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In These Times: Chicago Mental Health Activists Say Rahm Emanuel Exploded at Them: “You’re going to respect me!” The incident came almost three years to the day that another activist died after her mental health clinic was closed by Mayor Emanuel.

Another Oil Bomb Train Explodes, Third in Last Three Weeks
-- Anastasia Pantsios of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Doubt Over Climate Science Is a Product With an Industry Behind It

Ted Cruz’s Texas Two-Step: Hired Gun for Google

Meet the Politicians Trying to Bury America’s Past
Our short historical memory is no accident.

Operation Rent Seeking: How the War on Terrorism Became a Business Model

Let’s Solve Homelessness – With Wolves, Says GOP Congressman
Not The Onion. This happened.

Fran Lebowitz: Capitalism Triumphed Over Both Communism and Democracy
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Will US Greed for Profits Threaten Cuba’s Eden, the Last Untouched Wildlife Forest and Coral Reefs in the World?
-- Jacqueline Marcus for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Wisconsin Assembly OKs Right-to-Work Bill, Governor Supports

Can Activists Turn the Bank of Canada Back into a Public Bank?

We Must Create a Nation Where People Can Age With Dignity and Fair-Wage Support

Elizabeth Warren Causes DC Freakout: Why the Liberal Hero Has Elite Washington in Hysterics
The more influential Warren gets, the more worried the establishment gets. Here's why they're becoming so unhinged

Dems Vow to Protect Boehner From Conservative Coup

Why "You Drive a Car" Is Not a Good Rebuttal to Calls for Climate Action
Conservatives' silly \"gotcha\" argument falls flat on its face.

Yet Another Oil Train Has Derailed and Caught Fire

What Trickle-Down Economics Has Done to the US: The Rich Get All the Money
The majority of Americans are not experiencing the recovery from the Great Recession. Wealth is being redistributed from the poor and the middle class to the rich. Trickle-down economics doesn't work for anyone except the wealthy.

Greenland Reels: Climate Disrupting Feedbacks Have Begun

GOP Lawmaker: Gay People "Don’t Have a Right to Be Served in Every Single Store"

We Must Honor the Legacy of Selma Foot Soldiers by Repairing What They Fought For

State Department Investigates Hillary
The State Department is investigating whether Hillary Clinton\u2019s use of private email included sensitive information that would have violated security protocols during her tenure as secretary of state.

Harrison Ford "Saved Several Lives" by Landing Plane on Golf Course

Deforestation May Be Helping to Spread the Plague in Africa

The NRA’s New Low
The gun rights group just took a personal swipe at Gabby Giffords.

US Economy Added 295,000 Jobs in February
For the 12th month in a row, the nation added more than 200K jobs, extending a labor market boom that is powering the economy. The unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent, a new post-recession low.

Revisiting Selma’s March, Still in Progress
Fifty years after the police viciously attacked hundreds of marchers in a pivotal moment of the civil rights movement, Selma, Ala., defies neat story lines.

A Message to the Ferguson PD From an M. Night Shyamalan Movie

NYPD Commissioner Stricken With Giuliani Syndrome, Blames Marijuana for Increased Murder Rate
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout