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How to Deal With Friends’ Racist Reactions to Ferguson

Michelle Alexander | Telling My Son About Ferguson

Tamir Rice Video Shows Cop Opening Fire On 12-Year-Old

Major victory for the bees: Ontario moves to restrict neonicotinoids
The Canadian province plans to phase out 80 percent of the bee-killing pesticides by 2017.

Americans waste a ridiculous amount of food on Thanksgiving
We trash about 204 million pounds of turkey on this one day alone.

Racism: It's the Law
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Nation’s Largest Food Bank Reduces Portions, Turns Away Needy After Massive Food Stamp Cuts

Congress Poised To Eliminate Key Tax Breaks For Middle Class, Provide Permanent Tax Breaks For Corporations

Everything the Darren Wilson grand jury got wrong: The lies, errors and mistruths that let Michael Brown’s killer off the hook

Bob McCulloch’s pathetic prosecution of Darren Wilson

Car Plows Through Michael Brown Rally In Minneapolis (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Prosecutor Bob McCulloch asked a poorly understood, secretive institution to decide Wilson's case. he public doesn't know how they work, and they don't offer a transparent presentation of the evidence.

California bill would require retailers, restaurants to pay their employees double on holidays

Black Friday is America’s premier gun-buying day

The Cruelest Republican in Georgia
Sen. Josh McKoon has sponsored an anti-gay \"religious freedom\" bill. Now he wants to strip battered women immigrants of drivers licenses.

“We cannot allow the Mediterranean to become a vast cemetery”: Pope Francis champions migrant rights in Europe

The 14 Teens Killed by Cops Since Michael Brown

Sovereign Citizens Are America’s Top Cop-Killers

America’s toxic race rule: Why Ferguson protests revive the ugly “twice as good” myth
Police brutality started and escalated this controversy. So why are we spending so much energy warning protesters?

How the Obama administration gives away military-grade weapons to local police

Texas Approves Textbooks With Moses as Honorary Founding Father
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St. Louis Police Officer Blows the Whistle on Rampant Corruption Within the Department

"I Hate That Oil's Dropping": Why Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Wants High Oil Prices for Fracking

Robert Reich | Why College Is Necessary but Gets You Nowhere

The Myth of Thanksgiving Cannot Erase the Theft of Native American Land Through Decimation
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Is Walmart the World's Worst Corporation?

Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Proposed Takedown of Our Digital Rights and Freedoms

Yes, the US can reduce emissions 80 percent by 2050 - in six graphs

FAA records show surge in close calls between drones, airliners

Judge: FEC improperly narrowed disclosure rules

Asking for peace and ignoring history in Ferguson

From Buy Nothing Day to Independence Day
Let's highlight the importance of framing and narratives, and the power of including the Global South, in a global day of boycott against multinational corporations.

Walmart Still Avoiding Paying $7000 Fine For Worker Killed By Black Friday Shoppers In 2008

Is Spate of Texas Earthquakes Connected to Nearby Fracking Operations?

Video of Tamir Rice being killed by police to be released

Mississippi Schools Sue State For More Money

Assange and Chomsky Appear Arm-In-Arm at Ecuadorian Embassy
Scholar and prominent activist pays visit despite heavy police presence.

Fox News and the American Family Association May Own It, but Henry Ford and the John Birch Society Started the "War on Christmas"
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Anti-Fracking Warriors Sandra Steingraber and Colleen Boland Released From Jail
-- Stefanie Spear of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Ferguson Isn’t Just About Race - It’s About Guns, Too
These charts show just how bad gun violence is in the US, compared to developed peers.

Illegal Cybercrime Profits From Enormous Trade In Wild Animals

Free Marissa and All Black People
Marissa Alexander made a decision for herself and her family to accelerate the (un-free) freedom that all who live black in the United States have when we aren't formally caged.

The Rich Are Getting Richer, But It Has Nothing To Do With Their Paychecks

Should We Impeach Chief Justice John Roberts?

This God-Loving Public Safety Officer Wants Obama Shot
On Rush Limbaugh's Facebook page, a New York state fire chief says the \"traitor\" president should be killed because of his immigration order.

Bangladesh farmers turn back the clock to combat climate stresses

Rudy Giuliani On Ferguson Decision: I'd Prosecute Witnesses For Lying (VIDEO)

Obama Threatens to Veto $440 Billion Tax Deal

Alabama wants to use Gulf restoration funds to build a $60 million beachfront hotel

Drone pilot wanted: Starting salary $100,000

Media Must Tell What Happens - and Why - in Ferguson

United Technologies’ CEO Leaves With $172 Million Pay Package

#NotOneDime: Black Friday Boycotts Planned To Protest Ferguson Decision

In week before Ferguson verdict, 12 killed by law enforcement across US
Advocates say data on law enforcement-caused homicides is incomplete and the actual numbers may be higher than believed.