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“I was in a black site”: Chicago’s policing nightmare - and assault on people of color
As Rahm Emanuel fights for his political life, let's talk about the detention and abuse of black people in Chicago.

Rape of Teens in Adult Prisons So Common, the State Made a Video on How to Avoid It

John Legend Speaks to the Crack in the System Caused by Mass Incarceration

Texas conservatives want to stop funding groups affiliated with a UN green initiative

Fossil fuel interests donated millions to Clinton charities. Is this a problem?
ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Saudi Arabia have all given to the family’s groups. What are environmental groups saying about this?

Seven things to know about uprising at Texas private prison for immigrants

No, Climate Change Is Not Experiencing a Hiatus

This Man Set Fire to a Houston Mosque. Islamic Leaders Forgave Him

O’Reilly says he saw conflicts firsthand. Is that true?

Wisconsin unions head to state capitol to protest 'right-to-work' law

What The FCC's Net Neutrality Ruling Means For You

The Brief Life and Private Death of Alexandria Hill

Fifty Years After Bloody Sunday in Selma, Everything and Nothing Has Changed

US growth revised down to 2.2%

The 1 percent’s sickest scheme: Wall Street slicksters market themselves as cool — and the media lets them

#Gitmo2Chicago: protests target police 'black site'

House Passes One-Week Funding Extension for Homeland Security

Congress averts Homeland Security shutdown with one-week extension

Bill O'Reilly's LA Riots "Bombardment" Stories Disputed by Former Colleagues

Plastic Smog: Microplastics Invade Our Oceans
-- Marcus Erikson of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

An Angry White Man Kills Again

The United State's Terrorist Legacy of Lynching
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

In the War of GMO Labeling, Big Food Is Losing the Crucial PR Battle

How Google's Silence Helped Net Neutrality Win

At CPAC, Scott Walker Compares Wisconsin Protesters to ISIS

Dozens of Airline Food Workers Arrested in "Nickel a Ticket" Protest

UN Reveals "Credible and Reliable" Evidence of US Military Torture in Afghanistan

Hundreds of Illicit Oil Wastewater Pits Found in Kern County, California
Survey reveals more than 300 unlined oil wastewater pits operating in Kern County without permits

With Chicago Tired of “Mayor 1%,” Chuy García Could Actually Win His Runoff With Rahm Emanuel

Inclement Weather Postpones Execution in Georgia, as if It Were a Baseball Game
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

House Republicans Slip Anti-Abortion Language Into Education Bill

"Transit Revolution": Will Los Angeles Become Gentrification Ground Zero?
The tension between improving Los Angeles' public transit infrastructure while not driving families out of their neighborhoods is ongoing.

Brazenly Deranged Right-Wing Christian Organization Nails Itself to Its Own Cross
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

We're Young, Passionate and Bent on Justice: Why #BlackLivesMatter Is Irresistible

Everything You Wanted to Know About the Bee Die-Off

The Warming World: Is Capitalism Destroying Our Planet?

Crude Awakening: How the Keystone Veto Dashes Canada's "Superpower" Dreams

Goldman Employees Rake In $2 Billion From 2008 Options

Here is the New Homeland Security Report on "Sovereign Citizen Extremist" Violence

Why Does the FBI Have to Manufacture its Own Plots if Terrorism and ISIS Are Such Grave Threats?

Fox News Can’t Remember Any Right-Wing Terror Attacks. We’re Here To Help

The Governor of Ohio Has a Gloriously Terrible Plan to Amend the Constitution

Schakowsky Statement on Why She Won’t Attend Bibi’s Speech

Hell on Earth: A Political Theory of Holy War

Truth and Reconciliation Is Coming to America From the Grassroots
The country’s bloody history of lynching, slavery and racism cannot be tackled from the top-down. Change has to be initiated organically - from the people

Net Neutrality: FCC Set to Vote on New Rules Governing Future of Broadband
Top US regulator likely to announce plan to exert greatest power over cable industry in victory for supporters of free and open internet

Life in Prison for Selling $20 of Weed
Homeless and hungry, Fate Vincent Winslow wanted something to eat, so he agreed to sell pot to a stranger—an undercover cop.

Missouri: Eight killed, including suspect, in apparent murder-suicide

Uninsured wing-nut, anti-Obamacare ex-sheriff raising money for medical bills

Food Waste Grows With the Middle Class

By the numbers: The growing oil train threat

Is Bolivia going to frack 'Mother Earth'?
First steps towards producing shale gas meet with increasing concern among Bolivian civil society.

At least 6 Republican states revisit their stance of resisting Obamacare

Funding Homeland Security: Where Do We Go From Here?

Economist Mark Blyth: Continued Austerity Will Be Catastrophic for Greece and Europe

Private Prison Companies Foresee Increased Profits as Ruling Limits Immigrant Detentions

Paul Beatty's bruising, satirical 'Sellout' is driven by black voices

Netanyahu’s Congress speech scuppers bipartisan unity on support for Israel

Polluting Politics: Koch Industries and Others Spend Millions to Gut Clean Water Act Protections

Did Steve Scalise Just Screw John Boehner On The DHS Vote?

Autopsy report: Denver girl shot by police had four gunshot wounds

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

Islamic State fighters attack Samarra ahead of army offensive

Police: Gunman Killed Seven and Then Himself at Multiple Crime Scenes in Rural Missouri

Virtual Charter School Network Making Profit at the Expense of California Schoolchildren, Study Finds

The Big Melt: Antarctica's Retreating Ice May Re-Shape Earth

Prison Reform, Proposition 47 and the California Shell Game

Senator Whitehouse Rips "The Senator With the Snowball"

CPAC 2015 Wants You to Know: You Are In Terrible Danger
From warmongers to conspiracy theorists, all of those present can agree that America needs to be afraid

The Killing of Osama bin Laden Did Not Stop the Use of Fear to Justify US Wars

The Brief Life and Private Death of Alexandria Hill
When the government took her from her family, it outsourced her safety to a for-profit corporation. Nine months later she was dead.

The Siberian Crater Saga Is More Widespread - and Scarier - Than Anyone Thought

The Mystery of the Civil War’s Camp Casey
During the Civil War’s final years, a Union base in Northern Virginia trained hundreds of African-American soldiers to fight to end slavery, one of only a few such bases inside a Confederate state. But Camp Casey has nearly disappeared from history.

"The Interests of the Wealthy": How the Rich Control Politicians - Even More Than You Think
Esteemed political scientist Michael Jay Barber tells Salon why America is a democracy ... for fat-cat donors

Twelve Ways to Reverse Inequality and Close the “California Chasm”

CPAC’s "Ask a Speaker" Hashtag Campaign Backfires Before the Conference Even Begins

Obamacare Is Not Some Left-Wing, Socialist Plot; It Is a Republican Plot

Net Neutrality Is Back! But the Fight Isn't Over Yet

No, Obama Did Not Veto the Keystone XL Pipeline

With Disability Cuts Likely to Advance in Congress, Progressive Groups Rally to Block Them

Palast to Syriza: Don't Lie, It's Impossible to End Austerity Within the Eurozone

Washington, DC: Don’t Bogart That Legalization, My Friend

Bobby Jindal Goes "Macho": Less Talk More Killing

A Majority of Americans Favor a Path to Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants

Peace Behind Barbed Wire: The Far Side of Fear
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Senator Elizabeth Warren | The Trans-Pacific Partnership Clause Everyone Should Oppose

Trayvon Martin's Mother Says His Killer, George Zimmerman, Got Away With Murder

D&D Stats of the 2016 GOP Contenders - Rick Perry

Waiting for the Next 9-11

The Right’s Fear of Education: What I Learned as a (Former) Conservative Military Man
Why are Republicans constantly bashing college these days? I was one of them -- and the answer may surprise you

Wisconsin Governor to Sign Right-to-Work Bill Amid Protests

"Gestapo" Tactics at US Police "Black Site" Ring Alarm From Chicago to Washington
Rahm Emanuel faces questions as top supporters examine "outrageous" abuse