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Slip of an Officer’s Tongue Suggests Police Are Monitoring #BlackLivesMatter Protesters’ Cell Phones
Are Chicago police using ‘stingrays’ against activists?

The Sneakiest Way Prosecutors Get a Guilty Verdict: PowerPoint

Demand for "The Interview" Is Shooting Up in North Korea and Its Government Is Freaking Out

The Year in Drug Policy: Movement at a crossroads

One in Five Millennials Lives in Poverty, Report Finds

New York City could soon become the biggest US metropolis to outlaw Styrofoam food and beverage containers.

Malaria killing thousands more than Ebola in West Africa

Race to Build on River Could Block Pacific Oil Route

The Cost of the US Ban on Paying for Hostages

"Selma" Portrays the True Martin Luther King Jr: A Radical Despised by the Political Establishment

Killer Drones Are a Lethal Extension of American Exceptionalism

In Pennsylvania, Judge Paves Way for Private Takeover of Public School District

Prosecutors Won't Indict Former Tepco Executives Over Fukushima Disaster

Despite Enduring a Lifetime of Violence, Kelly Savage Emerges as an In-Prison Activist

90 Percent of Restaurant Workers Don't Have a Single Paid Sick Day to Recover From Illness

Feds Bar Companies' Long-Distance Lawsuits Against Soldiers

The US Is the Richest Country as Well as the Most Unequal: Eight Consequences of American Greed

Lessons From 2014: If You Care About Green Cities, You Must Care About Justice Too

So Much More Than the World Cup Happened in Brazil in 2014

The Five Worst Things Rich People Did This Week

NYT Editorial: No More Delays on New Jersey Housing

In Black Lives Matter Protest, Corporate Rights Trump Free Speech

Secrets and spies: Data in 2015, the year after everything changed

Tiny House Living: How Two Families Made It Work

What it’s like to watch him die
Johnathan was on death row when we fell in love. Nothing could have prepared me for witnessing his execution.

'I Can't Breathe' T-shirts see high-school basketball team disinvited from event

Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline
How proponents of Keystone XL cynically exploit LGBT people.

North Korea Just Slurred President Obama Over Its Internet Outage

Egypt cuts 'gay wedding video' jail terms

#BringHimHome: Arab Twitter users plead for pilot held by Isis

Doubts Persist On U.S. Claims Of North Korean Role In Sony Hack

After Scrutiny, C.I.A. Mandate Is Untouched

The Disunited States: A French Writer Navigates 1930s United States

Evil torturers catch a break: How America got distracted from a national travesty

Challenging Bedrock Law: "Dillon's Rule" in Detroit and Beyond

Pope Francis’s edict on climate change will anger deniers and US churches

After 13 Years, US-Led Afghanistan War Is Officially Over, but Nightmare Goes On

"The Day When Change Will Come" - It's Time To Break the Vicious Circle of Capitalism

At Least 24 Killed in Malaysia, Thailand Floods as 200,000 Evacuated

As more cities ban homeless camps, advocates cry foul

The Mysterious Case of Prisoner 212

Emergency shutdown at Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant

US man indicted in plot to blow up Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem
Israeli police say Everett Adam Livvix of Illinois was posing as a former US Navy Seal. He remains in custody on weapons possession charge.

The Victory of ‘Perception Management’
In the 1980s, the Reagan administration pioneered “perception management” to get the American people to “kick the Vietnam Syndrome” and accept more U.S. interventionism, but that propaganda structure continues to this day getting the public to buy in to endless war.

"Employee Engagement" Is No Substitute for a Union at Volkswagen

Ferguson Police Take Action Against Officer Who Called Brown’s Memorial a “Pile of Trash”

Secret Report Cited in NSA Surveillance Lawsuit, Government Silent on Its Existence

Ohio Prisoners Challenge Lethal Injection Drug Law

Eastern Ukraine: Humanitarian Disaster Looms as Food Aid Blocked

More Lethal Than the Whopper: How Burger King Pleases the 1%, Screws Its Workers

Nine Other Countries that Jumped on the Post 9/11 Terrorism Fear to Crack Down on Dissenters

What Investment Bankers Say About Rating Agencies Behind Their Backs

Restorative Justice at Work: How This Indigenous Wood Carver Is Finding Peace After a Seattle Officer Killed His Brother

Israel Gives Approval for 243 New Settler Homes

Top 10 Progressive Policies We'd Love to See Enacted in 2015 (but Probably Won't Be)

Christie and Cuomo Defy Legislatures, Veto Port Authority Reform Bill

Truthout Interviews Joe Macaré on Keeping the Independence in Independent Journalism and Truthout (VIDEO)

AirAsia Indonesia flight to Singapore goes missing with 162 on board

White Christmas? Start worrying about El Niño and its effect on food prices

Green Neocolonialism, Afro-Brazilian Rebellion in Brazil

Selling ‘Peace Groups’ on US-Led Wars
Since the anti-war protests on Vietnam, the U.S. government has made “perception management” of the American people a high priority, feeding them a steady diet of propaganda about foreign crises, even getting “peace groups” to buy into “pro-democracy” wars.

Texas Cops Fatally Shoot Armed 20-Year-Old; Bystanders Throw Bottles at Police

Seven Satisfying and Healthy Meat Alternatives

Police turn backs on de Blasio at funeral of NYPD officer Rafael Ramos

ACLU accuses NSA of using holiday lull to ‘minimise impact’ of documents

Trafficking, Child Labor May Be Growing In Global Chocolate Industry

On racial issues, America is divided both black and white and red and blue

U.S. prepares to accelerate detainee transfers from Guantanamo Bay prison

NSA Fesses Up To Improper Surveillance Of U.S. Citizens