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URL :http://thinkprogress.org
Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:44252
Posts / Week:130.3
Archived Since:April 22, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Scott Walker Administration Decides $7.25 Is A Living Wage Without Talking To The Workers Who Told Him It Wasn’t

The administration rejected a complaint from workers who said that the minimum wage is so low it violates a state statute. The post Scott Walker Administration Decides $7.25 Is A Living Wage Without Talking To The Workers Who Told Him It Wasn’t appeared first on ThinkProgress.

This Is The Most Offensive Response To The Supreme Court’s Expansion Of Marriage Equality

Pro Tip: If you compare something to slavery, and it is not slavery, you are probably wrong. The post This Is The Most Offensive Response To The Supreme Court’s Expansion Of Marriage Equality appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The NBA’s New TV Deal Includes Good News For The WNBA

The NBA's new TV deal is a big win for the league and its owners -- but it extends the WNBA's current TV agreement too. The post The NBA’s New TV Deal Includes Good News For The WNBA appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Senate Candidate: Sending Jobs Overseas Is The American Way

“I’m proud of it." The post Senate Candidate: Sending Jobs Overseas Is The American Way appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Sexual Harassment Is ‘An Everyday Thing’ For Restaurant Workers

The vast majority of women in the restaurant industry put up with sexual harassment as part of the job. The post Sexual Harassment Is ‘An Everyday Thing’ For Restaurant Workers appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Senate Candidate Admits Cause Of Climate Change, Still Won’t Do Anything About It

Gardner said that “there is no doubt that pollution contributes” to climate change, but he ducked the question of whether climate change is human-caused. The post Senate Candidate Admits Cause Of Climate Change, Still Won’t Do Anything About It appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Female Immigrants Allege Sexual Abuse And Harassment By Detention Center Employees

At least three detention employees allegedly sexually assaulted and harassed detainees. The post Female Immigrants Allege Sexual Abuse And Harassment By Detention Center Employees appeared first on ThinkProgress.

When ‘Redefining Marriage’ Meant That Women Had To Be Treated Like Human Beings

Not so long ago, marriage was defined as a fundamentally sexist institution where the wife was both financially and sexually subservient to her husband. The post When ‘Redefining Marriage’ Meant That Women Had To Be Treated Like Human Beings appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Most Foods Labeled ‘Natural’ Actually Contain GMOs, Study Shows

While nearly 70 percent of American produce contains GMOs, debates about its safety continue. The post Most Foods Labeled ‘Natural’ Actually Contain GMOs, Study Shows appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Amazon Is Being Investigated For Dodging Taxes Overseas

Amazon will face tough scrutiny as the European Commission investigates the online retailer for skirting tax laws to get tax subsidies. The post Amazon Is Being Investigated For Dodging Taxes Overseas appeared first on ThinkProgress...

Men’s Health Magazine Offers Advice On How To Talk To Women About Sports

The article seems to be entirely built for the purposes of trolling. The post Men’s Health Magazine Offers Advice On How To Talk To Women About Sports appeared first on ThinkProgress.

FedEx Illegally Labeled Employees As Independent Contractors To Cut Costs, Kansas Court Finds

The Kansas Supreme Court's ruling in favor of FedEx drivers is the latest in a string of labor law decisions to go against the company. The post FedEx Illegally Labeled Employees As Independent Contractors To Cut Costs, Kansas Court Finds appeared first on ThinkProgress.

California’s Drought Is So Bad, Even Its Hydropower Is Drying Up

The drought, which is now covering 100 percent of the state, is drying up the reservoirs behind hydroelectric dams. The post California’s Drought Is So Bad, Even Its Hydropower Is Drying Up appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Why Parents Should Stop Freaking Out About Teens Sexting

Sexting isn't linked with risky behavior, and taking away kids' phones isn't the answer. The post Why Parents Should Stop Freaking Out About Teens Sexting appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Gun Groups Find Common Cause With Protesters After Black Man Is Shot For Carrying A BB Gun

Ohio Open Carry became unlikely allies of the racial justice movement this weekend when they rallied against the police killing of John Crawford in a Wal-Mart. The post Gun Groups Find Common Cause With Protesters After Black Man Is Shot For Carrying A BB Gun appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ugandan President Worries Anti-Gay Laws Might Lead To International Trade Boycotts

President Yoweri Museveni outlines his understanding of "three types of homosexuals" and how the way Uganda treats them might impact international trade. The post Ugandan President Worries Anti-Gay Laws Might Lead To International Trade Boycotts appeared first on ThinkProgress.

This Week’s ‘SNL,’ Groundlings, And What It Means To Steal A Joke

Comedy: where intellectual property law is basically "finders, keepers." The post This Week’s ‘SNL,’ Groundlings, And What It Means To Steal A Joke appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Why Solar Power Is Taking Off At Airports Across The Country

Airport solar projects have been on the rise, creating construction jobs and helping reduce air pollution across the country. The post Why Solar Power Is Taking Off At Airports Across The Country appeared first on ThinkProgress.

More Than 3,000 People Have Signed Up For The First Online Abortion Class

The course hopes to dedicate time to a topic that often gets overlooked in medical school. The post More Than 3,000 People Have Signed Up For The First Online Abortion Class appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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