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48 min ago | Common Dreams
On Tuesday, March 11, the third anniversary of the beginning of the disaster at Fukushima , we will abstain from food from dawn to dusk.
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48 min ago | Common Dreams
The collapse of the housing bubble and the subsequent devastation to the economy caught almost the entire economics profession by surprise.
48 min ago | Daily Kos
With the special election on Tuesday, all signs continue to point to an extremely tight race to replace the late Rep. Bill Young in Florida's swingy 13th District.
2 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Increasing drone strikes are causing "disproportionate civilian casualties," and the U.S. and other states must not be permitted to continue hiding this trail of death from the public, charged a UN official in a recently released report.
3 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Senate Democrats, led by Majority Leader Harry Reid, are continuing their efforts to expose the Koch brothers and their pernicious influence in our elections.
4 hrs ago | Washington Post
Well, I'm a year older now -- and now I can make that case in just one chart. The chart comes courtesy of a fascinating Pew Research Center study on millennials -- people aged 18-33 -- that details their political leanings, their likes and dislikes and where they stand on hot-button issues.
4 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Detroit police officer Deon Nunlee, 40, was charged on three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of assault with intent to penetrate, and one count of misconduct while on duty after he allegedly raped a woman who called 911 saying her boyfriend had assaulted her.
7 hrs ago | Truthdig
Saudi Arabia's listing of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization and the withdrawal of the Saudi, Kuwaiti and Bahrain ambassadors from Qatar signal a big geopolitical realignment in the Middle East.
8 hrs ago | Daily Kos
In a desperate effort to keep pace with Vladimir Putin as the Russian Federation quickly establishes facts on the ground in Crimea, the Obama administration announced Ukraine interim Prime Minister will be received at the White House Wednesday.
9 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Mikhail Bulgakov 's "The Master and Margarita," a bitter satire of Soviet life at the height of Stalin's purges, captured the surrealist experience of living in a brutal totalitarianism.
10 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue
California Attorney General Kamala Harris sought to engage and energize fellow Democrats on Saturday and warned them not to become complacent with their domination of state politics.
One element of the recent California HSR "revised" draft 2012 Business Plan involves looking to one particular means of finance in addition to general fund bond finance and Federal transport grant funding: Cap-and-Trade Program Funds Assembly Bill 32 mandates a reduction of statewide greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
Chris Wallace was very upset that President Obama took a day off and went golfing in Florida.
Kossacks I really need your help. I am now a full time caregiver. I recently moved my brother out here from California.
UPDATE: Wings and I are in for $30 via Tonya's GoFundMe site as of this morning.
Bill Purkayastha a dentist and author, has published two books. He is 42, divorced, and lives with three big dogs and a lot of books, especially on military history, science and astronomy, apart from novels - of which many are fantasy, horror and science fiction.
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists explore whether Crimea's vote to leave Ukraine for Russia is like Scotland's referendum, Hillary Clinton in 2016, and the debate over the Republican future at the Conservative Political Action Conference.