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Now in the spotlight, Astrid Silva vows to keep fighting for reform

Should We Defund the Pentagon and Give That Money to Canadian Musicians?

Kansas GOPer Wonders if Hispanic Majority Would Conduct "Ethnic Cleansing" in US

School of the Americas Morphs Into US Training Industrial Complex

Man Convicted in I975 Slaying Freed 40 Years Later After Witness Recants

House GOP Files Lawsuit Against Obama

GOPer Sees Obama Impeachment, Jail Time Over Executive Action

Newtown Shooter's History Reviewed in New Report

CBS News Chairman Stepping Down

Kitty Litter Dirty Bomb: New Mexico Nuclear Disposal Plant Causes $500 Million of Damage By Using Wrong Kind Of Kitty Litter

Africa's Ancient Plant Diversity and Seed Independence Still Under Threat From Proposed New Laws

Ex-Coal Exec Pleads Not Guilty in West Virginia Mine Blast

Charles P. Pierce | FSU Shooting and the State of Texas Offer More Teachable Moments

The Undoing of Bill Cosby

We Just Had the Hottest October on Record

These Photos of China’s Toxic Smog Are Terrifying

Kmart to Employee: "If You Do Not Come to Work on Thanksgiving, You Will Automatically Be Fired"

Oil Company Tries to Shake Down California County for $1.2 Billion for Banning Fracking
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

G20 and Beyond: The Future Is Watching You
The G20 summit meeting in Brisbane has two levels: the overt grandstanding and posturing that politicians love, and a deeper, far more sinister agenda.

On Immigration, Obama Isn’t the Radical One
For decades, there was a bipartisan understanding that most undocumented immigrants deserved some sort of recognition.

Ferguson and the "Us vs. Them" Illusion
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Here’s What Big Oil Has in the Pipeline if Keystone Fails

"Electoral Integrity Project" Report Ranks US 26th Amongst World Democracies

Elizabeth Warren Torches GOP on Trickle-Down Economics
"We tried it for 30 years and it didn’t work."

David Swanson | Torturer on the Ballot

Ferguson Protesters and Police Clash Before Grand Jury Decision on Shooting
Police charge at demonstrators in freezing temperatures as Ferguson awaits decision on whether officer will be charged

Uncomplicated, in Afghanistan
There are numerous, obvious solutions to problems in Afghanistan which NATO countries could consider, could even attempt if the alliance wasn’t there for the mineral wealth.

Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Goes Down to Defeat in Senate by Narrow Margin

BREAKING VIDEO: Police Lied. Mike Brown Was Killed 148 Feet Away From Darren Wilson's SUV

"Ft. Lauderdale Arrests Homeless Man at Meeting to Honor "National Homeless Week"

Elizabeth Warren: "Enough Is Enough" With Obama's Wall Street Appointees

Charles P. Pierce | The Day After President Obama's Executive Action

A Short History of Racist Callers to C-SPAN's Washington Journal

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson in Talks to Resign From Police Force, Sources Say

Failing to Indict Darren Wilson Won’t End the Movement Against Police Violence

Obama, Daring Congress, Acts to Overhaul Immigration
President Obama displayed years of frustration with congressional gridlock as he asserted the powers of the Oval Office to reshape the nation’s immigration system.

10 Fun Facts About the Student Debt Crisis

Mexico's Military in the Eye of Ayotzinapa Storm

Greg Palast | Voter Purges Alter US Political Map

I Warned You About Bill Cosby in 2007
The public may be waking up to the mountain of rape allegations now, but women were coming forward years ago to warn the Jell-O Man was not so sweet.

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Block Same-Sex Marriages in South Carolina

How Police Use Military Tactics to Quash Dissent

Utah Lawmakers Advance Bill to Bring Back Firing Squads

Buffalo Area Battered Again by Snow, 3 More Feet Expected in Places

Jim Webb Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee

Incoming Nevada Speaker Said Democrats Have "Master-Slave" Relationship With "Simple Minded Darkies"

The Strict Father Is at the Core of Conservative Ideology and Values

Night of the Libertarian Werewolves

There Have Now Been More Than 90 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook
Gunman is dead, three others injured overnight at Florida State University

GOP Senator Warns of Violence and Anarchy if Obama Signs Immigration Order

Occupy Madison's Village of Tiny Houses for the Homeless Officially Opens

Calling Sens. Mitchell, Daschle—Your “Bipartisan” Center Is in Funny Company

Western Media Is Obsessed With Kurdish Female Fighters Battling ISIS

Facebook Shuttle Bus Drivers Vote to Join Teamsters Union

Georgia Man Shoots and Kills Driver Who Mistakenly Pulled Into His Driveway . . . Allowed to Plead to A Single Misdemeanor With No Jail Time and a $500 Fine