Finally, Evidence of Russian Election Meddling … Oh, Wait

Dec 10, 2017 by

On December 1, former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to two counts of lying to the FBI …. Finally! Hard...

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John Oliver buys up $15 million in medical debt, then pays off the debt for 9,000 people in hardship

Dec 10, 2017 by

Source: John Oliver buys up $15 million in medical debt, then pays off the debt for 9,000 people in...

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Voters in Roy Moore – Doug Jones Race Sue to Prevent Election Officials from Destroying Evidence of Hacking

Dec 10, 2017 by

An Alabama Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, and a minister have filed a lawsuit asking a Montgomery circuit court to order...

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The U.S. Media Yesterday Suffered its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages: Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened

Dec 10, 2017 by

It’s hard to quantify exactly how many people were deceived — filled with false news and propaganda — by the CNN...

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The US Military Is the Biggest “Big Government” Entitlement Program on the Planet

Dec 10, 2017 by

The US needs a mindset shift away from defense jobs. Source: The US Military Is the Biggest “Big Government” Entitlement...

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Say No to Corporate Control: Thousands Turn Up to Call for Net Neutrality in Rallies Across US

Dec 10, 2017 by

Excerpt: Protestors across the nation rallied in support for network neutrality on Thursday, a week before the Federal Communications...

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Palestinians Resist Israel and its US Enabler

Dec 10, 2017 by

As the Israeli crackdown on protests in the Occupied Territories turns deadly, human rights attorney Noura Erakat says that...

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Franken “Trauma” Vs The Real Thing

Dec 10, 2017 by

Trauma is a real, specific event where there is serious psychic damage. Al Franken’s actions have no connection to sexual abuse...

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Revealed: Uranium Firm Urged Trump Officials to Shrink Bears Ears National Monument

Dec 10, 2017 by

Eilperin writes: A uranium company launched a concerted lobbying campaign to scale back Bears Ears National Monument, saying such...

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Avoiding Nuclear War Is Our First Priority

Dec 10, 2017 by

In the United States, and probably throughout the Western world, democracy simply does not exist. George Orwell predicted that this...

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Sen. Susan Collins, caught in a tax bill lie, faces an enraged electorate back home

Dec 10, 2017 by

Source: Sen. Susan Collins, caught in a tax bill lie, faces an enraged electorate back...

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State Of Fear: How History’s Deadliest Bombing Campaign Created Today’s Crisis In Korea

Dec 10, 2017 by

The firebombing of North Korea’s cities, towns, and villages remains virtually unknown to the general public and unacknowledged in...

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Honorable Keith Ellison: Please Run for Minnesota’s United States Senate seat! (Gov. Dayton could appoint you as well)

Dec 10, 2017 by

I hope Keith Ellison will enter this race as soon as possible and that as an even stronger political statement, Governor Dayton...

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Democrats Need A Strategic View

Dec 10, 2017 by

need to do more than just refine their ‘message’ and vote-gathering tactics. In addition to thinking about how they can...

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Progressives and Berniecrats Push Hard to End or Curtail the Superdelegate System

Dec 10, 2017 by

The commission could reduce the number of superdelegates by not making members of Congress automatic delegates. It could require the...

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How news outlets have treated reports of sexual harassment in their own newsrooms

Dec 10, 2017 by

How news outlets have treated reports of sexual harassment in their own newsrooms Source: How news outlets have treated reports of...

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Join With Me and Let’s Change the World

Dec 10, 2017 by

Who asked Google to transform itself from search engine to gatekeeper? Is there a conspiracy here against the First Amendment? What...

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Former Fox News Employee: Trump Tried to Kiss Me on the Lips

Dec 10, 2017 by

Anapol writes: A former syndicated Fox News host said Friday that President Trump tried to kiss her in an elevator in ‘2005 or...

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Cornel West: I Refused to Be a Darling of the Liberal Establishment

Dec 10, 2017 by

Excerpt: Fitting in, in a neoliberal world, is to be well adjusted to injustice. I’ll give you an example: Dear brother...

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Henry A. Giroux on Developing a Language of Liberation for Radical Transformation

Dec 10, 2017 by

Anger can be a source of galvanizing hope and action. Source: Henry A. Giroux on Developing a Language of Liberation for Radical...

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Missing the Significance of Israel-gate

Dec 10, 2017 by

Amid the U.S. mainstream media’s hyping of Russia-gate, there has been much less attention given to what some call...

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Philando Castile’s Death Inspires Black Economic Movement 

Dec 10, 2017 by

“We have to find another tool for resistance aside from the bodies of Black youth.” — Me’Lea Connelly, director of the Association...

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: From Ali to Kaepernick and Trump

Dec 10, 2017 by

Excerpt: Trump wants to move us back to 1952 but he’s not Eisenhower – who was the type of Republican that cared about...

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Sun Tzu: The Ass of War

Dec 10, 2017 by

Sun Tzu, whose book, The Art of War, was written some 2,500 years ago during a period of constant war, and popularized in the West...

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The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen Is Very Much the Result of a US-Saudi War

Dec 10, 2017 by

CounterSpin interview with Shireen Al-Adeimi on Yemen crisis. Source: The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen Is Very Much the Result of a...

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Western Backed Terrorists in Syria: “Accepted Truths” Are Black Lies

Dec 10, 2017 by

Our governments are entirely responsible for this barbarity, and our ‘accepted truths’ are black lies. Source:...

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Council committee approves ‘sanctuary’ label for L.A. and rules on border wall contractors

Dec 10, 2017 by

A City Council committee approved a motion Thursday to declare Los Angeles a “city of sanctuary” — a symbolic gesture....

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Don’t let the alt-right hijack #MeToo for their agenda 

Dec 10, 2017 by

Feminism is now being weaponized for right-wing agendas. We must not allow that to happen Source: Don’t let the alt-right...

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The FBI Fires Back at Trump’s Bizarre Attacks

Dec 10, 2017 by

Source: The FBI Fires Back at Trump’s Bizarre...

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Coke, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper Sued For Misleading Diet Soda Ads

Dec 10, 2017 by

Six class-action suits against Coke, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper for misleading diet-soda ads. CDC says one out of three in America is...

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Veteran Disney Executive Arrested On Child Sex Abuse Charges

Dec 10, 2017 by

In the latest case of Hollywood’s spiraling sexual abuse scandal, a veteran 58-year-old Disney executive has been charged with...

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Legendary actress ran an underground, illegal, life-saving AIDS safe house

Dec 10, 2017 by

Source: Legendary actress ran an underground, illegal, life-saving AIDS safe...

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​Actor/Activist James Cromwell Continues Anti-Fracking Fight

Dec 10, 2017 by

Progressive media 24-7 Source: LA...

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Social Bite: Cafes Helping People Out of Homelessness

Dec 10, 2017 by

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to forget about our homeless population. In the United States alone, in just...

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GOP Congresswoman Calls On Rep. Blake Farenthold To Resign 

Dec 10, 2017 by

Source: GOP Congresswoman Calls On Rep. Blake Farenthold To Resign |...

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DNC Leaders Call for ‘Significant’ Cut in Superdelegates in Dem Primary Process

Dec 10, 2017 by

Bowden writes: Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison (Minn.), the DNC vice chairman, on Thursday...

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The real reason Yemen’s former president was killed and why the Yemen war just got even worse

Dec 10, 2017 by

Ali Abdullah Saleh’s assassination is a huge moral boost for the Iranian backed Houthis and a serious blow to the Saudi-led...

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Kansas’s ravaged economy a cautionary tale as Trump plans huge tax cuts for rich

Dec 10, 2017 by

Kansas slashed taxes at the top to try to spur growth – but the plan crippled the state’s finances and proved disastrous for its...

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How Christian Reform Schools Get Away with Brutal Child Abuse

Dec 10, 2017 by

Thanks to the legacy of a Texas pastor named Lester Roloff—and a glaring lack of oversight from state and local authorities—religious...

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CNN Retracts ‘Bombshell’ Report ‘Proving’ Collusion Between Trump And WikiLeaks

Dec 9, 2017 by

Today, it was CNN’s turn to bungle a “bombshell” concerning the Trump campaign and Wikileaks. It is quite clear that we do indeed...

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Massive Worldwide Rallies Condemn US, Courtesy of Trump Jerusalem Call

Dec 9, 2017 by

Cole writes: Ayat Ahmad reports for Elbalad (Beirut, liberal) that Friday saw huge, angry demonstrations against the United States in...

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Divide And Conquer: The Lies That Divide And Hide Our Common Enemy

Dec 9, 2017 by

On today’s show, joined by Patrick Roddie, we discuss this longterm agenda of divide and conquer and the many different ways it...

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Julian Assange on Trump/Russia Allegations: Adam Schiff Is “Not A Credible Person,” He Is “Being Trolled” By Roger Stone

Dec 9, 2017 by

Julian Assange discusses the allegation that Russia was the source for WikiLeaks documents he published during the 2016 election on...

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Holding Prison Guards Accountable

Dec 9, 2017 by

New York State’s corrections officers are too often protected from punishment, even for brutal attacks on prisoners. Source: Opinion...

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Let’s End 76 Years Of Pearl Harbor Lies

Dec 9, 2017 by

Source: 76 Years Of Pearl Harbor...

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The Necessity of Imagining an Unimaginable War

Dec 9, 2017 by

The risk of war is at an all-time high. Source: The Necessity of Imagining an Unimaginable...

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Disturbing Body Cam Shows Cop Murder Innocent Unarmed Dad Begging For His Life

Dec 9, 2017 by

The graphic body camera footage showing an Arizona cop murder an innocent unarmed dad has just been released—following the killer...

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Jimmy Carter: Jerusalem Decision Could Jeopardize ‘Any Prospect for Peace’

Dec 9, 2017 by

Savransky writes: Former President Jimmy Carter said Thursday that President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as...

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#TrumpToo: Amid Reckoning, Calls to Hold President Accountable Swell

Dec 9, 2017 by

Donald Trump has so far escaped the scrutiny of sexual assualt allegations levied at him that has come to other high profile figures....

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Roy Moore’s story is unraveling.

Dec 9, 2017 by

The Alabama Senate candidate knew his accusers, until he didn’t. Source: Roy Moore’s story is...

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Lawsuit Launched Against EPA for Approving Fracking Waste in Gulf of Mexico

Dec 9, 2017 by

Excerpt: The Center for Biological Diversity filed on Thursday a formal notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for allowing...

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UN Experts Say Video Footage of Taser Use in US Jails Reveals Torture

Dec 9, 2017 by

“When you use a tool like this on an incapacitated person, to me it certainly amounts to cruel and degrading treatment,”...

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I Was Hillary Clinton’s Chief Foreign-Policy Advisor. And I Have a #MeToo Mea Culpa.

Dec 9, 2017 by

Men in positions of power need to do better. That includes me. Source: I Was Hillary Clinton’s Chief Foreign-Policy Advisor. And I...

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The Feminist Case For Single Payer

Dec 9, 2017 by

Shure writes: It’s time to take health care away from the power of bosses and spouses. Source: The Feminist Case For Single...

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Will San Francisco Be First City With A Public Bank?

Dec 9, 2017 by

Source: Will San Francisco Be First City With A Public...

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The Real Causes Of Deficits And The US Debt

Dec 9, 2017 by

Source: The Real Causes Of Deficits And The US...

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These Falling Dominos Show 2 Billion Years Of Life On Earth And Remind Humans How New We Are

Dec 9, 2017 by

The human era consists of less than two dominos. Source: These Falling Dominos Show 2 Billion Years Of Life On Earth And Remind...

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Resisting Trumpism Requires a Grand Unifying Theory

Dec 9, 2017 by

The right has skillfully equated prosperity with morality to take political power and reshape the nation in its worldview. It is time...

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An Argentine startup that makes shoes from discarded tire scraps and employs single mothers

Dec 9, 2017 by

Xinca currently employs 25 women from rural areas, where much of the production is done. #womenslives Source: An Argentine startup...

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Why It’s Getting Easier for Marijuana Companies to Open Bank Accounts

Dec 9, 2017 by

Banks and credit unions are becoming more comfortable serving marijuana businesses. But the progress could be wiped out by President...

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Cocaine death rate for blacks on par with opioids for whites

Dec 9, 2017 by

Cocaine-related overdose deaths among blacks are on par with fatal overdoses caused by heroin and prescription opioids among whites,...

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Exposed: The Government Is Trying to Make It Impossible For Reality Winner to Defend Herself in Court

Dec 9, 2017 by

The government is imposing secrecy rules that tie the defense team’s hands. Source: The Government Is Trying to Make It...

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Fed Gov’t Just Admitted It Will Continue Warrantless Spying—Even If Congress Votes to Stop It

Dec 9, 2017 by

U.S. officials admit they are not planning on shutting down the government’s warrantless spying program, even if it is not...

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The Truth About Predictive Policing and Race 

Dec 9, 2017 by

Sunday, the New York Times published a well-meaning op-ed about the fears of racial bias in artificial intelligence and predictive...

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Pentagon Admits 44,000 US Troops On ‘Unknown’ Deployments Around The World

Dec 9, 2017 by

The Pentagon disclosed that over 44,000 US military personnel are deployed to “unknown,” which immediately raises red flags, because...

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16 Years On, 9/11 ‘Mastermind’ and Co-Defendants Still Face Pretrial Hearings

Dec 9, 2017 by

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for alleged 9/11 “mastermind” Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his co-defendants. Source: 16...

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A Dubious Arrest, a Compromised Prosecutor, a Tainted Plea: How One Murder Case Exposes the System

Dec 9, 2017 by

There are cascading, and enduring, effects in a bad conviction. Source: A Dubious Arrest, a Compromised Prosecutor, a Tainted Plea:...

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Where does criminal justice reform stand one year after Kim Foxx elected? 

Dec 9, 2017 by

The Cook County state’s attorney has taken steps towards some of her campaign pledges but lags in other key areas. Source: Where does...

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Brexit: Michael Gove says UK voters can change final deal 

Dec 9, 2017 by

People who “dislike the arrangement” can change it at the ballot box, says the environment secretary. Source: Brexit:...

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Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant in court against Trump 

Dec 9, 2017 by

Source: Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant in court against Trump – ABC...

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We Will Not Be Your Disposable Labor: Graduate Student Workers’ Fight Goes Beyond the GOP Assault

Dec 9, 2017 by

It’s time all campus workers realized their latent power. Source: We Will Not Be Your Disposable Labor: Graduate Student...

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House moderates opposes allowing Arctic oil drilling in tax bill 

Dec 9, 2017 by

House and Senate Republicans will hash out differences in a tax overhaul this week, and a group of House moderates is urging GOP...

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US-Backed Rebel Defector: US Coalition Made Secret Deals With ISIS In Syria

Dec 9, 2017 by

Former Spokesperson for the SDF, Talal Silo, alleges US-backed fighters struck several deals with ISIS, allowing safe passage out of...

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We Need to Keep a Close Eye on Erik Prince 

Dec 9, 2017 by

Source: We Need to Keep a Close Eye on Erik Prince – Talking Points...

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The surprising factors driving murder rates: income inequality and respect

Dec 9, 2017 by

Inequality predicts homicide rates ‘better than any other variable’, says an expert – and it is linked to a highly developed concern...

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‘Protest Matters’ Museum Shows What Resistance Looks Like

Dec 9, 2017 by

Source: ‘Protest Matters’ Museum Shows What Resistance Looks...

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Trump’s Planned Visit to Civil Rights Museum Triggers Boycotts

Dec 9, 2017 by

A tone-deaf choice to honor civil rights leaders: Trump is supported by the KKK and refused to denounce white supremacists after...

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How Northwest Communities Are Stopping Big Oil Projects 

Dec 9, 2017 by

Last week, a Washington state energy panel voted unanimously to oppose what would be the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal....

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Microgrids Keep These Cities Running When The Power Goes Out

Dec 9, 2017 by

Source: Microgrids Keep These Cities Running When The Power Goes...

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North Korea Ready for Direct Talks With U.S., Says Russian Foreign Minister

Dec 8, 2017 by

“We know that North Korea wants first of all to speak with the United States about its security guarantees,” says Sergey...

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Trent Franks (R-AZ) makes resignation immediate; AP says he offered staffer $5 million to carry his child

Dec 8, 2017 by

Rep. Trent Franks is resigning immediately, claiming his wife is in the hospital, but his immediate resignation came moments before...

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Here’s How to Find Out If Your Elected Officials Are Blocking Constituents on Facebook and Twitter 

Dec 8, 2017 by

And here’s why that’s a story. Source: Here’s How to Find Out If Your Elected Officials Are Blocking Constituents on Facebook and...

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Don’t Oppose Trump’s Jerusalem Move Because of “Arab Anger.” Oppose It Because It’s Wrong.

Dec 8, 2017 by

Hannun writes: On Wednesday afternoon, President Trump announced his decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of...

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‘Day of Rage’ in Occupied Territories Amid Global Outcry Against Trump’s Jerusalem Move

Dec 8, 2017 by

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets worldwide to denounce the White House’s “dangerous...

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Beyoncé Makes Surprise Appearance to Present Colin Kaepernick With Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Dec 8, 2017 by

On Tuesday night, activist and professional football player Colin Kaepernick was presented with the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali...

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Ousted Honduran President Zelaya Says 2009 US-Backed Coup Led to Election Crisis

Dec 8, 2017 by

An exclusive interview withformer Honduran President Zelaya, who was ousted in a 2009 US-backed coup. Source: Ousted Honduran...

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Eminem Rips Systemic Racism And White Privilege In New Anthem ‘Untouchable’ 

Dec 8, 2017 by

Source: Eminem Rips Systemic Racism And White Privilege In New Anthem ‘Untouchable’ |...

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Georgia GOP loses state Senate supermajority 

Dec 8, 2017 by

A Democratic victory in Georgia’s state Senate election on Tuesday put an end to the Republican’s two-thirds...

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Progressives and Berniecrats Push Hard to End or Curtail the Superdelegate System

Dec 8, 2017 by

*/ Source: Progressives and Berniecrats Push Hard to End or Curtail the Superdelegate...

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It’s Time for Clarence Thomas to Go Once and for All

Dec 8, 2017 by

Progressive media 24-7 Source: LA...

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Poor People’s Non-Profit Bank Sues Trump Over Illegal Seizure Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Dec 8, 2017 by

Palast writes: Medal of Honor for the Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union – the poor people’s non-profit...

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Cleveland federal judge to hear dozens of lawsuits filed against Big Pharma nationwide

Dec 8, 2017 by

A longtime Cleveland federal judge will preside over dozens of lawsuits filed by cities and counties across the country that accuse...

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Video of the Day – Arizona Cop Executes Terrified Man in Cold Blood

Dec 8, 2017 by

The events in the video below took place in January 2016. Every U.S. citizen should watch this and share. It’s horrifying that...

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Al Franken Resigns, Setting Precedent for Donald Trump and Roy Moore

Dec 8, 2017 by

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., announced Thursday that he is going to resign from his office within the coming weeks — while acknowledging...

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Garrison Keillor: MPR Fired Me Without Hearing My Side

Dec 8, 2017 by

Baenen writes: Keillor expressed disappointment at Minnesota Public Radio’s response to the allegations. Source: FOCUS |...

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An Honest Autopsy: A Chance to Reform the Democratic Party 

Dec 8, 2017 by

‘Autopsy: The Democratic Party in Crisis’ is an analysis of the internal causes of the loss of the 2016 presidential...

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Millions Could Die: WHO Urges Animal Farmers to Stop Using Antibiotics

Dec 8, 2017 by

Source: Millions Could Die: WHO Urges Animal Farmers to Stop Using...

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Small, local nonprofits step in to aid Puerto Rico since the U.S. government can’t be bothered

Dec 8, 2017 by

Source: Small, local nonprofits step in to aid Puerto Rico since the U.S. government can’t be...

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