A Public Bank Option for Scotland
 By Ellen Brown 3   

How the Defense Industry Bankrolls Pro-War Pundits
 By Thom Hartmann 6   


Naomi Klein wants everyone to join forces and just pull the plug on oil, gas, and coal
By Other Words  2 


Reported US-Syrian Accord on Air Strikes
By Robert Parry  


Sinners
By Kathy Malloy  


The Koch Brothers' 3-Step Plan to Conquer the Next Generation
By the web  


Transparently bad: U.S. whistleblowers feel blowback


The US-EU-Russia sanctions puzzle
By Pepe Escobar  6 


If ISIS Were Really a Movie
By David Swanson  1 


Why The US Endgame for Russia Means the Death of American Democracy
By George Eliason  13 


Foreign Policy, Lord Palmerston And Appendectomies


America's Political Spectrum Is Not Left to Right, It's Top to Bottom -- And It has Failed the People


ISIS Forces Obama Toward Foreign-Policy Fantasies


Islamic State video threatens to target White House and US troops


Why Scotland Must Vote Yes
By Barry Graham  2 


Killing Joke: The Presidential Leadership Scholars Program
By Chris Floyd  2 


Dempsey Opens Door to Potential U.S. Ground Combat Role


Empty Desks -- Empty Lives
By Kathy Malloy  2 


Senate Republicans Filibuster Equal Pay For Women (Again)
By Dave Johnson  2 


It is Irredeemable
By Dave Lefcourt  1 


Fairy Tales
By David Glenn Cox  3 

Let's Reject the 'Inevitable' - Mark Bittman, NYTimes
2 


Scientists Find "Direct Link" Between Earthquakes And Process Used For Oil And Gas Drilling


5 Ridiculous Myths About Cow's Milk
1 


Texas proposes rewriting school text books to deny manmade climate change


Philly Hate Crime Suspects Tracked Down via Twitter


Brawl Puts Palin In The Trash Bin Of History. Who Cares?
By Rev. Dan Vojir  1 


A Georgist Perspective on Thomas Piketty's book: "Capital in the 21st Century."
By Mason Gaffney  1 


Inked Amazons: Passionate Warrior Women Who Loved Cannabis, Battle-axes, Booty & Bling
By Vicki Leon  8 


Hey, Mayor de Blasio! What Ever Happened to the Carriage Horse Ban? Wilbur/Rosenberg
By Martha Rosenberg  6 

Astronomy Picture of the Day
(from http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html)