“White people, it’s not always about you”: Bill Maher and Killer Mike push back against right-wing Beyonce outrage
On last night's "Real Time," host Bill Maher talked to his guests about Beyonce's polarizing Super Bowl halftime performance of "Formation." "To me,…
“They’re all corruptions of American democracy”: Race, vote buying and the insidious new assault on the poor
Mary Frances Berry is one of America's most prominent civil rights and social justice activists, as well as a distinguished historian, author and…
The UK’s Investigatory Powers Bill report card: “Must try harder”
The British public will not accept a law that treats the Internet, the greatest modern innovation for cultural, economic and social development, as…
5 Lessons On Love You Can Learn From Your Pooch For Valentine’s Day
Another Valentine’s Day when it appears that everyone in the world has a perfectly happy committed relationship. In other words, a day when most of…
Saturday Storytime: How the God Auzh-Aravik Brought Order to the World Outside the World
I do have a particular weakness for stories of making and unmaking like this from Arkady Martine . The god Auzh-Aravik spat into her flayed palm and…
Daylight fireball observed in southern California sky
A large blue-green fireball was observed over southern California around 14:35 UTC on February 11, 2016. According to American Meteor Society, the…
Steve Duin: Enter Erin Brockovich
When neighborhood activists demanded the agency tighten pollution controls at ESCO Corporation, DEQ argued publicly that it could not tie those…
DEQ says Portland polluters are cutting emissions
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality held a press conference Friday afternoon to announce that two Portland glass companies have agreed to…
Zimbabwe: You Wanted to Kill My Boy, Grace Mugabe Tells Zanu-PF Plotters
[News24Wire] Grace Mugabe claims soldiers and top Zanu-PF officials angling for power wanted to kill her youngest child, but not everyone believes…
South Africa: Tragedy As Lily Mine Experiences Another Collapse
[News24Wire] There were reports on Saturday of another collapse at the Lily Mine in Louisville, outside Barberton where three mine workers have been…
“A Market Collapse Is On The Horizon”
Submitted by Gail Tverberg via OilPrice.com, What is ahead for 2016? Most people don’t realize how tightly the following are linked: 1. Growth in…
La Riva, Stein, Chomsky and Blum Discuss Sanders’ Surge
Two third party presidential candidates argue that the American people would hear about revolutionary ideas that Bernie is not talking about if third…