August 14, 2019 -
In 2009, the Department of Homeland Security produced a report that tried to focus the nation's attention on the growing threat of right-wing domestic terrorism. Members of Congress, including several representing Southern states that have suffered domestic terror attacks, worked to bury it.
November 29, 2017 -
The North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture will hold public hearings in Raleigh this week on the state's complicity in the Bush-era program, under a new president who wants to bring torture back.
February 5, 2013 -
Attempts to unionize Walmart stores have been met with firings, outsourcing, and even closings. Now employees of the Arkansas-based retail giant are exercising their rights to redress grievances together -- whether or not a majority can be rallied to support the effort.
October 18, 2012 -
An analysis by the environmental watchdog group SkyTruth has found that drilling companies are continuing to violate the Safe Drinking Water Act by using diesel fuels when fracking for natural gas.
September 23, 2011 -
Republicans are exploiting the bankruptcy filing of the federally-backed solar equipment company to delegitimize Obama's renewable energy policies, but they're ignoring the fact that he's also promoted coal and nuclear power.
October 15, 2008 -
President Bush's announcement that the government will spend $250 billion to buy shares in nine major banks -- in effect, partially nationalizing them -- has drawn a lot of hand-wringing among the nation's media and political class.
May 28, 2008 -
Scott McClellan, the Texas native who served as White House press secretary from July 2003 to April 2006, has a new book out that's shocked many with its harsh criticism of an administration he loyally served.