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Former GOP Staffer: Senate Candidate Joni Ernst "Did and Said Nothing" to Stop Sexual Harassment

A lawsuit filed last week by a former GOP staffer in the Iowa state Senate claims that US Senate candidate Joni Ernst, a Republican, saw male colleagues sexually harass a female employee when Ernst served in the state Senate and "did...Show More Summary

Indie award nominations boost Oscar chances for “Birdman,” “Boyhood,” “Grand Budapest”

NYC's Gotham Awards shower love on Linklater, Iñárritu, Anderson -- but shun the fall's three big contenders

How American Indians Could Save the Democrats' Senate Majority

Earlier this year, Kevin Killer collected 1,193 signatures to put a referendum on the ballot to change the name of Shannon County, South Dakota. The county, which includes much of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, is named for former...Show More Summary

Fox News host tells model Chrissy Teigen not to worry her “lovely bottom” about gun control

Andrea Tantaros accused Teigen of falling into the "dumb model stereotype" for criticizing gun violence

These Rules Can Protect Doctors and Nurses From Ebola—If They're Followed

More than 200 nurses rallied outside the National Nurses Union headquarters in Oakland, California, on Tuesday, demanding more stringent protections from Ebola for healthcare workers. They carried signs reading "Stop Blaming Nurses.Show More Summary

Woman “improves” some of the country’s most precious national parks with her “art”

The feds are trying to track down a woman who allegedly went on a five-state, 10-park graffiti spree

Drugs, Doctors, and Death Threats: Inside the Battle Over California's Prop. 46

Politicians occasionally get death threats. Authors of state ballot measures usually don't. Yet that's what happened to Bob Pack, the coauthor of Proposition 46, a medical-regulation initiative on the California ballot this fall. Recently, Pack got a call at home from a menacing stranger who demanded he withdraw his support for Prop. Show More Summary

From Bush to Obama: American exceptionalism is a plague on our collective conscience

The same myopia has afflicted both administrations. It's time we confront the truth about ourselves as a nation

SUPPORT REVOLUTIONARY KOBANE, GET INTO ACTION!

Since the 15th September, roughly a month ago, the people of Kobane resists the attacks of the ISIS gangs. The panislamic organization ISIS grew rapidly in the reactionary civil war of Syria. Turkey’s AKP government, the kings of Saudi Arabia and Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, the USA and the European imperialists allowed this [...]

Kevin Vickers, Canada's Badass National Hero, Is a Portrait of Humility

Kevin Vickers, Canada's sergeant at arms since 2006, is being heralded worldwide as a national hero after he reportedly shot and killed an armed assailant in the nation's Parliament building Wednesday morning. It was a highly emotional...Show More Summary

Nate Silver has Georgia on his mind: Why it could be key to the fight for the Senate

The forecaster says that the Peach State is Dems' "path of last resort" to keeping the Senate

People’s War in India Clippings 23/10/2014

Woman Maoist nabbed in Odisha’s Sambalpur district A hardcore woman Maoist was arrested by the CRPF personnel from Taparasingha village under Jujumura police station limits in Odisha’s Sambalpur district in the wee hours on Wednesday. The arrested woman Maoist has been identified as Santara Dehuri alias Sanju (26) of Debatadhara village under Kisinda [...]

This GIF Shows Just How Quickly Ebola Spread Across Liberia

When Ebola came to Liberia on March 22, it was a serious problem—not an existential threat to the entire country. Twelve people fell ill, and 11 of them died. By the end of April, the outbreak seemed to have run its course. But when the virus returned in late May, it moved more swiftly, spreading to 5 of Liberia's 15 counties by July. Show More Summary

Want to help victims of domestic violence? Fight hard for affordable housing

A new program to fight homlessness in New York City could help thousands, but excludes some of the most vulnerable

30 years of prison, 30 years of resistance: Free Georges Ibrahim Abdallah!

Paris solidarity action of OCML VP, AFA Paris, Femmes en lutte 93 and Organisation communiste Futur Rouge (OCFR) as part of international week of solidarity with Ahmad Sa’adat and Georges Ibrahim Abdallah. Georges Ibrahim Abdallah is a political prisoner in France (since 22-10-1984), his country Lebanon was occupied by the Zionist regime [...]

Scott Brown’s Big-Money Sellout

Name a major super-PAC or dark-money outfit and there's a good chance it has helped Republican Scott Brown, the former senator from Massachusetts now trying to oust Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire. Karl Rove's American Crossroads? Check. Show More Summary

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