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Haunted by Student Debt to the Grave

GE Saves $3.3 Billion With Cuts to Retirees' Life, Health Benefits

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Hawaii Talks End Without Deal

The Executioners of El Salvador
Gangs are destroying the country. But what happens when you give the police unlimited power to fight them?

The GOP Debate in New Hampshire Yesterday Was Just Awful

Thanks to Reliance on "Signature" Drone Strikes, US Military Doesn't Know Who It's Killing

Christian Zionists Gearing Up for Obamacare-esque Town Halls to Smash Iran Nuclear Deal
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

State Department Watered Down Human Trafficking Report to Defend TPP Trade Deal

 Senate Blocks Attack on Planned Parenthood, but the Political Assault Continues

The Long History of Political Idiocy

Bobby Jindal Cuts Off Medicaid Funding to Planned Parenthoods in Louisiana

Robert Reich: The US Is Revolting Against Its Ruling Class

"It’s Called Slavery": For-Profit Detention Centers Force Undocumented Immigrants to Work for $1 a Day

Louisiana to terminate Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood

Environmental racism persists, and the EPA is one reason why
The EPA office tasked with policing alleged civil rights abuses is chronically unresponsive to complaints and has never made a formal finding of discrimination.

Pesticide Drift Threatens Organic Farms

Free the ugly produce!: Business-savvy millennials are tackling food waste — one cosmetically challenged vegetable at a time
More than hunger, the newest efforts to end food waste are concerned with saving the planet.

What Global Warming Means for 4 of Summer's Worst Pests

The Company Getting Rich Off the ISIS War

Why a Novel on War With China Has the Pentagon Talking

Work continues to halt killings in Juárez

After Years of Cuts, Cities and States Are Hiring Again

World's largest hydrogen station coming to San Francisco

Pres. Obama's Clean Energy Plan Will Likely Benefit Renewables

Green Group Backs Bernie Sanders for President

Debunking ‘Abortion Regret,’ and Donald Trump’s Rape Problem

Jury has verdict in Colo. theater shooting penalty phase for James Holmes

Greece debt crisis: Athens stock market ends 16% lower as manufacturing plunges
Greek factory output falls to record low in July.

Will Black Lives Matter At the Republican Presidential Debate?

Canada wants First Nation people to sell land for cheap and give up their rights
For a more just and equitable future all First Nation people must refuse modern treaties that affirm Canadian rights above our own.

California wildfires destroy forests and threaten homes
More than 9,000 firefighters work to quell blazes sparked by lightning and exacerbated by tinder-dry trees and grass and erratic winds.

The VA's 'Experts' On Toxic Chemicals May Not Know What They're Talking About
Veterans who were exposed to contaminated water are seeing a disturbing pattern of disability claim denials.

'Brain-eating amoeba' found in water supply near New Orleans

After Iran Deal: Israel Trying to Thwart Move to Monitor Its Nuclear Program

AP finds new ways to smear Palestinians over same-sex rights

Expanse of warm water dubbed the blob consumes North Pacific

Puerto Ricans Brace for Crisis in Health Care

Hundreds of civilians killed in US-led air strikes on Isis targets
Airwars project details ‘credible reports’ of at least 459 non-combatant deaths, including 100 children, in 52 air strikes.

US Government Celebrates Its Arming of the Egyptian Regime With a YouTube Video

Major Airlines Ban Big Game Trophies Amid Uproar Over Cecil Killing

Heat Index in Iran Hits 164 Degrees: Among Hottest Urban Temperatures Ever Endured by Mankind

The Beginning of the End for Ag-Gag Laws

Paul Krugman | Donald Trump: Hero of the Republican Base

William Rivers Pitt | "Concealed Carry" Magazine and a Plea to Reason

Government Shutdown Now More Likely Than Not

Chris Christie Vows to Punch the National Teachers Union "In the Face" Because They "Deserve" It

Democrats Unveil a Plan to Fight Gerrymandering

Why Is It So Hard for Wrongfully Convicted Women to Get Justice?

Puerto Ricans Brace for Crisis in Health Care

Where Do We Go From Here?

Dahr Jamail | The New Climate "Normal": Abrupt Sea Level Rise and Predictions of Civilization Collapse

The Apache vs. Rio Tinto
The San Carlos tribe is fighting to block a massive mining project that would cut a two-mile wide crater through sacred land.

‘Good Food’ vs. ‘Big Food’

Unemployed Darren Wilson living off donations, only shopping “with like-minded individuals — where it’s not a mixing pot”
The racially coded language used by the man who shot Michael Brown does him no favors in brutal New Yorker profile.

There’s a surprisingly simple way to convince vaccine skeptics to reconsider

Stressed out plants send animal-like signals

Paul Krugman: How the US Govt Can Prevent Financial Catastrophe in Puerto Rico

Four More Heinous and Unnecessary Drug War Deaths in July
Month in, month out, people get killed in the name of drug prohibition. Some particularly heinous cases get noticed, most do not.

One Tune, Different Hymns – Tackling Climate Change in South Africa

Progressives Need to Be More Radical Than Bernie Sanders—Here’s Why

Dean Baker | Bernie Sanders, Open Borders and a Serious Route to Global Equality

What happens when a rainforest burns?

What’s McConnell’s Next Move on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan?

Who Will We Choose to See? Bill Cosby and Believing Survivors

Wisconsin's Economic Cautionary Tale
-- David Sirota for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Sanders wins support of environmental group that sees Clinton ‘equivocating’

Why is an obscure Montana company one of John Kasich's biggest boosters?
One day after forming, the LLC gave $500,000 to group backing Ohio governor.

Psychologist openly admits he trains police officers to shoot first and ask questions later

Great Embarrassments of an Unequal Society
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The Case For Transparent Food Labeling - And Not Just For Genetically Modified Food
Are non-GMO foods the healthier choice? Not always. And that's why if we're going to label genetically engineered foods, it should come with more detail, not less.

As salmon vanish in the dry Pacific Northwest, so does Native heritage

A beautiful dreamer trapped in Gaza’s nightmare

Mexican photojournalist found dead was likely tortured, activists say
Ruben Espinosa murdered with four women in Mexico City.

GOP field gets ready to rumble

Obama Sends ‘Memo To America’ On The Biggest Thing A President’s Ever Done On Climate Change