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Missouri House votes to repeal public construction wage law

Argentina Approves Medicinal Use of Marijuana

NYT Reverses Time to Put Retaliation Before Attack in Gaza

"Ready to Take Over the World": Speaking Out About Being Young and Queer

Climate Change's Mental Health Impacts Need Care Too, Group Says

Trump's Climate Order Isn't the End of the Story: A Conversation With Climate Justice Activist Jordan Estevao

School Lunch Share Tables Fight Food Waste and Hunger

Open Secrets: The UAE’s Deals With Israel

Oregon State Student Group Stands Up For Arab Journalists Amidst Calls To Disinvite Them From Event

Iowa Republicans Tried to Push Through a Total Abortion Ban

The next phase in the war on BDS: Why Israel detained Omar Barghouti

Prison That Forces Inmates to Give Birth in Shackles Being Sued

The life-saving treatment that’s being thrown in the trash
Diagnosed with leukaemia in his early 40s, Chris Lihosit was saved by umbilical cord blood from three babies. But why is cord blood banking still the exception rather than the norm? Bryn Nelson finds out.

Jeff Sessions Gets Off Scot-Free While Protesters Get Three Days in Jail
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Why Is Dark Money Spending so Much on Neil Gorsuch?

How L'Atelier Paysan Cooperative in France Supports Independent Farmers

What some colleges are quietly doing to help undocumented students

Tories' Spring Budget Aids Corporations, Punishes the Poor and Self-Employed

ALEC’s Push for a Constitutional Convention Reaches Wisconsin

Let's Make This a May Day to Remember

When even the scientists are marching

Q&A: LibreTaxi's Roman Pushkin on Why He Made a Free, Open-Source Alternative to Uber and Lyft

What segregation is costing Chicago

Over 500 Refugees and Migrants Have Already Died at Sea This Year

Will Donald Trump Escalate the Devastating War and Hunger in Yemen?
-- Medea Benjamin for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Don’t Be Fooled by North Carolina, There Is No Repeal of The Anti-Trans HB2, Only More Discrimination.

What does good child care reform look like?

The revolving door always spins for Goldman Sachs — by design

Thousands of anti-coal activists march in Jakarta, deliver complaints to anti-graft agency

The call for ‘safe passage’
European governments aren’t heading calls to establish safe passage for migrants and refugees, and people are dying because of it.

All of the Regulations Trump Rolled Back on Monday (And Why They Mattered)

Wells Fargo Gets An Additional $110 Million Wrist Slap Over Fake Accounts Scandal

Introducing the terrifying mathematics of the Anthropocene

Michael Flynn May Have Turned on Trump and Become FBI Informant, CNN Analyst Suggests

God and coal: Trump won on both issues in West Virginia but inspires doubt
Voters in the state elected Trump in hope he’d revive its core industry and inject more religion into American life – but many are unsure of whether he’ll deliver

Senate Panel Promises Full Investigation of Russia Ties

Tracking the Numerous Tactics Used to Attack Environmental Protections Around the Globe

By the numbers, Trump’s big environmental regulation rollback is all kinds of unpopular

ICE Detainee Hangs Himself In California Jail Cell

Victory! USA Womens Hockey Team Just Won Their Strike

Special Report: Trump's Business Network Reached Alleged Russian Mobsters

President Trump has successfully created an alternate reality

The Republican Party Is Catastrophically Broken

Reality Check On Trump Calling For Bipartisanship On Health Care

Russia Inquiry Stalls, Democrats Say, With Nunes Calling Shots
Democrats lamented canceled meetings and questioned the impartiality of Devin Nunes, the House Intelligence Committee chairman, who has declined to recuse himself from an investigation into Trump aides’ ties to Russia.

Democratic National Committee Asks Its Entire Staff To Resign

First GOP lawmaker calls for Nunes to recuse himself

Trump promised to bring back coal jobs. That promise ‘will not be kept,’ experts say.

UK's Stansted Airport's runway closed after protesters surround 'deportation plane'

Dahr Jamail | Trump Signs Executive Order Obliterating Regulations on Carbon Emissions and Pollution

Colombia 'panic buttons' expose activists

Congress just killed your right to privacy online

A nuclear ghost town in Japan welcomes back residents this week

Congress Is Poised to Let Internet Providers Harvest Your Personal Data Without Permission

Hacker targeting Palestine Solidarity Campaign claimed to be Mossad

Affordable Care Act Repeal Is Back on the Agenda, Republicans Say

Advocate of Saddam/Al Qaeda Conspiracy Will Save Us From Fake News

Socialist Organizer and Black Lives Matter Activist Runs for Office in Fulton, Georgia

'Moonlight' Director Prepares Series on Underground Railroad

Trump Administration Has More Threats for Sanctuary Cities

Donald Trump Is About To Undo Obama’s Legacy On Climate Change

Media Coverage of Climate Change Sinks Even Lower

The Democratic Party is facing a demographic crisis

Every Commune is a Cooperative: Self-organisation and self-sufficiency are progressing in Rojava

First Bumble Bee Finally Gets the Endangered Species Protection it Desperately Needs

Hollywood Is Getting Outsized Credit For Seriously Small Moments Of LGBT Inclusivity

Chile's New "Route of Parks" Aims to Save the Wild Beauty of Patagonia
-- Jonathan Franklin for BuzzFlash at Truthout

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

Tennessee Supreme Court upholds lethal injection method

Arkansas law will force doctors to investigate abortion patients

Legislating Islamophobia From Villaneuve-Loubet to Washington

Brazil eyeing presidential visit to White House

Venezuela Supreme Court grants itself legislative powers

‘Dreamer’ Released After Being Swept Up in Trump’s Immigration Raids

Media Spin Headlines to Downplay US Responsibility for Mosul Massacre

Immigration crackdown enables worker exploitation, labor department staff say
Trump policies have caused panic among undocumented workers, preventing labor officials from conducting investigations and enforcing employment laws

California is shattering solar records. This bill could take renewable energy to the next level.

In Setback for Exxon, Texas Judge Kicks Climate Change Case to New York

"It's a Cover-Up, Not a Clean-Up": Nuclear Waste Smolders in Sites Across the US

CPB head defends public media mission against White House push to defund

​The Civilian Death Toll From Drone Attacks Keeps Rising​
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

A Single-Payer Health Care Fix Even Without a Working Majority

A wall in their river
Flooded Ngäbe communities continue to fight dam

While Ohio coal employment falls, solar jobs double in Cleveland area

Camelot Under Siege
Camelot Education, a for-profit manager of alternative schools, is facing challenges nationwide after our report on alleged physical abuse of students by staffers.

Amazon land speculators poised to gain control of vast public lands

Coal mining on our public lands comes with serious costs that we can no longer afford.

Why mining and violence are inextricably linked

UN to Investigate Violations Against Rohingya

Open Admissions + First Semester Loans = Bad Student Outcomes

Paraguay fears dictatorship as president moves to amend constitution
After months of behind-the-scenes preparations, a senator steamrolled through the changes that could allow Horacio Cartes to be re-elected in 2018

Baltimore’s Democratic Mayor Breaks Promise, Vetoes $15 Minimum Wage Bill

Trump Russia dossier key claim 'verified'

How You Can Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Dead In Its Tracks — Again

Ivanka Trump Takes An Official Job In The White House

These border bids are subtle resistance to Trump’s wall

Trump Kingmakers Rebekah and Robert Mercer Attended Heartland Institute's Climate Science Denial Conference

Trump Budget Would Cut Block Grants Dramatically, Underscoring Danger of Block-Granting Social Programs

A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

An enemy of choice revealed
There are plenty of reasons to oppose the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, but it doesn't look like Democrats will meet the occasion, writes Michelle Farber.

Why AnyShare is the First 'Complete' Cooperative in the US

Is Trump’s epic downfall coming soon? Watch your phone

How America Fails Black Girls

Is Ryan a policy guy, or does he just play one on TV?
Following the failure of a Paul Ryan-championed health-care bill that was panned by experts on the left and right, the House speaker's reputation as a policy expert is under renewed assault.

Trump Nominates Goldman Sachs "Alligator" Jay Clayton to Run SEC

William Rivers Pitt | The AHCA: Mass Murder in Broad Daylight

Maryland Bans Fracking
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

CBS News Uncovers Extremely Shady Mike Pence/Russia Connection

Census to leave LGBT questions off 2020 survey

Most Americans Want GOP to Move on From Trying to Repeal Obamacare, Poll Reveals
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Felony charges for two who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

"Trauma on Trauma on Trauma": For Refugee Children, the Journey Is Only the Beginning

'The activist Bonnie and Clyde': young lovers lead Portland's Trump resistance

How Devin Nunes Is Threatening the Constitution

Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, in a blow to nuclear power industry

In historic break, Britain gives formal notice it is leaving the European Union

Jeff Sessions Should Resign Based on His Record, Regardless of Russian Conversations
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Brazil tribe gets compensation for plane crash over Amazon forest

Court Rejects Navajo Generating Station Cases

Meat Processing in a Box
Can new modular, USDA-compliant meat processing units tucked into shipping containers help make small- to mid-scale farms more successful and sustainable?

Why Nicaragua Was Smart to Reject Uber

Child marriage soars in Yemen as famine looms - UN

After Brief Time in Treatment Facility, Bresha Meadows Is Returned to Await Trial in Juvenile Detention Center

The World Faces a Historic Opportunity to Ban Nuclear Weapons

Pro-Choice Michigan Lawmakers Ready to Go on Offense

Fracking Ban About to Become Law in Maryland

The West Coast Will Determine the Fate of the Fossil Fuel Industry

Noam Chomsky: Trump's First 100 Days Are Undermining Our Prospects for Survival

Wounded Ryan faces new battle

Debating the big questions on immigration: What rights do immigrants have — and is the president free to bar them?

Mosul residents were told not to flee before airstrikes that killed civilians
Pentagon opens investigation into reports that more than 150 civilians died in US-led bombings to retake Iraqi city from Isis

Refugee watch

Water fights in a time of scarcity: the Bolivian Carnaval

TrumpCare dies, XL flies and the Secret Winner is…

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