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URL :http://thinkprogress.org
Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:43362
Posts / Week:130.6
Archived Since:April 22, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Police Quarantine, Open Fire On Liberian Neighborhood Over Ebola Crisis

The eruption of violence in a Liberian neighborhood is part of a larger narrative of fear and distress throughout the country. The post Police Quarantine, Open Fire On Liberian Neighborhood Over Ebola Crisis appeared first on ThinkProgress.

California Is ‘Woefully Unprepared’ For Sea Level Rise, Says A New Report

California likely faces three feet of sea level rise by the end of the century, along with billions in damage to its economy, according to a report from the state's legislature. The post California Is ‘Woefully Unprepared’ For Sea Level Rise, Says A New Report appeared first on ThinkProgress.

6 Ways New MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Can Improve Baseball

As Rob Manfred prepares to take the helm, the business of baseball is booming. Here are six ways he could make the game even better. The post 6 Ways New MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Can Improve Baseball appeared first on ThinkProgre...

Abortion Access In Ohio Is Quietly Disappearing

The biggest fight over reproductive rights you've never heard of. The post Abortion Access In Ohio Is Quietly Disappearing appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Facts And Fiction Of Racial Reassignment Surgery

Talking to Jess Row about his new novel, "Your Face In Mine." The post The Facts And Fiction Of Racial Reassignment Surgery appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Female Firefighter Says Colleagues Sexually Harassed Her, Hung Porn Up In The Fire House

Two years after her complaint about pornography brought a Jacksonville firefighter even more hostility from coworkers, Candice Buckner is suing the city. The post Female Firefighter Says Colleagues Sexually Harassed Her, Hung Porn Up In The Fire House appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Low-Paid Jobs Now Pay Even Worse Than Before The Recovery Began

The trend is troubling, given that low-wage jobs have seen the strongest growth. The post Low-Paid Jobs Now Pay Even Worse Than Before The Recovery Began appeared first on ThinkProgress.

These Four Crises Are Stretching The World’s Aid Workers To The Breaking Point And Beyond

More than 50 million people are in need of help. Here's a look at the four biggest crises. The post These Four Crises Are Stretching The World’s Aid Workers To The Breaking Point And Beyond appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How Big Can President Obama’s Executive Action Go? These 11 Undocumented Immigrants Test The Limits

“[Our] lives are more than a nine-digit magic number– a social security number,” Jong-Min You, an undocumented immigrant from South Korea said. The post How Big Can President Obama’s Executive Action Go? These 11 Undocumented Immigrants Test The Limits appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Historic Drop In Teen Births Illustrated In One Chart

It's been falling for half a century, but it particularly plummeted over the past two decades. The post The Historic Drop In Teen Births Illustrated In One Chart appeared first on ThinkProgress.

As Republicans Stop Talking About Obamacare, One Vulnerable Democrat Is Touting Its Success

"That’s why I helped pass a law that prevents insurance companies from canceling your policy if you get sick, or deny coverage for preexisting conditions," he says. The post As Republicans Stop Talking About Obamacare, One Vulnerable Democrat Is Touting Its Success appeared first on ThinkProgress.

U.K. Ad Council Rules ‘Clean Coal’ Isn’t Clean, Bars Peabody Energy From ‘Misleading’ Public

The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority has barred Peabody Energy from using the term “clean coal” to imply coal is emission-free or “the solution for better, longer and healthier lives.” The post U.K. Ad Council Rules ‘Clean Coal’ Isn’t Clean, Bars Peabody Energy From ‘Misleading’ Public appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Doctors Outraged By Claims That Health Officials Ignored Residents Sickened By Drilling

Doctors and other health professionals called for an independent investigation into the claims, and reform of the Pennsylvania health department's response procedures. The post Doctors Outraged By Claims That Health Officials Ignored Residents Sickened By Drilling appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Immigration Activists Urge Obama To Include Detainees In Upcoming Executive Action

Protesters demand an immigration reform that locks up fewer people in for-profit prisons. The post Immigration Activists Urge Obama To Include Detainees In Upcoming Executive Action appeared first on ThinkProgress.

No, We Still Don’t Have Proof That Private Medicare Plans Are Better

A growing debate over the Medicare Advantage program has big ramifications for the future of American seniors' health coverage. The post No, We Still Don’t Have Proof That Private Medicare Plans Are Better appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Congressman: Obama’s ‘Muslim Brothers’ Preventing Further Action Against Terrorists In Iraq

"If you're Commander-in-Chief you can't be listening to Muslim brother advise on when it's time to stop destroying Muslim brothers," he said. The post Congressman: Obama’s ‘Muslim Brothers’ Preventing Further Action Against Terrorists In Iraq appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Supreme Court Delays Marriage Equality’s Arrival In Virginia

Same-sex couples wishing to marry in Virginia will have to wait a bit longer. The post Supreme Court Delays Marriage Equality’s Arrival In Virginia appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Michigan Is Taking The Radioactive Fracking Waste That Other States Rejected

Other states have rejected radioactive fracking waste due to stricter regulations. The post Michigan Is Taking The Radioactive Fracking Waste That Other States Rejected appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Dangerous Bill That Threatens To Hold Officers In This Brutally Violent Jail Even Less Accountable

In New York’s largest jail, a “correction officers physically abuse adolescent inmates with the expectation that they will face little or no consequences for their unlawful conduct," according recent federal findings. The post The Dangerous Bill That Threatens To Hold Officers In This Brutally Violent Jail Even Less Accountable appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Groups Allege Ohio Governor Violated Civil Rights By Kicking People Off Food Stamps

Gov. John Kasich is applying food stamps work requirements unevenly across the state, and Ohio non-profit groups are asking for the USDA to intervene. The post Groups Allege Ohio Governor Violated Civil Rights By Kicking People Off Food Stamps appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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