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Just How Much of Big Bank Fines Are Actually Paid and Who Profits?

Jeb Bush’s Ethical Blind Spot
Did the Republican hopeful help a Miami hustler defraud his shareholders?

“This Is Not a War! It’s a 12-Year-Old Boy”- Crowd Erupts When Cop Beats Handcuffed Boy (VIDEO)

Protesters halt traffic on Dallas North Tollway

This Week in Religion: Right-Wing Evangelists Eagerly Condone Torture

President Obama has signaled to Democrats and Republicans on both sides of Congress that he wants a serious attempt at tax reform next year.

Take the Chains Off: The Struggle for Racial Justice Continues

Why We Must Stand With the Black Community: A Momentous Movement in Ferguson

Seven Demented Right-Wing Moments This Week: Fox Wants a Royalty Check From Colbert?

The Unspeakable in Afghanistan

At Least 100,000 Prisoners Are Locked Up for Low-Level Drug Offenses - Obama Just Gave Relief to Eight

In Midst of Holiday Shopping, Protesters Disrupt Business-as-Usual to Declare “Black Lives Matter”

Conservatives’ Sick Reaction to NYPD Officer Killings: Blame Obama and de Blasio

Google and Hollywood Return to Bickering Over SOPA

Police Union President Blames Protesters For Murder Of Two New York City Police Officers

Truthout Interviews Michael Meurer on Torture Photos and Uruguay Thwarting Supply-Side Austerity Policies

Military Hospital Care Is Questioned; Next, Reprisals

Panel Advises Against Punishing CIA for Accessing Senate Intelligence Computers

Fears Build as CIA’s “Ghost Prisoners” Vanish Into Afghan Jails

Chicago Police Tortured Dozens of Black Men. Now, Victims Are Demanding Reparations

Secret WTO Trade Deal Threatens Internet Freedom, New Leak Reveals

“Ferguson Is Here”: Black Brazilians Bear the Brunt of Deadly Police Violence

“I Felt Like a Piece of Trash”: Life Inside the United States’ Food Processing Plants

The EPA Doesn’t Give a Damn: Groups Blast Agency's New Coal Ash Rules

New York City Cops Seek Federal Court Approval to Mass Arrest Protesters Without Warning

Foes of Unions Try Their Luck in County Laws

How ALEC Plans to Undo Minimum Wage Increases in 2015

How One Indigenous Woman Took On a Multinational Mining Corporation... and Won

Apple “Failing to Protect Chinese Factory Workers”

American Exceptionalism and American Torture

A Vermont Senator Asks, Why Not a Socialist President?

"This Entire Program Is Strictly to Generate Revenue and Always Has Been": Major Chicago Study Finds Red Light Cameras Not Safer, Cause More Rear-End Injuries

We Declared in 2014 That Black Lives Matter, Because We Saw How Often They Didn't

The Ferguson next door in Missouri holds powerful lesson
Years after their own horrific shooting and conversations about race, the residents of Kirkwood say: Keep talking.

Mall of America protest attracts thousands on busy shopping day

Utah Land Defenders Stand Up to Dirty Politics

Ferguson Reverberates Around the World

Hollywood, the Police and the Poor

From the E.R. to the Courtroom: How Nonprofit Hospitals Are Seizing Patients’ Wages
One Missouri hospital has sued thousands of uninsured patients who couldn\u2019t pay for their care, then grabbed a hefty portion of their paychecks to cover the bills. \u201cWe will be paying them off until we die,\u201d one debtor said.

Rory Fanning: "We Have to Make It Cool to Be a War Resister Again"

While Congress Fails on Syringe Exchange Funding, Activism Fills the Gap

School Segregation, the Continuing Tragedy of Ferguson
ichael Brown beat the odds by graduating from high school before his death \u2014 odds that remain stacked against black students in St. Louis and the rest of the country.

The great American rip-off: How big-money corruption fuels racial inequality