Feinstein Announces Opposition to Gorsuch Over Support for “Enhanced Interrogation Techniques”

Apr 4, 2017 by

Bolton writes: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the senior Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, announced she will oppose President...

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Alabama chief justice Roy Moore suspended in gay marriage case

Sep 30, 2016 by

Alabama chief justice Roy Moore Source: Alabama chief justice Roy Moore suspended in gay marriage case | US news | The...

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Allies Offer To Walk Muslims To Mosque After New York Shooting

Aug 21, 2016 by

#IllWalkWithYou Source: Allies Offer To Walk Muslims To Mosque After New York Shooting...

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Louisiana Kid Shares Sweet Moment With Police In Midst Of Devastation

Aug 21, 2016 by

This viral moment offers small beacon of hope in the midst of loss. Source: Louisiana Kid Shares Sweet Moment With Police In Midst Of...

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Man Pays For Teacher’s Supplies At Walmart, Gets A+ For Awesomeness

Aug 21, 2016 by

If kindness were a pop quiz, this man would pass with flying colors. A man in Texas bought $97 of school supplies for a teacher at...

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‘It feels like a gift’: mobile phone co-op transforms rural Mexican community

Aug 20, 2016 by

In indigenous communities like Nuyoó, where almost every family has members who have migrated for work, low-cost phone calls are seen...

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Annie Goeke

Jun 29, 2016 by

Anne de la Bouillerie (known as Annie Goeke) has been a noted leader in the Greens and Peace movement worldwide for over a decade...

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Earth Rights Institute

Jun 13, 2016 by

Founded in 2001, Earth Rights Institute (ERI) exists to support a culture of peace and justice worldwide by establishing dynamic...

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BREAKING: This Lawsuit Might End Hillary’s Run & Prove Election Fraud!

Jun 10, 2016 by

Election fraud experts Cliff Arnebeck and Bob Fitrakis say they have proof that Hillary Clinton’s campaign has benefited from...

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Ali’s Biggest Win: As Clay v. United States in Supreme Court

Jun 10, 2016 by

Boardman writes: Much of the coverage of Muhammad Ali’s death kind of ducks how polarizing his life was in the 1960s as a brash...

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Refugees will Get their Own Team at Rio Olympics

Jun 10, 2016 by

“These refugees have no home, no team, no flag, no national anthem. We will offer them a home in the Olympic Village…with all...

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Gov. John Kasich signs medical marijuana bill into law | cleveland.com

Jun 10, 2016 by

Ohio became the latest state to legalize medical marijuana when Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 523 into law on Wednesday. Source:...

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Reinventing L.A. Street By Street

Jun 10, 2016 by

Los Angeles is reinventing its city streets into an oasis for cyclists, artists, and foodies. Source: Reinventing L.A. Street By...

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No More Genital Cutting: One Artist Is Making Paper Replicas of Dozens of Vaginas

Jun 10, 2016 by

Art using paper vulvas to address female genital mutilation. Source: No More Genital Cutting: One Artist Is Making Paper Replicas of...

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Norman Seabrook, President Of Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, Arrested For Demanding And Accepting Bribes In Exchange For Investing Union Money In New York-Based Hedge Fund

Jun 10, 2016 by

Source: Norman Seabrook, President Of Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, Arrested For Demanding And Accepting Bribes In...

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5 Rikers Officers Convicted in Beating of Inmate

Jun 10, 2016 by

They were found guilty of all charges in the 2012 attack, including the most serious count of attempted gang assault in the first...

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Juan Cole: Welcome to the Party, America! Here Are 11 Muslim Women Who Have Already Been National Leaders

Jun 10, 2016 by

Hillary Clinton gave a victory speech Tuesday night positioning her achievement as the logical outcome of the first women’s rights...

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Did Hillary Clinton and The Associated Press Collude on Her ‘Secret Win’?

Jun 10, 2016 by

An image shared with Clinton’s supporters appears to have been created well before the news agency declared her the Democratic...

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National Goals for Reducing Inappropriate Antibiotic Use in Outpatient Settings

Jun 10, 2016 by

To effectively implement and evaluate stewardship efforts, it is essential to first understand current antibiotic prescribing...

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Greg Palast | Investigative Reporter

Jun 10, 2016 by

[Los Angeles] Woop! Woop! Alert! Some California poll workers have been told to give “provisional” ballots to all...

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5 Companies Leading the Charge in Using Ocean Plastic in Their Products

Jun 9, 2016 by

Scientists estimate that more than 5 million pieces of plastic are floating in the world’s oceans. Plastic islands like the Great...

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12 Ways to Get Rid of Weeds Without Using Roundup

Jun 9, 2016 by

Glyphosate is the active herbicidal ingredient in Roundup. Many genetically modified food crops, such as corn and soybeans, have been...

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Fighting Fire with Fire – Hope Springs from the Ashes of Capitalism

Jun 9, 2016 by

Progressive media 24-7 Source: Fighting Fire with Fire – Hope Springs from the Ashes of Capitalism – LA...

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Why Is American Democracy So Broken, and Can It Be Fixed?

Jun 9, 2016 by

Source: Why Is American Democracy So Broken, and Can It Be Fixed? | The...

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Accelerating Sustainable Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa

Jun 9, 2016 by

A team from RMI is working in sub-Saharan Africa to address barriers to sustainable electricity access. Although providing...

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Watch the Full Episode: ‘State of Surveillance’ with Edward Snowden and Shane Smith

Jun 9, 2016 by

To find out the US government’s real surveillance capabilities, and whether any of us can truly protect our sensitive...

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Coalition calls for removal of harmful FOIA exemptions from the Senate NDAA

Jun 9, 2016 by

Today, more than 30 organizations committed to government openness and accountability are calling for the immediate removal of three...

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FBI Entrapment Draws Critical Attention in “Homegrown Terror” Stings

Jun 9, 2016 by

The NYTimes reported today that the FBI has increased its use of sting operations in ISIS cases. While any attention paid to the...

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Judge Stays Order That Would Have Caused ‘Irreversible Harm to Thousands of Immigrant Youth’

Jun 9, 2016 by

“This decision rightly puts a stop, for now, to an indefensible order that could have exposed tens of thousands of blameless youth to...

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John Perkins – The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary Economic hit men (EHMs) “are highly paid professionals who cheat countries out of trillions of dollars. Their tools include...

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Yanis Varoufakis – And the Weak Suffer What They Must?

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary The crisis in Europe is not over, it’s getting worse! In this dramatic narrative of Europe’s economic rise and spectacular...

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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary Dark Money is a book that must be read by anyone who cares about the future of American democracy. Description Why is America...

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Angela Y. Davis – Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary An analysis of  today’s struggles against state terror, from Ferguson to Palestine.   Activist, teacher, author and...

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Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary The New York Times-bestselling book for kids—and their parents, teachers, and cool grown-up friends—documenting America’s...

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Robert B. Reich – Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary From the author of Aftershock and The Work of Nations, his most important book to date – a passionate yet practical,...

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When We Fight, We Win: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World Longtime social activist Greg...

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The Boy Who Could Change the World: The Writings of Aaron Swartz

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary Here for the first time in print is revealed the quintessential Aaron Swartz: besides being a technical genius and a...

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Dennis Childs – Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary A sweeping cultural history of U.S. prison slavery In Slaves of the State Dennis Childs argues that the incarceration of...

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Naomi Klein – This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary A deeply insightful and unflinching look at the global threats posed by climate change, environmental devastation, and...

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Thomas Piketty – The Economics of Inequality

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary Succinct, accessible, and authoritative, Thomas Piketty’s The Economics of Inequality is the ideal place to start for...

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Mike Lofgren – The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government

Jun 2, 2016 by

Summary The book is an insider’s account of who really runs Washington regardless of which party is in power, written by Mike...

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Dorothy Reik

Jun 1, 2016 by

Dorothy Reik is founder and President of Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains, and owner of a daily listserve which is...

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Lee Gale Gruen

May 19, 2016 by

Having developed her own second career after she retired, Lee Gale Gruen has become an expert on helping seniors find fulfillment in...

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Roya Adjory

May 19, 2016 by

Our first featured reader is Roya Adjory. I met her when I finished chemotherapy and was desperately looking for a hair salon free...

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End the Occupation

May 19, 2016 by

A national coalition of hundreds of groups, the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation works to end U.S. support for...

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Innocence Project

May 19, 2016 by

This organization has a tee shirt I proudly wear, which lists the names of all the exonerees and the number of years each one was...

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SOS Children’s Villages International

May 19, 2016 by

SOS Children’s Villages International provides families for children needing care all over the world.  I support a little boy in...

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Resist

May 19, 2016 by

I donate to this organization and I proudly wear their tee shirt, which says Resist Illegitimate Authority.  Resist gives grants to...

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Kiva

May 19, 2016 by

Kiva doesn’t ask for donations; instead they ask for loans for people who are borrowing money to improve their lives.  You start by...

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International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

May 19, 2016 by

IFAW’s mission is to rescue and protect animals around the world.  IFAW rescues individuals, safeguards populations, and preserves...

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Breast cancer action

May 19, 2016 by

I love this charity because it focuses on the real issues instead of wearing pink ribbons and running in marathons. If you go to their website you will find opportunities to volunteer or to become involved in other ways.

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Hillary and the Lesser Evil by Janet Maker

May 19, 2016 by

Everyone seems to be discussing whether, if Bernie doesn’t get the nomination, his supporters should vote for Hillary.  One thing to...

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Concepts of Morality by Janet Maker

May 19, 2016 by

When I post “good news” I am guided by my concept of what is right and what is wrong. I have conservative friends who can’t bear to...

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NY Board of Elections Possibly Paid MILLIONS To Rig Election!! – YouTube

May 10, 2016 by

NY Board of Elections Possibly Paid MILLIONS To Rig...

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GOOD NEWS: BBC poll says ‘global citizenship’ is on the rise

May 9, 2016 by

Around the world, people are embracing a global identity. Source: GOOD NEWS: BBC poll says ‘global citizenship’ is on the...

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The Former CEO Of Invisible Children Knows One Surefire Way To Change The World

Apr 24, 2016 by

‘Here’s the secret: No one ever feels fully ready or qualified to take action.’ As an adult, we have to nominate...

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Ending The Political Charade

Apr 24, 2016 by

“…. people who see through our mirage democracy are taking action and building alternatives. The political revolution has...

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Top 7 ways Harriet Tubman is the most Badass Spy & Warrior ever to be on US Currency?

Apr 24, 2016 by

Despite US schools’ tendency to give students several years of American history, over and over again, most of us probably have only a...

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Mushrooms Hold Potential for Sustainable Building Materials

Apr 24, 2016 by

We slice them on pizza, toss them in salad and saute them in stirfry. But have you ever thought about using mushrooms as furniture?...

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How to Cultivate Global Compassion

Apr 24, 2016 by

Paul Ekman, legendary psychologist and Professor Emeritus at UCSF, is an expert on emotion recognition and his work has been...

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The Race Is Not Yet Over for Bernie

Apr 24, 2016 by

Reich writes: Many of you have been disappointed and angered by the results of Tuesday’s New York primary, and I don’t...

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March for Water: Thousands Protest Corporate Greed in Guatemala

Apr 24, 2016 by

Thousands of Indigenous and campesino protesters have flooded Guatemala City, bringing the demands of their 11-day march for water to...

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Judge Grants Torture Victims Their First Chance to Pursue Justice

Apr 24, 2016 by

McLaughlin writes: A civil suit against the architects of the CIA’s torture program, psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce...

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“Free Love – Not Free Trade”: With Obama En Route, 90,000 March Against TTIP

Apr 24, 2016 by

On the eve of a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama, tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Germany on Saturday to voice...

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Bernie’s Most Valuable Lesson: The Democratic Party Does Not Do Enough to Represent the Values of Progressive Americans

Apr 24, 2016 by

Sanders has laid bare for all to see the political expediency that drives the Democratic establishment. Source: Bernie’s Most...

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If You Want to Convert a Climate Skeptic, Don’t Talk About Science

Apr 24, 2016 by

Scientist and Christian Katherine Hayhoe shares how she wins over those who doubt climate change is happening — by not mentioning...

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Predictive Policing: Gazing into Law Enforcement’s Crystal Ball

Apr 24, 2016 by

A deluge of military-grade weaponry and armored vehicles aren’t the only crossovers from the battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan to...

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Confirmation: the Not-So Independent Women’s Forum Was Born in Defense of Clarence Thomas and the Far Right

Apr 24, 2016 by

The roots of the “Independent Women’s Forum” were defending Clarence Thomas and attacking Anita Hill. Source:...

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The causes of chaos: interview with Patrick Cockburn

Apr 24, 2016 by

Patrick Cockburn’s latest book on the Middle East, Chaos and Caliphate has just been published. Source: The causes of chaos:...

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The problem is poor people don’t vote, says Bernie Sanders

Apr 24, 2016 by

Bernie Sanders has said many of his losses to Hillary Clinton in Democratic primaries were because “poor people don’t vote.” The...

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TTIP ‘will fail’ unless US makes concessions – German minister

Apr 24, 2016 by

If the US continues to insist on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in its current form, it may ruin the...

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Australian MP set a river on fire

Apr 24, 2016 by

Fracking should be banned as a “global threat” as it causes methane leaks contaminating water in the communities near gas wells, says...

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5 Despicable Right-Wing Moments This Week: The Shamelessness of LePage and Trump Just Stuns

Apr 24, 2016 by

1. Maine Gov. Paul LePage delights in being ever more despicable. 2. Stacy Dash spewed more inanities. 3. Trump admits it’s all one...

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Artist Turns Trash Into Treasure to Shed Light on Ocean Pollution

Apr 24, 2016 by

Artist Turns Trash Into Treasure to Shed Light on Ocean Pollution. “I was irritated that there was plastic in the ocean and would...

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Ben And Jerry Arrested At The Capitol For Protesting Corruption In Politics

Apr 24, 2016 by

“The history of our country is that nothing happens until people start putting their bodies on the line and risk getting...

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Elephant Abused For 53 Years Finally Reunites With Her ‘Sister’

Apr 24, 2016 by

For 53 years, Rhea suffered torment and torture at the hands of circus workers. Wildlife S.O.S. kept its promise to reunite her with...

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Tuesday’s Democratic Primaries: Clinton favored in all polls, but Sanders will win two

Apr 24, 2016 by

Between now and the end of the primary season, I expect Sanders to pick up more delegates than Clinton, in total, by a very small...

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The Indigenous Protectors of the World’s Most Sacred Places

Apr 24, 2016 by

All around the world, sites sacred to indigenous people are besieged by mining, tourism, and other threats. Meet the groups...

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France just totally banned neonics

Apr 24, 2016 by

In a landmark decision, France adopted an outright ban on neonicotinoids — well over and above EU restrictions and exactly what...

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1,800 Studies Later, Scientists Conclude Homeopathy Doesn’t Work

Apr 24, 2016 by

Perhaps you remember when scientists debunked homeopathy in 2002. Or 2010. Or 2014. But now a major Australian study analyzing over...

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Monica Lewinsky: ‘The shame sticks to you like tar’

Apr 24, 2016 by

Nearly 20 years ago, Monica Lewinsky found herself at the heart of a political storm. Now she’s turned that dark time into a force...

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46 Non-Material Things Everyone Can Be Grateful For

Apr 24, 2016 by

Each and every one of us is blessed in one way or another, we may not always have exactly what it is that we want in this very...

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Six Ways to Help People Change

Apr 24, 2016 by

Often in life, you may find yourself trying to help other people change. Whether you’re acting as a mentor, a parent, or a...

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Trees make our lives better in unquantifiable ways

Apr 24, 2016 by

One company is trying to measure exactly how much urban trees are worth. But some things defy calculation Source: Trees make our...

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You can buy a cheap chicken today, but we all pay for it in the long run

Apr 24, 2016 by

Industrial agriculture comes with a high cost to the environment and people’s health, says a leading sustainable farmer Source: You...

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New York Suspends Clerk Who Wiped 126,000 Voters From the Books

Apr 23, 2016 by

New York suspended and may fire the chief clerk of elections in Brooklyn, who was responsible for wiping over 126,000 voters from the...

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Trump’s Campaign Manager Admits His Boss Has Been Playing a ‘Part’ the Whole Time

Apr 23, 2016 by

If you’ve suspected all along that Trump’s routine was phony, you now have confirmation. Source: Trump’s Campaign...

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Falsified report led to charges in Flint water crisis

Apr 23, 2016 by

A warrant request gives a detailed account of the accusations against three men charged in the Flint water crisis. “Defendants...

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3 Natural Deodorants That Actually Work

Apr 23, 2016 by

Deodorant is an extremely important product to keep pure. It’s spread over a sensitive area day in and day out, right over breast...

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Israeli Arab Lawmaker Refuses Holocaust-Day Invite, Saying Israel Today Is Like Germany in 1930s

Apr 23, 2016 by

Israeli lawmaker Haneen Zoabi declined to participate in a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, citing her inability to speak out...

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Family Of Drone Victim FOIA Suit Under FOIA, As Obama Denies Civilian Deaths

Apr 23, 2016 by

A Yemeni man who lost two civilian relatives in a drone strike has today filed an appeal in his federal lawsuit against the Obama...

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Friends of Abe, Hollywood Conservatives’ Secret Society, Is Calling It Quits

Apr 23, 2016 by

Friends of Abe, a secret organization made up of some 1,500 right-leaning members of the Hollywood community, is effectively...

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Why I Hated Being a Cop

Apr 23, 2016 by

“There’s a great quote from Upton Sinclair: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on...

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As Verizon Strike Continues, What Are Candidates Saying?

Apr 23, 2016 by

40,000 workers at Verizon and Verizon Wireless are still on strike, fighting for their future and the future of middle class wages in...

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Charity Week Brings People Together to Break Down Barriers

Apr 23, 2016 by

Charity Week is an Islamic Relief campaign that Wajid started more than 13 year ago to get young people to work together and combine...

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Replacing Predatory Lenders With Community Finance in Oakland

Apr 23, 2016 by

Charging excessive amounts of money for the availability of credit or loans ruins communities. Community Check Cashing offers...

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Finally, the U.S. Steps Closer to Racial Healing With a National Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Apr 23, 2016 by

  South Africa used truth and reconciliation to address its racist history. Now these organizers think it’s time for the...

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‘Ethics are increasingly important to business’

Apr 23, 2016 by

Increasingly businesses want to be more ethical, believes Business in the Community marketplace director Charlotte West, who argues...

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New Evidence That Grandmothers Were Crucial for Human Evolution

Apr 23, 2016 by

A computer simulation supports the idea that grandmothers helped our species evolve social skills and longer lives Source: New...

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Living Reverence: There is a Spark in Everything

Apr 23, 2016 by

In a world that has been relentlessly primed to favor the myths of independence and certainty over the truths of interconnection and...

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