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URL :http://thinkprogress.org
Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:44340
Posts / Week:130.3
Archived Since:April 22, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Why Christians Are Helping Lead Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement

“I believe everyone [is] born equal. And they're loved by Jesus. And I think that everyone, therefore, should get equal rights in the political system," Jason Wong said. The post Why Christians Are Helping Lead Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Why Tropical Storm Vongfong May Just Be The Beginning For Japan

Research shows trillions in likely economic losses from increased storm strength by 2090 if climate change continues -- with Japan the hardest hit. The post Why Tropical Storm Vongfong May Just Be The Beginning For Japan appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Woman Fired Day After She Complained Coworker Rubbed Her Buttocks

It's the most recent case of a woman being fired for complaining about sexual harassment. The post Woman Fired Day After She Complained Coworker Rubbed Her Buttocks appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Second Ebola Diagnosis In Texas Raises Questions About What The Hospital Is Doing Wrong

Hospital officials may not have followed the CDC's protocol for containing the virus. The post Second Ebola Diagnosis In Texas Raises Questions About What The Hospital Is Doing Wrong appeared first on ThinkProgress.

New York ComicCon Promotes Consent

At ComicCon, "be nice, be respectful, be cool, and be kind to each other," the sign reads. The post New York ComicCon Promotes Consent appeared first on ThinkProgress.

7 High School Football Players Arrested For Sexually Assaulting, Hazing Younger Players

Sexual violence is only one part of the problem. The post 7 High School Football Players Arrested For Sexually Assaulting, Hazing Younger Players appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Powerful And Inspiring Images From Ferguson’s Weekend Of Resistance

One outrage bled into another in Missouri this week, as protesters from around the country began their planned “Weekend of Resistance” days after the shooting of another black teen in St. Louis sparked another round of escalated protests. The post The Powerful And Inspiring Images From Ferguson’s Weekend Of Resistance appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How The New Tesla ‘D’ Will Upend Your Expectations For Electric Cars

The dual motor Model S is the most powerful Tesla yet. It also has the highest range. The post How The New Tesla ‘D’ Will Upend Your Expectations For Electric Cars appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Federal Judge Rules Against North Carolina Marriage Ban As Supreme Court Lifts Stay In Idaho

And Idaho and North Carolina make 29. Could Alaska be next? The post Federal Judge Rules Against North Carolina Marriage Ban As Supreme Court Lifts Stay In Idaho appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Report: Black Teens Are 21 Times More Likely To Be Killed By Cops Than Whites

There’s a lot we don’t know about how many people have actually been killed at police hands in the United States, thanks to woefully inadequate transparency and federal record-keeping. But there’s one thing we do now know. The post Report: Black Teens Are 21 Times More Likely To Be Killed By Cops Than Whites appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Republicans Say Obama’s Immigration Action Challenges Constitution, But History Says Otherwise

Two recent reports suggest that President Obama's impending executive action on immigration is neither novel nor unconstitutional. The post Republicans Say Obama’s Immigration Action Challenges Constitution, But History Says Otherwise appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Women In Tech Explain Why A Tech Conference For Women Went Awry And How To Make It Better

After heavy criticism for having a "tone deaf" advice to women on tackling sexism in tech, top executives get a "do over," opting to listen instead of dole out advice. The post Women In Tech Explain Why A Tech Conference For Women Went Awry And How To Make It Better appeared first on ThinkProgress.

In Light Of The Upskirt Ruling, Some Fashion Tips For Ladies

D.C. Judge ruled that upskirt photos are totally fine, women have no expectation of privacy for their private parts in public places. Makes sense to me! The post In Light Of The Upskirt Ruling, Some Fashion Tips For Ladies appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Incredible Lengths One Company Will Go To So Its Top Employees Don’t Have To Pay Taxes

A medical device company that's moving its tax headquarters to Ireland is also splashing cash to save its top 26 employees from paying taxes on the move. The post The Incredible Lengths One Company Will Go To So Its Top Employees Don’t Have To Pay Taxes appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Senate Candidate: Women Only Vote Democrat Because They Are Dependent On Government Benefits

He also said that women are "more cautious" then men. The post Senate Candidate: Women Only Vote Democrat Because They Are Dependent On Government Benefits appeared first on ThinkProgress.

All 13 Of Obama’s New And Expanded National Monuments In One Map

On Friday, President Obama designated 350,000 acres of national forest just north of Los Angeles as the newest monument of his administration. The post All 13 Of Obama’s New And Expanded National Monuments In One Map appeared first on ThinkProgress.

This Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Is Huge, But It’s Nothing Compared To Our Other Methane Sources

Scientists say the area is the largest concentrated spot of methane emissions in the United States. The post This Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Is Huge, But It’s Nothing Compared To Our Other Methane Sources appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Yes, Muslims Win Nobel Peace Prizes Too

"Islam is a religion of peace, humanity and brotherhood," Malala Yousufzai said. The post Yes, Muslims Win Nobel Peace Prizes Too appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Car Accidents Send 2.5 Million Americans To The Emergency Room Every Year

Lifetime medical expenses for the injuries total $18 million, most of which cover the cost of hospital admissions and treatment in emergency rooms. The post Car Accidents Send 2.5 Million Americans To The Emergency Room Every Year appeared first on ThinkProgress.

In Her Home Country Of Pakistan, Many Believe Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai Is A CIA Spy

"And the father of Malala and Malala have done nothing at all. Her father is a good salesman, that’s it. And the daughter has also become a salesgirl. And they are dancing on the tunes of West." The post In Her Home Country Of Pakistan, Many Believe Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai Is A CIA Spy appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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