The legendary Ramparts editor who later ingeniously paired writer Hunter Thompson and artist Ralph Steadman died this week, leaving a slew of colorful memories behind him.
Although the Republican presidential candidate continuously accuses the media of being biased, one of his top political advisers is none other than the Fox News Channel talk show host, who often uses his airtime to support Trump.
Journalist Andrew Cockburn has written extensively on the slaughter of Yemeni people at the hands of the Saudis. In a recent interview on “Democracy Now!”, he argues that this is a “very cruel war that we are helping to wage.”
At the annual Veterans For Peace convention, speakers including filmmaker Oliver Stone, historian Andrew Bracevich and journalist Ann Jones discussed public relation campaigns in support of war and the struggles American veterans face.
Larry Cohen (pictured, far right), the organization’s incoming board chairman, and Claire Sandberg, who recently resigned as its digital organizing director, discuss the controversy over the involvement of Jeff Weaver, who managed the Vermont senator’s presidential campaign.
Voters will be confronted with competing death penalty proposals on the November ballot: the praiseworthy Proposition 62 and the defective Proposition 66.
Black and Latino working-class activists attempted to hold leading U.S. economic policymakers accountable to communities of color by posing tough questions to 10 Federal Reserve presidents and governors at the institution’s annual Jackson Hole Policy Symposium.
The Florida congressman, who is running for a Senate seat, talks trade deals, corporate manipulation and the failures of the Democratic Party.
Uygur urged Sanders supporters who are disappointed with the announcement of the senator’s new organization to trust the group’s leaders unless they betray their core principles.
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A panel of federal judges advanced a case that has the potential to set a precedent restricting partisan gerrymandering nationwide.
Scientists find that impacts of population growth on the planet’s biodiversity aren’t generally as bad as has been feared—but are intensifying rapidly in species-rich areas.
A Vietnam vet told me about a veteran of the Iraq War who, when some civilian said, “Thank you for your service,” replied: “I didn’t serve, I was used.” It got me thinking about the many ways today’s veterans are used, conned and exploited.
The fifth poem in “The Desert Survival Series/La serie de sobrevivencia del desierto” tells readers they can survive up to three weeks without eating in the desert, but that certain fruits can safely fill one’s belly during the dangerous journey across the U.S.- Mexico border.
While any one extreme weather event can’t be directly attributed to climate change, storms, droughts, wildfires, floods and hurricanes all are expected to become more frequent and more severe as the planet warms.
A spokesman for the Kurdish army said that attacks by the Turkish military constitute a naked act of aggression and intervention into the internal affairs of Syria.
Two new reports show that pregnancy-related deaths and severe obstetrical complications rose as the state slashed funding for family planning, but researchers and state officials say more information is needed to understand the trend.
We need more humble prophets—to remind the skeptical that religion, which can indeed be divisive, is also a moral prod and an intellectual spark. But such figures are hard to find in this election year.
If indigenous activists manage to block the building of an oil line they consider a threat to ancestral lands, their success will be one small measure of justice in a line of injustices going back to the founding of this nation.
The Republican presidential nominee’s use of aggressive rhetoric is nothing new, but since the combative Stephen Bannon joined the campaign, Trump is homing in on the media—and stirring up vitriol among his supporters.
Since the start of 2016, the Baltimore Police Department has been using a privately funded and operated surveillance company to investigate crimes via a camera-equipped airplane—without informing the public.