Facebook Slider
Optional Member Code
Get News Alerts!

Capping Emissions Is Not Enough: An Interview With the Architect of the Kyoto Protocol

China is totally crushing the U.S. on renewable energy

Obama urges gun control after Colorado Springs shooting: 'Enough is enough'

Robert Lewis Dear Identified As Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooter
He's suspected of killing three people, including a police officer.

Pope Francis: To Address 'Grave Environmental Crisis,' Build Social Justice
'In effect, there is a clear link between the protection of nature and the building of a just and equitable social order.'

How Walmart Keeps an Eye on Its Massive Workforce

Protesters shut down Chicago’s ‘Magnificent Mile’ in demonstrations over police slaying of Laquan McDonald

3 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire Inside Colorado Planned Parenthood

GOP in Panic Over Trump

I Filed Suit for the Laquan McDonald Police Video. Its Mundanity Shocked Me

The Unprecedented Nightmare of Donald Trump's Campaign: We've Openly Begun Using the F-Word in US Politics

Turing Reneges on Drug Price Cut, Rival's Version Sells Well

The Facts About Terrorism

Laquan McDonald's Shooting Is Just the Latest Episode in Chicago Police's Brutal History

Why the Media Refuses to Call the White Supremacists Who Shot Black Lives Matter Protesters "Terrorists"

Mali Arrests Two Over Attack on Luxury Hotel in Bamako

Sanders Promises Broader Protections Against Deportation for Undocumented Immigrants

William Rivers Pitt | Thanksgiving Thoughts on the Children of War

On Holiday Myths and State Violence
Just as Thanksgiving whitewashes a period soaked in the blood of Natives slaughtered during crimes of conquest, the myth of police as guardians of the public whitewashes the reality of where those institutions began.

On European Hysteria in the Aftermath of the Paris Attacks

Glenn Greenwald: Why the CIA is smearing Edward Snowden after the Paris attacks

AUDIO: ‘What War Is Good For’: A Painful Indictment of What Has Now Become the American Way

Court Blocks Effort to License Family Detention Centers as Child-Care Facilities

Dozens Of ‘White Student Unions’ Appear on Social Media Amid Anti-Racism Protests

Interactive Tool Maps Final Draft of Paris Climate Deal

Global refugees take long detours through Latin America to reach the US

State of Emergency, State of Resilience
While much more systemic work is needed to improve the quality of life for transgender women of color, transgender activists and organizations are leading the movement to rectify these injustices.

“Donald Trump! Ha!”: This Thanksgiving, when Adele fails, let’s all just laugh when drunk racist uncle starts talking politics

How Two Independent Journalists and a Lawyer Held Chicago Police Accountable for Teen's Death

The 1 Percenters Are Stuffing Their Pumpkin Pie Holes on Thanksgiving

The richest 782 people on the planet could fund a mega-shift to clean energy - and still be billionaires

If you keep saying Saudi Arabia is like ISIS, you might get sued

President Obama is moving to complete scores of regulations as he looks to cement key parts of his legacy in the face of a Republican-controlled Congress openly hostile to many of his top priorities.

How the lack of water led to violence from Mexico to Syria

Turing Pharmaceuticals goes back on pledge to cut $750 drug price

Oil lease on sacred Blackfeet land is canceled - but the fight is far from over

Senior Brazilian senator and billionaire CEO both arrested for corruption

The United Arab Emirates has secretly dispatched hundreds of Colombian mercenaries to Yemen to fight in that country’s raging conflict, adding a volatile new element in a complex proxy war that has drawn in the United States and Iran.

If 'Life Must Go On,' say Groups, France Must Lift Ban on Climate Protests

Anne Frank and her family were also denied entry as refugees to the US

The simple way one American mom helped thousands of refugee children

Obama urges compassion towards refugees in Thanksgiving address (VIDEO)

A state of endless war
In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks of November 13, the discourse of war is already upon us, but it must be resisted.

ISIS Recruitment Thrives in Brutal Prisons Run by US-Backed Egypt

A grim holiday season awaits the United States' hungry
Food stamp benefits continue to decline while anti-hunger charities face "more drastic" situation.

Swiss state passes law banning women from wearing a burqa in public

The Other Laquan McDonalds: More Questionable Killings by Chicago Police

Hillary Clinton's Not-So-Tough Talk About Wall Street Reform

Trump: Report your neighbors for suspicious activities

Trump Ignites Crowds Into Torches of Hate

‘They’re Not Americans’: CNN Guest Justifies Massive Attacks on Civilians

How Many Civilians Has the US Coalition Killed Bombing ISIS?
The Pentagon says six. An independent monitoring group says at least 680 - and possibly more.

The Chicago Protests Aren't Just About Laquan McDonald
Activists are clashing in the streets with the same police force whose actions they’re protesting.

The Trade Battle Behind Your Thanksgiving Apple Pie
Apple growers on both sides of the US-Mexico border are duking it out over the beloved pie filling.

Instead of Pardoning a Turkey, Obama Should Free This Man
This year, the president should extend some Thanksgiving clemency to human beings - starting with Leonard Peltier.

Victory: Columbia University Divests $10 Million From Private Prisons (VIDEO)

Your Thanksgiving cranberry sauce is poisoning Native American lands

There's No Such Thing as a Climate Change Refugee, but There Ought to Be

Reporter Who Forced Release of Laquan McDonald Video Is Barred From News Event

Chicago officer had history of complaints before Laquan McDonald shooting

Tensions rise as Russia says it's deploying anti-aircraft missiles to Syria

No Thanks: How Thanksgiving Narratives Erase the Genocide of Native Peoples

Video appears to show Trump mocking the physical condition of a reporter during a South Carolina rally

Fox News asked a Chicago protester about black-on-black crime. His response was perfect.

Black Lives Matter Activists Are Shot While Trump Is Busy Sharing a Neo-Nazi Graphic on Twitter

Elizabeth Warren makes her mark

Drug-price debate rekindles fight over pill imports from Canada

Bank Crimes Pay: Under the Thumb of the Global Financial Mafiocracy

Our Decapitations Of Nonbelievers Are Nothing Like Their Decapitations of Nonbelievers: Saudi Arabia To Sue Twitter User Over Comparisons To ISIS

Behind bars: The firms offering hope to Mexican prisoners

 The Other Side of Black Friday Price Tags

Massive NSA Phone Data Collection to Cease

Laquan McDonald Protesters Look to Disrupt Black Friday in Chicago

Netanyahu Responsible for Executions of Children, Rights Group Says

Now Vietnam Thumbs Nose at TPP's Unenforceable Labor Provisions

Clinton Apologizes for Calling Immigrants "Illegal" - but Not for Her Anti-Immigrant Record

Migrants Processing Thai Chicken Exports Abused, Exploited-Researchers

The Other Side of Black Friday Price Tags

What Chemicals Are Used in Fracking? Industry Discloses Less and Less

People Tied Up "Like Animals" on UK Deportation Flights

Armed Texas Mosque Protestor Shares Home Addresses of Local Muslims

Belgium Lowers Terror Attack Alert Level for Brussels

Noam Chomsky | The Hubris of the United States Waging War by Claiming It Is Just and Its "Enemies" Evil

The Defense Bill That Obama Just Signed Will Make It Harder to Shut Guantanamo

The 16 shots that prove why #BlackLivesMatter is needed

From Mizzou to Yale: The Demands
Across the nation, students have risen up to demand an end to systemic and structural racism on campus. Here are their demands.

Despite Efforts, Thousands of Vets Across the Country Remain Homeless

Americans Become Disenchanted With Black Friday

Do US Laws Protecting Abuse Survivors Help Only Women Who Are US Citizens?

Just how decriminalized is marijuana in New York City?

Rush Limbaugh’s “True Story of Thanksgiving” is a lie-filled load of stuffing that turns villains into victims

What Police Said About the Killing of Laquan McDonald Before the Video Showed What Really Happened

Like Father Like Son: George W. Bush Was Bad, His Father May Have Been Worse

Rahm Emanuel's Learning What Happens When You Ignore Half of Chicago

To Protest Walmart on Black Friday, Organizers Are Seeking Food for Underpaid Workers

Native Americans mark Thanksgiving with mixed feelings, and a meal for those in need

Post-Paris push against encryption has been long coming

China’s “sponge cities” use smart infrastructure to prevent massive water issues

'More Questions Than Answers': Médecins Sans Frontières Not Buying Pentagon Probe Into Hospital Attack

Eight Ways to Deal With Your Conservative Relatives' Fox News Talking Points This Thanksgiving

TTIP talks: EU alleged to have given ExxonMobil access to confidential papers

At Gates of Guantanamo, Activists Counter Unjust Detention With 'Powerful Act of Compassion'

Argentina announce former Monsanto executive as agriculture minister

The Serial Swatter
Internet trolls have learned to exploit our over-militarized police. It's a crime that's hard to stop - and hard to prosecute.

The US Is the Most Unequal Developed Economy Outside Southern Europe

On Thanksgiving Day, Detainees Refuse Meals, Demand Freedom

Study: Hunger costs US extra $160 billion a year to treat chronic illnesses

Feds: Texas and other states can't cut off benefits to resettle Syrian refugees

Stopping Illegal Logging Will Protect Endangered Species While Saving US Jobs

Black Lives Matter solidarity protesters arrested in New York City

Bee Thankful This Thanksgiving: Demand Big Food Stop Killing Our Pollinators

Earth Doesn't Have Be Doomed Like Atlantis - We Can Change Course

Ben Carson Isn't the Only US Politician With a Hand in Shady Latin American Dealings

Yazidis in US Grateful This Thanksgiving for Escaping ISIS

Armed Texas Mosque Protestor Posts Names, Addresses of Muslims on Facebook

Pentagon Admits to Killing Civilians in Iraq

Here's Evidence The Chicago PD Is Worse Than You Thought

The War on Black Thursday
More stores are fighting Black Friday creep, which is good news for everyone, including retail workers.

Nine Native Sites to Visit Instead of Celebrating Thanksgiving With Turkey

Four US Cities That Have Gone 100 Percent Renewable

New York Times slams 'outrageous' Donald Trump for mocking reporter's disability

The Dangerously Limited Foreign Policy Discourse of the Democratic Candidates

Obama backs protests over 'deeply disturbing' Laquan McDonald shooting

Kochs' Push for Criminal Legal Reform Is Aimed at Protecting Corporate Lawbreakers

Black Leaders in Chicago Push for Investigation of Police Department

Airlines saved $11 billion on fuel. You saved 8 bucks.

DOJ representatives attend Minneapolis protest

GOP Rider Would Boost Party Spending

US Military Finds Scapegoats for Doctors Without Borders Hospital Attack