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Protesting restrictions against anti-Israel speakers, Muhlenberg’s Hillel president resigns
Caroline Dorn says steps down because Allentown, Pa. college was barred from hosting Jewish civil rights veterans.

Serfdom, 21st-century style: Woman fired for talking to reporter about living on minimum wage
Motel worker still hasn't found a new job after her boss retaliated against her.

Shooting at NSA headquarters leaves one dead

Elizabeth Warren plays Ted Cruz role with House Democrats

Mexico unveils plan to cap greenhouse gas emissions by 2026

Venezuela has changed, and so should US policy

The counted: inside the search for the real number of police killings in the US
State by state, town by town, cop by cop, a lack of transparency is halting police reform. But part two of a Guardian investigation reveals that a quiet revolution in crime data may be under way – and justice may be next.

Florida’s Climate Denial Could Cause Catastrophic Recession

Dean Baker | Don't Worry About the Robots; the Fed Might Take Your Job

What’s the most energy-efficient kind of light?

Even Senators Are Awestruck by Ted Kennedy’s Senate Chamber

Pennsylvania's Top Lawyer Fights for Clearly Illegal Law Silencing Prisoners and Journalists Who Cover Them

Catch Me if You Can: Fake Cop Investigates VA Deaths

Anti-Wall Street Public Stands Behind a Resolute Elizabeth Warren
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Peruvian Newspaper Reveals TPP Favors Foreign Companies

Duckworth launches Senate bid

Pesticide banned worldwide still used to grow 70% of Australian strawberries

You Owe Us, Corporations: Four Reasons Why and One Way to Pay
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh
Washiqur Rahman’s murder is latest attack on country’s independent writers following similar killing in February of American atheist blogger.

Open Cases: Why One-Third Of Murders In America Go Unresolved

George Takei: Boycott Indiana

New hepatitis C drugs are costing Medicare billions

Why Mexico’s Farmworkers Who Harvest Our Food Are on Strike

Feeling Intense Emotions Doesn't Make You Crazy - But That's Not What Big Pharma Wants You to Think

Why I Fired My Corporate Pharmacy And Went Back To Basics

Fracking Town’s Desperate Laid-off Workers: ‘They Don’t Tell You It’s All a Lie’

Failing Workers Most in Need: Record Number of Unemployed Without Benefits

Thousands Rally Against Cuomo's Billionaire-Backed Education Scheme

Mike Pence Dodges Questions on Anti-Gay Discrimination in Indiana

Nigerian Presidential Vote Is Extended Amid Glitches and Fears of Violence

Schumer's Choice: To Succeed Reid, He Must Back Iran Deal

Thousands March in Indiana to Protest Law Seen Targeting Gays

Turkey’s Parliament Passes Contested Security, Surveillance Laws

The New York Times Publishes Call to Bomb Iran

Monsanto Slapped With $600,000 Fine for Not Reporting Toxic Chemicals Released in Idaho

Sustainable Living Means Making Big Changes; Why Can't We Face Up to It?

France: Hatred à la Mode

Fears of a new global crash as debts and dollar’s value rise

March to martial law? Undercover Special Forces to sweep US Southwest

UN green climate fund can be spent on coal-fired power generation

One Proud Summer: Gay Pride Festivals in North America

In the hunt to be the 2016 GOP pick, top contenders agree on 1 thing: Guns

So long, ‘Suze Orman Show,’ TV’s only sane space in a money-crazed culture

Monsanto Wants to Keep You in The DARK

Towards a Media That Is "Good and Just"

From Resisting Definition to Resisting Exploitation: The Ongoing Struggle of Domestic Workers in Lebanon

How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East

Storming the Corporate Castle: Does Shareholder Activism Work?
Shareholder activism has sparked major wins for progressives, but the strategy has also spurred debate.

Every 11 minutes Pacific Gas and Electric connects a new solar customer to its grid

Obama Unveils $1.2 Billion Plan to Fight Superbug Crisis, But Is It Enough?

Thousands of Mexican farmworkers march 15 miles as strike talks continue

Amazon to remove non-compete clause from contracts for hourly workers
Announcement comes after the Verge reported that the retailer required its US employees, including seasonal workers, to sign non-compete contracts.

Judge Calls Out Portland Police For Bogus 'Contempt Of Cop' Arrest/Beating

Utah's firing squad law reveals crisis at the heart of US capital punishment
Historically each new execution method is presented as more humane but with judicial killings having almost ground to a halt, the state is returning to the past.

Court Sentences Man To 13 Years For Removing Turkish Flag

The economy is a Democrat: Why recent history shows the value of a progressive president
When Dems control the White House, the middle class wins. And under Republicans? Not so much...

Why on Earth Did the Feds Approve a High-Pressure Gas Pipeline Near a Nuke Plant?

America’s Amanda Knox tunnel vision: Why we refuse to apply the same scrutiny to our own legal system

Putin pledges support for Palestinian state with capital in East Jerusalem

The Big Lie The Media Tells About Indiana’s New ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

Afghanistan's Economic Recovery: A New Horizon for South-South Partnerships?

Women, Incarcerated: Investigative Series Shows Systemic Abuses of Women in Prisons and Jails

Big-Bank Bad Guys Bully Democracy – And Blow It

On Women Who Refused to Live in Silence and Be Consigned to Oblivion

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy bans state-funded travel to Indiana due to state’s new discrimination law

The uncounted: why the US can't keep track of people killed by police
After a year of high-profile police killings, calls for a national database have gained traction. But how would that work? Tom McCarthy investigates the challenges for law enforcement and government officials alike.

Antarctica Records Hottest Day Ever, New Study Finds Rapid Acceleration of Ice Melt

Does Iran Have Secret Nukes in North Korea?

Gay Refugees From ISIS
If caught by jihadis, Syrian gays may be thrown from rooftops, or ransomed. And many live in fear of their own families. But Lebanon’s not the safe haven they hoped.

Oceans in Crisis: One Woman Will Cross the Pacific to Raise Awareness

Powerful earthquake generates small tsunami off Papua New Guinea
Frighteningly intense tremors hit town of Rabaul for five minutes, but no injuries or major damage reported.

The Folly of Machine Warfare

Toxic contamination: Keeping TVs, computers and other electronic waste out of landfills

Criminalizing Poverty: A Toxic and Growing Phenomenon
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

O'Malley: Presidency 'not some crown' families should share

Amazon tests delivery drones at secret Canada site after US frustration

Farmer Asks Nebraska Oil & Gas Commissioners To Drink Fracking Wastewater Before Approving Plan

Attorneys: Sterilizations were part of plea deal talks

The Politics of the NCAA Sweet Sixteen

Arab leaders announce joint force to intervene in region’s wars

Trevor Noah to Succeed Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’

Moneyballing Justice: "Evidence-Based" Criminal Reforms Ignore Real Evidence

Grabbing Africa's Seeds: The New Commercialization Agenda

US Oligarchs Want It All, and They Want It Now

A new law in Utah mandates outside agencies investigate officer-involved shootings

Dirty Power: Sweden Wants Your Garbage for Energy

Disproportionate Representation: A Look at Women Leadership in Congress

CIA Document Reveals Ecuador Part of Operation Condor

LAPD Not Sufficiently Checking Patrol Car Videos for Officer Misconduct, Audit Finds

The Vicious Cycle of Payday Loans

We Need a Million More Bowe Bergdahls, Says a Former US Army Ranger

Federal Study Finds Alarming Use of Antipsychotics Among Nation's Poor Children, Foster Kids

NLRB to weigh in on McDonald’s labor dispute

Arizona school officials protest education cuts, so the legislature makes their protests illegal

Radical Walt! (Whitman, That Is)

Lee Kuan Yew and Benjamin Netanyahu: The Politics of Fear

Arab leaders agree to form joint military force to combat jihadis in region

The planet won’t notice you recycle, and your vote doesn’t count
But you should do it anyway. The definitive guide to screaming at, coping with, and profiting from climate change.

Why ISIS Exists

Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous

Cardinal Francis George readmitted to hospital

Sometimes a Single Tree Is More Effective Than a Government

Nuclear Threat Escalating Beyond Political Rhetoric
Twenty-five years after the Soviet collapse, the world is entering a new nuclear age.

How Boehner, Pelosi surprised everyone with a $200 billion deal

Schumer grabs new power

Egypt's president backs united Arab force to tackle regional security threats
Abdel Fatah al-Sisi says Arab world faces ‘unprecedented’ threats – and describes Shia rebels in Yemen ‘stooges of Iran.'

DWP solar power program gets mediocre grade

Ex-police officer indicted in Kansas City-area stun gun case

How Apple is making money off of its landmark solar deal

36 Years of Three Mile Island’s Lethal Lies … and Still Counting

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz ‘wanted to make everyone remember him’
Lubitz told his former girlfriend that he wanted to do something to ‘change the system’, Bild reports, as investigators find torn-up sick note covering the day of the crash

The right’s hot Bergdahl rage: Why a former prisoner drives conservatives batty

Amanda Knox verdict: The real evidence and why (almost) everything you think you know about the case is wrong

Is Your Memory Shaky? Might Not Be Your Age, But All That Sugar Ruining Your Liver
A quarter of the US population suffers from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease caused by dietary sugar.