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Capitalism, Slavery, Racism and Imprisonment of People of Color Cannot Be Separated

Oil Industry Group's Own Report Shows Early Knowledge of Climate Impacts
A report the American Petroleum Institute commissioned in 1982 revealed its knowledge of global warming, predated its campaign to sow doubt.

Water woes: Tap runs brown in Louisiana’s impoverished northeast
With infrastructure funds going unspent, residents have lack of drinking supplies and iron sediment flowing from pipes.

Inside the Fast Food Workers’ Protest at the New Hampshire Republican Debate

David Swanson | The Super Bowl Promotes War

New York investigates radioactive leak in groundwater near city
Gov. Andrew Cuomo orders review following detection of ‘alarming levels of radioactivity’ at nuclear power plant 40 miles north of Manhattan

In New Hampshire, TV Station Partners With Interest Groups That Push Candidates on War and Austerity

Lead poisoning in Pennsylvania, New Jersey may be worse than Flint

A federal court has ordered the US Army Corps of Engineers to pay for the toxic waste cleanup at a historic Yakama Nation fishing site on the Columbia River.

French law forbids food waste by supermarkets

Flint residents en route to Washington: 'We want results' amid water crisis

London Moves to Criminalize Homelessness
A new law in London would fine the homeless £1,000 for sleeping outside or "loitering."

Koch brothers' super PAC rakes in millions from Southern businessmen

This Is What Democracy Looks Like
Participatory budgeting begins in Chicago for 2016

These 13 People Could Become the UK's First Ever Climate Prisoners

Amid water crisis, many desperate to escape Flint but lack means to do so

Jeffrey D. Sachs | Hillary Is the Candidate of the War Machine

US Judge Approves Extradition of Salvadoran Civil War Murderer

Washington State Senate bill would name agriculture whistleblowers

Rapper Killer Mike reveals how he came to support 2016 candidate Bernie Sanders

A small New England college goes 100 percent solar
Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., will soon be home to a 'living building' and become the only residential college generating 100 percent of its electricity from solar panels.

Five Right-Wing Absurdities This Week: Rubio's Reality Denial on Full Display

Erin Brockovich Thinks This California City Is the Next Flint

Madeleine Albright Slams Sanders on Foreign Policy While Supporting Clinton

Exxon Stiff-Arms a Request to Take Moral Responsibility for Climate Change

How a Medical Mystery in Brazil Led Doctors to Zika

Bayer rejects EPA request to pull insecticide from US market

Lawsuit: Woman miscarried after cops battered her during false arrest

Talia Buford on EPA and Environmental Racism and Carey Gillam on Food Coverage Conflicts

The Koch brothers are pushing pure economic liberty as the only road to true prosperity - to the detriment of all but the rich

Canada Strikes Landmark Deal to Protect Over 9 Million Acres of Rainforest

India may decide on GM food as China makes big leap with Syngenta buy

340 Brazilian Companies Fined for Modern Slave Labor Conditions

Heavy metals, petroleum and nitrite has contaminated soil and groundwater in a Vancouver Island watershed that supplies 12,000 people downstream from a controversial polluted-soil dump approved by the province.

Dean Baker | The New Yorker Shooting Blindly at Bernie Sanders

Women of Haitian Descent Bear the Brunt of Dominican Migration Policy

What Would Happen if an Entire Nation Stopped Eating Meat?

After 20 Years, Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Still in Political Limbo

Washington State moves to protect mobile-home buyers

The mystery of the expanding tropics
As Earth's dry zones shift rapidly polewards, researchers are scrambling to figure out the cause - and consequences.

Why the Immigration Debate Is Also a Debate About Privatization

That Time the Super Bowl Secretly Used Facial Recognition Software on Fans

Europe’s top court mulls legality of hyperlinks - shockwaves could be huge for web users

Black Lives Matter protest at San Francisco International Airport on eve of Super Bowl 50 (PHOTOS)

"Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill": A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmares

UAE ready to send ground troops in to Syria to combat ISIS

Clinton, Sanders war over Wall Street escalates

A senior member of the Massachusetts House Democratic leadership is breaking ranks with the state’s political establishment and backing Bernie Sanders for president over Hillary Clinton, after supporting her 2008 bid.

As North Korea Launch Spurs Fear, Experts Call for Global Ban on Nukes

Sorry, Hillary: You are the establishment

Denmark's justice minister admitted on Friday that the US sent a rendition flight to Copenhagen Airport that was meant to capture whistleblower Edward Snowden and return him to the United States.

The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting in northern Syria has nearly doubled, a Turkish official says.

Germany's Catholic Church calls for 'reduction' in refugees

The star of an Oscar-winning documentary that shows how dolphins are hunted in a Japanese village was deported to the US on Friday after Tokyo airport officials barred his entry and he was held in detention for more than two weeks.

Congressman Has Plan to Force Bundy Militants, Not Taxpayers, to Foot Bill for Occupation

The Lessons of Zapatista Women Activists for Today's Social Movements

Obama Proposes $10 Per Barrel Oil Tax to Fund Clean Transportation - Here's How Republicans Responded

Algeria: Human and Trade Union Rights Activists Under Pressure
The Algerian regime is unsparing in the tactics used to discourage workers from organizing and fighting for their rights, including willful disregard for the decisions of its justice system.

Indigenous Rights Win Major Steps Forward in Honduras

Maryland lawmaker moves to decriminalize drugs like heroin

New York City Mayor's Ambitious Plans to Solarize City Buildings

Biggest Israeli Demolition in a Decade Leaves 100 Homeless

Woman with Asperger's syndrome who shared viral dog video shot dead by police in Arizona

Europe Scales Back on Renewable Energy Subsidies After Years of Support

From Civil Rights to Human Rights, Black Community Control Now

"Making the Promises Real": Labor and the Paris Climate Agreement

How Super PAC Donors Hide Behind Shady LLCs

Fracking the Everglades? Many Floridians Recoil as House Approves Bill
For the third year in a row, a bill to allow the controversial practice passes the state house, while many communities vote to ban it.

Rubio tries to recover from debate disaster as Trump woos New Hampshire

Ahead of Primary, New Hampshire Workers Declare: Want My Vote? Raise the Wage!
Fast food workers walk off the job before protesting at the GOP debate in Manchester.

A federal judge on Thursday hit Freedom Industries with a $900,000 criminal fine for the January 2014 Elk River chemical spill, but acknowledged that the bankrupt company is unlikely to ever pay the penalty.

Why the US presidential primary system is no way to run a democracy

Mormon church opposing Utah medical marijuana bill: A senator is frustrated that leaders of Utah's predominant faith "put their thumb on the scale" to influence state policy.

Leonard Peltier | My 40 Years in Prison

New York Governor announces measures to end "Gay Therapy"

Iowa's nightmare revisited: Was correct winner called?

Iowa Democratic party altered precinct's caucus results during chaotic night
Shift of one delegate from Bernie Sanders to Hillary Clinton raises questions about Iowa Democratic party’s management of first-in-the-nation vote.

Palestinian youths slain in deadly attack on Israeli police

The Day Casco’s Workers Sat Down on the Job

Israeli court “freezes” dying journalist’s detention

Residents of minority communities decry dumping of toxic coal ash

Revealing the Fallacy of White Knight Philanthropic Salvation in an Urban Public School

Union membership creeps upward in the South

Nearly 200 images released by US military depict Bush-era detainee abuse
Court ruling forces Pentagon to release photos after 12-year legal battle over abuse at military sites around Iraq and Afghanistan

I Am A Feminist, So I Will Not Be Voting for Hillary

GOP wants end to pro-Bush attacks on Rubio

Longest-serving woman in the House makes her case for Bernie Sanders

White Nationalists Make Calls For Donald Trump In New Hampshire

Sanders campaign says it was denied paper records of Iowa caucus vote

Nearly 200 images released by US military depict Bush-era detainee abuse

Drowning the Oil Industry

Are Bee-Killing Pesticides Impacting Our Health?

US 'Complicit' in Afghan Child Soldiers

Elizabeth Warren Blasts a Republican Plan to Protect White-Collar Criminals
 “It’s like you can’t make this stuff up, right? The idea that the Republicans are trying to gut one of the main laws to prevent bank fraud—that’s their response to the 2008 financial crisis.”

In NH Debate, Hillary Clinton Touted Henry Kissinger, War Criminal, as Character Reference
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Trump Tried to Pay Vets to Be Props
Trump’s campaign asked a small veterans charity to stand on stage with the mogul at a rally to receive a six-figure check. The charity took a pass.

No Questions About Climate Change at GOP Debate Sponsored by Big Oil

Leaked Police Files Contain Guarantees That Officers’ Disciplinary Records Will Be Kept Secret or Destroyed

Trump at debates: "I’d bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding"

Pharma Executives Worry About Presidential Candidates Demanding Reform

Ted Cruz’s Promise That Big Donors Will Match Campaign Donations Could Break Rules

The Guantánamo in New York You're Not Allowed to Know About

UN Demands Zika-Infected Countries Give Women Access to Abortion and Birth Control

High Lead Levels Were Detected in Nearly 400 Flint Homes, and There May Be More

South Carolina cleanup results show there's hope after coal ash contamination

Giving Peace Very Little Chance
What the next US president can do to bring endless warfare to an end is one of the most important issues of Campaign 2016, but it is getting only a cursory treatment in debates as politicians seem to fear neocon wrath if they seek peace.

Meet the Evangelicals Who Hate Donald Trump

It’s almost over for Hillary: This election is a mass insurrection against a rigged system

Chicago Police Retire to Evade Punishment While Collecting Six-Figure Pensions

Fracking Water Causes California Earthquakes Says New Study

The Alberta government's attempt to balance competing interests in the oilsands region has failed to protect aboriginal rights, lands and health from industrial development.

Hillary Clinton: Endorsed by all the best war criminals and scumbag billionaires

Male fish in two of North Jersey’s most protected areas have developed female sexual characteristics, suggesting parts of the waterways are contaminated with chemicals that throw hormone systems radically off.

About the Aftermath That Sanders Predicted ...

VIDEO: Jeremy Corbyn Takes Down Big Banks During Surprise Appearance

Cruz's "Pseudoscientific" Climate Claims
While on the campaign trail in New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz gave a speech to local residents that contained inaccurate and misleading claims about climate science and its terminology.

The F Word: Yes, Donald Trump Is a Fascist, and That Matters

The celebrated seafood of the northeast US, such Maine lobster and New England clams, is under threat from warming temperatures and ocean acidification, a new study warns.

Political Crisis Dampens Carnival Festivities in Haiti

The Bernie Sanders Path to Victory in the South: African American Union Leaders

Palestinian hunger striker Muhammad al-Qiq in "struggle against death"

Emails Reveal Early Suspicions of a Flint Link to Legionnaires' Disease

Chris Christie Signs Bill Privatizing New Jersey's Water Supply

This Map Helps Explain Texas' Planned Parenthood Blunder

Regulatory showdown in California wheat field
A wheat farm pockmarked with pooled water here has become a launch pad for an agribusiness legal assault on a major Obama administration rule that redefines the scope of the Clean Water Act.

The 2016 Elections: The Questions Virtually No One Is Asking, Much Less Answering

Hunger Is Bad, Especially for Kids
The Obama administration recently announced two new initiatives to reduce childhood food insecurity. Here's why that's a really, really good thing.

Tackling Climate Change in the Caribbean: Natural Solutions to a Human Induced Problem

Brazil Wages War against Zika Virus on Several Fronts

Memories of FGM: 'I was screaming in pain and fear'
Assita Kanko, a politician in Brussels, recalls when she underwent female genital mutilation as a child in Burkina Faso.

China Has Finally Told Hong Kong It Is Holding the Three Missing Booksellers

Cruz and Rubio: Heirs to Bush-Obama Militarism

Contaminated water kills 37 kids in Colombia, community sues
Indigenous and Black communities in Colombia filed a lawsuit against the government Wednesday after 37 kids in the region died in less than a year from drinking water contaminated by mercury, a chemical used in a local mine.

Uganda's Press Crackdown Is Likely to Worsen

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has erased Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's wide lead for the Democratic presidential nomination since the start of year, putting the two in a dead heat nationally, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

Stop ignoring the police killings of Latinos

I’m a Muslim, not a terrorist. So why did the NYPD spy on me for years?
I’d long suspected local cops were spying on innocent Muslims. But the extent of their surveillance surpassed my worst fears.

Iowans claim instances when Sanders was shorted delegates

Outrage builds over wealthy families in public housing
Lawmakers from both parties are outraged about wealthy families who are living in subsidized housing intended for the poor.

Native American church fights for right to use cannabis and peyote

Cop who killed college student and 55-year-old mother sues for ‘extreme emotional trauma’

More Than 100 People Missing After Deadly Quake in Taiwan

Japan's Sakurajima volcano erupts some 50 km from nuclear plant

Single-payer health plan wouldn't cost US more

Scientists trace cancer-linked pollutant to oil sands stockpiles

Six Facts That Erase Any Doubt US Officials Know They Are Deporting People to Their Deaths

You agree with Bernie Sanders (but you might not know it)

Voters in New Hampshire Are Asking John Kasich About Ohio's Poisoned Water

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates the mine spill in Colorado last year dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River

Financial despair, addiction and the rise of suicide in white America
The death rate for white Americans aged 45 to 54 has risen sharply since 1999, but Montana officials wrestle to explain reasons why the state has the highest rate of suicide in the US at nearly twice the national average - and it’s rising.

Argument Over Flint Water Aid Delays Senate Energy Bill

A #BernieLady in a BroWorld

New Record Low for January Arctic Sea Ice

District Sentinel Radio Episode 19: Straight Outta Iowa (PODCAST)

A Labyrinth of Injustice in Guatemala: Indigenous Activists Struggle Against Dispossession of Land and Rights

Oklahoma Wind Farms Bring Millions of Tax Dollars to Local Counties: Study

If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food?

Dashcam video shows Montana police shooting man as he steered car away

New England Fights Fracked Gas Pipeline: Deerfield, New Hampshire, Threatens to Arrest Anyone on Private Property Without Permission in Connection With Gas Pipeline

North Korea rocket launch: UN to hold emergency meeting

One of the United States' oldest stock exchanges has just been sold to China

After the Black Hawks Arrived: In Somalia, a History of US Meddling Continues

Mass Incarceration Since 1492: Native American Encounters With Criminal Injustice

Syria warns Saudis against incursion, says will be resisted

Thousands take part in anti-Islam Pegida protests across Europe

First abortion in Colombia possibly as result of Zika: A woman struggled to find a doctor willing to provide an abortion after it was discovered her fetus suffered from microcephaly.

Independent voters play key role in New Hampshire primaries

Rubio Gets Stuck on Repeat, Delivers Same Canned Line Three Times in Three Minutes

They’re trying to deify Ronald Reagan: Inside the right-wing plot to turn the Gipper into a modern-day God
Grover Norquist wants an ode to Reagan in all 3,000 US counties. Then just wait until he targets our currency

Iowa Democratic Party reviewing results in caucuses

Is the US ready for a socialist president? Sanders might be about to find out

Bankers, Preachers, and Fear of President Sanders

Black Box Voting's Bev Harris on the IA Caucus Mess and NH Concerns

Not Your Grandfather’s Black Freedom Movement: An Interview with BYP100’s Charlene Carruthers
The 30-year-old radical black queer feminist who’s Rahm Emanuel’s worst nightmare

Spike Lee’s New Michael Jackson Movie Honors the Artistry of the King of Pop

Taiwan earthquake: dozens trapped in toppled building
Rescuers were fighting to reach 35 people trapped under a collapsed building with at least seven people dead and 150 hospitalised

UN Group Calls for Slavery Reparations, but Few in Media Are Listening

In Pivot to Asia, US Military Reinforces Its Foothold in the Pacific

S.C. cleanup results show there's hope after coal ash contamination

'Progress' v. 'Revolution': Bernie and Hillary's Lively NH Debate

Videos Made by Civilians Fleeing Aleppo Show Scenes of Devastation

Hillary Clinton’s Goldman Sachs speech transcripts are now a campaign issue. Why weren’t they before?

New Campaign Launched To Unionize Uber Drivers

Pro-GMO Group Crosses Ethical Line
-- Ken Roseboro of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

CNN's Hypocrisy Exposed

Democratic establishment starts to gang up on Sanders

Cancer Patients Arrested for Protesting TPP's Big Pharma-Favoring Provisions
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Roosh?
Kelly Hayes: "I am not afraid of Roosh Valizadeh. Because to me, he is not the face of rape. I am afraid because most of the women I know who have survived assault have not been abused by blustering creeps like Roosh."

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