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George Monbiot: We Need a New Political Story of Empathy and Sharing to Replace Neoliberalism

Is Congress about to wreck America's natural treasures?

The Shame of Silicon Valley: 1,600 homeless kids just in Oakland School District

Top Trump Official for Pipeline Safety Profits From Selling Oil Spill Equipment

Robert Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill ambassador after outcry

Ohio State won’t let Richard Spencer speak on campus, citing ‘substantial risk to public safety’

This Is What It Looks Like When An Industry Controls A State’s Politics
In Pennsylvania, where King Coal once reigned, natural gas now rules.

Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump

Mexico Blocks UN Enforced Disappearance Committee Visit

McConnell will bring bipartisan health care bill if Trump says he will sign

Virginia Tech is letting a neo-Nazi teach English composition

EPA’s climate website removes resources to fight climate change

Orlando Sentinel exposes Florida’s $1 billion school voucher scam

DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for students with disabilities

A Texas city has required residents who are seeking government disaster relief funds in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to pledge not to boycott Israel.

Billionaire candidate wins Czech election

World Hunger Is Increasing Thanks to Wars and Climate Change

Herman Bell's Beat-Down
Herman Bell is a former Black Panther who turns 70 this January, and has been locked up since 1974. On September 5, Herman survived a "beat-down" by five to seven white correctional officers half his age at Great Meadow prison -- one of the more Klan-friendly joints in upstate New York.

Typhoon kills at least two in Japan, prompts call for thousands to evacuate

Federal Judge Unseals New York Crime Lab's Software for Analyzing DNA Evidence
The ruling comes amid increased complaints by scientists and lawyers that flaws in the now-discontinued software program may have sent innocent people to prison.

How Long Can The Courts Keep Donald Trump's Muslim Ban At Bay?

The uninsured rate is rising as Trump successfully sabotages Obamacare

How Trump’s Twitter account is fueling a GOP money surge

Permanent Warfare as Normality

John Kelly and the Language of the Military Coup

Children Are Dying at Alarming Rates in Foster Care, and Nobody Is Bothering to Investigate

Toxic tensions in the heart of 'Cancer Alley'
The EPA says this town has the nation's highest risk of developing cancer from air toxins. The plant emitting the toxins says otherwise. Locals are outraged.

Half a Million March in Massive Uprising Against Spanish Plan to Overtake Catalonia

Teenage Immigrant Forced by Government to Remain Pregnant

Three men charged after protesters shot at following Richard Spencer speech
All three white nationalists were also present at Charlottesville rally

The roots of Catalonia’s differences with the rest of Spain

Flint Faces Critical Deadline to Choose a Water Source

The NFL's Players Won

Dear White People: Be More Like Gregg Popovich

Catalonia independence: Spain pushes to remove leaders

Why Some of Us Hesitated to Say #MeToo

Children Are Dying at Alarming Rates in Foster Care, and Nobody Is Bothering to Investigate

Uncle Sam: The Ultimate Gun Nut

University of Chicago grad students vote to unionize

General Kelly’s Paean to MAGA

Nobel Peace Laureate: "I Wish I Could Take a Knee with Kaepernick"

EPA Threatens to Dramatically Reduce Lawsuit Settlements
-- Mark Karlin for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The U.S. government can't hold undocumented pregnant teens hostage when they want an abortion

Immigrants Fleeing California Wildfires Find No Sanctuary, Fearing Deportation and Avoiding Shelters

In attack on Frederica Wilson over Trump’s call to widow, John Kelly gets facts wrong

51 GOP Senators Just Voted To Cut $1.5 Trillion from Medicare and Medicaid to Give Super-Rich and Corporations a Tax Cut

Trump launches petition against NFL players' anthem protests

These Obscure Officials Are Rolling Back Americans' Right to Vote

Global pollution kills 9 million a year and threatens "survival of human societies"

Senate Approves Budget Plan That Smooths Path Toward Tax Cut

Professor Removed From a Southwest Flight Is Symbolic of a Pattern of Airline Islamophobia

Family: 86-year-old in intensive care after police used Taser against unarmed Black motorist

In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline Violated the Law

Road Kill: Side-Swiping the Environmental Protection Act
The Trump administration is leading a campaign to toss out a growing list of rules and regulations that protect our environment and wildlife.

Financial industry worried GOP tax plan will change 401(k)s

“He’s Going to Wake Up”: Alabama Prisoner May Have Suffered Excruciating Pain During Execution

The science of spying: how the CIA secretly recruits academics

Tar Sands Pipeline that Could Rival Keystone XL Quietly Gets Trump Approval

Schumer calls on McConnell to send bipartisan health care bill to floor this week

Trump's secretive voter fraud panel is keeping own members in the dark

The 10 Biggest Vulture Firms Plundering Puerto Rico

These wealthy institutions are quietly financing white nationalism

Trump signed an executive order Friday allowing the Air Force to recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to active duty to address a shortage in combat fliers.

Georgia Lawmaker Suggests Quarantining People with HIV

The GOP Tried Trump-Style Tax Cuts in Kansas. What a Mess.

Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion
Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.

California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

These Senators Tried to Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from Drilling. They Failed.

The first year of the Trump presidency has been a boon for lobbyists, with many of the top shops in Washington seeing a handsome boost in revenue. Lobbyists say the frenzy of activity shows no signs of slowing down.

Japanese Vote Underway After Abe Calls Snap Election

DNC creates new restrictions for corporate donations

"You're Still in Jail": How Electronic Monitoring Is a Shackle on the Movement for Decarceration

In Redwood Valley, residents were left on their own to flee fire
The escape from the rural hamlet of Redwood Valley began with no evacuation orders, no reverse-911 alerts, no warning whatsoever from authorities. Residents were left on their own to flee for their lives. Eight people didn't survive.

Please Stop Using ‘Woman in Chador Walks by Anti-US Mural’ Stock Photo for Every Article About Iran

Did a Psychiatric Hospital Lock Up People for Profit?

Venezuela election result a blow to right-wing opposition, Trump

Afghanistan reels after two mosque bombings kill nearly 90 people

All five living former US presidents make rare appearance together

As Austin Waits For Word On Amazon Bid, Austinites Wait For Word On What Was Offered

Trump Is Right: Corporate Media Has Failed Us, but Not for the Reasons He Says

A People’s Recovery: Radical Organizing in Post-Maria Puerto Rico

'Hypocritical BS': Critics Slam Establishment's Applause for 'War Criminal' George W. Bush

William Rivers Pitt | Unreality Distilled: The United States of Trump

Trump says he'll allow Kennedy assassination files to be released

DeVos Is Sued By 17 States; Richard Spencer And Colleges; Race and Student Loans

Trump’s feud with Democratic congresswoman over phone call stretches into fifth day

They weren’t faking: 12 young detainees who died while under Florida’s care

Gulf Oil Spill Off Louisiana Coast Is 2x Bigger Than Original Estimate

Army Vet: Why Trump Disrespects the Military

Insects Are In Serious Trouble

Tearing Down Monuments of Oppression Is the First Step to Decolonization

The GOP and Trump: Their War Against Women
-- John Geyman, MD for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Three Richard Spencer Supporters Arrested for Attempted Murder of Protesters in Gainesville

Retired "Navy SEAL" praising Trump on Fox News was a fake

Americans' Appetite for Cheap Meat Linked to Widespread Drinking Water Contamination

Senate votes down effort to block drilling in Alaska refuge

Uninsured rates rise for the first time since the ACA began

Khizr Khan, Gold Star Father Who Spoke at DNC, Wants John Kelly to Stop "Mopping Up" After Donald Trump

To get Harvey relief funds, residents of Dickinson must vow not to boycott Israel
The boycott must really be working if they're pulling stunts like this.

College's bell tower trolled white supremacist with black national anthem

Trump pick for top environmental post called belief in global warming a "kind of paganism"