Appeals Court Allows Stop And Frisk; Removes Judge

By Joseph Ax, -

A U.S. appeals court froze court-ordered reforms to the New York City Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk program and removed the judge who found the police tactic unconstitutional [...]

Canada, Aboriginal Tension Erupting Over Resource Development, Study Suggests

By Sunny Freeman, -

“Canada is a developed country and it is having an implosion of the sort that we’ve only seen in the developing countries,” said Rebecca Adamson, president and co-founder of First Peoples’ [...]

Will Dick Cheney be Arrested For War Crimes in Canada?

By Jodie Gummow, -

The international group, Lawyers Against War, has urged Canadian authorities to arrest former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney for war crimes when he arrives at the Toronto Global Forum this week, [...]

What Do Occupy Protestors Think of Pepper Spray Cop Being Awarded $38,000?

By Jak Hutchcraft, -

There are three things I can tell you about it. One—he’s legally entitled to it; it’s an insurance payment. Two—the fact that he’s getting it is a tremendous injustice. Three—not only did he get [...]

In Hollywood, WikiLeaks is a Whole Lot Less Interesting Than in Real Life

By Thomas Hintze, -

For viewers actually interested in the history and politics of WikiLeaks, it’s impossible to see these characters and their interpersonal dramas as anything but a distraction from the real [...]

Stories of the Disappeared: The World Court of Women Against Poverty

By Jackie Smith, -

"Poverty is the new normal" according to former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, speaking in Philadelphia in October 2013 in her role as juror for the World Court of Women on [...]

How Idle No More Became A Movement

By Heather Yundt, -

“We were idle,” says Sylvia McAdam, “and we all decided we weren’t going to be idle anymore.” McAdam was chatting with Nina Wilson, Sheelah McLean and Jessica Gordon on Facebook last fall when [...]

Obamacare: The Biggest Insurance Scam in History

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also called "Obamacare," may be the biggest insurance scam in history. The industries that profit from our current health care system wrote the legislation, heavily [...]

The Most Important Labor Strike in the World Is Happening Right Now

By David Callahan, -

Millions of workers across Indonesia are joining a national strike this week to press for a higher minimum wage and universal health coverage. This is actually a big deal for Americans, not that [...]

Snowden Lands Website Support Job In Russia

By Staff, -

Edward Snowden has found a website maintenance job in Russia, his lawyer said Thursday. Snowden, who was granted temporary asylum in Russia this summer, will start work November 1 in [...]

New ‘Stealth’ Destroyer Being Built in Maine Moved Into The Water

By sosadmin, -

The new Zumwalt class "stealth" destroyer being built by General Dynamics at Bath Iron Works (BIW) in Maine was moved to dry dock and then into the Kennebec River over the weekend. Coming out of [...]

North Dakota Had 300 Oil Spills In Two Years Without Telling Public

By Staff," -

North Dakota, the nation's Number 2 oil producer behind Texas, recorded nearly 300 oil pipeline spills in less than two years, state documents show. None was reported to the public, officials [...]

Oakland Police Give Surveillance Footage of Protest to Activst’s Employer, Gets Him Fired

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It appears as if the police used surveillance camera footage paired with records in private and public databases to identify the activist and find out where he works. The police then allegedly [...]

Brown University Tells Student Activists, We Can’t Live Without Coal

By Heather Smith, -

"Although the social harm is clear, this harm is moderated by the fact that coal is currently necessary for the functioning of the global economy. Coal is the source of approximately 40 percent [...]