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FBI ‘intentionally and unlawfully’ used No Fly List to recruit Muslims as informers

$3 Million Jury Verdict in Texas Fracking Nuisance Case

Why Passengers Cheered a Vermont Bus Strike

How Billionaires Use the Government as a Tool to Destroy Companies They've Bet Against
This is the heart of the new financialism and it is happening all over the country.

Put the Move in the Movement
-- Rev. Billy Talen for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Scholar Behind Viral 'Oligarchy' Study Tells You What It Means

Henry A. Giroux: Neoliberalism, Democracy and the University as a Public Sphere

"Climate Change War" Is Not a Metaphor
The US military is preparing for conflict, retired Navy Rear Adm. David Titley says in an interview.

Paul Krugman | The Pain of Austerity, Remedied by Keynesian Policy

Why Economist Thomas Piketty Has Scared the Pants Off the American Right

Paul Ryan to Meet With Black Lawmakers After "Inner Cities" Remark

Sen. Warren Says She’s Not Running for President

Conservative Heavyweights Have Solar Industry in Their Sights
The Koch brothers and large utilities have allied to reverse state policies that favor renewable energy. Environmentalists are pushing back, but the fight is spreading and intensifying.

Earth Day in the Shawnee: Taking a Stand Against Corporate Greed

Gulf War Illness: Many Who Served Still Report Mysterious Symptoms

Bombers, Clashes Leave 105 Dead, 127 Hurt Across Iraq

How Medical Marijuana Went From Political Poison To Popular Policy

SATIRE: Rich Man Buys the Letter "R," Copyrights It

What We Left Behind
Many Iraqis fear another civil war, and think that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is to blame.

Katrina vanden Heuvel | Earth Day’s Founding Father

12 States Still Have Anti-Sodomy Laws
A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional.

Republicans Ignore Earth Day

The Latest "Cosmos" Explains How Corporations Fund Science Denial

Be the "Squeaky Wheel" If Health Claim Denied

New Obama Clemency Standards Could Free Thousands of Drug Offenders

US Supreme Court Rebuffs Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Drug Testing

Boy Scouts Shut Down Seattle Troop That Refused To Remove Gay Leader

US to Provide $50 Million in Aid to Ukraine

Five Ways the 1% Are Killing Us
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

The Benefits of Increasing the Minimum Wage for People of Color

Top Catholic official: It’s OK to deny women healthcare because “all you have to do is walk into a 7-11″ to buy birth control

Polluted First Nations Community Asks Big Oil To Pay For Its Solar Panels

The fracking divide: Mexico’s oil frontier beckons US drillers in wake of new law

Is America Ready to Finally Elect Presidents by Popular Vote?

Top 5 Reasons Why Immigration Reform Means More Tax Revenues

What the Latest Keystone XL Delay Really Means
The passage of time may shift the debate to two substantive issues: the pipeline's effect on America's oil supply and on international climate talks.

How Much Will The Sea Level Rise In Your Neighborhood? This Map Will Show You

Food stamps: Why recipients are haunted by stigmas and misconceptions

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter's life story is a warning to us about racism and revenge

Oregon and Tennessee Have a Bold Plan That Could Radically Change Higher Education

Supreme Court to decide on Aereo, an obscure start-up that could reshape the TV industry

Shooting reported at federal courthouse in Utah

Environmental Justice For All
How to save our cities, revive the economy, and green the planet - all at the same time.

Minnesota can’t say no to coal power, judge rules

Immigrants seeking US protection spend months in detention, suit says

Boston Marathon 2014: American Meb Keflezighi wins one year after bombings

Climate change and the Koch brothers walk into a bar...

Editorial: Running Out of Time

Republicans See Political Wedge in Common Core

Jared Diamond: We Could Be Living in a New Stone Age by 2114
The Pulitzer-winning author explains why he adapted his classic book "The Third Chimpanzee" for kids: because we need them to fix our mistakes.

There’s A Hidden Timebomb In The Senate Rules That Will Go Off If A Supreme Court Justice Retires

Senate postal bill would cut workers comp for feds across the government

Fukushima radiation killing our children, govt hides truth - former mayor

At least 9 dead, 32 injured in Chicago Easter weekend shootings

The Counter-Attack of Seattle's Elites

China's Water Is Worse Than Its Air

New Network for Social Justice Unionism Seeks to Change the Labor Movement

The Meritocracy Myth: How the Super-Rich Really Make Their Money
Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

“Medicating Our Troops Into Oblivion”: Prescription Drugs Said to Be Endangering US Soldiers

UAW Withdraws Objection to Lost Election at VW Tennessee Plant

Bans on Sharing Food With Homeless Persist
It will take a concerted effort by advocates for the homeless to pressure cities to repeal these inane, mean-spirited, and un-American laws.

50 Years Into the War on Poverty, Hardship Hits Back

Spain's 'Robin Hood' swindled banks to help fight capitalism

Former SEC Attorney, James Kidney, Proposes a Stock Exchange That Puts the Nation's Interest First

EPA Gives BP ‘Get Out of Jail Free Card’ on 4th Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster

Student debt holds back many would-be home buyers
Of the many factors holding back young home buyers — rising prices, tougher lending standards, a still-shaky job market - none looms larger than the recent explosion of college debt.

Dean Baker | Economic Policy in a Post-Piketty World

Minimum Wage Debate Goes Local

15 Years After Columbine, How "Never Again" Became "Oh Well"

Humor: Ironic Times Daily

The other Kentucky women posing a threat to Republicans

Sherpa Union Leader Killed in Everest Avalanche

GOP’s new class of jokers: Meet the “rising stars” of the dumbest rebrand ever
Welcome to the lamest reinvention in modern history. Why these "young guns" are just as scary as the old male ones.

Mark Morford | Stand up or die trying

Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request

‘Jobs vs. the Environment’: How to Counter This Divisive Big Lie
We can, and must, create common ground between the labor and climate movements.

Elizabeth Warren vs. Washington: Why she’s taking on the Beltway’s conventional wisdom

Eugene Robinson | Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Where Macondo Came Alive
-- Eugene Robinson on BuzzFlash at Truthout

US Ground Troops Going to Poland, Defense Minister Says

Jersey City Man Shot in the Face and Blinded by Police Faces 30 Years in Prison

Let This Earth Day Be The Last

Moyers and Winship | Government Is Now a Protection Racket for the 1%

Justice Sotomayor Attacks John Roberts' Views On Race As 'Out Of Touch With Reality'

Georgia Gay Marriage Ban Challenged In Lawsuit

Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action

KKK Forms Neighborhood Watch Group In Pennsylvania

Four Years After the BP Oil Disaster, A Look Back in Photographs

Identity Dominance: The US Military’s Biometric War in Afghanistan

Intelligence Agencies Told to Plug Media Leaks

Dem Candidate Does The Unthinkable: Touts Full Obamacare Support

Bundy's Sedition: Armed Militia Members Aiming Guns at Law Enforcement Officials in Nevada Are Domestic Terrorists
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Charles P. Pierce | Elizabeth Warren Is the Teacher
She has come to remind us who we are, or at least who we once were. She is the only one warning that conditions in the financial sector are in some ways worse now than before the collapse of 2008. Her message has gained her many powerful enemies.

How One Profitable Company Took Home A Tax Refund Equal To All Of The SNAP Benefit Cuts

The Myth of Swing Voters

Mother Earth Day 2014: Time for a Paradigm Change
Rights for Mother Earth, not Corporations

Bill to Bring Back Electric Chair in Tennessee Headed to Governor

The Class War Inside the Republican Party

US Force in Afghanistan May Be Cut to Less Than 10,000 Troops

Mayor Who "Kind Of Agreed" With Alleged Jewish Center Shooter Resigns

Elizabeth Warren’s Needed Call for Student Loan Reform

Indian Ocean Search for Missing Jet Nears End

Supreme Court To Hear Case Challenging Ban On Campaign Lies

US Promotes Network to Foil Digital Spying

Obama Seeks Wider Authority to Release Drug Offenders

Making the GOP pay for Medicaid obstruction
Even wobbly red state Democrats see political gain in backing Medicaid expansion - and they're right.

Republicans Say No to CDC Gun Violence Research
Giving the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention money for gun violence research is a “request to fund propaganda,” a Georgia congressman says.

What?! 65,000 tonnes of Nazi chemical weapons were dumped in the Baltic Sea 70 years ago

In Oakland, Fighting Police Abuse Alone Is An Uphill Battle

Dave Zirin | Ten Years Later: Questions Still Surround Pat Tillman’s Death

Rancher-Indigenous Alliance Stands the Line in DC Against Keystone XL

US ordered to release memo in Anwar al-Awlaki drone killing

GOP Senate Candidate Endorses a 9/11 Truther's Questions: "Things Like This Have to Be Asked"

Poll: Most Americans Doubt Big Bang Theory

Five Things to Know About How Corporations Block Access to Everything from Miracle Drugs to Science Research

Map: Is There a Risky Chemical Plant Near You?

Kellogg Locked Out Kevin to Cut Costs, Paid CEO $8 Million

Housing Secretary: “We are in the midst of the worst rental affordability crisis that this country has ever known"

Now available: 29 flavors of open source seeds, sans patents

Will the Government Use Its New Leverage Over the Financial Industry?
David Sirota on BuzzFlash at Truthout

As We Sweat the NSA, Google Collects Our Personal Data

Western lawmakers gather in Utah to talk federal land takeover

Study: Fuels From Corn Waste Not Better Than Gas

A Grim Photographic Tribute to the BP Oil Disaster

Florida City About to Make It Illegal for Homeless People to Have Possessions in Public

US Supreme Court to rule on political campaigns’ pretty little lies
The Supreme Court may affirm a basic element of American campaigns: saying whatever they please, true or not.

Seafood study: Up to 32 percent imported to US is caught illegally

Five Ways US Policies and Attitudes Make Us Lonely, Anxious and Antisocial
At each stage of life, we are being stunted as human beings.

The right’s new racial math: How its view of nonwhite voters got so demented

Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights
The Koch brothers and large utilities have allied to reverse state policies that favor renewable energy. Environmentalists are pushing back, but the fight is spreading and intensifying.

Ben Carson Is Raking in More Money Than Hillary Clinton or Rand Paul for 2016

Trying Not To Give Peace a Chance
The trust between President Obama and President Putin helped avert a US war on Syria and got Iran to agree to limit its nuclear program, but the neocon-driven crisis in Ukraine has dashed hopes of building on that success for a more peaceful world.

Departing Troops Are Leaving Behind an Explosive Mess in Afghanistan

Wall Street deregulation pushed by Clinton advisers, documents reveal
Previously restricted papers reveal attempts to rush president to support act, later blamed for deepening banking crisis.

Gallup: Job Loss Would Quickly Lead to Hardship for Many in US
Four in 10 would feel financial hardship within a month of losing job.

Las Vegas losing main water supply even as it cuts use

Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington

How Payday Lenders Prey Upon the Poor - and the Courts Don’t Help

Chris Hedges | The Rhetoric of Violence

Federal Managers Nailed for Aiding Polluter
US Fish and Wildlife Service Leadership Yet to Remedy Scientific Misconduct

The Biggest Predictor of How Long You’ll Be Unemployed Is When You Lose Your Job

Dahr Jamail | BP: Four Years On, No Restoration in Sight

Nationalist Extremism: The Real Threat to Israel

The US: A mecca for overpriced medicine

Not Just the Long-Term Unemployed: Those Unemployed Zero Weeks Are Struggling to Find Jobs

Robert Reich | Antitrust in the New Gilded Age