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Randomly Surfing the Web Is No Way to Educate Yourself

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 11:16 am | Alternet

Fake news has been around long before Facebook, but it was the tech company's goal to appear like a newspaper that eventually misled its users far more than ever before. More >>

Chomsky - Israel’s Response to UN's Resolution: 'Hysterical'

Friday, 30 December 2016, 3:25 pm | Alternet

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed a resolution 14-0 condemning all Israeli settlements on Palestinian land as having “no legal validity” and amounting to “a flagrant violation under international law.” More >>

Media Taught Americans to Love a Dictator

Thursday, 29 December 2016, 3:17 pm | Alternet

For a majority of Americans, feeling traumatized and terrified are reasonable responses to the words "President-elect Donald Trump." But even if his inauguration marks the demise of the star-spangled mythos we grew up on, being catatonic is no way to spend ... More >>

How the American Press Normalized Mussolini and Hitler

Thursday, 29 December 2016, 3:06 pm | Alternet

How to cover the rise of a political leader who’s left a paper trail of anti-constitutionalism, racism and the encouragement of violence? Does the press take the position that its subject acts outside the norms of society? Or does it take the position that someone ... More >>

Why Racists Flock to Trump's Rhetoric

Thursday, 29 December 2016, 3:02 pm | Alternet

White supremacists have never made a secret of their affection for Donald Trump. But since his election, they've grown ever more emboldened, holding rallies in Washington, D.C. and even planning their own "Deploraball" to ring in the new year. More >>

U.S. Supreme Court Recognizes Right to Same-Sex Marriage

Saturday, 27 June 2015, 12:03 pm | Alternet

The U.S. Supreme Court has declared same-sex couples have a constitutional right to be married, in a 5-4 decision that cited the Fourteenth Amendment that declares that all citizens have equal rights. More >>

Drug War Game Changer: Is California Going to Legalize Pot?

Saturday, 27 June 2015, 11:03 am | Alternet

Momentum is building for 2016 -- and an impressive coalition of reformers, advocates and industry leaders are working together. More >>

Dylann Roof Is Not Alone: Racism Persists Across Generations

Sunday, 21 June 2015, 11:17 am | Alternet

If anyone thought that having a black president was going to make a difference in attitudes, think again. More >>

If the TPP passes, banks will wield awesome power

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 8:27 am | Alternet

Awesome Power Is On the Verge of Being Handed Over to Private Banks If TPP Passes More >>

The Baltimore Police Department's Insane Explanation

Saturday, 2 May 2015, 11:12 am | Alternet

I can only imagine the kind of siege mentality that prevails within the Baltimore Police Department right now. Not only are the city's residents protesting daily (and on one night those protests turned violent), but reporters from around the country ... More >>

Sobering data on American's apathy about CIA torture

Friday, 19 December 2014, 4:00 pm | Alternet

Despite a scathing report on torture, a majority of survey respondents approve of the CIA's grisly methods. More >>

Alternet Headlines for 5 May 2013

Monday, 6 May 2013, 12:38 pm | Alternet

It's been seven months since I've been inside a prison cell. Now I'm back, sort of. The experience is eerily like my dreams, where I am a prisoner in another man's cell. Like the cell I go back to in my sleep, this one is built for solitary confinement. More >>

AlterNet News

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 1:00 pm | Alternet

Tsarnaev Motivated by US Wars | School Protects Sexual Attacker Sports Star | Jon Stewart Slams CNN ... Again More >>

AlterNet Headlines

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 12:48 pm | Alternet

Do We Focus on Terrorism Too Much? | Wealthy Could Take Big Losses in Next Downturn | Will Bush Finally Get Prosecuted for Torture? More >>

History of Homemade Bombs | Bad Advice for Cheated Wives

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 11:09 am | Alternet

History of Homemade Bombs | Bad Advice for Cheated Wives | Should Atheists Fight for Religion in Govt? More >>

Breakthrough in Boston Bombing | Report: U.S. Tortured

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 11:04 am | Alternet

NEWS UPDATE - April 17, 2013 Breakthrough in Boston Bombing | Bipartisan Report: U.S. Tortured | Anti-Fracking Activists Face Jail More >>

The Latest on Boston Bombings | 5 People Exploiting Boston

Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 10:36 am | Alternet

NEWS UPDATE - April 16, 2013 The Latest on Boston Bombings | 5 People Exploiting Boston for Nasty Politics | Wild Islamophobic Media Speculation More >>

Boston Bombings: Let's Not Rush to Judge | America's Poor

Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 10:25 am | Alternet

Boston Bombings: Let's Not Rush to Judge | America's Poor Left out | 1/2 of Egypt Can't Afford Beans? More >>

Injuries, Deaths After Blasts at Boston Marathon

Tuesday, 16 April 2013, 9:00 am | Alternet

NEWS UPDATE - April 15, 2013 Injuries, Deaths After 2 Blasts at Boston Marathon | 5 Ways Taxes Benefit Rich | Georgia Gov Derides Effort to End Whites Only Prom More >>

Alternet Headlines for 11 April 2013

Friday, 12 April 2013, 11:13 am | Alternet

If you're worried about where America is heading, look no further than Tennessee. Its lush mountains and verdant rolling countryside belie a mean-spirited public policy that only makes sense if you believe deeply in the anti-collectivist, anti-altruist ... More >>





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