Eleven Military-Intelligence Democrats Win US House Seats

By Patrick Martin, WSWS -

With the victory of Jared Golden, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran, in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, a total of 11 Democrats with military or intelligence backgrounds have won [...]

Communities Use Direct Democracy To Save Democracy

By Wisconsin United to Amend, Popular Resistance. -

Madison, WI  – On Tuesday, November 6th, Wisconsin residents in nine communities will vote on whether to amend the U.S. Constitution to clarify that only humans should have constitutional rights [...]

Oil Town Makes History, Residents Say No Fracking

By Suzanne Goldenberg, www.theguardian.com -

The Texas town where America’s oil and natural gas boom began has voted to ban fracking, in a stunning rebuke to the industry. Denton, a college town on the edge of the Barnett Shale, voted by [...]

Scots In Their Own Words On Independence

By Jaisal Noor, www.therealnews.com -

The people of Scotland head to the polls on Thursday to vote on whether to get independence from the United Kingdom. Scotland has been part of the U.K. for the past three centuries but has its [...]

NYC Trash Train Plan Derailed In Chester, PA

By Energy Justice Network, www.energyjustice.net -

We've been re-organizing the Chester Environmental Justice group to "derail" plans to send 500,000 tons/year of trash from the richest part of New York City by train to be burned in the [...]