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Why Black Lives Matter belongs on lesson plans
A move to make sure that education isn\u2019t confined to the history books.

In South Carolina, 'it's a historic flood,' emergency official says

From Inside Rikers Island, a Harrowing Look at the Torture of Solitary Confinement

Coke Spends Lavishly on Pediatricians and Dietitians

‘These Are the Crimes That Really Matter’

Here's Why "Arming the Opposition" Usually Doesn't Work

Ben Carson’s destructive lies: Four racist assumptions endorsed and magnified by Black conservatives

Exposure to toxic chemicals in food, water and air is linked to millions of deaths, and costs billions of dollars every year

Bernie Sanders nets $26 million: a new kind of fundraising?
The Democratic presidential candidate announced Saturday that his $26 million reported this quarter came from 650,000 donors, each contributing about $30.

Between 'Schools and Smokestacks,' Detroit Rises Up for Climate Justice
Detroit March for Justice calls for action from state and federal environmental agencies.

Despite soaring rates of addiction, heroin treatment centers are often prohibitively expensive, overcrowded, underfunded and subject to byzantine government rules.

How They Got Their Guns
Criminal histories and documented mental health problems did not prevent at least eight of the gunmen in 14 recent mass shootings from obtaining their weapons, after federal background checks led to approval of the purchases of the guns used.

The Dangerous Psychology of Factory Farming
A look at the mindset that enables farmers to raise and kill thousands of animals and still consider themselves happy.

The Hypocrisy of ‘Helping’ the Poor

Anti-immigrant activists more prone to terrorism than refugees

The hidden costs of funding prisons instead of schools
As state incarceration rates continue to rise across the country, so are cuts in higher education funding.

UK: Human rights are no longer a 'top priority' for the government, says foreign office chief

Hopes Fade As 350 Still Missing After Landslide
Rescue workers are continuing their search today for hundreds of people still missing after a massive landslide in Guatemala killed at least 73 people.

Companies accused of causing migratory bird deaths may be harder to successfully prosecute after a federal appeals court recently ruled that a century-old wildlife protection law only applies if the killing is intentional.

Doctors Without Borders closes Afghan hospital, says U.S. may have committed war crime

As Saudis Block a Human Rights Inquiry in Yemen, America Stays Quiet

Sex ed to become mandatory in grades 7-12 in California

David Swanson | Ruminations of an Afghan Girl Burning to Death in a Hospital Bed

Even in Government­-Run Prisons, the Profiteering off of Human Lives Is Staggering

'We were paying to poison our kids': lead in Michigan city's water hits children

University Research Controversy Exposes the Perils of Industry Influence

France's Government Aims to Give Itself - and the NSA - Carte Blanche to Spy on the World

994 mass shootings in 1,004 days: This is what the US gun crisis looks like

Bernie Sanders Draws More Than 20,000 People At Boston Rally
The presidential contender is breaking Obama's records on the trail.

The US is addicted to guns - which only give an illusion of strength and security

Laura Flanders | More Leisure, Less Capitalism, Thanks to Tech

Koch Brothers Backing Misleading Anti-Solar Campaign in Florida

Guatemalan Activist Murdered After Court Suspends Palm Oil Company Operations

Bankruptcy Lawyers Strip Cash From Coal Miners' Health Insurance

Brazil's Unending World Cup: Twenty-Two Communities Still Fighting for Home in Fortaleza

“Unspeakable”: An MSF Nurse Recounts the Attack on MSF’s Kunduz Hospital

Billions From U.S. Fail to Sustain Foreign Forces

A Top Israeli Diplomat Publicly Admits What Netanyahu Won’t

What Hillary Clinton wants you to forget: Her disastrous record as a war hawk
Clinton gave her support to the Iran deal yesterday, but she also talked like someone ready to start dropping bombs.

Richard D. Wolff | Why Debates Over the Fed's Interest Rate Miss the Point