Podcast: OpEdNews Long-Time Writer Mikel Weisser Running For Congress As A Democrat in Arizona
 By Rob Kall 1   

The Imperative of Revolt
 By Chris Hedges 9   

World's richest man tries to defend wealth inequality
By Dean Baker  9 

Is The US Government The Master Criminal Of Our Time?

Germans Clear Russia in MH-17 Case
By Robert Parry  

Breaking News--Indiana Deaths Show Plight of "Lost Women"
By Martha Rosenberg  1 

Pentagon plans Ebola domestic-response team of medical experts to aid doctors - The Washington Post

"Stop Killing Us" Say Strong Youth Leaders in Ferguson, Missouri's Weekend of Resistance to Police Brutality
By Ann Wright  

If Republicans Win Control of the Senate in November, Nuclear War with Russia Will Be More Likely. Here's Why.
By Eric Zuesse  1 

Vote all you want. The secret government won't change. - Boston Globe

The Two Sides of the Berlin Wall
By William Blum  

U.S. Humanitarian Aid Going to ISIS

Israeli-Palestine Crisis Calls for a Three-State Solution

Paul Krugman: Amazon's Monopsony Is Not O.K.

Top U.S. commander in Ebola fight sees progress

Kerry in Indonesia seeking Asian support against Islamic state

"Anti-Massacree Movement" In London
By James Wall  

Avoidable Humanitarian Crisis at Lebanon Border Crossing Sparks Anger in Syria

What is SeePolitical? And How Can it Demystify Proposition Voting?

'Then They Fight You': Plutocrats on the Defensive Against Social Justice Movements
By Move to Amend  1 

Prepare Your Children for "a Lifetime of Surveillance;" by Diane Ravitch

On Killing Trayvons

The Most Violent People on Earth!

Why a Leading Professor of Media Studies Banned Electronic Devices from his Classroom; by Diane Ravitch

Keeping Faith in Democracy; BILL MOYERS ON Marilynne Robinson's new book, Lila,

Laura Poitras and Tom Engelhardt: The Snowden Reboot

Sam Harris and Bill Maher are not racists!
By Ian Hansen  4 

Baba Beijing sez: we don't need no stinkin' Western democrassy!
By Jeff J. Brown  8 

Honor Crimes and Religion: Slavery by another name

Steven B. Herrmann's Book SPIRITUAL DEMOCRACY (Review Essay)

Astronomy Picture of the Day
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