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There's an ongoing Indigenous occupation in Taiwan

Contracts Need to Be Posted Online

Moral Failure at the United Nations

Ahmed Kathrada: A life built on eradicating racism and inequality

Kentucky’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Discriminates Against LGBT Students

How Safe Are DACA Recipients?

Elevating Palestinians
Americans still do not know Palestinians as real people and, as a result, do not care about them.

Top Democrat tears into House Intel chair Devin Nunes: 'This is what a cover-up to a crime looks like'

The Collateral Damage of BP

Man accused of killing black man in 'practice run' charged with terrorism
James Jackson – who is accused of attacking Timothy Caughman from behind with a sword in New York – said he intended to deter interracial relationships

Scientists warn Amazon peatland could face ‘environmental disaster’ due to palm oil threat

Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Mythical "Middle Ground"

Devin Nunes canceled Russia hearings to keep Sally Yates from testifying: ex-CIA and Defense official

Trump begins tearing up Obama's years of progress on tackling climate change
Fossil fuels to the fore as president signs orders to review clean power plan, lift ban on coal leases and discard expert thinking on true cost of carbon emissions

House Democrats Ask Devin Nunes to Recuse Himself From Russia Inquiry

Border wall ask: $1 billion for 62 miles

White House Announces Jared Kushner Is Now Responsible For Everything
Donald Trump really needs to meet some new people.

Jared Kushner met with head of state-controlled Russian bank linked to espionage

Republicans are facing another government shutdown, and they may not be able to stop it

WH won't commit to defunding Planned Parenthood in spending bill
The White House refused to commit Monday to defunding Planned Parenthood in an upcoming must-pass spending bill, a sign it’s looking to avoid a government shutdown over the hot-button issue.

Breitbart Denied Permanent Senate Press Gallery Credentials

Four Lessons from the Health Care Repeal Collapse

Sen. Bernie Sanders Will Introduce Medicare for All Bill
Democratic House members' decision not to work with the Republicans is not why the Trumpcare effort failed, says the Independent senator from Vermont.

North Dakota Oil Spill Vastly Underestimated as Trump Approves KXL
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Trump is greenlighting the harassment of transgender kids

Trump Said to Issue Far-Reaching Reversal of Obama Climate Push

‘Bathroom Bill’ Will Cost North Carolina Nearly $4 Billion

Top US coal boss Robert Murray: Trump 'can't bring mining jobs back'

Freedom Caucus Loses Member Amid Trump Recriminations for Health Care Failure

More States To Expand Medicaid Now That Obamacare Remains Law

Are We Standing on the Precipice of a Dystopian World?

Heritage Foundation Alum Critical of Transgender Rights to Lead HHS Civil Rights Office
Roger Severino, the new head of the Office for Civil Rights within Health and Human Services, has opposed transgender patients’ rights, same-sex marriage and Planned Parenthood.

Texans Receive First Notices of Land Condemnation for Trump’s Border Wall

Improving Gas Mileage Will Cost up to 40 Percent Less than EPA Estimated: New Report

Trump to Begin Reversing Obama-Era Cutbacks in Carbon Dioxide
EPA Chief Scott Pruitt says rollback will begin on Tuesday

The Power of Ordinary People Facing Totalitarianism

New Bill Aims to Unmask Visitors at Trump's Alternative White Houses

San Diego Black Panthers Revive Under Trump, Cite Black-Brown Solidarity

Thousands of Trump University students file to get their money back

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron face off for the soul of France

An international team of inspectors has found evidence of doctored paperwork and other failings at a forge in France that makes parts for nuclear power stations around the world.

Republican aide says Donald Trump 'didn't care or particularly know about healthcare'

Where do right-wingers get all these anti-choice laws? There is literally a book

'Just Getting Started': With Battles Ahead, Resist Forces See No Time for Gloating

Meet the man who may end gerrymandering: A retired Wisconsin law professor’s Supreme Court case could save democracy

How Chicago Became the First City to Make Reparations to Victims of Police Violence

Trump's EPA Cuts: No One Will Protect Us
"I can tell you from first-hand experience that living in a toxic environment, with little hope of getting out, is a family's worst nightmare," writes environmental activist Lois Gibbs.

Riot police in Belarus attack protesters calling for end to ‘dictatorship’

Top Israelis Have Warned of Apartheid, So Why the Outrage at a UN Report?

Fear of Trump Costing Tourism Industry $11 Billion and 90,000 American Jobs

Congress Must Investigate Collusion Between Monsanto and the EPA, Now

The Favela as a Community Land Trust: A Solution to Eviction and Gentrification?

The Business of Shooting Pigs From The Sky
A Texas-style response to the country’s feral pig epidemic involves tourists with assault weapons and helicopters.

The Superrich Have Profited From a Broken System—And Their Money Alone Won’t Fix It

10 ways movements can encourage and support whistleblowers

Can Our Social Institutions Catch Up With Advances in Science and Technology?

Inside the Secretive Trump Lobby That Wants to Profit From the Breakup of Iraq

Nonviolent Protest in Pennsylvania Solitary Confinement Unit Leads to Seven Years of Prosecutions

Disappeared on the Border: "Chase and Scatter" -- to Death
-- John Heid for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Food Security in the Middle East Sharply Deteriorated

Low wage African American workers have increased annual work hours most since 1979

A Couple of Things About Jimmy Breslin
The brash, profane and brilliant newspaper columnist knew a lot about life — and Donald Trump.

Trinidad Pushes for Shift to Cleaner Fuel

Canada to legalize recreational marijuana in 2018, official says

House Democrats Ask Devin Nunes to Recuse Himself From Russia Inquiry

Meet the Palestinian-American Chef Fighting Cultural Appropriation in Food

A Wave of Civilian Deaths Hangs Over Deepening U.S. Role in ISIS Fight
Times reporters are in Mosul, Iraq, to assess reports that less time is being taken to weigh risks for civilians as the battle intensifies.

One of the most troubling ideas about climate change just found new evidence in its favor
Scientists continue to publish research hinting that the changes could be altering the jet stream, and therefore, causing extreme weather to get stuck in place.

Sessions says grants to be withheld from sanctuary cities

Intelligence panel chair reviewed sensitive file on White House grounds

Veteran newsman Ted Koppel tells Sean Hannity he’s bad for America

Challenging the Death Penalty in the South

Dahr Jamail | As Trump's Denialists Get to Work, the Climate Is Changing 170 Times Faster

With AHCA defeat, some Democrats see chance to push for universal coverage

GMO-Ethanol Corn Contaminates Non-GMO White Corn Used in Tortillas
-- Ken Roseboro of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Republicans Are Trying to Elevate Elizabeth Warren. So Are Democrats
GOP leaders seem to think she'll make a good boogeyman in the 2018 elections. It's a risky bet.

Trump vs. Congress: Now What?

Senate Committee to Question Jared Kushner Over Meetings With Russians

The DLC Lives: ''Third Way'' Democrats Are Trying to Push the Party Rightward

Banning Howard Zinn's Books Is Hardly a Way to ''Start a Conversation''

Trump Brings a New 'Virus' to Silicon Valley: Labor Solidarity

Respected Mexican journalist’s murder likely to turn resource-rich region into a ‘silence zone’

Countries Keep Joining the Paris Climate Agreement

Thousands Protest Chile's Pinochet-Era Private Pension System

Israeli bombs from the view of a Gaza ambulance crew

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: one person killed

Bernie Sanders to Introduce Single-Payer Health Care Bill in US Senate

New EPA chief calls Paris climate accord a 'bad deal'

A Vietnamese man held in a Japanese immigration detention center died on Saturday, six people told Reuters, drawing fresh attention to conditions in the country's detention system.

South Sudan faces famine, potential genocide in civil war

Donald Trump printed out made-up £300 billion NATO invoice and handed it to Angela Merkel

The Challenge to the Dakota Access Pipeline Isn’t Over: Cheyenne River Sioux Take Battle to Court

Writers Guild of America will ask members to authorize a strike as contract talks falter

Despair in Europe's Camps
A deal between Turkey and the EU has had disastrous consequences for refugees -- but thousands across Europe are demanding that they be let in.

'A runaway crisis': Argentina activists aid shanty towns state has left behind

Transgender protections hang in the balance with health care's future cloudy

Several conservative lawmakers in South Carolina have thrown their support behind medical marijuana legislation.

Corruption protests held across Russia

Hospitals Are Throwing Out Perfectly Usable Medical Supplies

Sanders: Public outcry helped derail GOP health care bill