Private Prisons for Immigrant ...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] The Obama administration continues to expand its controversial practice of detaining mothers and their children despite a...

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California Water Wars: Another...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Ellen Brown, The Web of Debt Blog | News Analysis In California’s epic drought, wars over water rights...

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We are literally flushing mill...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] According to USGS researchers, our sewers are an untapped goldmine Lindsay Abrams SALON.COM Waste not: There’s a...

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10 cities drearier than Seattl...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Chris Blakeley By Katie Herzog   GRIST CityLab recently reported that Grist’s hometown Seattle was named America’s...

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Are millennials really just fu...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Ben Adler GRIST Over at FiveThirtyEight, Ben Casselman argues that the supposed millennial affection for cities is a...

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After Pledging To ‘Repeal Ever...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   CREDIT: AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez One day after announcing his plan to run for president and “repeal every word of...

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Senator Denies Climate Change ...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Emily AtkinCLIMATE PROGRESS Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) rips into Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) for blocking a resolution...

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Costa Rica Has Gotten All Of I...

Mar 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Katie Valentine CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: shutterstock Costa Rica got 100 percent of its electricity from renewables...

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A $600-Million Fracking Compan...

Mar 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Samantha PageTHINK PROGRESS The Slope Creek Reservoir in Barnesville, Ohio, provides water for at least two oil and...

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4 reasons why the Supreme Cour...

Mar 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Tom Donnelly GRIST This week, the Supreme Court will hear argument in Michigan v. EPA, an important...

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Absolutely Terrifying: ‘...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment A new study uncovers the ruinous consequences, to plant and animal species, of our increasingly fragmented...

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Earth’s wobble shortens spring...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] News > Science The wobbling of the Earth is changing the length of the seasons Andrew Griffin Spring began on Friday....

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Belgium is abolishing all pris...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   The proposal will both save money and lead to a more effective justice system, the country’s government says...

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5 Powerful Shifts Transforming...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] News & Politics  ALTERNET A new kind of governance is being born right before our eyes. By Tom Engelhardt /...

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In Iowa, O’Malley sounds a lot...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Politics Former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley speaks at a fundraiser in Council Bluffs, Iowa. O’Malley,...

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If We Don’t Overturn Citizens ...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] TRUTHDIG By Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) YouTube I recently introduced an amendment at the Senate Budget Committee. It was...

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Despite Known Risk of Spill, U...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Posted on Mar 23, 2015 David Astley (CC BY-SA 2.0) In spite of estimates of a 75 percent or greater chance of an...

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The secret to saving the world...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] “Sometimes the most powerful changes are well within the reach of ordinary citizens,” says Paul Steinberg...

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New Report Shows That The Most...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Emily AtkinCLIMATE PROGRESS Spraying Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup could cause cancer, the World Health Organization...

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Paris Will Dramatically Reduce...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] CLIMATE PROGRESS by Ryan Koronowski Cars and scooters drive around the Arc de Triomphe, seen in background, in the center...

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Overfishing sucks — but this V...

Mar 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Amelia Urry   GRIST After opening its third season with a cheery refresher on global warming, VICE returns to the...

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ISIS: Making sense of the spec...

Mar 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Experts explain how botched American policies helped create a movement that revolutionized Islamist extremism Laura...

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The GOP Is Promoting War With ...

Mar 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Bill Boyarsky   TRUTHDIG   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, reaches to shake hands with House...

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McConnell Declares War On A Li...

Mar 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Joe Romm  CLIMATE PROGRESS Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) at a Kentucky coal loading facility in October 2014. (Via AP.)...

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The U.S. Just Got New Environm...

Mar 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Emily Atkin CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Richard Vogel On Friday afternoon, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management...

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The Most Brazen Rip-Off Ever? ...

Mar 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Fear in America Tap water is superior to bottled water. Why don’t consumers know that? By Cliff Weathers / AlterNet...

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Paul Krugman Reveals the Outra...

Mar 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Economy “The modern G.O.P.’s raw fiscal dishonesty is something new in American politics.” By Janet Allon /...

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The Federal Government Just Go...

Mar 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] The Dirt Contributor On March 19, President Obama signed a new executive order titled “Planning for Federal...

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Some Who Signed Nuclear Letter...

Mar 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Nicole Flatow THINK PROGRESS Secretary of State John Kerry testifies on Capitol Hill on Feb. 24, 2015. CREDIT: AP...

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Netanyahu’s Decision To Back A...

Mar 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Igor Volsky THINK PROGRESS Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks before a joint meeting of Congress on...

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