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Paul Ryan Says He Cannot Support Donald Trump for Now

When Father Daniel Berrigan went underground in ‘The Holy Outlaw’

Doctors Without Borders pull out of UN aid summit amid 'no hope' of pressuring governments

Poison Ranch: The Porter Ranch Gas Blowout

After Relying on Private Donors, Colorado Lawmakers Fund Teen Contraception Program

Can a Tough Winter Make for a Better Neighbor?
Looking at environmental determinism through the climate change lens.

It's Time to Call the "American Dream" What It Is: A Commodified Myth
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Video shows Navy Seal's death was result of intense combat with Isis
Exclusive footage obtained by the Guardian shows firefight between US special forces, Kurdish commandoes and Isis fighters, in which Charles Keating IV died

"My Son Was Beautiful": Palestinian Bodies and the Truths That Do Not Reach Us

Oil Giants Would Be Worth More by Drilling Less in a Low-Carbon World, Analysts Say

The Mythology Of Trump’s ‘Working Class’ Support

Ted Cruz and friends spent $10 per vote in Indiana. Trump won anyway.

Breeding Dory
When Finding Nemo was released, clownfish became the latest trendy pet. Now, as Finding Dory is about to hit the big screen, researchers race to grow captive-bred blue tangs to protect those in the wild.

New Federal Rule Would Permit Thousands of Eagle Deaths

"Why Don't You Just Get a Better Job" and Other Shit People Say to Low-Income Earners Stuck in Precarious Work

Three years since Rana Plaza, garments workers’ demands still not met

The Tiny House Village Holding a Family Together

Ethiopia drought: on the edge of a crisis

Hospital Profits and Quality May Fall, But Hospital Executives’ Compensation Keeps Rising

Something Unprecedented Is Happening in The Gambia and You Probably Have No Idea

Lucifer Is Out of the Presidential Race, Conceding to the Chief Tour Guide of Hell
-- Will Durst for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Great Barrier Reef bleaching would be almost impossible without climate change

Gaza musicians and the struggle to be heard

Trump Just Offered His Complete Support for Israel's Colonization of Palestine

Mapped: The global coal trade

Community Groups Come Together Across the U.S. to Promote Digital Rights

Linking our struggles at UMass Amherst

Influence Abroad: American vulture funds feed on Argentina’s debt crisis

The multiplication magic behind the dark money churn

Republicans Burn Their Voter Registration Cards After Trump Becomes Likely Nominee

Cowardice and Exoneration in Kunduz
-- Bob Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Hungry for justice in San Francisco

Belarus’s Chernobyl taboo

Industry lobbyists accused of scaremongering over ban on bee-harming pesticides

Canadian Mining: Still Controversial in Central America The Case of Honduras

To remove lead pipes, Chicago can learn from Madison’s example

Bernie Sanders Wins Indiana – And The Political Debate

Hillary Clinton is already wooing anti-Trump Republicans. It's a huge mistake.

Sanders won’t stop amid worries he’s hurting Clinton

A Face in the Crowd

Bush 41, 43 Do Not Plan to Endorse Donald Trump

Justice Dept. to North Carolina: Law limiting protections for LGBT people violates federal law

Woman who defied 300 neo-Nazis at Swedish rally speaks of anger

Sanders, DNC Chair Clash Over Democratic Party Inclusivity

Another Secret Trade Deal Leaks, Shows Corporations Still in Control
Once again, we are learning about our own government's positions from leaks instead of through transparent, democratic processes that would impose accountability.

Conservatives Call for Confirmation of Obama's Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

Elizabeth Warren: More Enthusiasm For Trump In KKK Than In GOP Leadership

Long-time Iowa farm cartoonist fired after creating this cartoon

The Roots of American Conservatism
 Why do the politics of free markets and cultural reaction keep returning like some Republican Freddy Krueger?

Trickle-Down Economics Has Ruined the Kansas Economy
And it threatens to launch a civil war within the state's Republican Party.


Something interesting happens to weed after it becomes legal

Black Women File Class Action Suit Against The New York Times

Obama commutes sentences of 58 prisoners

One Last Chance for Peace in Yemen

Like It or Not, the Democratic Party Now Must Answer to Millennials

Wealthy Americans Don’t Have to Go to Panama to Hide Their Wealth

New Video Series '#RaceAnd' Captures the Essence of Intersectionality

Alvarez requests special prosecutor in Laquan McDonald shooting by police

Separating Super PACs From ‘Campaign Spending,’ Media Embrace Core Myth of Citizens United

U.S. Taxpayers Are Paying Lion's Share for Brown's Delta Tunnels

Holocaust survivors 'dying in poverty while awaiting compensation'
Campaigners call on 47 countries to honour pledge made seven years ago to ensure restitution for theft of property

Colorado lawmakers reject organic labeling for marijuana

A model farm — with few farmers — in North Korea

New study says excesses of modern life is cause of cancer; disease is man-made

In Cowboy Capitalism, High Technology Worsens Economic Inequities

Widespread ingestion of packaging chemical revealed

TV Is Donald's Free Trump Card to Stoke Racism

What does Student Loan Forgiveness Have to Do with Farming? Everything.

In Bangladesh, Dial Facebook for Murder

Manus, Omid and the campaign against offshore detention and resettlement

Why Releasing Text Isn't Enough: Behind the Scenes of TTIP

There's No Place Like Home
Tiny houses in Eugene, Oregon, provide the formerly homeless with a sense of ownership and community.

Analysis: Is this the end of the road for the Amazon megadam?

Chernobyl: Thirty Years Later

Senate Proposal for Balanced Budget Amendment Would Require Extreme Budget Cuts

Signature effort aims to derail solar ballot measure

Pathocracy: It's Even Worse Than We Thought

Austin, Indiana: the HIV capital of small-town America
In Austin, Indiana, widespread drug use led to the single largest outbreak of HIV in the United States. Jessica Wapner asks if a new approach to public health can rescue the town.

Alabama Lawmakers Limit Drug Prosecutions in Pregnancy

Financing the conventions — even more cash from some usual suspects

The Inside Story of How Bill Clinton Sacrificed Prisoners’ Rights for Political Gain

Obama Admits US Military Policy Responsible for Terrorist Attacks in Europe

This Michigan House Candidate Wants to Bring Material Democracy To Detroit

The Spirit of Nelson Mandela in Palestine: Is His Real Legacy Being Upheld?

Angry? You’re not alone, sister!

Portland Fast Food Workers Don’t Just Want a Raise—They Want a Union Too

President Trump? Not likely

How the Corporate Media Missed the 'Trump Train' (and Still Ignore Sanders)

U.S. jobless claims rise; planned layoffs surge

Peasants mobilize to mark two decades of struggle to defend land and life

Climate change is corroding our values, says Naomi Klein
The need for fossil fuels is destroying regions and communities, causing war and famine in the process, argues the activist and author

GOP experts choose exile over Trump

William Rivers Pitt | Election 2016: Let's Drop Acid and Have a Presidential Race

Christian Right Attacks Target Department Store Over Inclusive Transgender Customer Policy
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

California Will Get Chance to Vote on Legalizing Marijuana

Women Fighting in Combat? Not My Kind of Mother's Day
-- Jacqueline Marcus for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Chicago Trump Tower Real Estate Taxes Cut the Old-Fashioned Way: Political Clout
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

MSF Blasts U.S., Russia, Syria, and Saudi for Hospital Strikes

John Kasich to Suspend Presidential Campaign

GOP Steps Deeper Into the Darkness
Instead of rejecting what Trump stands for, the Republican Party is falling in line behind his nomination.

A Canadian oil-sands town is on fire; 80,000 residents must evacuate

Daniel Berrigan’s mea culpa

Nurse who refused to force feed at Guantanamo back to duty