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How to Create an "Ecology of Change" by Combining Movement Uprisings With Long-Term Organizing

Story of Incarcerated Teen Shows Injustice of Juvenile Imprisonment

Searching for Ground Truth in the Kunduz Hospital Bombing

Hiding the Indonesia Massacre Files

Panama Papers: capitalism working well for obscenely rich

The Obama economy on May Day: “It could have been worse” isn’t nearly enough
Irony abounds: The president defends his economic legacy -- on the international workers' holiday the US ignores.

Violence Against Women Journalists Threatens Media Freedom

Stop calling them conservatives -- The new GOP of Trump and Cruz is the party of nihilism

Feds Rely on Industry-Funded Study to Push for More Offshore Oil Exploitation

Whistleblower alleges corruption inside Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia
"I have a hard time telling families you can`t have an autopsy report if you don`t have $40 when I know we just got paid $6,250 for a brain."

Scientists say fracking wastewater spills are releasing toxins into soil and waterways: high levels of lead, ammonium, selenium, and even radium detected

David Swanson | What Is a Global Citizen, and Can It Save Us?

Letter Details FBI Plan for Secretive Anti-Radicalization Committees

Bernie Sanders supporters strategizing to build a lasting progressive movement

Sanders on winning nomination: 'It's difficult; it's not impossible'

Bakken oil field is causing a rise in air pollution, study says
An oil and natural gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane.

A Simple Solution to Boost Workers Across the Planet

TTIP: Chevron Wants Investor "Right" to Challenge Government Laws

Clinton Super PAC Denies Role In Attack On Sanders Facebook Groups - But That Doesn't Resolve Issue

Voting Gets Harder in Kansas
This electoral limbo amounts to crude voter suppression, and no one seems certain whether all qualified citizens in Kansas will be allowed to vote in the primary election in August for state offices and in the November general election.

Glenn Greenwald | New Study Shows Mass Surveillance Breeds Meekness, Fear and Self-Censorship

A Mockery of Justice for the Poor
Public defenders are starved for resources as they struggle to represent impoverished clients.

Daniel Berrigan Dead at 94
Jesuit priest lived life of peace activism.

The Incomplete and Wonderful History of May Day

Colombia legalizes same-sex marriage

Larry Wilmore Roasts the Press in White House Correspondents’ Monologue

Cruz Prevails in Arizona Delegate Fight

Donald Trump Leads Cruz by 15 Points in Crucial Indiana Race

The United States' great housing divide: Are you a winner or loser?
The housing market has recovered from the crisis that plunged the country into recession. But the recovery was deeply uneven, creating winners and losers along lines of race, income and geography.

What Small Farms Need to Compete With Corporate Food

Too Big to Fail, Too Dangerous to Ignore
Instead of moving forward with breaking up too-big-to-fail banks, we're having a debate over whether "too big to fail" is even a thing. If the debate seems complicated, maybe some people want it that way. But it's not.

Sam Brownback gutted Kansas: How the United States' worst governor and an ultra-conservative ideology wrecked an entire state

Rebuilding the EU or breaking free from it?
The powers that be continue to defend ferociously a Frankenstein-like creation, a playground for financial vultures.

New Hampshire Republicans try to limit Trump's convention influence

President Obama makes surprise swipe at Clinton at final correspondents' dinner

Activists Step Up Long-Running Campaign to Hold Oil Industry Accountable for Climate Damages

Flooding flushes oil, chemicals into Texas rivers

Disaster Capitalism: Ecuador Forced to Pay US Oil Giant $180 Million
The Ecuadorean government is being forced to use money that could go toward relief efforts to instead pay off a multinational oil company.

Inside the right-wing lie factory: Secrets of a Koch-funded propaganda machine more insidious than Fox News

US adopts lethal Israeli tactic to “protect” civilians

Protests in North Carolina against HB2, the infamous “bathroom law” limiting protections for LGBT people, made national headlines. But there's another wave of protest actions in the Tar Heel State you should know about.

Redirecting the Panama Papers

Donald Trump thinks he’s a god. Even worse, his supporters agree

More than 160 food, farm, faith and rural organizations have sent a letter to Capitol Hill, urging lawmakers to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Obama declares disaster as Marshall Islands suffers worst-ever drought

Prince’s Social Revolution

A Pro- and Anti-War Dialogue

Organizing Principles: An Interview with Rev. James Lawson

Persistent Water and Soil Contamination Found at N.D. Wastewater Spills

Massive Victory for 7 Kids in Climate Change Lawsuit in Washington State

Bernie Sanders Challenges The Democratic Party To Keep Its Soul

How education became an Israeli political tool

Amid hostility, immigrant organizers engage Alabama's growing Latino electorate

Kenya Is About to Destroy the Largest Ivory Stockpile Yet

'You're a sinner': how a Mormon university shames rape victims
Rape survivors at Brigham Young University, considered the ‘Mormon Harvard’, face penalties under its strict honor code. Now they’re fighting back

Donald Trump Had to Literally Get Over a Wall to Avoid Protesters in California

The Racist Roots of Virginia's Felon Disenfranchisement

US Leads the World in Arms Sales, Profiting Off Death and Destruction
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Elizbaeth Warren slams Trump after ‘woman card’ comment

How New England Students Are Taking Fossil Fuel Divestment a Step Further

Cousteau to SeaWorld: Captive Orcas "Need to Be Released"
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

A Two-Pronged Assault on Women
We heard a lot about the "war on women" during the 2012 election cycle. While the phrase has faded this election year, the war on women has not. Now we're fighting on two fronts -- reproductive rights and economic survival.

Did OPEC Just Start Preparing for the End of the Oil Era?

America’s Most Notorious Coal Baron Is Going to Prison

Paul Krugman: Wrath of the Conned

Large parts of Barrier Reef dead in 20 years: scientists

FBI would gain new hacking power if search warrant rules change

AmeriCorps Becomes New Target for Anti-Abortion Legislators

Why the People Picking California's Tomatoes Can't Afford to Eat Them
A new report reveals how farmers in one of California's most bountiful counties struggle to feed themselves.

Our gun myths are all wrong: The real history behind the Second Amendment clichés that have sustained our lethal gun culture

"Brazil Is One of the Most Unequal Countries in the World"

Clintonism screwed the Democrats: How Bill, Hillary and the Democratic Leadership Council gutted progressivism

Brendan DeMelle on Exxon’s Climate Cover-Up

Urban population growth and demand for food could spark global unrest, study shows

Why we need to stand united against governments cracking down on dissent

Smearing Three Dead Teenagers
Three Black teenagers are dead in Florida -- and the authorities are trying to blame them for their own deaths.

Remembering Muhammad Salah
We can best pay homage to the life of Muhammad Salah by continuing to work for justice for the Palestinian people.

At least 32 people have been killed and up to 75 others wounded in a double car bomb attack claimed by ISIS in Iraq, officials say.

US spy court didn't reject a single government surveillance request in 2015

UN Predicts 40 Percent Water Shortfall by 2030

The White House Correspondents' Association preaches transparency -- but doesn't practice it

Greed, inequality, abortion: The powerful take what they can, leave mothers with nothing

A Potent Side Effect to the Flint Water Crisis: Mental Health Problems
Health care workers are scrambling to help the people here cope with what many fear will be chronic consequences of Flint's water contamination crisis: profound stress, worry, depression and guilt.

Poll: Clinton, Sanders in statistical tie in Indiana

Clean water crisis threatens US
The United States is on the verge of a national crisis that could mean the end of clean, cheap water.

India's drought migrants head to cities in desperate search for water
Parts of India are being parched by a drought that means farmers are unable to irrigate their fields, with some areas even running out of drinking water.

Bernie is the hero of 2016: Just because he’s losing the nomination doesn’t mean he’s failed

You're more likely to die in a human extinction event than a car crash

Top Berlin officials are becoming less inclined to unconditionally support Israel

LIVE: Clashes erupt at May Day rally in Paris
Trade unions and students march in Paris against labor reforms proposed by the French government and to commemorate International Worker’s Day.

A Native American tribe in South Dakota sued the federal government Thursday over the nearly five-month closure of the only emergency room on its reservation.

Vietnam Dead Fish Crisis: Critics Blast Formosa Plastics as Environmental Disaster Devastates Region

Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years

DC Train With Hazardous Leak Derails

Sanders supporters hound FCC with complaints about media bias

Donald Trump’s bankruptcy dodge: This is how lawyers and regulators helped him fudge solvency and avoid collapse

In Detroit, Fighting Hopelessness With a Climate Plan
As the city struggles to emerge from bankruptcy, a citizens group has decided climate change is not a problem that can wait for brighter days.

Bill introduced in Ohio Senate would extend freeze on renewable-energy standards

The Cavity in Health Insurance Coverage: Oral Health
The absence of comprehensive dental care exacts a toll on millions of Americans in terms of poor health, pain and the social stigma associated with bad teeth.

Thousands plan May 1 marches in US in heated election year

Shocking report: Cancer costs are exploding

Protesters storm Parliament building in Iraq

Clinton’s Defense of Big Money Won’t Cut It

EU forcing refugees into “concentration camps” as economic crisis fuels far-right, warns Greek ex-finance minister

Where’s The Big Money Danger Now? Look Down-Ballot
The success of the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign and the failure of mega-millionaires to derail Donald Trump on the GOP side doesn't mean the Koch brothers and other big-dollar donors have been neutralized.

Persistent Water and Soil Contamination Found at North Dakota Wastewater Spills

Thousands of fish die in Colorado, amid flood recovery projects

Trump like Bernie? Don’t be fooled by lazy comparisons -- Sanders stands for all that Trump hates

C8 plaintiffs demand DuPont merger documents
Plaintiffs suing DuPont Co. over alleged exposure to the toxic chemical C8 want to know who is going to pay the $1 billion in damages they are seeking.

The Spirit of Solidarity in Post Earthquake Ecuador

Five Years On: Why the Occupations of 2011 Changed the World
The 2011 square occupations have been a watershed moment that, despite its evanescence, has profoundly changed grassroots and institutional politics.

Michiganders still have elevated PBB levels in their bodies 40 years after chemical accident

Sanders dominates Clinton in California with 61.25%

Mississippi advocates fear abuse ‘epidemic’ after senate kills divorce bill
A bill that would have made domestic abuse grounds for divorce died in the state senate last week, a decision that will affect thousands of spouses

Trump turns fire on Obama

Let's Get Serious About Inequality and Socialism

Liberalism’s Crisis, Socialism’s Promise
Socialism isn’t the negation of liberalism. It’s the realization of liberal values made impossible by capitalism.

Will This Be The Most Do-Nothing Year Of A Staunchly Unproductive Congress?

Will Philadelphia Become the Vertical Farming Capital of the World?

The War on Drugs Failed, So Why Isn't It Over?

Protesters storm Iraqi parliament in Baghdad

Why the HB2 boycott of North Carolina is working

Pentagon Claim That War Crimes Must Be "Intentional" Called "Flatly Wrong"
'There are laws—even in the heat of warfare—which must be followed. And no one is above them,' says Physicians for Human Rights

The ongoing fight over seismic testing for Atlantic oil and gas deposits

Members of Congress Call for End to Mass Voter Suppression and Insecure Elections

Gas well explosion east of Pittsburgh

Scalia's Dead Hand Grips "Systemic Risk" Regulators

Bianca Jagger | Will the Paris Climate Agreement Deliver?

Trump protesters, Mexican flag-wavers could bring unintended consequences for GOP race

Protests Rage Outside Trump Rally In Orange County: Police Car Window Smashed, Roads Blocked

Profits are down at ExxonMobil, but don’t cry for CEO Rex Tillerson

New Compromise Bill on Sentencing Reform Makes Concessions to Tough-on-Crime Conservatives

Satanists to Boehner: Please Don't Associate Us With Ted Cruz

24% Opt Out of a Clinton-Trump Race