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Paying Employees With Gift Cards That Have Fees Is a Deplorable Economic Injustice
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Is New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez the Next Sarah Palin?
Petty. Vindictive. Weak on policy. And yet she's being hailed as the Republican Party's great new hope.

Bloomberg: I won't run for president, 'plain and simple'

NYPD ends program monitoring Muslims
The New York City Police Department has disbanded covert unit but some Muslims doubt civil rights violations will end.

You Pay Higher Taxes Than Boeing (and GE, Verizon & 23 More U.S. Corporations)
Feeling the sting of Tax Day today? Prepare to feel even worse—with a look at the 26 U.S. corporations who pay no federal corporate income tax at all.

Can White People Be Terrorists?
How media label Kansas shooting suspect

Uranium Workers Dying After Time at Namibia Mine, Report Warns
Miners who dug ore to supply the military found to be dying of cancers and other illnesses at Rio Tinto's Rössing mine

GE, Original Political Sponsor of Reagan, Built Fukushima Plant Responsible for Radiation Illnesses of Sailors on USS Reagan: The Gipper Legacy
-- Jacqueline Marcus for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Why Ordinary Citizens Have No Say

Iraq Says Abu Ghraib Prison Is Closed

Distinguished Medical Journal: Marriage Equality Makes Families Healthier

Pot Economics: What's the Future of the American Marijuana Market?

Triumph of the Drill: How Big Oil Clings to Billions in Government Giveaways
Deficit hawks slam them. Execs say they don't need them. So why does petroleum still get big tax breaks?

Eugene Robinson | It's Working: A Victory Lap for Obamacare
-- Eugene Robinson on BuzzFlash at Truthout

"We Are in Great Danger": Ex-Banker Details How Mega-Banks Destroyed America
"The power has only been more consolidated," warns Goldman Sachs veteran Nomi Prins in an interview with Salon

The Atlanta Braves Are Getting Racist Hate Mail About Hank Aaron

Michael Ruppert Kills Self

Mementos of a Tragedy
The memory of those killed and injured in the Boston Marathon bombing seems to demand physical recognition, but there are, as yet, no plans for a permanent memorial.

William Rivers Pitt | "WTF Bombs?": Taking Back the Boston Marathon

Google Knew About Heartbleed and Didn’t Tell the Government

Oklahoma Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases And Paid Sick Leave Laws

EPA Drastically Underestimates Methane Released at Fracking Drilling Sites

Washington Post, Guardian Win Pulitzers for NSA/Snowden Coverage

Supreme Court Will Decide If Politicians Can Lie

UN Report Spells Out Super-Hard Things We Must Do to Curb Warming

US Press Once Again Declines to Call White Terrorism in Kansas, Nevada, White Terrorism

The Tea Party’s New Koch-Flavored Populism
Rand Paul and Ted Cruz are trying to repurpose the Republicans as the party of the middle class. Can they do that with the Koch brothers’ millions?

Bullets, Blood, Then a Cry of ‘Heil Hitler’

Could A GOP Senate Blockade The Supreme Court Under Obama?

Insiders Tell All: Both the Stock Market and the SEC Are Rigged

For the second time in three weeks, a United Nations panel sent a loud-and-clear message—now is the time to divest from fossil fuels.

Slavery Has Had Four Eras in the United States, And Its Abominable Impact Continues Today
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Long-Term Unemployment Is Elevated Across All Education, Age, Occupation, Industry, Gender, And Racial And Ethnic Groups

The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing

Minnesota Becomes Fifth State to Hike Minimum Wage in 2014

Remembering the Genocide in Rwanda, While the US Did Nothing to Stop It

Badger Madness: State GOP To Vote On Affirming Wisconsin's Right To Secede

What You Think You Know About The Midterms Is Wrong

Norman Solomon | Why We Need Media Critics Who Are Fiercely Independent

Congressman Tells Low-Income Worker: Higher Minimum Wage Is ‘Not Right’

A Look Back at Michelle Malkin’s History of Hate and Bigotry

Matt Taibbi: Bush Was Tougher on Corporate America Than Obama

Vermont Senate Votes 26-2 for GMO Labeling

ABC’s New Right-Wing Hack: Why a Network Is Paying for Laura Ingraham’s Vile Racism

More Than 900 Environmental Advocates Slain In A Decade As Concern For The Planet Grows

The Kansas Shooting and the Ron Paul Factor

Oklahoma Gun Range Applies to Sell Liquor to Shooters

Celebrating Resistance on the Anniversary of South Africa's First Democratic Vote

Matt Taibbi: 'Hands Down' Bush Was Tougher On Corporate America Than Obama

Paul Krugman | The Lack of Courage Among Policymakers

Charles P. Pierce | Perception and Reality and the Death of Journalism

UN Climate Report Was Censored
A major climate report presented to the world was censored by the very governments who requested it, frustrating and angering some of its lead authors.

CBO Lowers Obamacare's Price Tag By $104 Billion Over 10 Years

China's Air Pollution Leading to More Erratic Climate for US, Say Scientists

City of Detroit Close to Pension Deal, Which Could Pave Way for Bankruptcy Exit

Central Ohio Mumps Outbreak Tops 200 Cases

Hillary Clinton Makes Money for Boeing

Political Divide Slows US Action on Climate Laws

Death From Above: How American Drone Strikes Are Devastating Yemen

WANTED: Hospitals That Fully Serve Their Communities

Judge: Feds Can Hide Rationale for Killing US Citizen

SATIRE: Earth's Atmophere Boils Away, Unemployment Way Up

Christie Disussed Wildstein Claims About Bridge Tie-Ups

University of California Unionized Grad-Student Instructors Lead Higher-Ed Fight for Fair Treatment

What’s the Matter with John Kerry?

Accusation of FBI Spying Stalls 9/11 Hearing

Ukraine Says It Has Begun Military Push in Insurgent East

Greed at a Glance

Why you should be skeptical of Walmart’s cheap organic food

Just Say No to Tasering Students and Militarizing Our Schools
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Despite cuts, US remains world's largest single military spender, with more than a third of total global expenditures

CIA's Pakistan drone strikes carried out by regular US air force personnel

"This Award Is for Snowden": Greenwald, Poitras Accept Polk Honor for Exposing NSA Surveillance


New Yorker: The Importance of Elizabeth Warren

Jewish Community Center Shooting Suspect Was Ku Klux Klan Leader

"Feds Turn From Landlords To Warlords": Koch Groups Back Rancher Making Violent Threats Against Federal Gov't