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Pharma Executives Worry About Presidential Candidates Demanding Reform

They’re trying to deify Ronald Reagan: Inside the right-wing plot to turn the Gipper into a modern-day God
Grover Norquist wants an ode to Reagan in all 3,000 US counties. Then just wait until he targets our currency

The Koch brothers are pushing pure economic liberty as the only road to true prosperity - to the detriment of all but the rich

Chris Christie Signs Bill Privatizing New Jersey's Water Supply

Iowa's nightmare revisited: Was correct winner called?

In NH Debate, Hillary Clinton Touted Henry Kissinger, War Criminal, as Character Reference
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Iowa Democratic Party reviewing results in caucuses

Talia Buford on EPA and Environmental Racism and Carey Gillam on Food Coverage Conflicts

This Map Helps Explain Texas' Planned Parenthood Blunder

Fracking the Everglades? Many Floridians Recoil as House Approves Bill
For the third year in a row, a bill to allow the controversial practice passes the state house, while many communities vote to ban it.

Regulatory showdown in California wheat field
A wheat farm pockmarked with pooled water here has become a launch pad for an agribusiness legal assault on a major Obama administration rule that redefines the scope of the Clean Water Act.

Independent voters play key role in New Hampshire primaries

Canada Strikes Landmark Deal to Protect Over 9 Million Acres of Rainforest

The 2016 Elections: The Questions Virtually No One Is Asking, Much Less Answering

India may decide on GM food as China makes big leap with Syngenta buy

Hunger Is Bad, Especially for Kids
The Obama administration recently announced two new initiatives to reduce childhood food insecurity. Here's why that's a really, really good thing.

Single-payer health plan wouldn't cost US more

Sorry, Hillary: You are the establishment

Iowa Democratic party altered precinct's caucus results during chaotic night
Shift of one delegate from Bernie Sanders to Hillary Clinton raises questions about Iowa Democratic party\u2019s management of first-in-the-nation vote.

Is the US ready for a socialist president? Sanders might be about to find out

In New Hampshire, TV Station Partners With Interest Groups That Push Candidates on War and Austerity

Scientists trace cancer-linked pollutant to oil sands stockpiles

340 Brazilian Companies Fined for Modern Slave Labor Conditions

One of the United States' oldest stock exchanges has just been sold to China

Tackling Climate Change in the Caribbean: Natural Solutions to a Human Induced Problem

Denmark’s justice minister admitted on Friday that the US sent a rendition flight to Copenhagen Airport that was meant to capture whistleblower Edward Snowden and return him to the United States.

The Guantánamo in New York You're Not Allowed to Know About

Heavy metals, petroleum and nitrite has contaminated soil and groundwater in a Vancouver Island watershed that supplies 12,000 people downstream from a controversial polluted-soil dump approved by the province.

Brazil Wages War against Zika Virus on Several Fronts

Dean Baker | The New Yorker Shooting Blindly at Bernie Sanders

Memories of FGM: 'I was screaming in pain and fear'
Assita Kanko, a politician in Brussels, recalls when she underwent female genital mutilation as a child in Burkina Faso.

A federal judge on Thursday hit Freedom Industries with a $900,000 criminal fine for the January 2014 Elk River chemical spill, but acknowledged that the bankrupt company is unlikely to ever pay the penalty.

Six Facts That Erase Any Doubt US Officials Know They Are Deporting People to Their Deaths

Syria warns Saudis against incursion, says will be resisted

Ahead of Primary, New Hampshire Workers Declare: Want My Vote? Raise the Wage!
Fast food workers walk off the job before protesting at the GOP debate in Manchester.

After 20 Years, Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Still in Political Limbo

Lead poisoning in Pennsylvania, New Jersey may be worse than Flint

Ted Cruz’s Promise That Big Donors Will Match Campaign Donations Could Break Rules

Why the US presidential primary system is no way to run a democracy

Women of Haitian Descent Bear the Brunt of Dominican Migration Policy

Emails Reveal Early Suspicions of a Flint Link to Legionnaires’ Disease

China Has Finally Told Hong Kong It Is Holding the Three Missing Booksellers

What Would Happen If an Entire Nation Stopped Eating Meat?

Cruz and Rubio: Heirs to Bush-Obama Militarism

Contaminated water kills 37 kids in Colombia, community sues
Indigenous and Black communities in Colombia filed a lawsuit against the government Wednesday after 37 kids in the region died in less than a year from drinking water contaminated by mercury, a chemical used in a local mine.

The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting in northern Syria has nearly doubled, a Turkish official says.

Washington State moves to protect mobile-home buyers

Uganda's Press Crackdown Is Likely to Worsen

The mystery of the expanding tropics
As Earth's dry zones shift rapidly polewards, researchers are scrambling to figure out the cause - and consequences.

UN Demands Zika-Infected Countries Give Women Access to Abortion and Birth Control

Germany's Catholic Church calls for 'reduction' in refugees

A federal court has ordered the US Army Corps of Engineers to pay for the toxic waste cleanup at a historic Yakama Nation fishing site on the Columbia River.

Thousands take part in anti-Islam Pegida protests across Europe

The star of an Oscar-winning documentary that shows how dolphins are hunted in a Japanese village was deported to the US on Friday after Tokyo airport officials barred his entry and he was held in detention for more than two weeks.

A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to ban flame retardants linked to cancer, learning disabilities and other health problems from being used in children’s products and furniture. But legislation to do that could fail for the fifth year running if legisl

Congressman Has Plan to Force Bundy Militants, Not Taxpayers, to Foot Bill for Occupation

First abortion in Colombia possibly as result of Zika: A woman struggled to find a doctor willing to provide an abortion after it was discovered her fetus suffered from microcephaly.

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates the mine spill in Colorado last year dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River

The Lessons of Zapatista Women Activists for Today's Social Movements

Obama Proposes $10 Per Barrel Oil Tax to Fund Clean Transportation - Here's How Republicans Responded

Argument Over Flint Water Aid Delays Senate Energy Bill

Algeria: Human and Trade Union Rights Activists Under Pressure
The Algerian regime is unsparing in the tactics used to discourage workers from organizing and fighting for their rights, including willful disregard for the decisions of its justice system.

A #BernieLady in a BroWorld

High Lead Levels Were Detected in Nearly 400 Flint Homes, and There May Be More

New Record Low for January Arctic Sea Ice

Indigenous Rights Win Major Steps Forward in Honduras

Maryland lawmaker moves to decriminalize drugs like heroin

French law forbids food waste by supermarkets

New York City Mayor's Ambitious Plans to Solarize City Buildings

A Labyrinth of Injustice in Guatemala: Indigenous Activists Struggle Against Dispossession of Land and Rights

Flint residents en route to Washington: 'We want results' amid water crisis

Oklahoma Wind Farms Bring Millions of Tax Dollars to Local Counties: Study

Woman with Asperger's syndrome who shared viral dog video shot dead by police in Arizona

Europe Scales Back on Renewable Energy Subsidies After Years of Support

Dashcam video shows Montana police shooting man as he steered car away

Mormon church opposing Utah medical marijuana bill: A senator is frustrated that leaders of Utah's predominant faith "put their thumb on the scale" to influence state policy.

Lawsuit: Woman miscarried after cops battered her during false arrest

Palestinian youths slain in deadly attack on Israeli police

Bankers, Preachers, and Fear of President Sanders

The Day Casco’s Workers Sat Down on the Job

Black Box Voting's Bev Harris on the IA Caucus Mess and NH Concerns

Israeli court “freezes” dying journalist’s detention

Not Your Grandfather’s Black Freedom Movement: An Interview with BYP100’s Charlene Carruthers
The 30-year-old radical black queer feminist who\u2019s Rahm Emanuel\u2019s worst nightmare

Residents of minority communities decry dumping of toxic coal ash

Spike Lee’s New Michael Jackson Movie Honors the Artistry of the King of Pop

Revealing the Fallacy of White Knight Philanthropic Salvation in an Urban Public School

Taiwan earthquake: dozens trapped in toppled building
Rescuers were fighting to reach 35 people trapped under a collapsed building with at least seven people dead and 150 hospitalised

Union membership creeps upward in the South

UN Group Calls for Slavery Reparations, but Few in Media Are Listening

Nearly 200 images released by US military depict Bush-era detainee abuse
Court ruling forces Pentagon to release photos after 12-year legal battle over abuse at military sites around Iraq and Afghanistan

In Pivot to Asia, US Military Reinforces Its Foothold in the Pacific

I Am A Feminist, So I Will Not Be Voting for Hillary

S.C. cleanup results show there's hope after coal ash contamination

GOP wants end to pro-Bush attacks on Rubio