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Louisiana to terminate Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood

The Apache vs. Rio Tinto
The San Carlos tribe is fighting to block a massive mining project that would cut a two-mile wide crater through sacred land.

Environmental racism persists, and the EPA is one reason why
The EPA office tasked with policing alleged civil rights abuses is chronically unresponsive to complaints and has never made a formal finding of discrimination.

‘Good Food’ vs. ‘Big Food’

Pesticide Drift Threatens Organic Farms

Unemployed Darren Wilson living off donations, only shopping “with like-minded individuals — where it’s not a mixing pot”
The racially coded language used by the man who shot Michael Brown does him no favors in brutal New Yorker profile.

Free the ugly produce!: Business-savvy millennials are tackling food waste — one cosmetically challenged vegetable at a time
More than hunger, the newest efforts to end food waste are concerned with saving the planet.

There’s a surprisingly simple way to convince vaccine skeptics to reconsider

What Global Warming Means for 4 of Summer's Worst Pests

Stressed out plants send animal-like signals

The Company Getting Rich Off the ISIS War

Paul Krugman: How the US Govt Can Prevent Financial Catastrophe in Puerto Rico

Why a Novel on War With China Has the Pentagon Talking

Four More Heinous and Unnecessary Drug War Deaths in July
Month in, month out, people get killed in the name of drug prohibition. Some particularly heinous cases get noticed, most do not.

Work continues to halt killings in Juárez

One Tune, Different Hymns – Tackling Climate Change in South Africa

After Years of Cuts, Cities and States Are Hiring Again

Progressives Need to Be More Radical Than Bernie Sanders—Here’s Why

World's largest hydrogen station coming to San Francisco

Dean Baker | Bernie Sanders, Open Borders and a Serious Route to Global Equality

Pres. Obama's Clean Energy Plan Will Likely Benefit Renewables

Dahr Jamail | The New Climate "Normal": Abrupt Sea Level Rise and Predictions of Civilization Collapse

What happens when a rainforest burns?

Green Group Backs Bernie Sanders for President

What’s McConnell’s Next Move on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan?

Debunking ‘Abortion Regret,’ and Donald Trump’s Rape Problem

Who Will We Choose to See? Bill Cosby and Believing Survivors

Jury has verdict in Colo. theater shooting penalty phase for James Holmes

Wisconsin's Economic Cautionary Tale
-- David Sirota for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Greece debt crisis: Athens stock market ends 16% lower as manufacturing plunges
Greek factory output falls to record low in July.

Sanders wins support of environmental group that sees Clinton ‘equivocating’

Will Black Lives Matter At the Republican Presidential Debate?

Why is an obscure Montana company one of John Kasich's biggest boosters?
One day after forming, the LLC gave $500,000 to group backing Ohio governor.

Canada wants First Nation people to sell land for cheap and give up their rights
For a more just and equitable future all First Nation people must refuse modern treaties that affirm Canadian rights above our own.

Psychologist openly admits he trains police officers to shoot first and ask questions later

California wildfires destroy forests and threaten homes
More than 9,000 firefighters work to quell blazes sparked by lightning and exacerbated by tinder-dry trees and grass and erratic winds.

Great Embarrassments of an Unequal Society
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout