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Watching Fireworks on Independence Day Is Not Enough: Action for Freedom Is Necessary
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

How Black Lives Matter Has Spread Into a Global Movement to End Racist Policing

William Rivers Pitt | When the Night Erupts in Brilliance

Record-Breaking Solar Flight Lands in Hawaii Demonstrating Potential of Carbon-Free Travel

Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders

LGBT activists call for new focus on violence against transgender community
While the supreme court victory on gay marriage sparked celebrations, the lives of transgender individuals – particularly black trans women – remain in danger

Greek debt crisis: Yanis Varoufakis accuses Europe of terrorism - live
Greek banks deny plan to raid depositors’ savings

Coal Is No Longer King in America, Says EIA Report

The Political One Percent of the One Percent in 2014: Mega Donors Fuel Rising Cost of Elections

ObamaCare win turns up heat on GOP presidential field

Cuba's Environmental Concerns Grow With Prospect of US Presence

State Department Confirms: More Than Two Dozen Emails on Clinton Server Are Now Considered Classified

What Happens When Oligarchs and Vigilantes Take Over Public Safety in a Big City

SCOTUS Steps in to Prevent Further Texas Abortion Clinic Closures

Healing Is Not Grieving: We Must Not "Move Forward" in the Wake of Massacre

How Bernie Sanders Fought for Our Veterans

Drought Pushes Nevada Ranchers to Take On Washington

NASA Satellite Images Show the Rapid Expansion of Utility-Scale Solar in China

The Mainstream Media's Bernie Sanders Trap: Deranged Clinton Hate Turns Them Into the US Socialist Vanguard

Think California's Drought Is Bad? Try Palestine's

Ten People Who Turned Against Scientology and Revealed Its Bizarre Secrets

A Rabbi's Plea: We Need Slavery Reparations in Order to Move Forward

Obama, in Wisconsin, Takes On Scott Walker

Obama Administration Scales Back Deportations in Policy Shift

Statement by Bree Newsome: "Now Is the Time for True Courage"

Still no justice a year after Tlatlaya

Latest black church fire may not have been set by lightning, authorities say
‘Bogus, bogus. We just don’t know yet,’ fire chief said to anonymous report that lightning caused fire in seventh black church since Charleston shooting.

Try, Try Again
The most outrageous decision of this Supreme Court term.

Bernie Sanders Raises $15 Million In Just Two Months

Juarez's Missing Girls Were Sex Slaves—And Everyone Knew It

Freedom Side’s emerging radical democratic imagination

Denouncing 'Corporate Democrats,' Labor Leader Joins Sanders Campaign
Larry Cohen, outgoing president of Communications Workers of America, cites Hillary Clinton's sidestep on Fast Track in decision.

An Unassuming Web Proposal Would Make Harassment Easier

5 Points On The Fires At Southern Black Churches

Next Steps in the Normalization of US-Cuban Relations: Thoughts From the Cuban Five

Thank You, Donald Trump!

The Tragic Farce of Wolfowitz and Libby Teaching a Course on the Iraq War
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Germany Requests Meeting with U.S. Ambassador Over New Spying Leaks

Texas’ Omnibus Anti-Abortion Law Is Based on Empirically False Claims, So Why Don’t More Reports Say That?

BP reaches $18.7-billion agreement to settle Gulf of Mexico oil spill

The United States Must Stop Perpetuating an Ever-Changing "Enemy"
-- Robert C. Koehler for Buzzflash at Truthout

What white Christians need to know about the Black Lives Matter movement

Deadly shootout in motel room of former CNN anchor Lynne Russell
Intruder shot dead by Russell’s husband, Chuck de Caro, who was also wounded after emerging from shower to find wife being held at gunpoint.

Puerto Rico — like Greece — will default on its debts, as the U.S. has ignored the island’s financial problems for decades

All the rainbow flags of Facebook

Labor Department: 223K jobs added in June

Macy’s Fired Donald Trump With This Epic Statement

Klan Camp: KKK Developing "A Mighty Army" of White Nationalists at Five-Day Training in July

Ruling Against "Three Strikes" Sentencing Law Opens Door to Reform

Revenge Killing
Race and the death penalty in a Louisiana parish.

Charles P. Pierce | Why the Green Party's Jill Stein Makes More Sense Than Republicans

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs California's New Vaccine Bill

US and Brazil Commit to Climate, Renewable Energy Goals

Charleston Massacre Forces White Nationalists Out of the Shadows

Farm Waste and Animal Fats Will Help Power a United Jet

US Police Killed More People in Three Months Than Egyptian Police Killed in the Past Year

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case That Will Likely Wipe Out Public-Sector Unions

Majority of South Carolina House, Senate Support Taking Down Confederate Flag

Justice Department Report Says Police Exacerbated Violence In Ferguson

Orwell, Huxley and the Scourge of the Surveillance State

Every Single Second the US Spends $103 Fighting ISIS

Goldman Sachs Doesn’t Have Clean Hands in Greece Crisis

Chris Christie Launches Presidential Campaign

California Oil Train Risks Worse in Minority Areas: Report

Uncontacted Tribes Don't Need the "Protection" of Western Anthropologists

Under Obama US More Popular Abroad

GOP punts on Confederate symbolism in Capitol

Donald Trump links shooting death in San Francisco with border control
Presidential candidate says death of Kathryn Steinle in what police say seems like a random attack is ‘yet another example’ of need for better border security.

Global Warming Threatens Colder Climate for Europe

Before It All Goes Up in Smoke

Lessons for LatAm from Colombia's Extrajudicial Killings

These isolated towns in dangerous El Salvador are murder-free zones

The Chinese military has a new secret weapon: Lightning-fast trains

Tentative agreement on Iran sanctions relief

These Disunited States

Airline Collusion: It's Nothing New and Will Be Difficult to Prove, Analysts Say

Greece Needs Our Solidarity in Its Struggle Against Austerity

"Reforms" to Immigrant Jails Aren't Enough, Say Families and Advocates

The Senate's Experiment With Cannabis

Only Half of Young People's Viewing Is Traditional Scheduled TV

Mexico Police Charged With Torturing Tlatlaya Witnesses

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Scorches Europe

Could China or Russia Bail Out Greece if Europe Won't?

The Ugly War on Gay Rights: When "Religious Freedom" Becomes "Freedom From Laws"

NPR Ombud Responds on "All-Corporate Lobbyist" Alert

Greece's Highest Court to Rule on Legality of Referendum

"Grassroots Movement Working": Bernie Sanders Gains on the Clinton Machine

As Fox News Mourns, the Rest of Us Have an Independence Day to Celebrate

Tariq Ali: Syriza Is Not Doing Enough for Greece

Jews for Racial Justice Moving the Conversation About Police Brutality Into White Communities

Democratic ex-Va. Sen. Jim Webb announces presidential bid

This Is How We Are Spending Billions On The Sexual Mis-Education Of America’s Youth

University of Phoenix sidesteps Obama order on recruiting veterans

GOP fears Trump hurting brand

Move over corn. Cacti can power cars, too

Yemen Is Starving, and We’re Partly to Blame

Salon’s editorial staff is unionizing. Here’s why

In California, people of color are dangerously close to oil train disasters

Despite Reforms, the Domestic Drug War Still Tears Immigrant Families Apart

Does shame have a place in the climate fight? Jennifer Jacquet thinks so

Episcopal Church Votes To Fully Embrace Marriage Equality

Advocates Seek Pregnancy Prevention Program Funds Nixed by Colorado GOP

Citizens Can Sue Fracking Companies for Earthquake Damage, Says Oklahoma Supreme Court
-- Anastasia Pantsios for BuzzFlash at Truthout

TransAsia crash pilot pulled wrong throttle, shut down sole working engine
Report into plane crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan says captain had previously failed training on dealing with engine failure.

Bernie Sanders draws crowd of 10,000 at Wisconsin rally
Democratic presidential hopeful hails ‘little bit of history’ with strong turnout on the turf of Scott Walker, who is seeking Republican nomination.

Nobody Is Afraid Of Andrew Cuomo Anymore

Pope Francis recruits Naomi Klein in climate change battle
Social activist ‘surprised but delighted’ to join top cardinal in high-level environment conference at the Vatican.

TPP draft of intellectual property chapter LEAKED: Obama fighting for Big Pharma & expensive drugs

Vestas Announces 860 MW Worth Of Orders In Five Days

Australian Mining Minister Pledges To Block Protection For Millions of Fragile Lands If It Would Limit Mining

NYC to review Trump contracts after controversial remarks

Bree Newsome Brings Wings of Justice to South Carolina by Taking Down Confederate Flag
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Reprieve in Texas, but Assault on Reproductive Rights Continues Nationwide

Why the Christian Right Is Going to War (With Itself)

461 People Shot Dead by Police This Year

National Rifle Association's Televised News Show Canceled

There’s Finally Momentum Behind Paid Sick Leave

Cuba First to ​Eliminate Mother-to-Baby HIV Transmission
World Health Organisation hails ‘one of the greatest public health achievements possible’, five years into regional initiative

Crushing Conservatism

America’s Zero Emissions Imperative
-- Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. and Tom Weis of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout.

The Rise of Violent Right-Wing Extremism, Explained

Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down School Voucher Program

Supreme Court Tosses EPA Rules That Would Prevent Thousands of Asthma Cases
EPA rules limiting toxic air pollution emissions would have prevented thousands of cases of asthma, birth defects and other health problems.

Christian Right Apoplectic Over Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Decision
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The World's Richest People Lost $70 Billion Yesterday

Building a Movement Together: Worker Centers and Labor Union Affiliations

GOP Declares War on the Supreme Court

If Execution by Torture Isn't "Cruel and Unusual" Punishment, What Is?
The US supreme court has ruled that even the least morally defensible executions are allowable. But there’s some hope in the court’s dissents