Saakashvili warns Odessa may soon break away from Ukraine
Mikheil Saakashvili warned that the Donbass scenario is possible for Odessa due to the social and political instability in the Ukrainian Bessarabia…
Civil forfeiture cash cow: Federal prosecutors fighting to keep cash from person never charged with a crime
Federal prosecutors are battling in court to keep $167,000 in cash seized in a 2013 traffic stop, despite the motorist never being charged in the…
A decade of solidarity in El Salto
Héctor A. Rivera reports on the 10-year anniversary of the TRADOC workers' strike victory and their succesful operation of a tire factory as a…
Footage confirms Rikers Island guard ignored diabetic inmate’s request for help before dying
Security footage shows guards at Rikers Island in New York ignoring — and even stepping over — a 45-year-old diabetic prisoner during his…
Mayor of small Oregon town arrested for meth possession
The 68-year-old mayor of a tiny town in Oregon has been charged with possession of methamphetamine, police said on Tuesday. Cletus Moore was arrested…
Video Shows Officers Ignoring Man in Diabetic Distress, He Dies in Jail 15 Hours After Arrest
Carlos Mercado’s death at Rikers shows us much more than terrible prison conditions. New York, NY — Rikers Island jail complex in New York has…
Interest in Home Schooling Surges as California Parents Look to Sidestep Vaccine Law
A new law making vaccinations mandatory has sparked an uptick in the number of parents exploring the home school option. With the passage of a new…
What Happened to a Govt Scientist Whose Findings Stood in the Way of Big Oil’s Plans for Arctic Drilling
The fate of Dr. Charles Monnett and the suppression of his work is a lesson in corporate strong-arming. In February 2011, Charles Monnett, an Arctic…
24 Life-Changing Poems About Desire, Love, Marriage, Loss (and Blow Jobs)
From first-date jitters to soul-crushing breakups, poems speak the universal language of emotion. Poetry tends to get a bad rap in our culture, for…
After Spending a Year in Prison, Former State Senator Condemns Mass Incarceration
Jeff Smith talks about the problems with America's incarceration complex. Once a rising star in Missouri Democratic politics, former State Senator…
Why Even Progressive Democrats Fall for ‘Accountability’ and Phony Education Reform
A congressman calls out his colleagues on education policy. Progressive Democrats are right to hail the new populism in their party driving the…
Nationwide Poll: Majority of Republicans Have Nakedly Racist Worldview — and Trump Has Found the Way to Unleash It
GOPers are living in a dangerous right-wing fantasyland—and are just fine with that. A new national poll released Tuesday has found that a majority…