Why Big Business Loves Desperate Workers

And how a strong social safety net can make us all more free By Stephen Pimpare, Common Dreams – We don’t think enough about the ...

Rightwing Targets Shelter Sites for Migrant Children as Feds Search for Safe Housing

By Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams– Cities and towns across the country are responding to the influx of migrant children from Central America, with some ...

The Brink of Mass Extinction

"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children."  - Native American proverb By Dahr Jamail, Truthout | ...

Electricity Without the Grid

Energy poverty remains a primary barrier to improving economic growth By Ben Bovarnick and Eliza Dach, Center for American Progress– Around the world, approximately 1.4 billion people, or ...

In Desegregation Case, Judge Blasts School Officials and Justice Department

Says local school board has failed to meet legal mandate to integrate By Nikole Hannah-Jones, ProPublica A federal judge in Alabama has taken the rare step ...

Mysterious Siberian Crater Found at 'End of the World' May Portend Methane Climate Catastrophe

By FishOutofWater, Daily Kos – A mysterious crater almost the size of a football field discovered in a remote part of Siberia's Yamal peninsula known ...

Cannabis Reform Opponents Are Largely Funded By Pharmaceutical Companies

If you have followed the fight to end cannabis prohibition, than you have no doubt heard of the organizations Community Anti-Drug Coalition ...

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The Brink of Mass Extinction

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This Day in History

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On This Day, July 24, 1995 – Lance Armstrong wins seventh Tour de France

On this day in 2005, American cyclist Lance Armstrong wins a record-setting seventh consecutive Tour de France and retires from the sport. After Armstrong survived testicular cancer, his rise to cycling greatness inspired cancer patients and fans around the world and significantly boosted his sport’s popularity in the United States. However, in 2012, in a dramatic fall from grace, the onetime global cycling icon was stripped of his seven Tour titles after being charged with the systematic use of performance-enhancing drugs. Born on September 18, 1971, in Plano, Texas, Armstrong started his sports career as a triathlete, competing professionally...

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John Travolta Can’t Stop Former Pilot’s Lawsuit Over Secrets

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Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose, inquest rules

The TV presenter had been a heroin addict and took the substitute drug methadone for two-and-a-half years before her death, the inquest heard ….. click for more

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