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03/16/2018 02:13 PM
‘Research hints at tipping point in the Atlantic’s currents – Lots of fresh water from melting ice could radically alter the Atlantic’s currents’

03/16/2018 02:12 PM
‘ 'Enough': US students come together in spectacular walkout to end gun violence ‘

03/16/2018 02:10 PM
ISIS in the White House: ‘Countless Archaeological Sites at Risk in Trump Oil and Gas Auction’

03/14/2018 04:38 PM
“Border crossings are near historic lows and in recent years it is estimated that more Mexicans are voluntarily leaving the US than entering – a product of economic and demographic shifts.”

03/14/2018 04:37 PM
Armed teachers in Texas “provide a cautionary tale for the rest of the country.”

03/14/2018 04:36 PM
‘Gina Haspel, Trump’s Pick for CIA Director, Ran a Black Site for Torture’

03/14/2018 04:35 PM
“After scanning Archaeopteryx fossils in a particle accelerator known as a synchrotron, researchers found its wing bones matched modern birds that flap their wings to fly short distances or in bursts.”

03/13/2018 04:23 PM
“The US withdrawal and abrogation of the ABM Treaty may prove to be the greatest strategic blunder of the nuclear age."

03/13/2018 04:15 PM
‘New York commits $1.4 billion to renewable energy projects’

03/13/2018 04:14 PM
“Israel is a rarity among nations: Rather than confine its assassins to the shadows, it promotes them to prime minister.”

03/13/2018 04:09 PM
‘Japan: Shinzo Abe's political future in doubt as wife linked to cronyism scandal’ – “involved in heavily cutting the price of public land sold to a right-wing school”

03/13/2018 04:08 PM
‘Demands for teacher strike action expand across the US’

03/12/2018 04:12 PM
'Religious Right Leader: Trump’s Politics Matter More Than His Morality'

03/12/2018 03:56 PM
‘Trump's Mar-a-Lago Visa Hypocrisy’

03/08/2018 05:27 PM
‘Ohio Gas Well Was Spewing Methane Pollution Three Weeks After Blowout’ – “private oil and gas companies have a wasteful habit of releasing raw natural gas into the atmosphere instead of collecting it and paying royalties back to taxpayers.”

03/08/2018 05:25 PM
‘How the Zionists won the body but lost the soul of US politics’ – “Israel equals the US. The US is Israel.”

03/08/2018 05:24 PM
‘Gary Cohn: Mission Accomplished’

03/08/2018 05:23 PM
‘Israel passes law to strip residency of Jerusalem's Palestinians'

03/08/2018 04:27 PM
NASA’s Juno spacecraft reveals Jupiter's interior

03/07/2018 05:02 PM
‘Google Providing AI Technology for Drone Strike Targeting Project’ – “obscuring the relationship from the public”

03/07/2018 05:00 PM
‘Gun Profiteers: Who's Getting Rich Off the US Gun Crisis?’

03/07/2018 04:59 PM
India: ‘75% incidence of female genital mutilation in Bohra Muslim community, despite government claim there is no evidence of the practice’

03/06/2018 05:18 PM
“worsening inequality provided the Trump campaign with crucial electoral support from some of its angry victims.”

03/06/2018 05:17 PM
‘As the Trial of Omar Mateen’s Wife Begins, New Evidence Undermines Beliefs About the Pulse Massacre, Including Motive’

03/05/2018 05:24 PM
'Oklahoma teachers demand strike action, funding for education, Teachers from Oklahoma stand with West Virginia'

03/05/2018 05:14 PM
‘EU threatens retaliation to Trump’s trade war measures’ – “It is entirely inappropriate to view any trade with Canada as a national security threat to the United States.”

03/02/2018 10:51 AM
'The World’s Most Ancient, Elusive Sharks Were Finally Caught on Video'

03/02/2018 10:48 AM
'Do Trees Talk to Each Other?'

03/02/2018 10:44 AM
‘Simple telescope picks up hint of the Universe’s first stars, dark matter-- The Universe cooled faster than we thought, possibly due to weird form of dark matter’

03/02/2018 10:41 AM
‘Media, Democrats silent as US Supreme Court rules immigrants can be indefinitely detained’ – “Jennings v. Rodriguez is further proof that the Bill of Rights is a dead letter.”

03/02/2018 10:39 AM
“Gun fundamentalists are creating a world where nobody is safe.” – “The fact that guns are a commodity uniquely exempt from health and safety regulations is simply absurd.”

03/02/2018 10:38 AM
‘Mexico police charged with using death squad tactics on drug suspects’ – disappearances were state policy

02/28/2018 06:45 PM
‘Arctic warming: scientists alarmed by 'crazy' temperature rises’ – “global warming is eroding the polar vortex, the powerful winds that once insulated the frozen north.”

02/28/2018 06:44 PM
“Grenfell Tower combustible cladding was never tested … "risk extends to 299 other high-rise buildings in England that use similar cladding and insulation”

02/28/2018 06:43 PM
‘The Problems With FISA, Secrecy, and Automatically Classified Information’

02/27/2018 05:00 PM
‘Koch Document Reveals Laundry List of Policy Victories Extracted from the Trump Administration … roll back limits on pollution, approve new pipeline projects, and extend the largest set of upper-income tax breaks’

02/27/2018 04:59 PM
‘How did life begin? It’s Chemistry 101, but in space’

02/27/2018 04:58 PM
“Israeli forces detained a teenage Palestinian boy who has been missing part of his skull since December, when he was shot in the head by an Israeli soldier during a protest against the occupation of his West Bank village.”

02/26/2018 06:19 PM
‘Trump Blames Gun-Free Zones for School Shootings, Echoing Myth Spread by NRA’

02/26/2018 06:18 PM
“Fishing continued at the site of a massive oil spill in the East China Sea for days after the incident ... first time petroleum product of this type has spilled in such huge quantity.”

02/23/2018 04:27 PM
‘Citigroup Drove Puerto Rico Into Debt. Now It Will Profit From Privatization on the Island.’

02/23/2018 04:26 PM
‘Washington delivers new ultimatum on Iran’

02/23/2018 04:25 PM
‘Trump Sets Deadly Precedent by Hiding Rationale for Bombing Syria’ – “Trump's attack on Syria violated both US and international law.”

02/23/2018 04:24 PM
‘ Inside the US Military Recruitment Program That Trained Nikolas Cruz to Be "a Very Good Shot" ‘

02/21/2018 05:04 PM
‘This Canadian city is plagued by an obnoxious humming—and it’s getting worse – Research points to irregular steel mill operations on Zug Island, but questions abound’

02/21/2018 04:59 PM
Comment: ‘Supplements are a $30 billion racket'

02/20/2018 05:05 PM
‘Extent of UK cooperation with Gaddafi revealed’

02/20/2018 05:00 PM
‘Blowback: How Israel Went From Helping Create Hamas to Bombing It’

02/20/2018 05:00 PM
“the annual spending on drug testing is now more than the whole budget for the Environmental Protection Agency.”

02/20/2018 05:00 PM
‘Young people ask ‘am I next?’ at demonstration against Washington inaction in the wake of Florida attack’

02/16/2018 03:28 PM
‘The mass shooting in Parkland was the 18th school shooting just since the beginning of 2018, i.e., in the space of less than seven weeks.’ – “Politics and culture have been blighted by the deliberate cultivation of nationalism and anti-immigrant racism and efforts to encourage the most backward conceptions.”

02/15/2018 05:14 PM
‘FEMEN Activist Expresses Solidarity with Iranian Women Who Reject Hijab’ – “Rebel against the hijab with all might!”

02/15/2018 05:10 PM
‘Puerto Rico blackout exposes the precarious state of the island’s electrical grid’

02/15/2018 05:09 PM
‘In Fiji, villages need to move due to climate change’ – “Fiji itself has recorded a six-millimetre sea level increase each year since 1993.”

02/14/2018 05:27 PM
‘The mini crash and class warfare’ – “But even a hint of a growth in the real economy, for real people, a bare 9 cents an hour, is bad, evil, scary inflation. It is to be feared and must be instantly slapped-down.”

02/14/2018 05:26 PM
‘Google search results for abortion services promote anti-abortion centers’

02/14/2018 05:25 PM
“Israel must safeguard a Jewish majority even at the expense of human rights, the country's justice minister has said”

02/13/2018 05:24 PM
‘ 'Oumuamua: 'space cigar's' tumble hints at violent past ‘

02/13/2018 05:22 PM
‘Blowback: How Torture Fuels Terrorism Rather Than Reduces It’

02/13/2018 05:20 PM
Finland rated as “most stable, the safest and the best-governed country in the world. It was also the third wealthiest, the third least corrupt, the second most socially progressive and the third most socially just.”

02/13/2018 05:18 PM
Israel launches more attacks on Syria while blaming Iran, Israeli F-16 shot down

02/13/2018 05:17 PM
‘Tracing the tangled tracks of humankind's evolutionary journey’

02/12/2018 05:31 PM
‘NASA confirms: Its undead satellite is operational’ – “the craft's return to life is even more mysterious than we'd realized.”

02/12/2018 05:30 PM
Comment: ‘Trump’s parade and the threat of military dictatorship’

02/08/2018 05:05 PM
‘Congress Keeps Funding a War Machine That the Public Should Divest From’

02/08/2018 05:02 PM
‘Doctors floored by epidemic levels of black lung in Appalachian coal miners - The cases are more severe, and miners are dying younger.’

02/08/2018 05:01 PM
Suspicious murder in Mali forces U$ military to investigate SEAL Team 6

02/07/2018 05:35 PM
‘Citing U.S. Prison Conditions, British Appeals Court Refuses to Extradite Accused Hacker Lauri Love to the U.S.’

02/07/2018 05:32 PM
‘Mutant crayfish got rid of males, and its clones are taking over the world’ - “the organism evolved a way to clone itself”

02/07/2018 05:24 PM
‘Pentagon to Allow Nuclear Responses to Non-Nuclear Attacks’

02/07/2018 05:24 PM
‘Brazil’s political crisis deepens after court upholds conviction of Lula’

02/07/2018 05:20 PM
“Drug companies—some international and even US-based—are selling millions of dubious and unapproved cocktails of antibiotics in India, all of which could spur the development of drug-resistant bacteria and imperil patients.”

02/06/2018 05:22 PM
Comment: ‘Private Censorship Is Not the Best Way to Fight Hate or Defend Democracy: Here Are Some Better Ideas’

02/06/2018 05:20 PM
‘Neanderthals used fire to make tools’

02/06/2018 05:17 PM
‘Global Shipping Business Tied to Mitch McConnell, Secretary Elaine Chao Shrouded in Offshore Tax Haven’

02/06/2018 05:16 PM
‘What a US-China trade war would look like’

02/05/2018 05:32 PM
“Israel is definitely not a democratic state, but it is also not a Jewish state. Israel is only Jewish in the same way that South Africa was white. It is not Jewish by religion, but only by supremacy.”

02/05/2018 05:30 PM
'Israel legalises outpost after settler shot dead'

02/05/2018 05:29 PM
“SpaceX will have nearly tripled the capability of the Falcon 9 rocket from 2011 to 2018”

02/02/2018 01:57 PM
‘Trump: Countries against Jerusalem move are enemies’

02/02/2018 01:55 PM
‘Made in the USA: The Real History of the MS-13 Gang Trump Talked About in State of the Union’ – “MS-13 was born in Los Angeles amidst the refugees fleeing President Reagan's dirty wars in El Salvador”

01/31/2018 05:24 PM
No bail for Reality Winner, yet “Not only did Manafort get bail, he was given permission to spend Christmas in the Hamptons.”

01/31/2018 05:23 PM
‘Trump Officials Are Exploring Mass Arrests of US Mayors’

01/31/2018 05:22 PM
‘Four months of life in the dark after Hurricane Maria’ – “capitalism in incapable of fulfilling the basic necessities of society, since its primary function is the enrichment of the financial elite at the expense of workers.”

01/30/2018 06:46 PM
‘US involvement in enslavement and rape of Afghan children’

01/30/2018 06:36 PM
‘The Republican War on Women Continues With Yet Another Bill to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks’

01/30/2018 06:35 PM
‘Cape Town, South Africa to become first city in the developed world to run out of water’ – “Access to the most basic necessity of life, clean safe water, is no longer a guarantee even in the most “advanced” capitalist society.”

01/29/2018 05:19 PM
‘Thousands of students stranded as Ohio cyber charter school suddenly shuts down’, profitable online school used fraudulent attendance numbers, funded election campaigns

01/29/2018 05:16 PM
‘The Case of the Missing "Fraudulent" Voters: An Interview With Greg Palast’

01/29/2018 05:15 PM
‘New Orleans City Council Caves to Pressure From Jewish Groups, Rescinds Human Rights Resolution’ – “They were opposed to human rights accountability for all groups if it meant that Israel might be held accountable”

01/28/2018 01:54 PM
‘Billions of pieces of plastic on coral reefs send disease soaring, research reveals’

01/28/2018 01:52 PM
‘Israel had plan to shoot down passenger plane to kill Arafat’ – “officers refusing to obey orders they considered illegal.”

01/28/2018 01:51 PM
‘Harvard’s Endowment Is Profiting From Puerto Rico’s Debt as the Island’s Schools Face Crippling Cuts’

01/25/2018 05:29 PM
‘Ex-President Lula’s Corruption Conviction Is Upheld by Brazilian Appeals Court. Now What?’

01/25/2018 05:16 PM
‘Continuing crisis used to justify sell-off of Puerto Rico’s electrical grid’

01/25/2018 05:14 PM
‘Submerged permafrost releasing methane, but not into the atmosphere’

01/25/2018 05:06 PM
‘Nine Humanitarian Activists Face Federal Charges After Leaving Water for Migrants in the Arizona Desert’

01/24/2018 06:32 PM
‘Wave of immigrant arrests, deportations in Michigan’ – “a broader escalation of the Trump administration’s reactionary crackdown on immigrants and undocumented workers”

01/24/2018 06:28 PM
'Fears over US-Turkey military confrontation in Syria'

01/23/2018 05:14 PM
‘Federal shutdown ends as Democrats cave in to Trump’ – “In the annals of cowardly capitulations, there are few spectacles that can match Monday’s collapse by the Democratic Party”

01/21/2018 11:43 AM
‘Facebook and Google outline unprecedented mass censorship at US Senate hearing’ – “Having no social reform to offer, the ruling elites see censorship as the only means to prop up their rule.”

01/21/2018 11:41 AM
Some U$ hospitals now plan to make their own medicine to get around price gouging and shortages

01/21/2018 11:40 AM
Trump gov’t: ‘New office will help medical providers deny treatment on religious grounds’

01/18/2018 05:03 PM
‘World's longest underwater cave system discovered in Mexico by divers’

01/18/2018 05:02 PM
‘Trump administration escalates attack on data encryption’

01/18/2018 05:01 PM
‘Twilight Haze of Titan’ – “In this view, individual layers of haze can be distinguished in the upper atmosphere of Titan”

01/17/2018 05:46 PM
‘Is this the beginning of the end of Trump's real estate empire?’ – "The brand no longer signified premium, but prejudice, said residents: it had become an embarrassment.”

01/17/2018 05:44 PM
“The US government is cutting more than half of its planned funding to the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, a move that could prove catastrophic for millions of people in need.”

01/17/2018 05:43 PM
'Hubble scores unique close-up view of distant galaxy' – “The image was stretched and amplified by the natural phenomenon of gravitational lensing, unlocking unprecedented detail.”

01/17/2018 05:42 PM
‘Gut bacteria linked to cataclysmic epidemic that wiped out 16th-century Mexico’ – “outbreak in 1545 was estimated to have killed between five and 15 million alone—or up to 80 percent of the population.”

01/17/2018 05:41 PM
‘ 'Employ us or kill us': Tunisian youth on the margins ‘

01/16/2018 06:05 PM
'Worse Than Idiocracy'

01/16/2018 06:00 PM
‘Beyond Reform, Toward the End of Policing’ – “Body cameras, diversity in hiring, and community policing, all fail to get at the root of the unjust mission of policing.”

01/15/2018 01:44 PM
‘Trump’s racist comments trigger international condemnation’ – “America’s influence and power in the world has really been about our ability to persuade because of our leadership, and he’s just destroying that.”

01/13/2018 04:34 PM
‘The toll of history’s worst epidemic surpasses all the military deaths in World War I and World War II combined’ – US government lied about flu epidemic, led to more fear and deaths

01/13/2018 04:27 PM
'Researchers Are Trying to Figure Out How to Play This Ancient Roman Board Game'

01/13/2018 04:20 PM
‘Large sheets of ice may have been spotted on Mars’

01/13/2018 04:19 PM
Trump nominee “gave federal regulators faulty data about the amount of radiation in Texas drinking water, which had exceeded federal limits in several communities”

01/13/2018 04:18 PM
‘Killer herpes from wild monkeys – Introduced to amuse tourists, the monkeys pose a public health risk’

01/13/2018 04:17 PM
‘Trump Launches Attack on Medicaid by Pushing Work Requirements’ – "Work requirements don't help the unemployed or underemployed find work"

01/11/2018 04:31 PM
Mystery space radio pulses could be caused by "a dead star with an exceptionally powerful magnetic field”

01/11/2018 04:29 PM
‘Norman Finkelstein on the Many Lies Perpetuated About Gaza’

01/11/2018 04:28 PM
‘Mass protests against austerity, unemployment shake Tunisia’ – “none of the grievances that drove the working class into revolutionary struggle seven years ago ... have been resolved.”

01/11/2018 04:27 PM
‘Mysterious explosion of a deadly plague may come down to a sugar in ice cream’

01/10/2018 05:10 PM
Reimagine the means of production with commons-based peer production

01/10/2018 05:09 PM
“The federal government is deliberately concealing methods used by intelligence or law enforcement agencies to identify or investigate suspects — including methods that may be illegal.”

01/10/2018 05:08 PM
Trump regime ‘to loosen nuclear weapons constraints and develop more 'usable’' warheads’

01/10/2018 05:07 PM
“Analysts have warned that Trump’s sharp reduction in corporate taxes will encourage workers to demand significant wage improvements in 2018.”

01/09/2018 06:34 PM
‘Enough About Steve Bannon. Rupert Murdoch’s Influence on Donald Trump Is More Dangerous.’

01/09/2018 06:33 PM
‘Israel bans entry for 20 groups over BDS support’ – "You cannot ban groups who are against settlements, occupation and apartheid and still call yourself a democracy”

01/09/2018 06:32 PM
‘Tell-all book on Trump White House intensifies US political crisis’ – “In his narcissism and single-minded concern for his own wealth and power, he personifies the American financial oligarchy”

01/07/2018 04:55 PM
‘Sessions Plans to Rescind Policy That Allows States to Legalize Marijuana’

01/07/2018 04:54 PM
‘Facebook deleted accounts at the behest of US, Israeli and German governments’ – “campaign of censorship against Palestinians”

01/07/2018 04:53 PM
‘The Universe is producing more massive stars than we thought’

01/04/2018 05:28 PM
‘How to Build a Single-Payer Health System: Lessons From Taiwan's Turnaround’ – “Taiwan went from having about 43 percent of its people uninsured to universal coverage in just a few years, all while improving outcomes and keeping costs to just 6 percent of GDP.”

01/04/2018 05:27 PM
Carbon isotopes more evidence 3.5 billion-year-old microbe fossils are legit

01/04/2018 05:25 PM
‘AT&T sued over layoffs—after promising more investment because of tax cut’ – “AT&T got both the tax cut and the net neutrality repeal but then started laying employees off.”

01/04/2018 05:24 PM
Pollution from explosive compound RDX – "The total amount of land contaminated by the military is larger than the state of Florida."

01/04/2018 05:23 PM
‘Mass protests against austerity and social inequality shake Iranian regime’ – “an incipient rebellion of the working class”

01/04/2018 05:22 PM
‘Tweeting About Size of His "Nuclear Button," Trump Disrupts Peace Effort With Childish Threat' – “further evidence of his lack of fitness for office”

01/03/2018 05:46 PM
'Scan technique reveals secret writing in mummy cases' - "scraps of papyrus which were used by ancient Egyptians for shopping lists or tax returns."

01/03/2018 05:44 PM
Trump Administration's Executive Orders: "to give the impression of activity within the administration, regardless of the follow-through."

01/03/2018 05:43 PM
Comment: 'The oligarchy versus society' - "When social reform is impossible, social revolution becomes inevitable."

12/29/2017 04:33 PM
‘How Cheney and His Allies Created the North Korea Nuclear Missile Crisis’ – Rumsfeld and Bolton too with lobby of military contractors pushing for a national missile defense system

12/29/2017 04:32 PM
‘Bacteria under pressure run reaction in reverse to sequester carbon’

12/29/2017 04:31 PM
‘Banned From the Banking Industry for Life, a Scott Pruitt Friend Finds a New Home at the EPA’ – returning the favor

12/28/2017 05:00 PM
‘Trump Moves to Scrap Offshore Drilling Safety Rules’ – the rules were added after the worst oil spill in US history

12/27/2017 06:00 PM
Palestinian refugees world's most tear-gassed by Israel – ‘No one else experiences this level of tear gas, and there is no way to avoid it or mitigate the effects’

12/27/2017 05:59 PM
“The United States in the only country that sentences minors to life in prison without parole.” – Here’s one man’s story

12/26/2017 11:54 AM
Comment: 'The world urgently needs critical thinking, not gut feeling'

12/26/2017 11:51 AM
‘US Congress passes tax windfall for corporations and the rich’ – “The entire process has been a travesty of democratic procedures, exposing the fraud of American democracy and underscoring the basic fact that the United States is ruled by an oligarchy”

12/26/2017 11:49 AM
‘Alabama announces freeze on children’s health program’

12/21/2017 06:57 PM
‘Pentagon faces outrage for declaring Guantanamo art will burn’, Pentagon may burn detainees’ artwork to prevent release

12/21/2017 06:56 PM
‘Interstellar visitor might be a comet covered in carbonaceous crud’

12/20/2017 04:09 PM
‘Trump Administration Rolls Back EPA Plan to Restrict Dangerous Household Chemicals’

12/20/2017 04:08 PM
'A New Twist in the Dark Matter Tale'

12/20/2017 03:43 PM
‘ 'A shocking and wanton act': Israel accused over death of wheelchair user ’

12/20/2017 03:42 PM
‘Pesticides Linked to Declining Bee Populations Also Threaten Birds and Small Mammals’ – “other developed nations wisely restrict use of these dangerous poisons, the United States has refused to take even the most basic steps to protect our wildlife from neonics."

12/20/2017 03:41 PM
‘Laughable leadership: Trump's strategy astray’ – “That's not America first; it's America alone.”

12/19/2017 05:08 PM
“The first known interstellar asteroid may hold water from another star system in its interior”

12/19/2017 05:07 PM
‘Police Shoot More People Than Previously Known’, police officers "shoot first and come up with reasons later."

12/18/2017 06:16 PM
'CEOs Aren’t Waiting for the Tax Bill to Pass — They’ve Already Started Pocketing the Windfall'

12/17/2017 06:30 PM
'Trump's First Year Sets Record for US Special Ops, Deploying to 149 Countries'

12/17/2017 05:31 PM
‘Killing Net Neutrality Has Brought On a New Call for Public Broadband’ – Chattanooga Tennessee built “vibrant tech and startup culture” with low-cost city-run internet