Standing Rock Sioux were “denied access to information and excluded from consultations,” a United Nations special rapporteur charges.
Will the press ever learn? By the time the media figures out that its addiction to “BREAKING NEWS” is a standing invitation to be punked, the guy who’s gaming the press may be sitting in the Oval Office.
Release of dashcam and body-cam footage follows days of protests and demands for videos to be made public.
After a summer saga that’s been dubbed the “chicken coup,” in which a group of Labour Party politicians tried to depose their leader, Corbyn has emerged triumphant from another election—this time with a larger majority.
Climate scientist Michael Mann says there is “tentative but compelling evidence” that it was hotter this summer than it has been at any point in 100,000 years.
One-third of voters took advantage of early-voting options in 2012. But does so-called “convenience voting” increase turnout overall and minority turnout in particular?
Five hundred more troops will be sent to help with the massive Mosul campaign. They will not engage in fighting at the front but will help call in airstrikes on Islamic State targets and provide tactical advice and training.
“He better not be fucking dead!” shouts Rakeyia Scott, standing a short distance away from where police officers surround her dying husband.
The presidential candidates are not talking about the issues that matter to millions of working-class Americans, including students at Los Angeles Trade Tech. The community college centered on vocational education is a place of second chances and has no time for empty campaign rhetoric.
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The Obama administration has made an example of Jeffrey Sterling, the first whistleblower convicted under the Espionage Act. Now the former CIA agent is being denied proper medical care in the federal detention center where he is imprisoned after being sentenced to three years.
Nukes, bombs and a well-oiled machinery of privatized war—here are a few recent examples from the world of American-style war and peace that make me want to shout, “You must be kidding!”
Human destruction of wilderness areas has added to the pollution that puts millions of people on three continents at risk of waterborne diseases.
Not even North Korea’s late supreme leader was immune to Hollywood’s charms. (Pictured, Choi Eun Hee, left, and Shin Sang Ok.)
Sexual violence is part of the price many women and girls fleeing their countries for Europe must pay. This crisis—notably dire for Africans—can be mitigated if refugee aid agencies give priority to specific female-centered measures.
In a new video, actor Romany Malco describes the covert black history of the U.S. and the economic factors behind the prison-industrial complex.
The prominent activist and journalist cites the Montgomery bus boycott as an example the nation needs to follow.
Legal guardians appointed for the elderly don’t always have their wards’ interests in mind and are able to steal thousands with the support of judicial and economic systems.
After 67 years as Dodgers baseball play-by-play announcer, the 88-year-old legend is retiring at the end of the season—and remains the biggest star in town.
“I am feeling hurt. I am feeling lonely,” said Manning.
For starters, the Libertarian Party presidential candidate supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership, fracking and “massive cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and social welfare programs of all kinds,” writes Mother Jones blogger Kevin Drum.