The NRA Just Became The Enemy ...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Source: The NRA Just Became The Enemy of a Generation of Younger...

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Demanding ‘Fundamental R...

Feb 23, 2018 by

“We need a political movement that fights to take back our government from those who have corrupted and subverted it.”...

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A Nuclear War Planner’s Guide ...

Feb 23, 2018 by

How did we get to the point where nations are prepared to use weapons that can literally destroy all life on the planet?.. As someone...

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The National Education Associa...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Source: The National Education Association ‘overwhelmingly reject’ calls to arm school...

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Something For Everyone: Muelle...

Feb 23, 2018 by

The bipartisan support Mueller’s appointment received is even more telling given that he is the definition of a Washington insider....

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Nobody Wants To Talk About Wha...

Feb 23, 2018 by

A mounting number of mass shooters have ties to the military, including Nikolas Cruz, who was a member of his school’s military prep...

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The Real Reason Congress Banne...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Ingraham writes: The 1994 assault weapons ban was never intended to be a comprehensive fix for ‘gun violence’ writ large....

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Justice Dept. to Prioritize Pr...

Feb 23, 2018 by

The guidance, expected to be announced in the coming days, allows the Trump administration to take action on guns without issuing...

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Can Renewed Call for Gun Contr...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Undeterred by Florida legislators’ inaction on gun control, Stoneman Douglas students who survived the massacre at their school...

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Democracy Reformer Larry Lessi...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Harvard law scholar and democracy reformer Larry Lessig has launched his latest David-vs.-Goliath fight to change one of the most...

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Top 10 Signs the U.S. Is the M...

Feb 23, 2018 by

In many key ways, America’s political and financial practices make it far more corrupt than the usual global suspects. Source: Top 10...

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Yale University makes a profit...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Source: Yale University makes a profit off Puerto Rican debt as activists call for...

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Heeding Calls By Gun Control A...

Feb 23, 2018 by

The nation’s largest privately-owned bank, a major security software company, and three rental car companies have all ended...

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Oregon passes bipartisan gun c...

Feb 23, 2018 by

A gun safety measure that closes the so-called ‘boyfriend loophole’ passed with overwhelming support from Democrats and...

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Behind the Supreme Court case ...

Feb 23, 2018 by

The Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME is poised to decimate public-sector unions—and it’s been made possible by a network of...

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Democratic State Attorneys Gen...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Breland writes: Twenty-two Democratic state attorneys general on Tuesday launched a lawsuit aimed at preserving net neutrality on...

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High School Students Demanding...

Feb 23, 2018 by

As activists, youth have not always been visible. But past social justice movements show how effective they can be. Source: High...

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The Georgia NAACP is asking th...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Source: The Georgia NAACP is asking the courts to block Republicans’ extreme racial gerrymandering for...

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NY, NJ, CT and RI join forces ...

Feb 23, 2018 by

The governors of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island have announced plans to create a regional task force, including...

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6 States Where Voters Could Pu...

Feb 23, 2018 by

From raising the minimum wage to enacting police reforms, here are ballot initiatives progressives should watch in 2018. Source: 6...

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West Virginia Teachers Strike ...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Excerpt: West Virginia public school teachers launched a statewide walkout Thursday that canceled classes in all 55 counties,...

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EPA weakens worker protections...

Feb 23, 2018 by

In October 2015, we celebrated with farmworker unions and advocates when a much-improved Worker Protection Standard (WPS) was...

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Shepard Smith: People Go To Pr...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Shepard Smith: People Go To Prison For What Jared Kushner Did Source: Shepard Smith: People Go To Prison For What Jared Kushner Did |...

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As Nation Debates Gun Control,...

Feb 23, 2018 by

As Americans debate domestic gun control following the mass shooting at a Florida high school last week, funding for military arms...

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‘Corruption, Plain and S...

Feb 23, 2018 by

“Mick Mulvaney is putting the interests of predatory lending companies and fraudulent banks ahead of the interests of...

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Florida Teachers’ Pension Fund...

Feb 23, 2018 by

American Outdoor made the AR-15 used to kill 17 people at a Florida high school last week. The fund owned more than $500,000 of its...

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A Digital Map Leads to People-...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Last month, Dallas Robinson received an email from someone she didn’t know, asking if she would be open to receiving a large sum of...

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In ‘Tremendous Victory f...

Feb 23, 2018 by

The late Thursday ruling “once again sends a message to this administration that it will not get away with illegal handouts to...

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I Sent an Innocent Man to Pris...

Feb 23, 2018 by

A juror’s regret. Source: I Sent an Innocent Man to...

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Netanyahu’s confidant agrees t...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Shlomo Filber agrees to turn over evidence in a corruption investigation against the Israeli prime minister in return for a lighter...

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Tackling Women’s Underrepresen...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Despite differences in political institutions and culture, the United States could borrow from European approaches to increase...

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Republican Missouri Governor I...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Schwartz writes: Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was indicted and arrested on Thursday afternoon late Thursday afternoon on one count...

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NY Democratic Congressional Ca...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Patrick Ryan, working at firm called Berico Technologies seven years ago, compiled a plan to create a real-time surveillance...

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New Study on Air Pollution Sho...

Feb 23, 2018 by

“This report illustrates how people of color and people with limited means have been grossly taken advantage of by polluters...

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Are You Drinking Radioactive W...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Drinking water for more than 170 million Americans contains radioactive elements at levels that may increase the risk of cancer,...

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236 Mayors Urge EPA Not to Rep...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Shankman writes: Hundreds of U.S. mayors, representing one in seven Americans, have told EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt that they...

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Trump Says He Is Considering R...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Trump claims that, without ICE, California “would have a crime nest like you’ve never seen.” Source: Trump Says He...

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Georgia’s state legislature is...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Georgia’s state legislature is so in hock to the NRA that it passes gun laws the cops oppose.The mayor of Columbus reports in....

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Michael Feinberg, a Founder of...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Mr. Feinberg was accused of sexually abusing a female student in the late 1990s. An investigation found the claim credible, though he...

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Mueller’s Goofy Indictme...

Feb 22, 2018 by

February 19, 2018 “Information Clearing House” – Robert Mueller’s Friday night indictment-spree, is a flagrant and...

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Extraordinary Popular Delusion...

Feb 22, 2018 by

In case anyone’s forgotten, Russia is a nuclear power. Throwing around the phrase ‘act of war’ is over-the-top...

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The Right-Wing Billionaires Ba...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Watson writes: The Economic Policy Institute released a report today detailing the network of conservative mega-donors supporting the...

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5 Places Hypocritical Republic...

Feb 22, 2018 by

After every mass shooting, a portion of this country insists the real problem is that there aren’t enough guns. The group that pushes...

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Russiaphobia Is Out of Control

Feb 22, 2018 by

When a country armed to the teeth with nuclear weapons and overwhelmed by its own exceptionalism and indispensability has political...

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Chris Rock Says America Electe...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Comedian Chris Rock’s new “Tamborine” special on Netflix presents two controversial theories on President Donald Trump, MSNBC’s “The...

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Iran says may withdraw from nu...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Iran will withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal if there is no economic benefit and major banks continue to shun the Islamic Republic,...

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Nurses Rally in Defense of Uni...

Feb 22, 2018 by

“It’s the union that brings many safety laws in legislation and public regulatory protections. It’s the union dues...

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How Banks Could Control Gun Sa...

Feb 22, 2018 by

As Corporate America espouses “social responsibility,” the financial industry could help limit sales of assault weapons, our...

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#ArmMeWith: Teachers Lead Oppo...

Feb 22, 2018 by

“Teachers, we must as a nation and profession, refuse to be armed. This is not a professional development that we are willing...

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How to Survive Prison: New Doc...

Feb 22, 2018 by

“The criminal justice system is broken,” Jeffrey Deskovic, an executive producer of the new documentary...

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REVEALED: The long-suppressed ...

Feb 22, 2018 by

By Jeffrey S. Kaye Source: REVEALED: The long-suppressed official report on US biowarfare in North...

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11 of the Most Dramatic Moment...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Students at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week traveled to the White House and the Florida State...

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The Gun Industry Is Weaker Tha...

Feb 22, 2018 by

It’s vulnerable when it comes to the one thing it cares about most—money. Source: The Gun Industry Is Weaker Than It...

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It’s Time to Break Up Amazon

Feb 22, 2018 by

Stacy Mitchell, plus Bryce Covert on low-wage workers, and Bob Dreyfuss on the Russiagate indictments. Source: It’s Time to Break Up...

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Clooneys, Spielbergs, Katzenbe...

Feb 22, 2018 by

George & Amal Clooney, Steven Spielberg & Kate Capshaw, Jeffrey & Marilyn Katzenberg, and Oprah Winfrey will donate to...

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Don’t Punish Students fo...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Across the United States, high school students are walking out of their schools, and in some cases marching on state capitals,...

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Crowd Loudly Boos Marco Rubio ...

Feb 22, 2018 by

An angry Parkland, Florida father whose daughter was killed in last week’s mass shooting ripped into Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)...

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With Pai’s Net Neutralit...

Feb 22, 2018 by

“Net neutrality is not dead yet, but the clock is ticking for us to save it.” Source: With Pai’s Net Neutrality...

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The Koch Klan is funding a ste...

Feb 22, 2018 by

The great majority of Americans are still unaware of the enormity and villainy of what’s been done to them by the property...

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Milwaukee County Jail’s ...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Milwaukee County prosecutors charged Armor Correctional Health Services with falsifying health care records of inmates, including...

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Kucinich Leads the Way in Assa...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Ohio gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich and running mate Tara Samples held a rally to ban assault weapons in Cleveland on...

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Legal Marijuana Propelling Pub...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Things are moving fast in California. A Los Angeles City Council committee approved a resolution February 16 to support the recently...

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The Global Uprising for a More...

Feb 22, 2018 by

The fury of low wage workers has long fueled worldwide protest. Source: The Global Uprising for a More Equitable and Humane Labor...

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Billy Graham and the Gospel of...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Billy Graham left behind a United States government in which religion plays a far greater role than before he intruded into politics...

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Is The US Intentionally Killin...

Feb 22, 2018 by

“There is no doubt that the U.S. killed the Russians on February 7. However, there are a number of questions that arise out of...

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Debt Collection Companies Have...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Turner writes: Tens of thousands of arrest warrants are issued annually for people who fail to appear in court to deal with unpaid...

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Two ‘Rabid’ Men’s Rights Activ...

Feb 22, 2018 by

For the first time, two “men’s rights” groups have been added to a widely watched list of extremist groups.The Southern Poverty Law...

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NYPD officers on trial for arr...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Source: NYPD officers on trial for arresting someone just to rack up overtime...

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Do We Need Police? That Questi...

Feb 22, 2018 by

The first time someone offered up the suggestion to abolish police, I was shocked and confused. I’ve known for a long time that the...

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Immigrant teen credited with s...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Source: Immigrant teen credited with saving lives of at least 20 of his fellow Parkland...

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Chicago’s Youth Push Bac...

Feb 22, 2018 by

More training won’t make police less racist, say residents. Source: Chicago’s Youth Push Back Against Mayor’s...

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San Juan Mayor Calls for End t...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Excerpt: Five months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, swaths of the island still have no electricity, while food and water...

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The Emperor’s New Terrorist

Feb 22, 2018 by

The Israeli occupation prosecutors have been working arduously for two months, like the tailors in Hans Christian Andersen’s The...

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Donald Trump Jr.’s tour throug...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Source: Donald Trump Jr.’s tour through India is staggeringly corrupt –...

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In California, Housing Instabi...

Feb 22, 2018 by

The latest research suggests that we shouldn’t be blaming environmental laws for inhibiting development. Source: In California,...

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The Veteran Saving His Comrade...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Once a homeless addict, Army Ranger Michael Rivers is using a million-person Facebook group and a rural farm to change the way we...

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Media And Mueller Indictment: ...

Feb 21, 2018 by

The announcement Friday by the US Department of Justice that a federal grand jury has returned criminal indictments against 13...

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This team of refugees reminds ...

Feb 21, 2018 by

When you have no country to call home, who do you compete for? Source: This team of refugees reminds us of exactly what the Olympics...

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Breaking: Lawsuits Challenge W...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Source: Breaking: “Legal Team Led by David Boies and LULAC Files Lawsuits Challenging Winner-Take-All Approach to Selecting Electors...

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Two Simple Laws Could Solve Am...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Two simple changes to U.S. law, both things based in other laws that we already know and like, could solve most of America’s gun...

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The NRA Is Being Supported by ...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Lerner writes: Come for the discounts, stay for the opposition to common sense gun laws. Source: The NRA Is Being Supported by These...

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The World Will Not Mourn the D...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Uncle Sam’s weakening is just fine with most Earth residents who pay attention to global events. Source: The World Will Not Mourn the...

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Guns Are Just the Tip of the I...

Feb 21, 2018 by

At the heart of the US’s gun problem is its legacy of violence. Source: Guns Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg When It Comes to...

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Democrats beware: the Trump-Ru...

Feb 21, 2018 by

The Trump-Russia collusion story might be the talk of Washington, but it’s not the case in the rest of the country Source: Democrats...

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A Chicago cop is accused of fr...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara is accused of framing at least 51 people for murder. When a group of mothers, aunts and...

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Support for Gun Control Surges...

Feb 21, 2018 by

More and more people say they want stricter gun laws in the United States even as Republican lawmakers insist on preserving the...

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Breaking Down the Democrats...

Feb 21, 2018 by

The Democrats have a good chance of re-taking the House of Representatives. Source: Breaking Down the Democrats’ Prospects for...

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After Kim Jong-un’s sist...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Analysts liken trip to Winter Olympics by US president’s daughter to that of Kim Yo-jong Source: After Kim Jong-un’s sister,...

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Revealed: Israel Is Directly A...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Israel’s mounting interest in Syria’s War has included reports by analysts of a growing amount of Israeli arms and ammunition flowing...

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Fighting for Puerto Rico: The ...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Puerto Rico needs a vision for the future from the left. Source: Fighting for Puerto Rico: The Struggle Against Post-Hurricane...

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A thousand students walk out o...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Hundreds of students from West Boca Raton High School walked out of class Tuesday morning and headed toward Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

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Democrats flip Kentucky seat T...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Source: HUGE: Democrats flip Kentucky seat Trump won by 49 points, making this the 37th red-to-blue...

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Painting an Israeli Attack on ...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Media outlets are saying that Israel is “retaliating” against Syria for defending itself against an ongoing Israeli attack. Source:...

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Union Group Argues For Public ...

Feb 21, 2018 by

According to the International Energy Agency and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IEA-IREA), the investment needed to keep...

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Ben Jealous Reminds Us to ‘Agi...

Feb 21, 2018 by

The Sanders Institute Source: Ben Jealous Reminds Us to ‘Agitate!’ on Frederick Douglass’ 200th...

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In the Face of Preemption Thre...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Can the blue dots of Texas elude a likely crackdown on local progressive policy from Republican legislators? Source: In the Face of...

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