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Democracy - A Journal of Ideas


Eyes Off the Prize
How Should We Think About Inequality?
Blackout
Affirmative Action and the Burden of Argument
The GOP’s March Toward Trumpcare Is (Literally) Unthinkable


Alternet

5 White Supremacists Whining About How Unfair Things Are After Charlottesville
After Charlottesville Violence, Alt-Right Plans Another Weekend of Hate
Colin Kaepernick Can’t Get a Job: What Are the Ramifications for Social Protest?
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Face Pressure to Speak out on Antisemitism
Soda Doesn’t ‘Feed the World’
Extremely Active Hurricane Season Is Forecast as Peak Lies Ahead
The Human Carnage From Billionaires Trying to Carve Up the Planet to Build Their Empires Is Astounding
Of Course, Weeping Nazi Chris Cantwell Started as a 'Men's Rights' Activist
Steve Bannon Finally Gets the Heave-Ho After Weeks of Speculation
Jon Stewart Surprises Dave Chappelle Audience With Hilarious Rant About Trump
Heather Heyer's Mother Won't Speak with Trump: 'Not After What He Said About My Child'
Two Major Magazines Go There After Trump's Abominable Response to Charlottesville


Dissent

Pride and Prejudice
Summer 2017
Belabored Podcast #132: What Happened in Mississippi? with Chris Brooks
When Privatization Means Segregation: Setting the Record Straight on School Vouchers
The Rise of Solitary


Vox

Planning for your first total solar eclipse? Here are 8 tips from the pros on how to watch.
30 years ago, Dirty Dancing was expected to flop. But nobody puts Baby in a corner.
This novelist wanted to write about a serial killing author. He was just arrested for murder.
Why the total eclipse has solar physicists very excited
Steve Bannon tried to destroy “globalism.” It destroyed him instead.
Steve Bannon’s exit from the Trump White House, explained
Donald Trump’s tumultuous week, explained
[Oprah voice] You get a longer open enrollment! And you get a longer enrollment!
China is trying to look tough on North Korea. But it might just be for show.
Steve Bannon believed in Trumpism. Donald Trump doesn’t.
Total solar eclipse 2017: everything you need to know
It’s time to start talking about “negative” carbon dioxide emissions
Photos: A century of people watching solar eclipses
Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer’s mother to Trump: “Think before you speak”
Solar eclipses have been a science fiction theme for thousands of years


Common Dreams

Despite Harsh Rebuke for Charlottesville Stance, Trump's Base Remains Loyal
The Magazine Covers Trump Earned This Week By Defending White Supremacy
ACLU Shifts Position on Defending Armed Demonstrations After Charlottesville
Centrist Democrats Riled as Warren Says Days of 'Lukewarm' Policies Are Over
In Support of Eight Arrested for Toppling Durham Statue, Hundreds Turn Themselves In
Trump on the Brink? Impeachment Support Grows Amid Speculation He'll Resign
'Hope Not Hatred': Thousands Gather Across US in Rebuke to Trump, Neo-Nazis
"DEFCON 1-Level Bad": Uproar After Steve Bannon Gets Loose With Lefty Magazine
Stranding CEOs Too Slow To Quit, Trump Disbands His Own Business Councils
Oregon Lauded as Progressive Model for Reproductive Healthcare Reform
Trump Inner-Circle Privately "Appalled" and "Disgusted." Publicly? Dead Silent
Mark Ruffalo, Michael Moore Lead NYC Protest Against 'Absolutely Racist' Trump
'This Is Sick': Unscripted and Unhinged Trump Reverts to Defending Neo-Nazis
#DefendDACA: Nationwide Rallies Demand Protection for Young Immigrants
Hours After Trump Finally Denounced White Supremacists... A Racist Tweet
'Shame! Shame!': New Yorkers Surround Trump Tower to Protest President's Return
'Grandstanders': Trump Lashes Out as CEOs Pressured to Denounce Racism
As Yemen Cholera Cases Reach 500,000, US and UK Condemned for Complicity
'Not Good Enough': Trump's Charlottesville Speech Slammed as Too Little, Too Late
Trump's Threats of Military Action in Venezuela Rejected Across Latin America
While Trump Equivocates on Charlottesville, Nationwide Rallies to Denounce White Supremacy
Proud Mother Says Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer 'Was About Stopping Hatred'
Venezuela: Trump Threat of US Military Intervention "Madness" of US Imperialism
Universal Basic Income Needed to Break 'Addiction to Economic Growth Killing Us'
Critics Wary of Wisconsin Gov. Walker's Plan to Push Through Foxconn Deal


Democracy Now

An End to Impunity for Dictators—and Their Backers—Makes the World Safer
"I Want the World to Wake Up": Hiroshima Survivor Criticizes Obama for Pushing New Nuclear Weapons
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Takes High-School Detention to a New Level
LISTEN: Amy Goodman on NPR's Weekend Edition
Chomsky: Today's GOP is a Candidate for Most Dangerous Organization in Human History—Part 2


Defense One (Raytheon)

What the Announced NSA / Cyber Command Split Means
At 7 Years Old, CYBERCOM Becomes a Full Combatant Command
Terror on Spain’s coast; Trump meets on Afghan strategy; Navy details destroyer collision; Armed militias after Charlottesville; and just a bit more...
Rename US Army Bases for Heroes, not Confederates
Why Military Chiefs Are Condemning White Supremacy
State Department Has No Idea What It Costs to Give Security Clearances
Pentagon strengthens China ties; US-N. Korea tensions ease; Contractors start shutdown prep; Service chiefs’ Charlottesville statements; and just a bit more...
US Tech Firms Race to Hire Israeli Army Engineers
With Terrorism Worsening, Africa's Sahel Countries Need More Than Another Military Coalition
Turkey’s Potemkin Defense Industry
When Amazon Meets Defense Acquisition
'Every Country Should Have a Cyber War': What Estonia Learned from Russian Hacking
McMaster on ‘terrorism’ in Charlottesville; US offers N. Korea a way forward; Two Americans dead in Iraq; Hobby drone sneaks onto UK aircraft carrier; and just a bit more...


The Exiled

Russia Blog #6: The FBI Has No Legal Charter But Lots of Kompromat
Russia Blog #4: The Balkans For Dummies


FactCheck

Charlottesville Driver Mix-up
Trump’s Hollow Claim about ‘Inner Cities’
Obama Center Not Federally Funded
Aug. 12: Jobs, Opioids, ‘Buy America’
Video: Trump on U.S. Nuclear Arsenal


the Grio

Charlottesville exposes new threat for college campuses
Russell Simmons pens letter to ex-friend Trump: ‘Wake the f**k up’
Not enough people are talking about the police killing of David Jones
White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is out
Marlon Wayans’ NBC series ‘Marlon’ debuts with huge ratings
Janet Hubert allegedly slams Omarosa, calls her ‘N*ggerosa’
State senator under fire for calling for Trump’s assassination on Facebook
Meet the black woman leading the charge to prevent gun violence nationwide
Ex officer gets 3 years for shooting an unarmed black man for absolutely no reason
Aretha Franklin plans to open nightclub in Detroit
Trump mourns loss of ‘beautiful’ Confederate statues and monuments
Fox brings Democrat and Republican on to debate, instead they joined in tears
WNBA players show support for Charlottesville victims
‘I’m not even f*cking white!’: Hispanic white nationalist explains joining KKK
Issa Rae and Solange host fundraiser for struggling black business owner
Children’s book on Black political heroes inspires youth to carry the torch
‘Insecure’ tackles open relationships, some may want to explore
‘Bachelor’ cast says race ‘absolutely’ played role in DeMario Jackson sex scandal
Peter Thomas spin-off show in the works on Bravo
Dashcam shows cops searching woman’s vagina for 11 minutes
$3 Million lawsuit filed against organizers of Charlottesville white nationalist rally
Fox News guest says Confederate and pride flags are ‘exact same thing’
DeAndre Harris says police were indifferent to Charlottesville attack
Singer Lorde says ‘all white people’ are to blame for Charlottesville
HBO defends ‘Confederate’ series after white supremacist violence
David Duke has meltdown after Trump condemns white supremacists
Thousands protest Trump as he returns to Manhattan home
Report: Natalie Cole’s son dead at 39
Obama’s tweet post-Charlottesville among most ‘liked’ ever
Trump supporter loses it after CNN panelist questions his Blackness
Chris Brown recounts his version of infamous Rihanna assault
Prince gets Pantone color named in his honor
Trump co-signs neo-Nazi’s conspiracy about Charlottesville, violence in Chicago
Protesters yank down Confederate monument in Durham
‘Boston doesn’t want you here’: Mayor sends message to alt-right conference attendees
We don’t need ‘White Love’ in the fight for Black liberation
Bond denied for man accused of killing woman in Charlottesville crowd
Chance the Rapper donates 30,000 backpacks to school kids


The Nation

The Stain Steve Bannon Put on Donald Trump’s Presidency Cannot Be Washed Away
The Secret to This Video Game? You Can’t Win.
Chris Long Makes the Gesture We’ve Been Waiting For
A Pitiless Heist Movie
There’s 1 Country Practically Begging the World for Sanctions
Can these Cities Block Texas’s Vile Anti-Immigrant Agenda?
Three Days in August
Eric Foner: White Nationalists, Neo-Confederates, and Donald Trump
Charlottesville: Is America Becoming the Middle East?
Wanna Save the Planet? Follow the Haida Nation’s Example.
Amid Crisis in Brazil, the Evangelical Bloc Emerges as a Political Power
Trump’s Message to the Country: #NotAllNazis
Why the Battle for India’s Past Is a Fight for Its Future
No, We Don’t Need a ‘War’ on Domestic Issues
Can Jeff Sessions Provide Justice for Heather Heyer?
Frank Rich: Wallowing in Watergate
The Deportation of Teen Soccer Star Lizandro Claros
Could Paul Manafort Bring Down the Whole Trump Family?
Here’s What You Can Do After Charlottesville
Trump Messes with the Russia Investigation at His Own Peril
Trump Blamed the Violence in Charlottesville ‘On Many Sides.’ Republicans Must Reject That.
Nuclear Deterrence Will Fail
Is Trump Going to War in Korea?
‘Why So Much Cruelty?’
Campus Assault Survivors Deserve Better Than Secretary DeVos


Open Democracy

Call for applications: Tunisia Facilitator, Middle East Forum
“We are love”: Russian LGBT and feminist activists attacked
The Barcelona attack
To the victors, the ruins: the challenges of Russia’s reconstruction in Syria
Arms bazaar: needs wars, eats lives


Raw Story

WATCH: Massive turnout of Boston counter-protesters chant ‘shame’ as police escort neo-Nazis
Rallying neo-Nazis: Mentally ill or just terrible people?
WATCH LIVE: Boston braces for far-right demonstrators and counter-protesters
Harvard study strengthens link between breast cancer risk and light exposure at night
A deep look inside the Confederate statue debate
Spain attacks: What we know about the suspects
Trump, Melania to skip Kennedy Center awards after artists’ boycott
7 hurt in Russia knife attack, terror ‘not main angle’
After Charlottesville, Boston aims to avert violence at ‘Free Speech’ rally
We’ve been predicting eclipses for over 2000 years. Here’s how.
US State Senator refuses to resign after hoping for Trump’s assassination
‘Unbelievably horrible’: Watch Al Franken and Bill Maher shred Trump’s ‘sickening’ response to Charlottesville
Senator McCain completes first round of radiation and chemotherapy
Donald Trump kicked a hornet’s nest when he fired Steve Bannon
So far 16 charities have pulled out of doing their events at Mar-a-Lago after Trump’s defense of white supremacists


Real Clear Politics

The Week When President Trump Resigned
What White America Must Do Next
How to Know You're in a Mass Hysteria Bubble
Taming North Korea--Without Firing a Shot
On Afghanistan, Trump Needs to Put America First
Discovering the Limitations of Statues
The Myth of the Alt-Left
How Trump Can Improve Nafta
Obamacare, Not Trump, Is Causing Massive Premium Hikes
Rebranding Nafta: The Trade Alliance Can Be Improved


In These Times

5 Things the Mainstream Media Missed About Charlottesville
Meet the LGBTQ Prison Abolitionists Leading the Way to a Better World
Campouts, Not Shootouts: Chicago Youth Take Back Their Streets
One Rural County’s Battle to Stop a Pipeline From Slicing Through Pennsylvania
Sword-and-Sorcery Into Plowshares: Game of Thrones’ Anti-War Message
The U.S.-Occupied Colony In the Crosshairs of Trump’s Reckless Brinkmanship with North Korea
Generals and Cops Trained by the Pentagon Are Staging Coups All Over the World
Introducing the New In These Times
Trump Promised to Revive Keystone XL—But TransCanada May Not Even Want to Build It Anymore
Diverse, Radical and Ready to Resist: Meet the First in the New Wave of Local Progressive Officials
The First Priority for the Resurgent U.S. Socialist Movement? Single-Payer Healthcare
The Big Banks and Corporations Financing Trump’s Deportation Machine
An Inside Account of How Direct Action Helped Kill the GOP Healthcare Bill
Millennials Are Killing the Oil Industry
Child Soldier in the War on Terror: The Limits of Justice for One Guantanamo Bay Survivor


Counter Punch

Is the Phoenix Rising From the Ashes in Syria?
On Ramstein Air Base
Washington’s War on Russia
The Future of Cuba
If We’re Going to Defend Social Security We Need to Understand It
He Died for Anarchy
Neglected Tropical Diseases
Algerian Desperation
Desert Pilgrimage to the Cradle of the Bomb
Decolonizing Bolivia’s History of Indigenous Resistance
Obama’s Attack on Privacy
David Hicks and the Death of a Legal System
Gay Sweatshop Days
Opera at the Mall
The Birth of the Cyber Left
Oil War in the Americas
Time to Honor Lucy Parsons for Black History Month
The Mirror of Vietnam
The Gusts of Globalization
The Destruction of Syria’s Cultural Heritage
Lost in Space With Christopher Nolan
Does GOP Win Mean War With Iran?
Obama’s Sleepwalk Toward War


Electronic Privacy Information Center

EPIC Appeals Voter Data Privacy Decision
Appeals Court Rules in Case that Aligns Privacy and Freedom of Information
After EPIC Privacy Complaint, Uber Settles with FTC
EPIC FOIA: EPIC Seeks Details of ICE, Palantir Deal
Pew Survey Explores the Future of Online Trust
House Releases Text of Automated Vehicle Bill, Preempts State Action
State Department Moves Forward Plan to Collect Social Media Identifiers of Visa Applicants
EPIC Amicus - DC Circuit Upholds Right of Data Breach Victims to Seek Legal Relief


ProPublica

Spurned by Major Companies, The Daily Stormer Returns to the Web With Help From a Startup
Track News Stories About Hate With the Documenting Hate News Index
Here Are the Hate Incidents Against Mosques and Islamic Centers Since 2013
A Stealth History Lesson in Baltimore
Se lesionaron en el trabajo. Y entonces fueron deportados.
The Joe Arpaio I Knew
Misdemeanor Defendants Facing Jail Time Not Told They Have a Right to Counsel, Bar Association Finds
A New Generation of White Supremacists Emerges in Charlottesville
The Breakthrough: How a Small News Outlet Brought Down the State Hero
We’ve Updated Nonprofit Explorer


Defense Tech

WATCH: Soldiers Test-Fire New 30mm Cannon, Javelin Missile on Stryker
‘Don’t Look at Flash or Fireball,’ Guam Warns Residents
Future Soldiers May Wear Super Spidey Skivvies
The Military Can Now Use Force to ‘Disable’ Pesky Drones Near Bases
This Marine’s Invention May Radically Reduce Pack Weight
US Renews Push for THAAD in SKorea After North’s Latest ICBM Test
Camo-Clad Chinese President Shows Off New ICBM
Air Force Needs AI, Better Technology to Gather Intel: Goldfein
Marines Want Swarming Delivery Drones for Resupply, Disaster Relief
The Navy’s Railgun Will Get Faster, More Powerful This Summer


Crooks and Liars

Hugh Hewitt Trots Out The Trump 'Reset Fairy'
Open Thread - Gotye Song Improved By Pre-Schooler
Whack Corey Stewart Goes After CNN For 'Exploiting Heyer's Death' To Blame Far Right
Johnny Cash Family Tells Nazis: Don't Wear 'Man In Black' T-Shirts
Alex Jones Gets Coffee Dumped On His Head In Seattle


American Banker-Regulation and Reform

Credit unions with the largest portfolios of home equity loans
Wells Fargo arms branch workers with tablets instead of scripts
Digital currency exchange readies expansion into hot U.S. market
Timeless lessons from the first black woman to start a bank
Choke Point is officially over, Justice Department says
Last-minute regs may compound balance-sheet woes of Europe's banks
Social media: It’s not just for chasing consumers anymore
B of A settles mortgage case; unrewarding rewards?
Can Betsy Duke fix Wells?; JPM execs making noise
Behind a Georgia bank’s long and winding succession plan
Prudential is said to plot its escape from Fed oversight
Umpqua’s innovation arm signs two global partnerships


American Scholar

American Eclipse
Monumental Hatred
What Do You Owe a Stranger?
Erin Hanson
80,000 Squirrels on My Block Alone
Security Theater
Drunks: An American History
Snapshots


Demos

The share of student loan borrowers owing more than $20,000 has doubled
How Democrats Gave Us Trump’s Immigration Nightmare
Immigration and White Supremacy
Rich CEOs are the big winners of Trump’s race war
Everything White People Think About Affirmative Action Is Wrong


Rolling Stone - Politics

Charlottesville Victim's Mom 'Will Not' Speak to President Trump
Donald Trump's Golf Course Plaque Honors Fake Civil War Battle
Republicans Must Tell Trump to Go – Now
Watch Durham County Protesters Topple Confederate Statue After Charlottesville
Why Trump's Condemnation of Neo-Nazis Has Been So Underwhelming
Taibbi: Is LIBOR, Benchmark for Trillions of Dollars in Transactions, a Lie?
Sebastian Gorka, the West Wing's Phony Foreign-Policy Guru
Revenge of the Climate Scientists
How the Senate Is Subtly Resisting Trump by Not Taking a Recess
Is Supporting Legal Pot Becoming Politically Viable in D.C.?


Corporate Europe Observatory

Big Business Britain: How corporate lobbyists are dominating meetings with trade ministers
Industry edited EFSA’s Glyphosate evaluation ahead of publication
Ombudsman turns up the heat on Commission over Special Advisers
Did EFSA lie to the press on its glyphosate assessment?
European Central Bank has bought more climate-trashing bonds


ZDNet

Six features the iPhone needs to stay ahead of Android
White House elevates status of US Cyber Command
Google to unveil Android O on Aug. 21 via livestream
FAQ: How to install, reinstall, upgrade and activate Windows 10
Russian hacking campaign targets G20 attendees with booby-trapped invites
Note to self: Will there still be paper in 2069?
iOS 11 'cop button': Shortcut disables your iPhone's Touch ID and calls SOS
How to safely test iOS 11 public betas on your iPhone or iPad
Drupal patches critical access bypass flaw in engine core
Nanoleaf Aurora: Smart wall lighting for your inner artist


Mediaite

Steve Bannon Reportedly Considering Starting a Network ‘To the Right of Fox News’
Workers Fired After Photo Circulates of Them Dressed Like Nazis For ‘Re-enactment’
Media Coverage of Charlottesville Tragedy Reveals a Multitude of Double Standards
President Trump and First Lady To Skip Kennedy Center Honors to Avoid ‘Political Distraction’
Bill Maher Challenges Gavin Newsom for Calling the Russia Issue a ‘Loser’ for Democrats
Jesse Watters: Phoenix Mayor Criticizing Timing of Trump Rally Just Wants ‘To Get on MSNBC’
Kal Penn on White House Response to Arts Council Resignations: ‘We Broke Up With Him First’
Tucker Carlson: Bannon One of the Few in Trump WH Who ‘Wouldn’t Feel at Home’ in a Clinton WH
Krauthammer Chides Bannon for Saying ‘Out Loud’ Confederate Memorials Are ‘Winning Issue’
CNN’s Mike Rogers on Bannon’s ‘Shockingly Bad’ Exit: ‘Don’t let the Door Hit You on the Way Out’


Pando Daily

"I almost lost my leg to a crazy guy with a Geiger counter": Max Levchin and other Valley icons share their stories of luck
Desperately seeking escapism: Pando goes to Magic LIVE (Part One)
Brotopia is burning
“We want to be everywhere diners are”: Grubhub may not be “disruptive” but it’s acquisitive AF
Falling knife: At $40 billion, Uber would still be overvalued