Jon Queally, staff writer
Turkey has taken responsibility for shooting down a Russian fighter jet near the border with neighboring Syria on Tuesday, as both Moscow and Ankara put forth conflicting narratives about what led to the incident which has sparked an emergency meeting of NATO allies and strong rebuke from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Though some factual...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
"Love will win out over fear, and our movement will win over injustice."
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Rights groups have rebuked European states for erecting fences and sealing off borders in the face of the worst crisis of global displacement since World War II. (Photo: Reuters)
At least seven people sewed their mouths shut and many more blocked trains on...


Wow. Gotta hear the fiery introduction at an Atlanta rally by rapper/activist Killer Mike of Run the Jewels, who declared that, "In my heart of hearts, I truly believe Senator Bernie Sanders is the right man to lead this country." Citing the legacy of "the revolutionary Martin King," Mike went on talk voting rights, drug laws, health care, education and all the reasons he "doesn't want to see us elect our own Margaret Thatcher." Talk about truth to power.