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URL :http://thinkprogress.org
Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:43289
Posts / Week:130.7
Archived Since:April 22, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Washington Fans Wear Headdresses To Game Against Cleveland Browns

Even as Native Americans argue that wearing headdresses perpetuates damaging stereotypes and other organizations take steps to ban headdresses, the tradition lives on into a new football season in Washington. The post Washington Fans Wear Headdresses To Game Against Cleveland Browns appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Chinese Hackers Collected 4.5 Million American Patients’ Private Health Data

Community Health Systems, which operates more than 200 hospitals in 26 states, announced that Chinese hackers infiltrated its network. The post Chinese Hackers Collected 4.5 Million American Patients’ Private Health Data appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Chris Kluwe Reaches Settlement With Minnesota Vikings Over Alleged LGBT Discrimination

The Vikings will donate to LGBT charities, enhance their zero tolerance policy against homophobia, and work with organizations to foster LGBT equality, Kluwe disclosed Tuesday. The post Chris Kluwe Reaches Settlement With Minnesota Vikings Over Alleged LGBT Discrimination appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Proof Republicans Are Finally Accepting That Obamacare Is Here To Stay

Republicans in competitive Congressional races don't want to talk about Obamacare anymore. The post Proof Republicans Are Finally Accepting That Obamacare Is Here To Stay appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Are Democrats In Danger Of Losing The Latino Vote?

The failure to pass immigration reform and stem deportations may not only hurt Republicans in November. The post Are Democrats In Danger Of Losing The Latino Vote? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Washington Football Players Honor Michael Brown With ‘Hands Up’ Protest

"When you get an opportunity to make a statement, and be more than a football player, it’s good," safety Ryan Clark said after the game. The post Washington Football Players Honor Michael Brown With ‘Hands Up’ Protest appeared first on ThinkProgress.

You Have The Right To Remain Silent (WARNING: May Not Apply In California)

The California Supreme Court's decision requires suspects to have a lawyer's understanding of when they need to invoke their right to remain silent and how they are supposed to do so in order to ensure that this right is preserved. The post You Have The Right To Remain Silent (WARNING: May Not Apply In California) appeared first on ThinkProgress.

70 Percent Of Voters Don’t Want The Government To Place More Restrictions On Abortion

A new poll allows Americans to define their views on abortion without being forced to pick between the "pro-choice" or "pro-life" labels. The post 70 Percent Of Voters Don’t Want The Government To Place More Restrictions On Abortion appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Egypt Trolls The U.S., Urges Restraint In Ferguson

We have entered the twilight zone. The post Egypt Trolls The U.S., Urges Restraint In Ferguson appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Police Misconduct Costs Black People Their Livelihood Even When It Spares Their Lives

The black residents of Ferguson pay a financial toll for being over-policed. The post Police Misconduct Costs Black People Their Livelihood Even When It Spares Their Lives appeared first on ThinkProgress.

For-Profit College Grads Have The Same Shot At A Job Interview As People Who Never Went To College

A new study suggests that a for-profit college degree is worse than worthless. The post For-Profit College Grads Have The Same Shot At A Job Interview As People Who Never Went To College appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Proposed Coal Export Terminal In Oregon Suffers Major Setback

The proposed export dock would have handled almost 9 million tons of coal a year. The post Proposed Coal Export Terminal In Oregon Suffers Major Setback appeared first on ThinkProgress.

At Least Five Children Murdered After They Were Deported Back To Honduras

Some politicians refute claims that children are fleeing violence. The post At Least Five Children Murdered After They Were Deported Back To Honduras appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Has Raised More Than $15 Million For A Rare Disease

The viral campaign has inspired its fair share of criticism, but it's also raised a lot of money. The post The ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Has Raised More Than $15 Million For A Rare Disease appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Can A SuperPAC Really End All SuperPACs?

Larry Lessig's Mayday PAC has raised more than $7.8 million in just a few months. The post Can A SuperPAC Really End All SuperPACs? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Photo Journalist Arrested In Ferguson

Getty confirmed the arrest in captions on photos on its site: "Getty Images staff photographer Scott Olson is placed into a paddy wagon after being arrested by police as he covers the demonstration following the shooting death of Michael Brown," it said. The post Photo Journalist Arrested In Ferguson appeared first on ThinkProgress.

What The Pope Actually Said About U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq

Despite what you may have read, he didn't give a papal blessing to U.S. bombing in Iraq. At least not entirely. The post What The Pope Actually Said About U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Mike Brown Is Only The Latest Black Victim To Be Smeared For Smoking Pot

As Sybrina Fulton said after the death of her 17-year-old son Trayvon Martin, “They killed my son, now they’re trying to kill his reputation.” The post Mike Brown Is Only The Latest Black Victim To Be Smeared For Smoking Pot appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Meet The First Pacific Island Town To Relocate Thanks To Climate Change

"Relocation is the only option available that will keep the community safe and will allow for future growth and prosperity of the capital and the province." The post Meet The First Pacific Island Town To Relocate Thanks To Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The World Has 500 Days Left In The First Battle Against Global Poverty

In the fight against crushing poverty, many are focusing on how far some countries are from the goal. Instead, here's how far some have come. The post The World Has 500 Days Left In The First Battle Against Global Poverty appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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