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Report: School Districts Are Receiving Free Military Gear From The Pentagon

We Need to Stop Blaming People Who Experience Mental Health Challenges
-- Akira Watts for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Those Detroit water shutoffs? Blame ‘em on botched bookkeeping

Republican Senior Federal Judge, Domestic Abuse Experts Call for Accountability for Wife-Beating U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller

How the Defense Industry Bankrolls Pro-War Pundits

Nearly half of US adults have either pre-diabetes or diabetes

India’s nuclear nightmare: The village of birth defects
Indian court trying to unravel mystery of sick and disabled children, miscarriages and fatal cancers around the country's first uranium mine.

Lawyer and Two Teachers—All Black—Say Staff at Exclusive NYC Hotel Accused Them of Being Hookers
Seems like being a professional black woman in public equals solicitation.

Ferguson’s massive cover-up: How police departments are protecting Michael Brown’s killer

After Saying Women On Medicaid Should Be Sterilized, Russell Pearce Resigns From Arizona GOP

434 Percent Voter Turnout in Arizona Precinct

Stray Bullet Kills Philly Mom, Newborn

House Republicans expect to unveil legislation Monday evening that would give President Obama the authority to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels, but with some limits on that authority.

In mining country, "war on coal" hard to see

Chemical reform bill faces uphill battle in Senate

States Suing to Stop CO2 Cuts Prep For Them Anyway

Outside Groups, Dark Money Organizations Fuel 2014 Midterms

The Veterans No One Talks About
Tens of thousands of soldiers who are discharged from the military each year are locked out of VA services.

‘War on Women’ Motivates Voters for Midterm Election, Poll Finds

ISIS, ISIL or Islamic State: What's in a Name?

Despite Obama’s Pledge to Curb It, NSA Mass Surveillance Wins Rubber Stamp
Mass surveillance just earned another 90-day blank check, nine months after President Obama promised to rein in the NSA\u2019s spying powers.

Was Ferguson the beginning of a new civil rights era?

Five Things We Can Do to Reduce Domestic Violence
A national conversation has started. Here's how it should end.

Philadelphia Is Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession

20 Years Later, Parts Of Major Crime Bill Viewed As Terrible Mistake

Paul Krugman | How to Get It Wrong

Urban Outfitters Decides Not to Sell Blood-spattered "Vintage Kent State Sweatshirt" After All
Someone at Urban Outfitters was smart enough to pull it down over the weekend. Quite possibly the smartest person who works there.

Largest City in Vermont Now Gets All Its Power From Renewables

Exxon Riles US, EU by Using Sanctions Loophole

These states cut their incarceration rates — and still had a decline in crime

Unseen Toll: Wages of Millions Seized to Pay Past Debts
A new study provides the first-ever tally of how many employees lose up to a quarter of their paychecks over debts like unpaid credit card or medical bills and student loans.

Ohio’s anti-choice nightmare: How a purple state is pioneering how to shutter clinics

People With Mental Health Emergencies Deserve So Much More Than What Our Health-Care System Has to Offer

Detroit bankruptcy trial resumes after settlement

White House steps up pressure on Congress to arm Syria rebels

Deaths From GM Ignition Switch Defect Exceed Initial Estimate

Ohio’s Conflicting Statutes Create Obstacles for Some Abuse Survivors

John Twelve Hawks: “New surveillance states have placed us in an invisible prison”
Is it possible to go untracked in this new digital dystopia? It's gotten harder - but here's how I've done it.

Drinking Water Contaminated by Fracking Boom in Texas and Pennslyvania, Says New Study

Eddie Conway: "The State Targeted the Panthers Because We Were Socialists, Not Because We Were Armed" (Video)

App-etite for Transparency
New phone apps uncover the companies behind the food we're buying.

Blinding them with science: Is development of a banned laser weapon continuing?

The Aftermath of ‘Hobby Lobby’: Multiple Attacks on Contraception Access

Clinton Foundation will honor Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Meet the Democratic Candidates Backed By the Biggest Big Business Lobby in the Land

Man shot from behind by police, family says; prosecutors: he lunged with sword

WikiLeaks: Police in New South Wales, Australia, use hacking software to spy on computers and smartphones

Dallas Cop Watched as Woman’s Kids Taken at Gunpoint, Ignored Her Cries for Help, Drove Off

Since 2004, Border Patrol agents and Customs and Border Protection officers have killed at least 46 people, including at least 15 Americans, while on duty. None have been charged or disciplined.

Push To Impose Extra Fees On Solar Customers Draws Outrage In Wisconsin

Six Florida prison officers jailed and fired for setting up inmate beating, lying about it

Report: “Critical Action” Needed To Fight Enormous Energy Waste At Data Centers

The Economist Has a Slavery Problem
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Quadruple Homicide in Peruvian Amazon Puts Criminal Logging in Spotlight

Rich neocon’s twisted scheme: Meet the private equity hawk cheering for Ukraine
How a super-wealthy friend of Ted Cruz acts as a window to the State Department's morbid cheerleading in Ukraine.

Ocean Algae Can Evolve Fast to Tackle Climate Change

The Great Avian Die-Off: Two Reports Point to Grim Future for US Birds

On media freedom, United Nations plays by its own rules
Months of international crises raises the stakes for reporting on the UN, but investigative journalists remain without a right to information.

Illegal land clearing for commercial agriculture responsible for half of tropical deforestation

“Dude, you get to blow up stuff”: The moral awakening of a Navy man
We had become so desensitized to death we laughed at violent YouTube videos. I wanted more than blind patriotism.

The Entrepreneur Who Wants to Save Paradise
Douglas Tompkins - the founder of Esprit and The North Face - is using his fortune to build massive national parks in Chile and Argentina. But what he sees as philanthropy, local ranchers see as meddling.

Parking Meters In Pasadena Will Collect Donations For The Homeless

US and Nato troops begin Ukraine military exercise

Conservative Experiment Faces Revolt in Reliably Red Kansas

Greening Our Desires
Faced with a ruined earth, how can we think of utopia? If we are told the future is one of scarcity, how do we create abundance?

WTF: Wyoming Lawmakers Advance Bill Allowing Executions by Firing Squad

Are you really middle class? (INTERACTIVE)

Say "No" to War and Media Propaganda