Response Is a Joke

Legalization of Industrial Hemp in the US Is a No-Brainer
-- Lorraine Chow for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Inside the West's Cynical Plan to Keep Refugees out of Europe by Trapping Them in Libya

Blackmail 2016

What Chernobyl's Wildlife Can Teach Humans

Vindication for Edward Snowden From a New Player in NSA Whistleblowing Saga

Getting a photo ID so you can vote is easy. Unless you’re poor, black, Latino or elderly.

World could warm by massive 10C if all fossil fuels are burned
Arctic would warm by as much as 20C by 2300 with disastrous impacts if action is not taken on climate change, warns new study

Sisi’s Egypt: Sliding Toward the Abyss

Sanders wins greater say in Democratic platform; names pro-Palestinian activist

Minn. farmers warned not to plant Monsanto's latest Roundup soybeans

House bill strengthening regulation of chemicals nears passage

Message to ExxonMobil: The First Amendment Does Not Give You a Right to Commit Fraud
-- Ken Kimmell on BuzzFlash at Truthout

It's Not Really About Bathrooms: Why the Trans Fight Is About Human Rights

Democrats Can't Unite Unless Wasserman Schultz Goes

Trump, Clinton Could Be Most Disliked Nominees in Decades

Elizabeth Warren Takes On the ‘Gig Economy’
It’s one of the first serious attempts by Democrats to deal with the new part-time model for work.

U.S. Supreme Court allows secret debate in Wisconsin John Doe filing Against Walker

Jeremy Corbyn preparing to call for Tony Blair to be investigated for war crimes

How to Fight Fat Shaming, Internet Trolls, and Rape Culture

Snowden calls for whistleblower shield after claims by new Pentagon source

Rebecca Gordon: Terror, Torture and US Wars of Vengeance Diminish Our Humanity

Across Africa, the worst food crisis since 1985 looms for 50 million

If Bernie Wins California, Should Hillary Step Down?

Playing Chicken: The agriculture industry has known for 40 years that using antibiotics can create superbugs. Only one company has taken the science seriously.

Top Democrats Ally With Oil and Gas Industry to Fight Colorado Anti-Fracking Ballot Measures

'Democracy in the US is a fraud’: Left Forum debates next steps for Sanders movement

If Army bases can be named for Confederates, what’s wrong with a Black power salute?

"Print the Money": Trump's "Reckless" Proposal Echoes Franklin and Lincoln

Oil company records from 1960s reveal patents to reduce CO2 emissions in cars
ExxonMobil and others pursued research into technologies, yet blocked government efforts to fight climate change for more than 50 years, findings show.

Cop sued for drawing gun on man filming him

Christian school in Kansas threatens to expel students if they have a gay family member

Presidential race blows past $1 billion mark -- and other numbers to know

California: Big Oil has spent $25 million lobbying in 2015-16 legislative session

Bernie Sanders Says Debbie Wasserman Schultz Will Be Gone From DNC If He's President

The Republicans' Military Budget Could Make Every Homeless Person in the US a Millionaire

Trump, Who Backed Obama After Sandy Hook, Scores NRA Endorsement

The poor are paying more and more for everyday purchases, a new study warns
Prices are increasing by more than 2 percent a year on average for goods purchased by consumers with household incomes under $30,000.

New Evidence About the Dangers of Monsanto's Roundup

Police and Prison Guard Groups Fight Marijuana Legalization in California

That Time Trump Wanted a "Blacks vs. Whites Apprentice"

One of the Inventors of Superdelegates Explains Why They Were Created: To Stop 'Outlier' Candidates

Sanders: Clinton ‘jumping the gun’ with nominee talk

Donald Trump gets away with every lie: Ronald Reagan, Fox News and how the right slowly gutted the truth

US releases Guantánamo prisoner after 14 years and no conviction

Bernie Sanders: American voters should not be forced to pick between “the lesser of two evils” this November

City of Long Beach Sues Monsanto for Ongoing PCB Contamination of Storm Runoff, Waterways

“This will stop only when the American people get fed up”: American exceptionalism, The New York Times and our foreign policy after Barack Obama

Meet the New Face of Israel's Growing Military Refuser Movement

How one woman beat the big banks: The amazing, true story about how Wall Street’s mortgage fraud unraveled

The Chair Thrown 'Round the World
A Las Vegas reporter's second-hand claim Bernie Sanders supporters threw chairs at a Nevada convention was widely reproduced by other news outlets.

Democrats are vowing to target House Republicans in tough reelection races who allegedly switched their votes to ensure a measure to prevent discrimination against the LGBT community wouldn't pass.

Hillary Clinton's Medicare Bandage Won't Stop the Bleeding

Trump Could Still Use Campaign Donations to Pay Himself Back for $36 Million Loan After Saying He Wouldn't

High School Debaters Bring Surveillance, Encryption Arguments to Capitol Hill

Missouri man paid $50,000 in interest after taking $2,500 in payday loans

Dear Mr. President, Human Rights Should Not Be Mere Lip Service

The Pentagon Papers: Secrets, lies and leaks

House GOP changes rules to thwart Dems

Two dozen Guantánamo detainees poised for release under Obama deals
White House has prepared to transfer 22 or 23 people to a handful of different countries, reducing the camp’s 80-strong population ahead of president’s exit

Solving the Fresh Water Crisis at Home

Los Angeles Officials ‘Not Going to Wait’ to Enforce Regulation on Anti-Choice Pregnancy Centers

A luxury hotel in Nepal is still hosting a camp for earthquake survivors, over one year later

Fossil Fuel Investments Growing Riskier for Insurers, Report Warns

Sanders requests re-canvass in Kentucky nailbiter

Pennsylvania Judge Orders Bill Cosby To Stand Trial For Sexual Assault

Why is the U.S. unwilling to pay for good public transportation?

Analysis: Only five years left before 1.5C carbon budget is blown

Elites vs. Too Much Democracy: Andrew Sullivan’s Afraid of Popular Self-Government

Texas’ Largest Jail Accused Of Jailing Poor People Because They Don’t Have Money

A Glimpse of Justice for South Africa’s Gold Miners: High Court Allows Largest Class Action Suit in History

Green Party's Jill Stein Shares Her "Plan B" for Bernie Sanders Supporters: A Green New Deal

Is Hillary Clinton The Last Democratic Presidential Candidate To Support The Death Penalty?

Should Tax Returns Be a Presidential Prerequisite?

What's next for Bernie's base?

Citizens are telling cities and national governments to cooperate

The Foreign Policies of Sanders, Trump, and Clinton: America and the World In 2016 and Beyond

Cracks in Capitalism, Part II: Publicly Owned Energy Comes to London

'Dark money,' billionaires behind anti-Donald Trump ad barrage

Trade pitch turns Obama into salesman for Vietnam shoes

Israel Shifts Even Further Right

The road to a police state: how 'anti-terrorism' is destroying democracy

Bill Nye: Climate Deniers Are Wrong
-- Bill Nye for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Nepali farmers fight to save indigenous seeds

They made an example out of Purvi Patel

The Council for National Policy: Behind the Curtain

After Mississippi Flooding, Red Cross Stumbles Again

Is the ‘war on drugs’ destroying women’s lives?

Shell's Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and the Limits of Capitalism

Bugs in Space and Tax Cheats
Affluent Americans are misreporting their incomes big-time — and annually costing the federal treasury hundreds of billions in the process

South Carolina’s Anti-Choice Fetal Pain Bill Is “Turning Lies Into Law”

Humanitarian Summit Must Address Weapons Shipments Too

After Hunger Strike to #EndTransDetention, Santa Ana City Council Votes to End ICE Contract

When the Police Came, I Didn't Risk Arrest. So What Was My Role at the Break Free Climate Action?

Officer Charged With Death Of Freddie Gray Found Not Guilty On All Counts

Clinton declines Calif. debate

Hillary Clinton’s Energy Initiative Pressed Countries to Embrace Fracking, New Emails Reveal

Over 70 Prominent Activists and Scholars Urge Action by Obama in Hiroshima

Egypt Denies Reports That EgyptAir Body Parts Suggested an Explosion

As Obama Presses Vietnam on Rights, Activists Are Barred From Meeting

Can China's Futuristic 'Straddling Bus' Finally Become a Reality?

The number one thing we can do to protect Earth’s oceans

GOP sues to block McAuliffe order to let 200,000 Virginia felons vote

A Drumbeat of Multiple Shootings, but America Isn’t Listening

Can the Democrats Win Without the "Berniecrats"?

Disposable Americans: The Numbers are Growing
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Public water, private profits: A fight over tap water

Nearly 1,400 people shot this year as Chicago braces for the summer

Officer Acquitted in Freddie Grey Case

Obama lifts US embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam

Fighting phony ‘populism’

"Our Water, Our Future": Voters in Oregon Defeat Nestlé's Attempt to Privatize Their Water

Refugees Unwelcome in Australia: Reading the Signs of a Humanitarian Crisis

Snowden calls for whistleblower shield after claims by new Pentagon source
Accusations that Pentagon retaliated against a whistleblower undermine argument that there were options for Snowden other than leaking to the media.

Poll: Clinton's Lead Over Trump Shrinks to 3 Points

States caught in tug of war over whether cops can keep your stuff

Judge Wants Government to Hand Over Names, Addresses of Thousands of Dreamers
The young immigrants didn’t do anything wrong, but they could have their identities exposed to hostile state governments anyway.

Corporate Funds Pledged for Republican Convention Under Fire

Why is Trump so fixated on abolishing the EPA?

With new EPA advisory, dozens of communities suddenly have dangerous drinking water

Sri Lanka landslides kill at least 73 with scores more missing
Torrential rains continue to deluge island nation, with hundreds of thousands in temporary shelters.

Portland Public Schools bans material that casts doubt on climate change

Will Israel really outlaw torture?
Human rights groups suspect that a promised anti-torture law will contain major loopholes.

UN: Humans Damaging the Environment Faster Than It Can Recover

US financial regulations increase starvation among Syria's children

Fannie, Freddie and the Secrets of a Bailout With No Exit

Activists, Farmers, Indigenous People Rise Up to March Against Monsanto

NSA Closely Involved in Guantánamo Interrogations, Documents Show

Israel’s new defense minister is a cause for concern

Clinton to Californians: Your Votes Will Not Affect the Democratic Primary Whatsoever
Should enough superdelegates switch their votes to Sanders on the argument that he’s more electable than Clinton in the fall, Clinton will not, in fact, be the Democratic nominee.

Trump is used as cautionary tale at commencements

Shameless NRA Sponsor Smears Slain Black Teens and Their Families

Big Oil Plots to Exclude Public From Public Land Auctions

Venezuela food crisis forces Coca-Cola shutdown

The FBI’s secret biometrics database they don’t want you to see

The Week the Entire Mainstream Corporate Media Became Fox News

California voter registration soaring as June 7 primary approaches

Louisiana could be the first state where targeting police is a "hate crime"

Africa’s Ticking Time Bomb: $35 Billion Worth of Eurobond Debt

WikiLeaks: Assange Will Stay 'Political Prisoner' Under Clinton

The college debt crisis is even worse than you think
We tell students they need a bachelor’s degree to get ahead. But for too many, the numbers no longer add up.

A Commencement Address for the Most Indebted Class Ever

Watching the Rails: One Community's Quest for Safety

Toxic Entanglements: Big Oil's Democratic Primary Favorite in California

The Short Life of Deonte Hoard, the 53rd Person Murdered in Chicago in 2015

Lesbian couple gets $80,000 settlement after arrest in Hawaii for kissing

Federal judge insists Chicago mayor testify about police code of silence