California Bans Plastic Bags

“Nothing we use for a few minutes should pollute our ocean for hundreds of years." By Stefanie Spear, EcoWatch – The California Senate voted 22-15 late ...

Bernie Sanders: I Want To Know If Ordinary People Are Ready to Stand and Fight

Senator from Vermont touring the country to capture the pulse of populist sentiment By Jon Queally, Common Dreams– The Independent U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders ...

Cheney’s Legacy: Honesty Still in Short Supply

by Ray McGovern - As the world marks the centennial of World War I, the guns of August are again being oiled by comfortable ...

Shell's Renews Quest to Plunder Arctic in Search of Oil

Greenpeace responds with promise to escalate its campaign to 'Save the Arctic' from the dangers of oil and gas exploration in fragile ...

Stuck in the Middle, Donetsk Residents Stick Together to Stay Alive

An estimated 36 people die each day in embattled town where pro-Russia rebel separatists fight Ukranian soldiers By Sabra Ayres, Al Jazeera – DONTESK, Ukraine ...

Reflecting on Ferguson: When the Cops' Safety Is Number One

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout | News Analysis - Last Tuesday, two St. Louis police officers shot and killed 25-year-old Kajieme Powell just a ...

Mount Polley: A Wake-Up Call to the Realities of Tailings Ponds

By Dr. David Suzuki, EcoWatch – When a tailings pond broke at the Mount Polley gold and copper mine in south-central B.C., spilling millions of ...

California Bans Plastic Bags

Posted on Sep 11

Bernie Sanders: I Want To Know If Ordinary People Are

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Cheney’s Legacy: Honesty Still in Short Supply

Posted on Sep 13

Shell's Renews Quest to Plunder Arctic in Search of Oil

Posted on Sep 14

Stuck in the Middle, Donetsk Residents Stick Together to Stay

Posted on Sep 15

Reflecting on Ferguson: When the Cops' Safety Is Number One

Posted on Sep 16

Mount Polley: A Wake-Up Call to the Realities of Tailings

Posted on Aug 317

This Day in History

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On This Day, Sept 1, 1983 – Korean Airlines Flight Shot Down by Russia

Soviet jet fighters intercept a Korean Airlines passenger flight in Russian airspace and shoot the plane down, killing 269 passengers and crewmembers. The incident dramatically increased tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States. On September 1, 1983, Korean Airlines (KAL) flight 007 was on the last leg of a flight from New York City to Seoul, with a stopover in Anchorage, Alaska. As it approached its final destination, the plane began to veer far off its normal course. In just a short time, the plane flew into Russian airspace and crossed over the Kamchatka Peninsula, where some...

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Box Office: Brutal Summer Ends With a Whimper, Season Down a Historic 15 Percent

Although official numbers for summer 2014 won’t be released until Tuesday, North American revenue for the season will barely crack $4 billion ….. click for more

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