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What I've Learned from Two Years Collecting Data on Police Killings

What I've Learned From Two Years Collecting Data on Police Killings

Charles P. Pierce | The Body in the Street

Microsoft Admits Keeping $92 Billion Offshore to Avoid Paying $29 Billion in US Taxes

Microsoft Bails on Climate Denier Lobby Group ALEC

NATO Condemns Moscow’s Aid Convoy, Says Russian Artillery Firing at Ukrainian Army

William Rivers Pitt | Everytown USA: Is the Policeman Your Friend?

Anti-Trans Trolling Spree Forces Wikipedia to Ban US House Staffers for Third Time

Why the People of Ferguson Can't Trust the Cops

Paul Krugman | Inflation Hawks Crying Wolf

Justice Ginsburg: America Has a "Real Racial Problem"

Could the Civil Rights Movement Have Happened in Today's Militarized Police State?

Eugene Robinson | How to Throw Your Wife Under the Bus 101: The McDonnell Corruption Trial in Virginia
-- Eugene Robinson on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Watch Six Months of Fracking Fires Blaze Across the Country

Ruling on Nuclear Waste Storage Could Create a "Catastrophic Risk"
Regulators may let companies store radioactive rods on site for up to 120 years.

Tickets Sold Out for Neil Young-Willie Nelson anti-Keystone Pipeline Concert

CNN Says Darren Wilson Didn't Have A Fractured Eye Socket

Robert Fisk | We Know All Too Much About the Cruelty of ISIS – but All Too Little About Who They Are

Tear Gas, Stun Grenades, Sound Cannons: Companies Profiting From Police Crackdowns Like Ferguson
Sales of all those military grade weapons are making some people rich.

Obama Alums Accused of Selling Out

Supreme Court to Shape Ferguson Investigation

Gaza Counts Cost of War as More Than 360 Factories Destroyed or Damaged
Thousands of acres of farmland and cattle also wiped out with damage estimated at three times that of 2008-9 conflict

Here's What Happens to Police Officers Who Shoot Unarmed Black Men
History appears to be in Darren Wilson's favor.

SD Police Say Tazing 8-Year-Old Native Girl Was Justified, Family Sues

Tsarnaev Friend Kadyrbayev Pleads Guilty to Impeding Marathon Bombing Investigation

National Guard to Begin Withdrawing From Ferguson
Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri said that order had been largely restored and that the presence of the National Guard was no longer needed.

Militarized Cops’ Scary New Toys: The Ugly Next Frontier in "Crowd Control"
The horror we saw in Ferguson may be just the start. Here's some other police gear our military is working on.

39 Dead, Dozens Missing After Japan Landslides

How the Largest Worker Owned Co-op in the US Lifts People Out of Poverty

The Ultimate White Privilege: Darren Wilson and Being "Afraid for Your Life"
Claiming you shot someone out of fear of your life can be a "get out of jail free" card -- depending on who says it

12 Recent Victories for Workers in Raising Wages and Collective Bargaining

Man Cleaning Up Beer Spill on Gun Case Allegedly Shoots Into Neighbor's Home

Five Reasons Climate Deniers Are Dead Wrong

GOP Congressman: Obama’s "Muslim Brothers" Preventing Further Action Against Terrorists In Iraq

The Ghost of Dred Scott Haunts Ferguson: Amy Goodman

Welcome to Guatemala: Gold Mine Protester Beaten and Burnt Alive
Indigenous people speak out against the Marlin mine run by Canadian company Goldcorp

Ferguson Prosecutor Says No Charge Decision Until October

Bank of America in $16.65 Billion Mortgage Settlement
With the settlement, the largest by a single company in American history, Bank of America’s legal bill related to mortgage issues is approaching $70 billion.

Big Rail Cites Bin Laden, Al Qaeda to Fend Off Oil-by-Rail Route Transparency

The Men Who Killed James Foley

Edwardsville Teachers Told to Avoid Discussing Ferguson Events With Students

Michigan GOP Faces Tea Party Showdown

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, Shooter of Michael Brown, Is Nowhere to Be Found

Hillary Clinton’s New Iraq Gamble
What’s her calculation for being so hawkish now?

Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson Students: "I Am Also a Black Man"

Behind Obama’s "Chaotic" Foreign Policy
The chaos enveloping U.S. foreign policy stems from President Obama’s unwillingness to challenge Official Washington’s power centers which favor neoconservatism and “liberal interventionism” – strategies that have often undercut real U.S. national security interests.

How the Left Is Revitalizing Itself
There’s more collaboration between progressive groups—and more coordination among donors—than ever before.

World Leaders "Failing to Help" Ebola Outbreak in Africa
Politicians in industrialised countries urgently needed to take action, or risk the outbreak spreading much further.

Here’s A Picture of John McCain Hanging Out With ISIS Freedom Fighters in 2013

Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA’s X-Ray Body Scanners

Missouri police officer on leave over video in which he says: 'I'm ... a killer'

"A Cemetery for Our People"
A Guatemalan diplomat struggles to save her countrymen in south Texas and nearly loses herself.

Ferguson Feeds Off the Poor: Three Warrants a Year Per Household
In the chamber where Officer Darren Wilson received a commendation six months before killing Michael Brown, a minor court generates major money from the city’s poor and working people.

Navy Discharges African-American Sailor for Refusing to Cut Off Her Natural Hair

How a Koch Brother Is Combating Climate Change at a Coal Mine
What do Bill Koch, the Aspen Skiing Company, and environmentalists all have in common? We visited a coal mine in Colorado to find out.

Pentagon: No Evidence of ISIS at Southern Border
...and P.S., Rick Perry is an idiot.

Officer in Wal-Mart Shooting Involved in 2010 Case

Russia Moves Artillery Units Into Ukraine, NATO Says

North Carolina Newspapers Keep Fracking Data in the Dark

Florida Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Scalia Cited in Yet Another Ruling for Gay Marriage

Bank of America's $16.6 Billion Mortgage Fraud Agreement Is Another Public Relations Stunt
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Both Sides Using US-Made Weapons in Iraq War
...and the US Defense industry gets paid.

How the Current Mass Extinction of Animals Threatens Humans

Not The Onion: Religious Conservatives Urge People to Stop Taking "ALS Challenge" Because It Kills Babies

65 Killed in Iraq Mosque Shooting

What Does It Mean to Compare Ferguson to Iraq?

GOP House Candidate Called Female Senators "Undeserving Bimbos in Tennis Shoes"
Jim Hagedorn's old blog, "Mr. Conservative," is a ticking time bomb.

Keystone Cops or Liars? Ferguson Police Now Say There Is No Incident Report on the Michael Brown Shooting

Crocodile Tears for Iraq

Whistleblower William Binney: "The NSA's Main Motives: Power and Money"

For Many Politicians, Ferguson Isn’t Happening

Gaza Experiencing Severe Water Shortage

Missouri Councilman Blames His Racist Facebook Posts on the Fact He Is Republican

LA Police Officer Threatens, "If You Don't Want to Get Hurt, Don't Challenge Me," in WP Op-Ed
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Unlike Hungary, Czechs Double Down on Liberal Policy Goals

"Government's Arsenal to Destroy Revolutionaries": Political Imprisonment Persists

Tear Gas Is an Abortifacient. Why Won’t the Anti-Abortion Movement Oppose It?

If You Think the Water Crisis Can't Get Worse, Wait Until the Aquifers Are Drained

A Cop's Take on Ferguson
"As I watch the events in Ferguson Missouri I can't help but think about my own time in law enforcement and just how much I've changed since I wore the badge."

FCC Republican Wants to Let States Block Municipal Broadband

See-Through Solar Cells Could Turn Your Windows Into Power Stations

The "Holder Doctrine": Bank "Settlements" With No Prosecutions

SATIRE: How We'd Cover Ferguson if It Happened in Another Country

Apocalypse of the "Happy Meal": The Cathedral of Cholesterol

As Pentagon Hints At More US Troops to Iraq, Voices Warn Against Further Military Intervention

Why Washington's War on Terror Failed: The Underrated Saudi Connection

The Fox News Effect

Ku Klux Klan Holding Fundraiser for Cop Who Shot and Killed Michael Brown
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Liberia Police Fire on Protesters as West Africa's Ebola Toll Hits 1,350

Gaza Conflict: Israel PM Netanyahu Vows Further Campaign

Hannity Mansplains Justice To Black Committeewoman From Ferguson

13 Republican Climate Deniers Who Want to Be President
The Flat-Earthers, Born-Again Flat-Earthers, Do-Nothings, and Dodgers of the GOP.

"Suicide Tourism" to Switzerland Has Doubled Since 2009

The Four Worst Right-Wing Reactions to Michael Brown's Killing and the Protests

More Government Shutdowns! McConnell Admits What GOP Senate Will Wreak
Mitch McConnell reveals his plan for a Republican Senate is to take hostages and bring back crisis government

The Meaning of Ronald Reagan

Ferguson Violence Exposes America's Political Decay

Charity Says Military Use of Food Pantries Has Been Rising for Years