Cleveland Fires Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice

By German Lopez, www.vox.com -

By German Lopez for Vox - On November 22, 2014, Tamir Rice was throwing snowballs and playing with a toy pellet gun in a Cleveland park when a police car rolled into the snowy field. Within two [...]

Texas Lawmaker Calls ICE To Report Immigration Protesters

By Matthew Watkins, Alexi Ura And Julian Aguilar, www.texastribune.org -

By Matthew Watkins, Alexi Ura And Julian Aguilar for The Texas Tribune - The normally ceremonial last day of the legislative session briefly descended into chaos on Monday, as proceedings in the [...]

US-Backed Iraqi Forces Carry Out “Annihilation Tactics” In Mosul

By James Cogan, www.wsws.org -

By James Cogan for WSWS - Mattis implied these “tactics” included the extra-judicial execution of wounded or captured people suspected of being ISIS militants—a flagrant war crime under [...]

Shell Will Test Energy-Generating Kites This Summer

By Anna Hirtenstein, www.bloomberg.com -

By Anna Hirtenstein for Bloomberg - “The reason we are interested in something like this is that it has potential to reduce the cost of offshore wind in the future,” said Geert van de Wouw, [...]

G7 Leaders Blame US For Failure To Reach Climate Change Agreement

By Griselda Vagnoni and John Irish, www.independent.co.uk -

By Griselda Vagnoni and John Irish for Independent - “The entire discussion about climate was very difficult, if not to say very dissatisfying,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. “There are [...]

Demand …Or Be Damned

By Staff, www.educationalchemy.com -

By Staff of Education Alchemy - I was invited by Kevin Zeese to contribute something to Popular Resistance a while back, to contribute a call for an action in response to current education reform [...]

Reflections On A Visit To Cuba’s Urban Cooperatives

By Christina Clamp, www.geo.coop -

By Christina Clamp for Grassroots Economic Organizing - Cuba has been of interest to me for many years. I lived in Guatemala and Costa Rica from September, 1974 to December, 1975. During that [...]

Exxon & Chevron Face Shareholder Challenges On Climate Change

By Staff, www.prnewswire.com -

By Staff of PR Newswire - DALLAS, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ExxonMobil and Chevron will host simultaneous annual meetings on Wednesday, May 31 in Dallas and Midland, TX respectively, and face [...]

U.S. Renewable Energy Jobs Employ 800,000+ People And Rising: In Charts

By Paul Horn, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Paul Horn for Inside Climate News - Renewable energy jobs are growing around the globe as prices fall and interest in clean power rises. Worldwide, 9.8 million people are now employed in the [...]

Could Corbyn Win Upset Victory, Upend Tory Government?

By Kenneth Surin, www.counterpunch.org -

By Kenneth Surin for Counter Punch - To state the obvious: two weeks can be a long time in western electoral politics. The Labour party under Jeremy Corbyn has been gaining steadily in the [...]

Visiting South Orange Students Refuse Photo With Speaker Ryan

By Mary Mann, www.villagegreennj.com -

By Mary Mann for The Village Green - About half the students in a group of South Orange Middle School 8th graders touring the Capitol in D.C. this past week refused a photo with House Speaker [...]

Back-To-Back Oil & Gas Explosions Rattle Colorado Communities

By Alisa Barba and Leigh Paterson, www.insideenergy.org -

By Alisa Barba and Leigh Paterson for Inside Energy - An Anadarko oil tank battery exploded in flames on Thursday afternoon, killing one worker and injuring three more, just 3.5 miles from the [...]

Veterans Are Training To “Re-Deploy” To Own Communities To Defend Against Trump’s Attacks

By Staff, www.other98.com -

By Staff of Other 98 “Never have we seen so many veterans wanting to translate the skills to serve frontline communities fighting back against Trump’s destructive platform,” said Matt Howard, a [...]

6 Things FCC Chairman Doesn’t Want You To Know About Net Neutrality

By Timothy Karr, www.billmoyers.com -

By Timothy Karr for Bill & Moyers - Under its Trump-annointed chairman, Ajit Pai, the Federal Communications Commission decided last Thursday to revisit its net neutrality ruling. The agency has [...]

How Compassion Becomes Contempt

By Sam Pizzigati, www.inequality.org -

By Sam Pizzigati for Inequality.org - The assembled scribes, noting the hundreds of billions in cuts for the poor and the vulnerable in the new budget plan, wanted to know if Mulvaney considered [...]