Voters Say Touchscreen Machines Switched Votes in Nine Mississippi Counties

Jan 21, 2020 by

The machine errors spark new concerns about electronic voting machines heading into the 2020 election. Source: Voters Say Touchscreen...

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Data Suggests Vote-Counting Machines Hacked Against Bernie Sanders in 2016 New Hampshire Primary 

Jan 21, 2020 by

A similar discrepancy appeared in neighboring Massachusetts that same year, where the vast majority of optical scanner vote counting...

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Alert: Millennials worldwide fear nuclear attack this decade 

Jan 21, 2020 by

The International Committee of the Red Cross released an astounding report. Source: Millennials worldwide fear nuclear attack this...

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New text messages put Devin Nunes on the hot seat 

Jan 21, 2020 by

New documents show a Nunes aide repeatedly in contact with Parnas, leading to even more questions about what Nunes knew and when....

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Mitch McConnell’s insulting message to America: We don’t care what you think 

Jan 21, 2020 by

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can hardly be bothered to pretend he intends to fulfill his duty to hold a fair trial of...

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Israel: Stop NSO Group Exporting Spyware To Human Rights Abusers 

Jan 21, 2020 by

Israel must revoke the export license of NSO Group whose spyware products have been used in malicious attacks on human rights...

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Venezuela, China Have Signed More Than 500 Bilateral Agreements 

Jan 21, 2020 by

Venezuela’s Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza highlighted Friday that to date Venezuela and China have signed more than 500...

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LAPD gang-framing scandal could have ripple effect on criminal cases

Jan 21, 2020 by

The LAPD is working with prosecutors to determine whether any criminal cases are tied to officers accused of falsifying gang...

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Judge: Ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca must report to prison by Feb. 5

Jan 21, 2020 by

Lee Baca, 77, is set to begin serving a three-year sentence for his role in a scheme to obstruct an FBI investigation into abuses at...

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Kusturica: ‘Assange is Dying, but Instead of News About Him We Are Bombarded With Junk Information’ 

Jan 21, 2020 by

On Tuesday, 14 January, world-famous filmmaker Emir Kusturica appeared at the Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival in...

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US Hit Record $55.5B Renewables Investments In 2019 

Jan 21, 2020 by

A last-minute push from U.S. investors on wind in response to the Production Tax Credit winding down, as well as bullish investments...

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Most States Saw Prison Reforms in 2019, But Incarceration Rates Remain High 

Jan 21, 2020 by

2019 has seen an outpouring of local and state efforts to stem the tide of mass incarceration, from bail reform and mass bailouts, to...

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Russia and Turkey attempt to clean up NATO’s mess in Libya

Jan 21, 2020 by

Moscow and Ankara are not responsible for starting the conflict which has ravaged Libya, but they may have a decisive role in ending...

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‘Sit This One Out’: FBI Slammed for Social Media Shoutout to Martin Luther King Jr. 

Jan 21, 2020 by

“FBI, translated: Of all the people we have wiretapped, blackmailed, and tried to drive to their deaths through suicide, there...

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New York Moving To Become Next State To Enact Public Banking 

Jan 21, 2020 by

Public Bank NYC Coalition is planning to rally groups in support of public banking legislation, but only after making some additional...

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 Report: One-Fourth of Christians ‘Speak in Tongues” 

Jan 21, 2020 by

With the fading of mainline religion with seminary-educated clergy, less-educated ‘talking in tongues’ groups have...

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Bush, Obama and Trump Have All Told the Same Ruinous Lie

Jan 21, 2020 by

The Bush, Obama and Trump administrations all routinely lied to the American people about the success of the 18-year war in...

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Guantánamo: psychologists who designed CIA torture program to testify

Jan 21, 2020 by

Lawyers for the defendants, who are among 40 detainees being held at prison camp on the island of Cuba, say it will be a unique...

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‘We Will Not Be Intimidated’: Journalist Glenn Greenwald Defiant After Being Charged With Cybercrimes By Right-Wing Bolsonaro Brazilian Government 

Jan 21, 2020 by

“This is despicable, dangerous, and a crime against journalism.” Source: ‘We Will Not Be Intimidated’:...

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‘Love Letter to Capitalism and War’: Progressive Scorn Follows New York Times Endorsement 

Jan 20, 2020 by

The newspaper’s endorsement of both Warren and Klobuchar, said one critic, reveals “so much about the liberal reaction to...

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‘Global Precedent’ Set as UN Rules Climate Refugees Cannot Be Sent Back to Life-Threatening Conditions 

Jan 20, 2020 by

Advocates praised the ruling as an “excellent step forward in refugee rights.” Source: ‘Global Precedent’ Set...

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The MLK Lesson America Needs Most in 2020

Jan 20, 2020 by

Before he died, the civil rights leader joined a campaign to unify working people of all races. Today, nothing could be more...

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“Electability” Is a Poisonous Political Shibboleth

Jan 20, 2020 by

Our elections should never be about elections. A voter who has taken to a narrow model of political possibility cannot be told much...

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‘Pete Takes Money From Fossil Fuel Billionaires’: Climate Activists Disrupt Buttigieg Rally in New Hampshire 

Jan 20, 2020 by

“We are really concerned about candidates who have taken money from fossil-fuel executives. So that includes Joe Biden as well...

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Journalists Visited Immigration Courts Across US and Found Nonstop Chaos

Jan 20, 2020 by

The Associated Press sent journalists throughout the country to immigration court. Source: Journalists Visited Immigration Courts...

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Dr. King’s Radical Revolution Of Values 

Jan 20, 2020 by

Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world. Source: Dr....

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Wisconsin Court of Appeals reverses course on voter purge

Jan 20, 2020 by

Reversing a lower court decision, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals has paused the planned purge of over 200,000 voters. A three judge...

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Bernie Sanders Telco Breakup Plans Target AT&T, Verizon, Comcast 

Jan 20, 2020 by

Sanders wants to fund publicly-owned broadband networks, and prevent internet providers from also making content. Source: Bernie...

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Centrists Don’t Want “Party Unity”—They Want to Defend the Wealthy 

Jan 20, 2020 by

Attacks by moderate Democrats on Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are really about defending corporate power and structural...

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Joe Biden Tried to Cut Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare for 40 Years

Jan 20, 2020 by

Joe Biden was once a New Deal Democrat. Then he “evolved” and starting backing decades of Republican plans to cut Medicare and Social...

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Ending Militarization Of Our Communities 

Jan 20, 2020 by

Now, the Department of Justice’s new Operation Relentless Pursuit threatens seven cities with more militarized police who view...

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Don’t Listen to Davos. We, the People, Have the Solutions to Inequality

Jan 20, 2020 by

Those solutions are plain as day to see. The research is there, and the practical examples are there as well. What’s missing is the...

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Virginia GOP Leader: ‘White Supremacist Garbage’ Isn’t Welcome At Pro-Gun Rally 

Jan 20, 2020 by

Todd Gilbert called on all Virginians to “stand united in opposition to any threats of violence” after several neo-Nazis were...

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Here’s how existing antitrust law could help save democracy: Robert Reich 

Jan 20, 2020 by

Antitrust should be used against Facebook and Twitter. They should be broken up. So instead of two mammoth megaphones trumpeting...

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A 2020 Reminder: 55% of US Women Between 18 and 54 Would Rather Live Under Socialism Than Capitalism

Jan 20, 2020 by

Not raving Marxists clamoring for state-run economy, evidence shows four in 10 Americans overall would rather live in country that...

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Vision of Economic Justice: A Lot Like Bernie Sanders

Jan 20, 2020 by

King is often honored as a “civil rights” leader, while his Bernie-style radical economic vision is overlooked Source:...

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NSA, CIA are now attempting to withhold documents ‘potentially relevant’ to impeachment: House Intel chairman 

Jan 20, 2020 by

The nation’s top intelligence officials are pushing Congress to cancel the year’s usual testimony to Congress on the nation’s top...

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Schumer on Senate Impeachment Trial: ‘We Will Force Votes’ on Witnesses and Documents

Jan 20, 2020 by

 Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday night he is prepared to ‘force votes for witnesses and documents’ in...

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Just 162 Billionaires Have The Same Wealth As Half Of Humanity

Jan 20, 2020 by

“Extreme wealth is a sign of a failing economic system,” says a new Oxfam report on global inequality. Source: Just 162 Billionaires...

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Trump’s ‘shocking and deeply disturbing’ foreign conflicts of interest detailed in explosive new report

Jan 20, 2020 by

A new report from Politico shows just how deep Trump’s foreign conflicts of interest go, and they show multiple potential violations...

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Greta Thunberg is not alone: Meet the teenage campaigners at Davos 2020 

Jan 20, 2020 by

The planet’s future is their future, so it’s more important than ever to give them a platform for their voices to be...

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Why Americans—and the World—Ought to Be Concerned About Julian Assange’s Extradition Case 

Jan 20, 2020 by

The indictment of Assange is recognized by many free speech groups as the most important press freedom case of our time. Yet, with...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Warned That the Poor Pay for War With Their Lives

Jan 20, 2020 by

King warned us that the real enemy is war itself. Source: Martin Luther King Jr. Warned That the Poor Pay for War With Their...

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If the National Archives Blurs Anti-Trump Speech From Its Exhibits, Is It Really an Archive?

Jan 20, 2020 by

Why show us the Women’s March but obscure one of the main issues that fed the energy of that day? Source: If the National...

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Unarmed subway rider tackled and ambushed by mob of New York cops plans $1 million lawsuit

Jan 20, 2020 by

Disturbing viral video may be the subject of a $1 million lawsuit after it showed a 19-year-old black man cooperating with his hands...

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Second Largest Physicians Group in US Has a Prescription: It’s Medicare for All 

Jan 20, 2020 by

“Major changes are needed,” declares the 159,000-member American College of Physicians, “to a system that costs too...

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‘Welp, Glad That’s Settled:’ Global Poll Finds Majority Believe Capitalism More Harmful Than Good 

Jan 20, 2020 by

The majority also said they believe they won’t be better off five years from now. Source: ‘Welp, Glad That’s...

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7 Pointed Questions for Corporate Media About Their Anti-Progressive Biasesws

Jan 20, 2020 by

Over the last year, corporate outlets have continuously portrayed progressive reforms as scarily left-wing despite poll after poll...

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4 Ways Washington Could Help Stop White Nationalist Violence — Now

Jan 20, 2020 by

The ideas are there. What’s needed is the will

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Iran will leave pact barring it from getting nukes if complaint over 2015 deal filed with UN – Zarif 

Jan 20, 2020 by

“If the Europeans continue their improper behavior or send Iran’s file to the Security Council, we will withdraw from the...

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Because ‘I Can Feel Bernie Beating Trump,’ Pramila Jayapal Endorses Sanders for President 

Jan 20, 2020 by

The co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus “has led the fight against Trump’s racism, sexism and...

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Justice Department Ignores Kushner Part Of Court Order To Release Mueller Interview Notes 

Jan 20, 2020 by

Information won through a lawsuit by CNN and BuzzFeed is conspicuously missing the court-ordered records on Donald Trump’s...

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Scientists Create a Strange ‘Living Concrete’ That Heals Itself When Damaged

Jan 20, 2020 by

Scientists at the University of Colorado, Boulder have created what The New York Times calls a “living concrete”, teeming...

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10 Life Changes That Will Actually Make A Difference For The Environment 

Jan 20, 2020 by

As wildfires dominate the news, experts suggest some of the best ways you can help the planet and combat climate change. Source: 10...

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Why Everyone Must Visit National Lynching Memorial in Montgomery, Ala 

Jan 20, 2020 by

The new museum and memorial in Montgomery are exactly the remembrance America needs Source: Why Everyone Must Visit National Lynching...

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Romney’s TRUST Act is a plot to gut Social Security behind closed doors 

Jan 20, 2020 by

This past October, Romney introduced the TRUST Act, which would create a fast-track, closed-door process for cutting Social Security...

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How the Netherlands got universal health insurance with a private market

Jan 20, 2020 by

The Netherlands has set up a system built on market precepts that outpaces most others in the world when it comes to the quality of...

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China Announces Major Phaseout of Single-Use Plastics 

Jan 20, 2020 by

China, the world’s No. 1 producer of plastic pollution, announced major plans Sunday to cut back on the sale and production of...

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Alert: One More Social Leader Killed in Colombia, 21 So Far in 2020

Jan 20, 2020 by

Social movements have strongly denounced the lack of protection for social leaders in Colombia. Source: One More Social Leader Killed...

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Women’s March 2020: Protesters in D.C. and across the country pledge it’s only the beginning 

Jan 19, 2020 by

Among the issues the Women’s March is championing this year, protesters say they have one main priority: getting Trump out of office....

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The Battle to Impeach Trump Is Part of a Global Struggle for Democracy

Jan 19, 2020 by

The push to impeach Trump should become a rallying cry to put the capitalist system on trial too. Source: The Battle to Impeach Trump...

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For Abuse of Office and Covering for Trump, Watchdog Group Files Formal DOJ Complaint Against AG William Barr 

Jan 19, 2020 by

“The attorney general has acted in biased ways and violated Justice Department norms, standards, and rules to protect President...

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Trump Attaches Severe Restrictions to Puerto Rico’s Long-Delayed Disaster Aid

Jan 19, 2020 by

The Trump administration imposed severe restrictions on Wednesday on billions of dollars in emergency relief to Puerto Rico,...

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Cities around the world unite for global protest against 5G technology on January 25 

Jan 19, 2020 by

On Saturday January 25, activists from around the world will join together to protest the dangers of 5G technology.5G, or 5th...

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4 Years Seeking Justice: Daughter of Slain Indigenous Environmental Leader Berta Caceres Speaks Out

Jan 19, 2020 by

 At the time of her assassination, Cáceres had been fighting the construction of a major hydroelectric dam on the Gualcarque River on...

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Joining Thousands of Swiss Climate Strikers Before Davos, Greta Thunberg Tells World Leaders: ‘You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet’ 

Jan 19, 2020 by

“We sure have done this for a long time. But we need to make clear that this is just the beginning,” she told a crowd of...

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Revealed: Mississippi Restitution Program Locks Up Poor Debtors 

Jan 19, 2020 by

How the state’s “restitution program” forces poor people to work off small debts. Source: Mississippi Restitution Program Locks Up...

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Article: Iraqi PM reveals Soleimani was on peace mission when assassinated, exploding Trump’s lie of “imminent attacks” 

Jan 19, 2020 by

Trump’s treacherous assassination has brought the US closer to war than ever before against a country more militarily potent...

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Warning: Planned State Voter Purge will Negatively Impact the Black Vote

Jan 19, 2020 by

A voter purge in Wisconsin will disproportionately impact black voters, undermining the right to vote. Source: Planned State Voter...

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‘Cruel to Its Core’: 15 State Attorneys General Sue Trump Over Effort to Strip Food Assistance From Nation’s Poor 

Jan 19, 2020 by

The new rules threaten to strip SNAP benefits away from nearly 700,000 Americans. Source: ‘Cruel to Its Core’: 15 State...

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The Members of Congress Who Profit From War 

Jan 19, 2020 by

Here are the senators and representatives who own stock in Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, and other top defense...

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What Separates Sanders From Warren (and Everybody Else)

Jan 19, 2020 by

Americans (not to mention certain candidates) may tend to be a bit clueless when it comes to class consciousness, but Bernie Sanders...

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Warning: Hindu Nationalists are Transforming India into an Israel-style Ethnostate 

Jan 19, 2020 by

The Citizenship Amendment Act is the latest repressive step the Indian government has taken against the country’s Muslim minority. By...

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New Jersey Passes Civil Asset Forfeiture Reforms 

Jan 19, 2020 by

New Jersey took two major steps toward increasing transparency and strengthening protections for property owners against civil asset...

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Warning: Trump’s Space Force Is Worse Than Reagan’s Star Wars

Jan 19, 2020 by

The U.S. military is creating and filling an imaginary “space gap,” wasting funds while increasing the risk of conflict. Source:...

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Senator Kamala Harris calls for halt to GOP nominations of judges during impeachment. GOP complies.

Jan 19, 2020 by

“During the time when articles of impeachment are before the Senate, it would be wholly inappropriate to advance the president’s...

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Warning: 2020 Election Hackers Are Coming — And We’re Not Ready 

Jan 19, 2020 by

Threats to United States elections in 2020 are more sophisticated and widespread than ever. Source: 2020 Election Hackers Are Coming...

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The Drive to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment, Explained 

Jan 19, 2020 by

Virginia has voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. Although obstacles still exist, it bolsters activism for gender equality....

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Progressive groups that support Warren and Sanders sign unity pledge

Jan 19, 2020 by

18 progressive groups have signed a pledge to step away from this battle in order to unify and elect a progressive president. The...

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Iran Has a ‘Shockingly Strong’ War-Crimes Case Against Trump Over Soleimani’s Killing – and It Could Win

Jan 19, 2020 by

 “Iran will pursue war-crimes charges against President Donald Trump at the International Criminal Court in the Hague over the...

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Five ways to counter military recruitment in your school district 

Jan 19, 2020 by

As concerns persist over the potential for war, we’ve heard from people seeking resources to stop the military from recruiting their...

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Palestinian Freedom 2020: Student activists confront Democratic candidates over aid to Israel 

Jan 19, 2020 by

Last week, student activists with the group Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) were in Iowa as part of their Palestinian Freedom 2020 Bus...

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Jewish group fears Trump’s new push threatens the separation of church and state

Jan 19, 2020 by

“The ‘religious freedom’ regulations announced by the White House regarding prayer in school and at nine federal agencies represent a...

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Iran Suggests US Cyberattack Led To Weapons System Failure That Killed 176 People 

Jan 19, 2020 by

The Iranians believe that the Americans disabled their radar system after Iran fired missiles at US troops housed in Iraqi bases in...

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Environmental Concerns, Including Water Crises, Dominate Global Risks Report Rankings for First Time in History 

Jan 19, 2020 by

The world’s business elite, apprehensive about turbulent geopolitics after a year of international turmoil, nonetheless sees...

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Women Overtake Men as Majority of U.S. Workforce

Jan 19, 2020 by

Women held more U.S. jobs than men in December for the first time in nearly a decade, a development that likely reflects the future...

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The National Archives censorship of Women’s March photo: Getting history wrong

Jan 19, 2020 by

After its photo-altering blunder, the holder of the nation’s records may need to get out of the exhibition business. Source: The...

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Amsterdam to buy out young people’s debt to offer ‘new start’

Jan 19, 2020 by

City’s municipal credit bank will cancel some debt if young adults engage with training schemes Source: Amsterdam to buy out young...

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At $11 Billion and Counting, Trump’s Border Wall Would Be the World’s Most Expensive

Jan 19, 2020 by

President Trump’s border wall comes at a staggering cost: $11 billion, or nearly $20 million per mile. It’s already the...

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Southern Peace Activists Help Soldiers Become Conscientious Objectors

Jan 19, 2020 by

Peace activists in North Carolina report a spike in interest among service members in avoiding going to war. Source: Southern Peace...

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California Debate Over CEO Pay Tax Foreshadows Federal Fight 

Jan 19, 2020 by

A bill to raise taxes on corporations with large gaps between CEO and worker pay moved forward in the California state senate...

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One city’s reparations program that could offer a blueprint for the nation 

Jan 19, 2020 by

Evanston, Illinois, is levying a tax on newly legalised marijuana to fund projects benefiting African Americans in recognition of the...

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Facebook’s Soleimani Ban Flies In Face Of First Amendment 

Jan 19, 2020 by

Instagram, and its parent company Facebook, took down posts regarded as too sympathetic to Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. According...

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New emails show the Justice Department is helping Big Oil fight climate lawsuits 

Jan 19, 2020 by

“The Trump administration wants to control all dealings concerning fossil fuels, even though the fossil fuels are harming the youth...

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A Very Stable Genius review: dysfunction and disaster at the court of King Donald

Jan 19, 2020 by

Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, Pulitzer-winning Washington Post reporters, have produced a vital and alarming read Source: A Very...

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‘Let’s Give Them Money’: Could Guaranteed Income Be a Solution to Wealth Inequality?

Jan 19, 2020 by

The first episode of our new podcast about guaranteed income, deservedness, and the country America can and should be. Source: ‘Let’s...

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What the U.S. Economy Can Learn From the Nordic Model

Jan 19, 2020 by

The U.S. economic system contributes to ongoing crises of addiction and mental health. The Scandinavians figured out the solutions...

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The best country in the world to raise a child? It’s not America, survey finds 

Jan 19, 2020 by

The US came in at number 18 for best country to raise a child, beaten by many countries in Europe, Canada and Australia. Source: The...

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‘We Are Still Here’: Native Americans Fight to be Counted in US Census 

Jan 19, 2020 by

For Native Americans, the census ‘impacts everything,’ from federal funding to political representation. But Native Americans have...

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Senate Urged to Convict Trump After GAO Says Freezing Ukraine Aid Was Illegal

Jan 16, 2020 by

The GAO, a federal watchdog agency, says the White House broke the law by withholding aid to Ukraine. Source: Senate Urged to Convict...

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