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Most People Have All-Gender Restrooms at Home. Why Not Have Them Everywhere?

Lawsuit Challenges Legality of Imprisoning Debtors for Petty Fines in Arkansas
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Veterans Help #NoDAPL Resistance Achieve Significant Victory
-- Brian Trautman for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Donald Trump to Remain Executive Producer on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Trump Is Inheriting Power to Assassinate Anyone, Including US Citizens, With No Oversight

Ohio 'heartbeat' abortion bill could be test case for overturning Roe v Wade

Senate Dems Threaten Government Shutdown Over Miners Benefits

The Hidden Cost of Homelessness

The Biggest-Ever Survey of Transgender Americans Shows We Need to Fight Much Harder

Publishers shy away from Trump satire for fear of being sued

Paul Krugman: Bad Air Days

Donald Trump wants to work something out for immigrant kids, and the GOP is not happy

Portland City Council Adopts the Nation's First Tax Penalty for Excessive CEO Pay
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Republicans Use Worker Votes For More Attacks On Workers

"People’s Hearing" Demands Oversight of FERC for Allegedly Rubber-stamping Pipeline and Gas Projects

The Portland Plan: Down with McMansions, Up with Abundant Housing Options

For Trump we need less Twitter, more actual transparency

What could go wrong in this year’s GFMD?
The 2016 Global Forum on Migration and Development just opened in Bangladesh. Two return delegates from civil society explain what would make this year’s conference, in their eyes, better than the last.

How Tracking Product Sources May Help Save World’s Forests

Beauty and callousness: the world of drone art

D.C. Council Moves Closer to Making Family Leave a Reality

Democrats to Paul Ryan: Stop Anti-Choice Republicans’ Violation of House Rules

House approves funding bill, but fate in Senate unclear

Playing Defense: How Progressives Could Push Democrats to Block the Trump Agenda

Drowning in Information: NSA Revelations From 262 Spy Documents

‘They Are Slaughtering Us Like Animals’

What we did in Iowa to chase away the Klan

Public-sector compensation should be a model for the private sector—instead, it’s under attack

Localism in the Age of Trump

Has U.S. life expectancy maxed out? Decline is first in decades

‘Everyone Has the Right to Live on Their Island. Why Not Us?’

Pacific Island Countries and Climate Change: Examining Associated Human Health Vulnerabilities

Trump to tap fast food executive Andy Puzder for Labor secretary

The Private Vice of Greed Undermines Public Virtue

Can Europe Resist the Trump Tide?

Interview: Devyn Springer, Queer Black Muslim, On Art And Mental Illness

Israel conference banned in UK moves to Ireland

Yellow Fever Epidemic in Africa Shows Gaps in Vaccine Pipeline

New York blacklist revives McCarthy tactics

Reporting and punditry that escaped infamy

Genetically Engineered Bentgrass Approved Despite Failure to Stop Spreading From Old Experiment Plots

The Need to Hold Saudi Arabia Accountable

We want a hate-free city
Mehran Mehrdad Ali reports from the New York City neighborhood of Jackson Heights on a demonstration of solidarity against hate and bigotry.

When a White Supremacist Group Recruits on Campus

Donald Trump Is Said to Intend to Keep a Stake in His Business

First-ever National People’s Hearing on FERC Held in DC

When Fighting Wildfires Does More Harm Than Good

Trump’s Refusal to Act on Climate Could Cost Trillions of Dollars Every Year — for Decades

Carson’s cash: Highly conservative interests have fueled his campaign and kept food on the table

Resistance at Standing Rock: The People From Oceti Sakowin Camp

Trump, Taiwan and the Weapons Deal
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Life in Obamacare’s Dead Zone
Excluded from the Affordable Care Act because of politics, thousands of poor Americans grapple with the toll — physical and psychological — of being uninsured.

On the Ground in Standing Rock
The water protectors in North Dakota didn't just build a protest camp. They built a community.

Oakland's tragedy didn't have to happen

The Next 5 States to Legalize Marijuana

Victims of the Oakland warehouse fire: Who they were

Where the dead don’t count
For thousands of migrants from Africa, the Sahara is the first step. For many, it is also the last.

Trump picks climate change sceptic Scott Pruitt to lead EPA

Trump is teaming with "Apprentice" producer Burnette for "helicopter grand entrance" at Inauguration

United Airlines will begin charging to use overhead bins in 2017

Jim Hightower: Augustus Trumpus
-- Jim Hightower on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Election 2016 recount: Where 5 states stand

Report: Trump Transition Team Sworn To Secrecy By Non-Disclosure Agreements

War On The Homeless: Cities All Over America Are Passing Laws Making It Illegal To Feed And Shelter Those In Need

Trump Refused to Denounce Extrajudicial Killings of "Drug Suspects" by Philippines President
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Housing Advocate: It's Scary That Trump HUD Secretary Pick Ben Carson Thinks Poverty Is a Choice

Charles P. Pierce: Republican Superstars Are Already Fluent in the Language of White Supremacy
They've spoken it for years.

800 Climate Scientists Warn Trump Presidency Could Be Defined by "Denial and Disaster"

UnKoch My Campus: Opposing Billionaires' Efforts to Infiltrate Higher Education

House GOP Eyes Food Stamp Overhaul, Possible New Eligibility Requirements

Sandy Hook denier arrested after death threats made to parent of victim

For trans women killed by Oakland fire, struggle for respect continues in death

The Strange Career of American Exceptionalism

GOP adds measure to aid Mattis' confirmation to stopgap bill

The Contract: Chicago's Police Union

"He got up there and lied his ass off": Carrier union leader on Trump's big deal

"It's All Collapsed": New Chomsky Documentary Details Death of American Dream

Charles P. Pierce: Bernie Sanders Thinks Americans Barely Care That Trump Is a 'Pathological Liar'

Robert Reich: Donald Trump Is Already Behaving Like a Tyrant

Capitalism vs. Socialism: A Changed Debate

Not Going Gentle Into the Night: On Climate, Trade, Brexit and Trump

Alabama inmate coughs, heaves 13 minutes into execution

Hey, White Working Class, Donald Trump Is Already Screwing You Over
The Carrier deal was a sham. Ivanka’s moving her shoe production out of China—and into Ethiopia. Wake up, people. You’ve been played.

The Electoral College Makes White People's Votes Count More

'Silence Not an Option': Calls Grow to Disrupt Trump Inauguration

South Korea Parliament Votes to Impeach President

German Companies Pull Ads From Breitbart

Tina Fey Has One Answer For Why Hillary Clinton Lost The Election

John Glenn, First American To Orbit The Earth, Dies At 95

Solar panels have been benefitting the climate ‘since 2011’

This is the most dangerous time for our planet
We can’t go on ignoring inequality, because we have the means to destroy our world but not to escape it

COP22 Marked By Indecision and Uncertainty, Alarm that Nations May Disengage Because of Trump

AIM Co-Founder Talks about Forgiveness, Nonviolence, and What Comes After Standing Rock

How Standing Rock Has Changed Us

'A Lynching, With a Gun'

Shutting Down the Panopticon: A Report From Inside the Stateville Correctional Center

In Compromise, Brazil’s Supreme Court Allows Senate Leader to Stay

Facing Trial for Hate Speech, Islamophobic Dutch Politician Hopes to Ride Trump's Tide

These Toys Don’t Just Listen To Your Kid; They Send What They Hear To A Defense Contractor

Donald Trump is going to keep wrecking Afghanistan

A Letter from Lucía’s Brother

In Conservative States, 2 Cities (and a Church) Helped LGBT Rights Gain Ground

Mexico to get its largest ever protected area

Colombia: Santos Set to Accept Nobel Prize but FARC Not Invited

Democracy and social movements in Mexico

Amazon: rainforest road threatens Peru's last isolated tribes

More than physical violence: Experts warn that Mexican journalists also face trauma, mental health problems

Over 10,000 Stranded Haitians Could Seek Asylum in Mexico

"It's All Collapsed": New Chomsky Documentary Details Death of American Dream

How the Government Monitors Your Communications On Planes

A chain of small newspapers hits on a formula for growth

Report explores impact of racism on Flint water crisis

Asbestos claims hit £10m over English schools

Powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits off Northern California coast

In Political Prosecution, Palestinian American Activist Rasmea Odeh Granted New Trial

No Experience Necessary: Ben Carson Nominated as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Unerased: The Trans Lives Lost to Homicide in the US Since 2010

Boomtown, Flood Town

Why We Still Need Feminism

The US needs a network of rebel cities to stand up to Trump

Dear Somali-Americans: Don't Ever Apologize for Actions Our Community Did Not Cause

Slovenia Makes Clean Water a Constitutional Right for All

'This is an awakening': Native Americans find new hope after Standing Rock
For those who left behind communities ravaged by poverty and substance abuse, their time spent at this historic gathering has been transformational

Vietnamese Court Upholds Jail Sentence for Land Rights Activist

Federal Judge Halts Jill Stein’s Michigan Recount

New Texas bill endangers LGBT youth: Behind the legislation that could lead to a surge in anti-gay conversion therapy

'Impunity has consequences': the women lost to Mexico's drug war
At least 50 women disappeared in the Veracruz capital of Xalapa over three nights in 2011 – just some of the thousands of victims in the 10-year battle against drug trafficking

Paper Owned by Trump's Son-In-Law Runs Alarming Op-Ed Calling for FBI Crackdown on Anti-Trump Protests

‘No Suits for You!’ Companies Bar Workers and Consumers from the Courts

Corinthian Colleges Files Show Big Fees to Google, BET, Lead Generators

Giraffes facing extinction after devastating decline, experts warn
Latest update to the red list of threatened species shows world’s tallest animal is on the brink, but some good news for Madagascan freshwater fish

Repealing Obamacare Could Leave 59 Million Americans Uninsured

South Korean lawmakers introduce motion to impeach President Park Geun-hye

Flynn Clueless on Syrian Nukes

Two juveniles charged with arson in East Tennessee wildfires that left 14 people dead

Trump Taps Pro Wrestling Magnate for Small Business Association
No, really.

Oil Pipeline Shut Down After Spill, Just 200 Miles From Standing Rock
-- Dan Zukowski of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Trump appoints Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as head of Environmental Protection Agency

Hill Democrats Vow To Win War Against Medicare Privatization in 2017

A Chance to Invest Millions in the News and Information People Need

William Rivers Pitt | Donald Trump Can Erase Your Rights With a Bar Napkin

Roe v. Wade may be doomed. Dark days are ahead for reproductive rights.

Hospitals warn Trump, Congress of massive losses with Affordable Care Act repeal

Our Dreams for Bresha Meadows Begin With Freedom
Bresha Meadows's case thoroughly illustrates how wholly ill-equipped the criminal justice system is to provide any real support for survivors of abuse -- a shortcoming that overwhelmingly results in the further punishment of survivors.

Here's What It's Like to Be Arrested While Covering a Pipeline Protest

Emboldened by Trump win, Ohio passes "heartbeat" law banning abortion at six weeks

Donald Trump picks Gen. John Kelly for Department of Homeland Security secretary
Another general.

Openly gay Connecticut politician targeted by anti-LGBTQ group

Ex-CIA official on Trump, Flynn: "I'm watching a clown show"

Obama Warns the Country About How Much Power He's About to Hand Trump

Florida voters sue for recount

The Anti-Semitism Awareness Act would damage free speech rights on campus

Hagel criticizes Pentagon for burying study that revealed $125 billion in wasteful spending