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ESPN Does Not Want You To Know How Great 'Medicare for All' Could Be

Natural Gas Becomes a Fracking Mess

Eight Things California Gov. Brown Doesn’t Want You to Know

The Pentagon’s secret pre-crime program to know your thoughts, predict your future
US military contractors are mining social media to influence your ‘cognitive behavior’ when you get angry at the state.

Justice Scalia's legacy: blistering zingers and a more partisan US
The US supreme court justice will be remembered more for his dissents than legal opinions that changed lives. Given his analyses, that may be for the best.

My Donald Trump rally nightmare: Inside the reality TV spectacle and hellscape of our sad new politics
I went to South Carolina to see Donald Trump in action. It was more manipulative and cynical than you'd imagine.

People Are Happier in States That Allow Ballot Initiatives

After Antonin Scalia’s Death, What’s Next for the Supreme Court?

Japan: Fukushima clean-up may take up to 40 years, plant's operator says

What Happens to the Big Supreme Court Cases After Scalia's Death?

AUDIO: Robert Scheer Speaks With Nomi Prins About the Connection Between Washington and Wall Street

The Executive Pay Cap That Backfired
A while back, Congress voted to curb soaring compensation for corporate officers by limiting tax deductions. Here’s how it went wrong.

New GOP Plans for Torture
President Obama's failure to prosecute Bush-era torturers created an impunity that has encouraged some Republican presidential candidates to tout new plans for more torture if they reach the White House, a grotesque example of "American exceptionalism."

George W. Bush's Presidential Library Is a Fraud: He Was Installed in a Right Wing Putsch Enabled by Scalia
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Scalia Ruled That the Constitution Doesn't Prohibit Executing an Innocent Man in Troy Davis Case
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

The Death of Justice Scalia: Reactions and Analysis

Why I Choose Optimism Over Despair: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Critics Say Proposed Sulfide Mine in Minnesota Threatens State's Watersheds

Un-Democratic Party: DNC chair says superdelegates ensure elites don’t have to run “against grassroots activists”

You Can't Admire Both Henry Kissinger and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Obama says he’ll nominate a replacement for Scalia

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia should not be replaced until after the presidential election.

Richard D. Wolff | On the Meaning of Capitalism, We Don't Agree

UN: Number of migrant children fleeing to Europe escalating

Parsing Hillary Clinton's Disingenuous Foreign Policy Record

Clipping the United States' Hedge Funds
Activists are taking on the billionaire financiers who are driving inequality and corrupting our politics.

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79

David Swanson | How to Counter Recruitment and De-Militarize Schools

Police Documents Reveal Why Dashcam Video of Laquan McDonald Shooting Was Missing Audio

On Bill and Hillary Clinton’s First Date in 1971, They Crossed a Picket Line

The lead pipe infrastructure of Flint is corroded, poisonous and old; the public health and environmental protection infrastructure is equally corroded and old.
I know something about bureaucracies. I worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency for 25 years.

Once Again, the VA Turns Down Navy Vets for Agent Orange Benefits
A federal court had ordered the VA to reassess its policy denying Agent Orange benefits to Navy sailors who served in the Vietnam War. The VA’s conclusion: They still don’t qualify.

A political movement is rising from the mud in Calais

2,054 Days of Solitary Confinement: A punishment that’s cruel, but not unusual

‘This “Independent” Academic Is Promoting Public Policy Issues for a Private Corporation’

Snyder will testify to Congress over Flint water crisis, releases 20,000 emails

Attacks on Medical Workers in War Zones Under Fire

The Not-So-Hidden Fracking Money Fueling the 2016 Elections

New York Police Have Used Stingrays Widely, New Documents Show

17 House Democrats Introduce ‘Keep It In the Ground Act’ to Prohibit New Fossil Fuel Extraction on Public Lands

John Kasich and the Clintons Collaborated on Law That Helped Double Extreme Poverty

How Police Use a Dangerous Anti-Terrorism Tactic to End Pursuits

Bernie Sanders Unveils Moving New Ad With Eric Garner's Daughter

Why Maryland Could Become One of the United States' Leading Centers for Drug Reform Overnight

France prepares to bulldoze half of Jungle migrant camp

Ohio Police Officer Suspended After Celebrating Black Lives Matter Activist's Suicide

Top UK court: GCHQ hacking phones and computers is legal
The ruling includes remotely activating microphones and cameras on electronic devices without the owner’s knowledge.

New York City Waters Are Teeming With Plastic Particles, Study Finds

Magnitude-5.1 earthquake shakes Kansas, Oklahoma
Largest earthquake in region in nearly five years

Eight days before the Flint water treatment plant began pumping water from the Flint River for citizens to drink, a city official complained he was being rushed into starting up the plant too quickly.

The Community Solar Industry Gets a Voice of Its Own
A new national organization will push to make it easier to get solar power when it can’t go on your own roof.

A bipartisan group of four congressmen introduced a bill Thursday that would abolish the Selective Service System, more commonly known as the draft.

Hawaii declares health emergency to fight mosquitoes carrying Zika, dengue fever

Ten reasons why voters are turning to Bernie Sanders

Disparity in Life Spans of the Rich and the Poor Is Growing

The New York Times Post-Debate Coverage Goes Full-Infomercial for Clinton

Voters of Color Refuse to Be Token in Clinton Strategy Map

Can we make sense of the Malheur mess?

Fighting Fracking in Brazil: Images From an Ongoing Struggle

Cities Unleash Secret Underground Weapon to Become Clean Energy Powerhouses

This week in the war on voting: White New Hampshirites discover what it's like to be shut out

Trump supporters file 'birther' lawsuit against Cruz in federal court

Who’s funding voter suppression?
Web of conservative funding groups lines up behind key voting rights Supreme Court case.

Montana Tribe's Water Deal Clears Major Senate Milestone

Here's What Bernie Sanders Actually Did in the Civil Rights Movement

A maverick hedge fund manager thinks Wall Street is the answer to the water crisis in the West

Losing its land to the Gulf, Louisiana tribe will resettle with disaster resilience competition award money

A Majority of States Now Have Right-to-Work Laws

Drought-stricken Zimbabwe declares state of disaster

Economists keep saying we should put a price on nature. Now they’ve finally done it

Madeleine Albright Pens Mea Culpa For 'Special Place In Hell' Line About Women Voters

Some States Forging Ahead With Emissions Reduction Plans, Despite Supreme Court Ruling

Florida's largest newspaper endorses Clinton

In Fact, Argue Experts, Sanders' Medicare-for-All Numbers "Do Add Up"

Lawyers Speak Out About Massive Hack of Prisoners’ Phone Records

At #DemDebate, Clinton and Sanders Show Clear Differences on Immigration and Central American Crisis

Despite Supreme Court Decision, Clean Energy Revolution Continues to Grow
-- Mary Anne Hitt

Hillary Clinton’s Pay-for-Play Reality

DNC rolls back Obama ban on contributions from federal lobbyists. Move Favors Clinton Campaign PAC Funding.

Banks Tank: Wall Street Is Keeping Too Many Secrets for Its Own Good

Elizabeth Warren asks CDC to consider legal marijuana as alternative painkiller to opioids

Cam Newton and the Burden of History

Toxic Leak Is Finally Halted at Porter Ranch in California

Is a Ceasefire Imminent in Syria?

Clinton Claims Sanders Can't Keep Promises in Milwaukee Debate

Thomas Piketty: A New Deal for Europe

Clinton Foundation received subpoena from State Department investigators

What's Wrong With Embracing Your Inner Idealism?

Donald Trump Retweets ‘WhiteGenocideTM’ Account—Again

Report: Iranian Official Says GOPers Tried To Stall Prisoner Swap For 2016 Election. Would have been the Ronald Reagan campaign initiated delay of the release of the US Embassy hostages all over again, if accurate.

White police officer alleges racial bias after being fired for shooting Black man

California Farmers Irrigate Crops With Chevron’s Oil Wastewater
-- Cole Mellino of Ecowatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

How Money in Politics Is Killing Rooftop Solar in Nevada

What these Christians are giving up for Lent: Fossil fuels

This is how the CIA botched Iraq post-9/11: Bob Gates, careerist sycophancy, and the real history of the Deep State

Just how much money has Clinton taken from oil and gas lobbyists?

UN reports stark rise in number of Afghan civilian casualties in 2015

The Top Five Moments From the Republican Debate

Healthy Ground, Healthy Atmosphere: Recarbonizing the Earth's Soils

Are You Ready to Power Your Car With the Sun?

More than 5,000 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government

Five UN peackeepers killed by truck bomb, mortar fire in Mali

Ohio House Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

Humans May Have Inadvertently Helped Spread a Bee Killing Virus

Smoldering fire stokes concerns about Illinois coal mine

"Insidious, Invisible" Impacts on Baby Health: Toxic Exposure and Preterm Births

Does anyone understand what happened at the Republican debate?

Antonin Scalia and Glenn Beck: Just Two Degrees of Radical Separation
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Why Wall Street Won Round One and We Might Win the Next

No running water and no solutions as California’s driest county despairs

Speaker Ryan: Not enough votes for TPP trade deal

The death of Scalia changes everything: The future of the Supreme Court now hangs in the balance

Bernie Sanders Won the Most Votes Ever in a New Hampshire Presidential Primary

The Supreme Court’s decision this week to halt President Obama’s sweeping climate change regulation for power plants is causing environmentalists and experts to wonder whether they need a backup plan.

Turkey’s prime minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu, has confirmed that the country’s forces have struck Kurdish YPG militia targets in northern Syria, and have demanded the group withdraws from the area it has recently captured.

The Alliance for Prosperity: Solution to the Central American Migrant Crisis or Déjà Vu?

How the United States' Two Major Parties Helped Destroy Democracy

John Kasich Is a Right-Wing Trojan Horse: Why the GOP Establishment’s Newest Pick Should Make Everybody Worried

Hillary Clinton and Henry Kissinger: It's Personal. Very Personal.
The Clintons and the Kissingers regularly spend holidays together at a beachfront villa.

Why Is SEIU Backing Hillary Clinton When Only Bernie Sanders Backs the Fight for 15 Campaign?

Utility Dumps Over 30 Million Gallons of Coal Waste Water Into Virginia Creek

The Sandra Bland case hasn’t gone away: What you need to know about the ongoing legal battles

Extractivist Malice in Peru

Another journalist murdered in Mexico; officials impugn victim’s character

A Kentucky Domestic Violence Shelter Helps Women Grow Food - and Confidence
Many survivors of domestic violence have had their attempts at work and creativity sabotaged for years. On these 40 acres of rolling farmland, they're being restored.

Democratic Money and Capital for the Commons

Petition to recall Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder approved by state board

Primer: Iran’s Upcoming Elections

Thousands Rally in North Carolina for 'Moral Imperative' of Voting Rights

“They think the system’s rigged”: Why millennials love Bernie Sanders (and hate Donald Trump)

Climate Science Education in the US is Pretty Crappy, Survey Finds
At least one in three teachers bring climate change denial into the classroom.

Obama Keeps Public in Dark About 'Black Budget' Requests

Speaker Fees: Hillary v. Nobel Laureates
Clinton’s Wall Street speaking fees are even more massive when compared to those of Nobel Peace Prize winners.

Congress encouraging US states to “combat BDS”
Pro-Israel bills would seek to authorize violations of US constitutional rights.

Bank of America CEO gets a potential pay increase of 23 percent

Sanders and Clinton Disagree on Climate. Why Won't Debate Moderators Ask Them About It?

Air Pollution Is Fourth Leading Cause of Death Worldwide: Polluted Air Claims 5.5 Million Lives Per Year

Washington Post's Food Columnist Goes to Bat for Monsanto - Again

The Koch Brothers' Dirty War on Solar Power

Teen girl sent by Boko Haram rips off suicide vest, refuses to bomb refugee camp

Saudi Arabia official: If all else fails, remove Syria's Assad by force

EU Is Poised to Restrict Passport-Free Travel
European Union countries are poised to restrict passport-free travel by invoking an emergency rule to keep some border controls for two more years because of the migration crisis and Greece's troubles in controlling its border.

Nevada will move all solar customers to new rates

Amid federal gridlock, lobbying rises in the states
Special interests outnumber state lawmakers 6-to-1.

Video: Hunger striker on brink of death remains defiant

Israel’s “excessive force” kills two more children
United Nations investigator calls on Israel to probe its use of deadly force against Palestinians.

Los Angeles councilman joins calls to speed up toxic cleanup around Exide plant

Are the US and Mexico in Cahoots Against Refugees?

Congress bans import of forced labor products

“Dominated” by the CIA: The national security state is more entrenched than ever — and leakers like Edward Snowden are its only obstacle

Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Playbook Against Bernie Sanders Is a Lot Like Her 2008 Playbook Against Obama

Four billion people face severe water scarcity, new research finds
Water shortages affecting two-thirds of world’s population for a month every year and the crisis is far worse than previously thought.

UK government considering 'British Guantanamo' for 'extremist' prisoners

We Asked People Why They Got Tattoos of Donald Trump

Alan Grayson’s Double Life: Congressman and Hedge Fund Manager

Organic Farmer Dealt Final Blow in Landmark Lawsuit Over Monsanto’s GMO Contamination

Obama administration plans to extend Medicaid coverage to Flint victims

Will California's "Moderate" Democrats Kill Bankruptcy Reform Again?

Brooklyn Youth Create Jobs (and Community Roots) Through Local Compost Program

Big Money's map mischief in North Carolina

Corporations Killed Medicine. Here's How to Take It Back

Inside the Most Important Supreme Court Case in Human History

As the Movement for Black Lives Shifts to Policy, Several Options Emerge

Ted Cruz Has a Really Creepy Mobile App

The Scariest Cable Merger Nobody in Washington Is Talking About

Demolitions leave dozens of Palestinians without homes or water

If this Iraqi dam collapses, half a million people could die
US officials see a growing likelihood of failure for the Mosul Dam and have warned that the devastation could be “a thousand times worse” than Hurricane Katrina.

Brazilian soldiers to be deployed in 'mega' Zika prevention drive

Polar Vortex to Bring 'Coldest Air for More Than a Decade' to Northeast

Droll Photos of Jeb! Bush Over the Years

Clinton Camp Laboring to Stop Sanders From Siphoning Latino Support in Nevada

A Rallying Cry for A Second-Chance School

New Study Confirms Racism IS at the Core of Trump's Support

Inside the Angry Chiling Vortex of a Donald Trump Rally

Greek Farmers Clash With Riot Police in Pensions Protest

Is Bernie Sanders a civil rights campaigner or a loyal supporter of Israel?

Closing the Gender Gap in Medical Research

Obama creates 3 new national monuments to protect 1.8 million acres of California desert

Sanders unloads on Clinton for seeking the approval of accused war criminal Henry Kissinger: “I am proud to say he is not my friend”

Officer Peter Liang Convicted in Fatal Shooting of Akai Gurley in Brooklyn

Laura Poitras exhibit at Whitney turns US govt threat to liberty into political art

Hillary Clinton’s political machine has been busted — thanks to Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren

Sanders critiques Obama on immigration

Clinton Adopts Sanders' Rhetoric of 'Rigged' Economy in Debate

Flint: A Tale of Two Cities

Nearly 50 Georgia correctional officers arrested for drug trafficking

State and local governments would be permanently barred from taxing access to the Internet under a bipartisan compromise that Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama.

Snyder ordered DEQ to withhold Flint lead test results, emails claim

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