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Studying at the Bahai secret university

Remember When People Cared About Clean Drinking Water?

California Puts Itself in the Vanguard of Liberal Resistance

Jim Hightower: We Can Beat Back the Reign of Trump
-- Jim Hightower on BuzzFlash at Truthout

FBI, 5 other agencies probe possible covert Kremlin aid to Trump

Unleash the Biden

How Obama came to commute Manning’s sentence, and what her leaks revealed about America

Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year

Hours Away From Too Late: Demand Freedom for Leonard Peltier
Unless President Obama grants clemency to Leonard Peltier in the next two days, he will likely die in prison.

Trump's Education Secretary Pick On Guns In Schools: "What About Grizzly Bears?"

Killing ObamaCare will literally kill people

Democrats Gear Up for Epic Fight Over Supreme Court

Bernie Sanders Just Roasted Trump's Billionaire Pick for Education Secretary

Trump's education secretary spars with Bernie Sanders in contentious confirmation hearing

Julian Assange ready for US extradition, one of his lawyers suggests

Obama Commutes Bulk of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

Over Two Million Yemenis Displaced by Conflict

Turkey Helps Resettle Over 21,000 Refugees in 2016

10 Banks Financing Dakota Access Pipeline Decline Meeting with Tribal Leaders

We’re running out of water

The Trump Twilight Zone

Global Justice Ecology Project and Bill McKibben to Co-Present Activist Award on Eve of Trump Inauguration

Immigrants Tell Trump Administration: We’re #HereToStay

CNN to Sean Spicer: Jim Acosta 'has our complete support'

Zambia tries new way to beat drought: solar grain mills

Gov. Rauner signs lead-testing law for schools, day care centers

Dahr Jamail | Atlantic Ocean Current Could Collapse Within 300 Years

El Salvador’s New Battlefield

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It

In Pruitt's Hearing for EPA Chief, His Fossil Fuel Ties Will Take Center Stage

More than 80 false killer whales dead in massive stranding

Why Monsanto Couldn't Jail Us: Reflections on a Trial by a Professional Protester
-- Reverend Billy Talen for BuzzFlash for Truthout

Is Donald Trump Carrying Out the White Nationalism of an Alt-Right Presidency?

Milton Friedman, Betsy DeVos, and the Privatization of Public Education

How Washington Created a Honduran Nightmare on Its Doorstep

How American Life Continued to Deteriorate in 2016
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Ethics chief thrust into spotlight by Trump battle

Military trainees at defense universities later committed serious human rights abuses

Wisconsin Tribe Votes to Evict Oil Pipeline From Its Reservation

Rahm's false cures for an epidemic of violence
None of the political leaders who claim to have "tough" answers to the terrible death toll from shootings in Chicago will look at the cause of the crisis, writes Brian Bean.

Inauguration boycott grows as Donald Trump meets Martin Luther King III
As son of civil rights hero attends Trump Tower for ‘constructive’ meeting, more than 30 Democrats say they will not attend after Trump spat with John Lewis

Sabal Trail Pipeline Construction Blockaded on MLK Day

The Betsy DeVos Hearing Was an Insult to Democracy

Chelsea Manning’s release puts Donald Trump and conservative media in a bind

Elizabeth Warren Grills Trump's Health Nominee on His Efforts to Slash Medicare and Medicaid

Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved to intensive care; wife hospitalized

Instead of "Saviors," We Need Agents of Real Change
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

State Department: John Kerry Will Not Attend Friday's Inauguration

Award-Winning Mexico Indigenous Environmental Activist Murdered

Trump Billionaires Have Poured Millions Into Climate Science Denial

The Changing Face of Anti-Fascism

Solar Employs More Workers Than Coal, Oil and Natural Gas Combined
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Charles P. Pierce: You're Surprised? Have You Met This Guy?

Trump Prefers Short Intelligence Briefings

Bill would let woman sue doctors who perform their abortions

Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approaches

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

Oscar Lopez Rivera To Be Freed After 36 Years in US Prison

Three Reasons John Lewis is Right That Trump Is Illegitimate

Gilded pain in the heart of New Mexico

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds

What's Your Story? Student identity on the walls in Philly

Navajo Nation Bus Routes Are Dangerous
Children as young as 3 ride impassable roads, GAO looking for solutions

Uchinaaguchi: The Language of My Heart

The Radical Religious Right Activist Behind Ohio’s ‘Heartbeat Bill’

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Swedish supermarkets replace sticky labels with laser marking
Food retailers aiming to cut plastic packaging by ditching stickers on fruits and vegetables, instead using hi-tech ‘natural branding’

Aging septic systems fouling Michigan waters

Amid Violence, Colombia Rights Activists Need Urgent Protection

How Folding Mental Health Services into Maternal and Infant Care Can Help Low-Income Families

Ethics paperwork still missing for Trump's billionaire Cabinet picks

Nigerian military ‘mistake’ kills at least 50 in strike on refugee camp

Why Theodore Melfi Chose to Make ‘Hidden Figures’ Over ‘Spider-Man’

San Francisco Marches to Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Women’s March Platform Demands Abortion Access for All

A Gaza friendship

Climate Change Brings Declining Snow in the Alps

Young black men again faced highest rate of US police killings in 2016
The Counted project points to continuing racial disparities, with black males aged 15-34 nine times more likely than other Americans to be killed

Congress’ Latest Attack on Planned Parenthood Would Hit Low-Income People Hardest

Big Oil Lobbyist Backs 'Well-Designed' California Carbon Trading Program

Davos without Donald Trump is like Hamlet without the prince
US president-elect’s protectionism and populism stir debate and soul-searching as a sense of change fills the Alpine air

John Lewis, Donald Trump, and the Meaning of Legitimacy

A violent history with the police leaves Chicago residents skeptical of reform

Theresa May's Brexit speech: 'No deal for Britain is better than a bad deal'