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Not Even Toxic Waste Stops Gentrification: 3 New York Superfund Sites in Developing Neighborhoods

California's 1-Percenters Are Flush With Water as the Rest of the State Remains Parched

America Keeps People Poor On Purpose: A Timeline of Choices We've Made to Increase Inequality

21 Reasons Why White People Should Care About What Happens In Ferguson

The 4 dumbest campaign ads of 2014: Karl Rove’s cynicism, Ebola panic, and firing guns at TVs!

Executive Excess 2014: The Obamacare Prescription for Bloated CEO Pay
This 21st annual report reveals hefty taxpayer savings from a little-known Affordable Care Act executive compensation reform.

Police Officers Respond To A Report Of An Armed Man Disturbing The Peace and Fire Nine Rounds Killing An Innocent Woman . . . The Suspect Is Then Charged With Murder

Bill O'Reilly Uses His 'Asian Privilege' Argument As An Excuse To Attack African American Leadership

Honor James Foley, Executed by ISIS, by Building Peace​
-- Jonathan Franklin for BuzzFlash at Truthout

David Sirota | Journalists on the Government's Blacklist
-- David Sirota on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Let's Treat Assad Fairly - Like Any Other Pro-West Dictator in the Middle East

It’s not just the South and Fox News: Liberals have a white privilege problem too

Choking the Oceans With Plastic
Plastics are now one of the most common pollutants of ocean waters worldwide.

The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism

Reflecting on Ferguson: When the Cops' Safety Is "Number One"

Leading Anti-Marijuana Academics Are Paid by Painkiller Drug Companies

How cops get away with it: Why the government can read your emails, but not count shooting deaths

For gunshot survivors, the cost is much more than a single bullet
Almost 1,300 Chicagoans have been shot this year, but what happens to the vast majority who survive?

Shaking Down the Elderly for Student Debt Should Not Be Allowed
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Chicago Cop Kills Teen, Sparking Protests
Law enforcement maintains that 19-year-old Roshad McIntosh had a gun and aimed it at the officer who ultimately killed him, but protesters do not believe the report and insist that McIntosh was unarmed and already surrendering.

A nine year-old girl in the US has killed her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use a high-powered submachine gun.

California Senate bans warrantless drone surveillance

Georgia: East Point Police Fired Taser at Handcuffed Man 13 Times Before Death

Secret audio nails Mitch! Endangered McConnell busted humiliating himself on tape

Scientists Go Beyond Science to Explain Their Climate Terror

Full extent of global coal 'binge' is hidden, say researchers

Ukraine Says Russian Forces Lead Major New Offensive in East

How Australia Perfected Solar Power and Then Went Back to Coal

Energy companies in Texas are setting money on fire
How can natural gas be a \"bridge fuel\" if its low price means drillers would rather burn it than sell it? Here's an illustrative case.

Why Israel’s bombardment of Gaza neighborhood left US officers ‘stunned’
Military sources say Pentagon\u2019s assessment of Shujaiya shelling alarmed even Secretary of State John Kerry.

How Did Racist Right-Wing Fantasy Presented as Truth Come to Top the New York Times Bestseller List?

White House considers proposals to sharply increase legal immigration

North Dakota Universities Crumble as Oil Cash Pours In

Mount Polley: A Wake-Up Call to the Realities of Tailings Ponds

The Unprecedented Failure to Regulate Citigroup Continues

Scott Brown no longer accepts climate science

How Cops and Hackers Could Abuse California’s New Phone Kill-Switch Law

Death by Law Enforcement: What the data tells us – and what it doesn't

Marching in Sync May Increase Aggression

Syria and Isis committing war crimes, says UN

Kauai’s on-again, off-again GMO regulations are off again

Mark Morford | Burning Man Never Disappoints

With This Decade's Climate Policy, Expect More Warming Than if Nothing Was Done at All

American killed fighting for Isis, White House confirms

Crist, Scott coast to primary wins in Sunshine State

Man Leaves Car To Fatally Shoot Panhandler In Wheelchair

A Jim Crow Inheritance
The sight of Michael Brown\u2019s body, sprawled on the street for hours, recalls the memory of America\u2019s history of lynchings.

'Gathering storm': The Philly riots of '64

The Time for Burning Coal Has Passed

Irreversible Damage Seen From Climate Change in UN Leak

The False Narrative of Calm in Ferguson

In Landmark Decision, TEPCO to Pay Victim's Family in Fukushima Suicide Case

L.A.'s Minimum Wage to Increase to $13.25 an Hour Under Garcetti Plan

The Cost of Raising a Child to 18 Soars to More Than $245,000

"I Question America" -- Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer's Famous Speech 50 Years Ago

At Koch Retreat, Top GOP Senate Candidates Credited Koch Network For Their Rise

Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty

Court: Cops can’t claim immunity after SWAT team fatally shot man while looking for cocaine

Auto Mileage Reports Should Reflect Reality

FBI Witness Tampering Alleged in Oklahoma City Bombing Video Trial

Landmark US court rulings see animal legally considered victims of crime

Undercover in White America: Why Black Rage Is Conscious, Justified and Long Overdue

Knox County cop fired immediately after photos show brutal choking of student

Federal Cybersecurity Director Found Guilty on Child Porn Charges

Employers' Opposition to Birth Control Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Documents: Tacoma police using surveillance device to sweep up cellphone data

A 22 yr old Australian Aboriginal woman who died in jail after twice seeking medical attention from authorities who deemed her healthy, was imprisoned over unpaid fines totalling just $1000

Summer of Market Basket
What does the contrast between mainstream media coverage and outpouring of sympathy for Market Basket workers versus relative silence on the plight of fast food workers across the nation and their efforts to organize tell us about labor organizing and media attention?

Ebola outbreak: Nigeria closes all schools until October

Elite Attackers of Public Schools Don't Admit the Impact of Economic Inequality, Racism on Education

Horrible: Michael Brown's Mom Laid Flowers Where He Was Shot - and Police Crushed Them
New details emerge about callous tactics that fueled anger in Ferguson.

Dozens of police departments suspended for losing US military-grade weaponry

On Calif. coast, biotoxins cause deadly sea lion seizures, seafood scare
An outbreak of algae-produced biotoxins that attack animals' brains also poses a grave risk to humans.

Greek Crisis and the Dark Clouds over the American Economy: An Interview with Dimitri B. Papadimitriou

Former CEO Calls Executive Pay ‘Extreme,’ Says Own Pay Was ‘Ludicrous’

Video shows police shot Ohio man ‘on sight’ as he leaned on toy gun in Walmart, attorney says

Off-duty Texas cop cleared in fatal shooting of teen he suspected of drug use

GOP Senate Campaign Defends Using Image Of James Foley's Execution In Ad

Obama pressed to expand deportation program for millions

GM ignition-switch fund receives claims for more than 100 deaths

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

Cheney’s Legacy: Honesty Still in Short Supply

Burger King's Big Whopper: It Will Incorporate in Canada to Evade US Taxes
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

40 Percent of Restaurant Workers Live in Near-Poverty

Fukushima disaster bill more than $105bn, double earlier estimate – study