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Dean Baker | A Note to Media: Don't Tell Us Republicans Care About Deficits

Why Are More Cities Divesting From Big Oil? It's Moral -- and Practical

How Trump's Medicaid Restrictions Will Stop People From Voting

Steve Bannon could go to jail if he won’t talk to Congress about Russia

Dennis Kucinich Vows to End All Oil and Gas Drilling in Ohio If Elected Governor, and Then Take the Industry to Court

Five Activism Suggestions That Worked: When Your Representatives Don't Listen

“Shut up and dribble,” Fox News’ Laura Ingraham commands LeBron James and Kevin Durant

ICE Allegedly Puts Woman in Solitary Confinement to Get Her to Recant Claims of Sexual Assault

Trump Budget Would Undo Gains From Conservation Programs on Farms and Ranches

Ballot box battle over clean energy is brewing in three states
Campaigners prepare for fight against Koch-funded groups.

Trump’s Budget Cuts Are Forcing Teachers and Nurses to Work as Federal Prison Guards

White House: Trump supports efforts to improve background check system

FERC Commissioner Rob Powelson Spent Much of His First Months in Office Meeting With the Fossil Fuel Industry

Parkland shooting survivors on potential collision course with Trump; nationwide demonstrations planned

Missouri Third-Graders Selling AR-15 Raffle Tickets For Their Baseball Team

Education secretary Betsy DeVos owns a fleet of 12 private jets and 4 helicopters

Four people shot, including 6-year-old, at Texas Roadhouse in San Antonio

Women in the US Military Say #MeToo, Demand an End to Impunity of Sexual Assault

Borneo, ravaged by deforestation, loses nearly 150,000 orangutans in 16 years, study finds

West Virginia lawmakers rejected a proposal that would have required drug companies to report the number of prescription opioids manufactured and shipped to the state during the past decade.

Trump’s Historic Medicaid Shift Goes Beyond Work Requirements

How ICE Works to Strip Citizenship From Naturalized Americans

Canada deports North Korean asylum seekers

Following mass shooting, some Republicans begin to buck NRA

The Press Barons Are Back and They Are Going Wild
The US media landscape, like the rest of the country, is being reshaped by the whims of the ultra-rich.

Behind the minimum wage fight, a sweeping failure to enforce the law
Raising hourly pay is a rallying cry for 2018, but states often fail to get workers the money that’s owed them.

Trump falsely claims he never said Russia did not meddle

Amidst Election Security Worries, Suddenly Paper Ballots Are Making a Comeback

As Long as Rights Are Trampled, There Will Be Forced Migration

Trump Has Created an Entire Class of People Who Are Never Safe

For People of Color, Banks Are Shutting the Door to Homeownership

James Risen | Is Donald Trump a Traitor?

States can -- and should -- rein in unlimited money in politics

Trump and GOP Slammed for Holding Dreamers "Hostage" as Senate Fails to Pass DACA Fix

Trump puts public school safety and trauma counseling funding on the chopping block

Nine Months Out, Midterm Campaigns Are Already Heating Up

LeBron James responds to Fox host's controversial 'shut up and dribble' comment

Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board feared dead

A Massive US Drone Base Could Destabilize Niger -- and May Even Be Illegal Under Its Constitution

Records: Washington officials gave activist's info to ICE

"Black Panther" Begets Political Action Beyond the Big Screen

This Is What It's Like To Live With Toxic Tap Water In California

Audio Reveals A Man Told Police “I Can’t Breathe” While In A Squad Car -- And Later Died

GOP Takes Another Ruthless Step to Control Federal Courts

ICC Gets over 1 Million Testimonies From Afghans Suing US, CIA Over War Crimes

Mick Mulvaney’s destroying the CFPB -- and that’s just what Trump wants

Kansas GOP Candidate Holds AR-15 Giveaway

John Kelly overhauls White House security clearances

Ending DACA Has Created a Looming Public Health Crisis

Kushner requests more intel info than almost all White House staff: report

Trump ex-aide Manafort accused of bank fraud in bail offer

Trump’s national security adviser says the evidence of Russian election interference is irrefutable

Four Signs That President Trump Is Becoming More Dangerous

Wall Street Snaps Up Cheap Single-Family Rentals

Will New Jersey's New Governor Stop the PennEast Pipeline?

Bad Bureaucracies Are Fraying the Social Safety Net

The "Alt-Right" Has Killed Far More People Than You Likely Are Aware of

Oklahoma Sheriffs, Judges Let Company Extort People Over Court Debts

Painkiller that once cost $138 is now $2,979

William Rivers Pitt | Trump's $4.4 Trillion Butcher's Bill

Black voter registration effort launched at ‘Black Panther’ screenings

Flu kills 22 more children, bringing toll to 84 kids as worst season in a decade continues

Calls mount from Dems to give platform to Trump accusers

Trump’s former deputy campaign manager Richard Gates will plead guilty to fraud-related charges within days and has made clear to prosecutors that he would testify against onetime campaign manager Paul Manafort.

Mexico: 6.0-Magnitude Quake Cause Panic Among Residents

State-Level Republicans Pour Taxpayer Money Into Fake Clinics at an Unprecedented Pace

''The US's Culture of Violence Contributes to the Sanctification of the Second Amendment'': An Interview With Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Amid Criticism Over First Class Flights, Pruitt Cancels Trip, Faces Calls for Accountability

Department of Education Will No Longer Protect Trans Students Denied Bathroom Access

Net Neutrality and the Danger of a Corporatized Democracy

The US Is Set to Execute Three People in a Single Day
One has terminal cancer.

''Violence Is in the DNA of American Society'': Henry Giroux on Gun Violence and Administration Agendas

Berkeley declares itself a sanctuary city for recreational cannabis -- and it may be the first to do so

George Monbiot | Resist a US trade deal. Your life may depend on it

Trump administration is calling for elimination of program that heats homes of low-income families

We’re witnessing the fastest decline in Arctic sea ice in at least 1,500 years

Florida shooting: Muslim groups raise thousands to help victims and their families

Alabama sheriffs pocket tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars allocated to feed prisoners

Racist Preconceptions and an Ongoing Cover-Up Mark the Attica Rebellion's Legacy

Sales of Bulletproof Backpacks Up Since Florida Shooting

The Coal War in the West: Wyoming legislature considers suing Washington to force them to take coal

Women target seats held by California lawmakers accused of sexual harassment

Far More Methane Leaking at Oil, Gas Sites in Pennsylvania than Reported

Rush Limbaugh calls for concealed carry in American schools

Iran, Israel trade barbs as Netanyahu brandishes Iranian drone

K Street Reinvents Itself in the Era of Trump

Slavery and the American University

Banned From the US Due to Terrorist Threats, Yemenis Are Themselves the Victims of Attacks

Cleaning products as bad for lungs as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, scientists warn

Because 'Nothing Has Changed Since Columbine,' Students, Teachers Call for Nationwide School Walkouts

Mexico’s Zapatista rebels, 24 years on and defiant in mountain strongholds

A Prison by Any Other Name
How Texas created a new for-profit lockup, which it really doesn’t want you to call a “prison.”

Trump EPA Slammed for Ag Giant's 'Absurdly Low' Pesticide Fine

"Pro-Immigrant" Liberalism and Capitalist Exploitation: Why Corporate Democrats Do Not Support Immigrant Justice

Tipping Is a Legacy of Slavery That It’s Time to Outgrow
It's bad for workers, customers, and the economy alike when employers pass the cost of a living wage entirely on to their customers.

The red line: Racial disparities in lending

35 Years Ago, Marvin Gaye Revolutionized the National Anthem

Caribbean Residents See Climate Change as a Severe Threat but Most in US Don't -- Here's Why

Ex-CIA director: US meddles in foreign elections for a 'very good cause'

Trump Administration's Latest Strike on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Budget Cuts

West Virginia is headed for a statewide strike of teacher and service personnel this coming Thursday and Friday.

Trump says FBI missed Florida shooter 'signals' spending 'too much time trying to prove Russian collusion'

Trump Creates, Then Exacerbates, Crisis for Palestinian Refugees

Oklahoma schools go on 4-day weeks so teachers can work at Walmart on Mondays to make rent

Palm oil giant Indonesia is pressing the European Union to abandon plans to apply strict environmental standards to the sector and silence "negative" criticism about the commodity.

State of emergency declared in Ethiopia amid political unrest

The Trump Administration Goes to War -- With Itself -- Over the VA

Common Chemicals Are a Way Bigger Source of Air Pollution Than We Thought

Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 in wake of earthquake

Dreamers Are Walking 250 Miles to Shame Congress Into Getting Off Its Butt

For Failing to Act on Climate Crisis, 13 Young Plaintiffs Just Sued the State of Washington

Top EPA Science Adviser Has History Of Questioning Pollution Research

Chinese State-Owned Chemical Firm Joins Dark Money Group Pouring Cash Into US Elections

How Industry Has Taken Over Scott Pruitt’s EPA
Most of its “deregulatory” actions and planned initiatives match up with specific industry requests.

FCC watchdog is investigating Pai's moves before Sinclair merger
He relaxed the agency's rules weeks before the deal was announced.

Warnings Mount That Trump's Infrastructure Plan Will Make It Harder to Fight Pipelines

Insider trading has been rife on Wall Street, academics conclude
One study suggests insiders profited even from the global financial crisis; another that the whole share-trading system is rigged.

'Throw them out': plans to eject politicians 'beholden to the gun lobby'

Jess King Becomes the Second Congressional Candidate Nationwide Whose Campaign Workers Have Unionized

IMF Warns Trump's Tax Overhaul Could Fuel a Global ‘Race to the Bottom’

The NRA donated $10,000 to help train the Parkland shooting suspect to use a rifle

Man crashes truck into Planned Parenthood clinic

Outrage as US border agents cut visit times for divided families