The Scottish Parliament on Wednesday narrowly passed a motion in support of an outright fracking ban, setting up a potential showdown over the controversial fossil fuels extraction method.
The lawsuit accuses the Obama administration of 'running roughshod over commonsense policies protecting children.'
"If Verizon gets its way, we're allowing corporate CEOs to rewrite the rules in their favor yet again," writes Jobs With Justice organizer
The exposé has "once again shown the insidious role that tax havens, corporate secrecy and shell companies play in aiding widespread crime, corruption, and violence. These threaten the safety, security and well-being of people around the world."
With less than a week to go before the Wisconsin primary, a new poll shows Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders harnessing his post-weekend momentum into a widening edge over rival Hillary Clinton.
"He's out there, he fights from the heart. This is who Bernie is. He has put the right issues on the table both for the Democratic Party and for the country in general"
A court on Thursday handed down a $4.2 million verdict—and vindication—to two Pennsylvania families who said fracking contaminated their water.
Fully 59 percent of the Republican House caucus and 70 percent of Republicans in the Senate fit the bill, according to new research
In backing bill to delay or block payday lender regulations, DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Shultz is aligning herself with the Republican Party.
Just before Sunday's Democratic primary debate in South Carolina, Bernie Sanders released the details of his Medicare-for-All universal healthcare proposal, saying it is "time for our country to join every other major industrialized nation on Earth and guarantee health care to all citizens as a right, not a privilege."
For one in five Americans, just having medical insurance isn't enough to forestall the damaging consequences of the nation's for-profit healthcare system.
After members of a rightwing militia—many armed with assault rifles—seized the headquarters of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon on Saturday afternoon, observers questioned the corporate media's treatment of the event, pointing to a double standard in coverage compared to other recent protests.
As details trickled out about Friday's deadly attacks in and around Paris, observers urged world leaders to avoid knee-jerk responses both at home and abroad.
Empowered by successful campus organizing at the University of Missouri, where protests over racial tensions culminated Monday in the resignation of University president Tim Wolfe, students and faculty at schools across the country are seizing their moment to amplify the call for racial justice.
"Yes sir, I lied there...I wasn't being truthful," ex-judge Alberto Guerra reportedly told an international arbitration tribunal earlier this year when asked about his claim that the plaintiffs' legal team offered him a $300,000 bribe to ghostwrite the ruling in their favor.
"It is time to build on the progressive movement of the past and make public colleges and universities tuition-free in the United States," presidential candidate Bernie Sanders wrote in an op-ed on Thursday, saying such a move would "be the driver of a new era of American prosperity."
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addressed an estimated 100,000 supporters at more than 3,500 house parties in all 50 states on Wednesday night, at what is being called the largest campaign event of the 2016 election cycle thus far.
"I want that discussion. I want to know why the rich get richer and everybody else gets poorer."
"In the richest country on the face of the earth, no one who works 40 hours a week should be living in poverty."
'Consumer advocates compare them to subprime mortgages before the bust, encouraging families to bite off more debt than they can chew,' according to report.