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  • Who would have thought?

    17 April 2014, 4:30 am by: Attaturk

    Next up, more studies finding puppies cute and cigarettes bad.
  • Late Late Night FDL: The Devil Came Up To Boston

    17 April 2014, 1:00 am by: Suzanne

    Adam Ezra Group -- The Devil Came Up To Boston (NSFW).
  • Late Night: The Climate Is Invading the Earth

    16 April 2014, 11:00 pm by: David Swanson

    If an alien invader with a face were attacking the earth, the difficulties that governments have getting populations to support wars on other humans would be multiplied a thousand fold. The most common response to officials calling some petty foreign despot…
  • VIDEO: Jazree’s Court Unpacks How Mass Incarceration Impacts America’s Youth

    16 April 2014, 10:15 pm by: Jordan Melograna

    Eight years ago, Jazree was like any other eight-year-old hanging out with friends and experiencing important milestones of her youth. She finished Elementary school and started the emotional rollercoaster called puberty. She even started having crushes --…
  • How Matt Barber’s Anti-Gay BarbWire Is Proving the Case for LGBT Equality, Acceptance

    16 April 2014, 9:30 pm by: Alvin McEwen

    It's safe to say that  Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association has been partly supplanted as our resident go-to anti-gay activist when we want to dispel the anti-gay right's claim that they don't hate the lgbt community and their homophobic actions…
  • Conflict Minerals

    16 April 2014, 8:42 pm by: Crane-Station

    On Monday, the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a ruling in National Association Of Manufacturers, Et Al.,v. Securities And Exchange Commission(SEC). Citing freedom of speech, the court ruled that companies cannot be compelled to…
  • Same as It Ever Was: War, Peace, Wall Street, and the Smothers Brothers

    16 April 2014, 7:37 pm by: Kit OConnell

    Censored for years, the Smothers Brothers kept on satirizing. In the end their uncompromising political message drove them off the air, with CBS firing the duo and the rest of their comedy ensemble under pressure from the White House. Though the Brothers and…
  • LIVE STREAM: Thomas Piketty — Is Inequality Inevitable?

    16 April 2014, 6:05 pm by: Elliott

    Thomas Piketty's new book Capital in the Twenty-First Century will be the Sunday May 11 Book Salon here at FDL, but tonight he’s with economists Paul Krugman, Steven Durlauf and Joseph Stiglitz.
  • The Unusual Way This 4/20 Will Shape the Future of Marijuana Legalization

    16 April 2014, 5:20 pm by: Jon Walker

    This April 20th will have a real impact on the future of marijuana legalization in the United States, and it has nothing to do with the pro-pot celebration taking place that day.
  • Why It Is Entirely Democrats’ Fault if They Lose the Senate

    16 April 2014, 4:15 pm by: Jon Walker

    Republicans voter ID laws that might "suppress" minority voters when Congressional Democrats refused to actually enfranchise the heavily African-American population of D.C.

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