The election is over. Congress is back in Washington. The first order of business after the election is to give big tax breaks to the corporations – $450 billion worth. Fortunately, President Obama is trying to do something about this. Tax Extenders Every year Congress renews a package of "temporary" corporate tax breaks. Show More Summary
"For people living with HIV and AIDS, it's not enough to know -- you also have to go for health care." The post Millennials’ Nonchalance About HIV Has Made The Virus A ‘Silent Killer’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Oh yeah, sure Bob McCulloch presented a fair case and was impartial. Here's reason number umpty-zillion why he is an lying, slimy, arrogant tool. Addicting Info: In addition to his duties as the county prosecutor, Robert McCulloch is...Show More Summary
We should always be careful not to force concrete individual events, individual tragedies, into the greater broader social injustices into which they seem to and may indeed fit. It's with this skepticism that I've approached the death of Michael Brown from the start. Show More Summary
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who recently got married to a fellow officer, is going to become a dad. Wilson, 28, had earlier told GMA anchor George Stephanopoulos that he had gotten married since the Aug. 9 shooting that has rocked Ferguson and much of the country. In an installment of the exclusive interview released [...]
Over the past year, Target and other retailers have worked hard to repair their images. But since last holiday season, the industry is not much better prepared to stop another attack. The post Happy Black Friday, Your Credit Card Information Could Very Likely Be Stolen Again appeared first on ThinkProgress.
All told, 41 states had solidarity protests in honor of Mike Brown on Tuesday. The post MAP: Country Lights Up With Ferguson Solidarity Protests appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Maybe President Barack Obama is just trolling?
The cost of the fight against the Islamic State continues to mount.
Uncle Richard knows climate change is real, but doesn't want to act. Here's how you can talk to him about it without ruining Thanksgiving. The post How To Convince Your Right-Wing Uncle To Act On Climate Change This Thanksgiving appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A simple comment about the weather can erupt into a rant about "Climategate," "pauses," and the polar vortex. Here are the key points you need to ensure your Thanksgiving dinner says delicious and factual. The post How To Talk To Your Climate Denier Uncle This Thanksgiving appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Wall Street Journal is misrepresenting the legal justification for President Obama's executive actions on immigration from the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) -- even falsely claiming that the OLC's opinion does...Show More Summary
Here's why you might be wary to believe them. The post Industry Groups Are Freaking Out About Obama’s New Smog Pollution Rule appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The reason Ferguson got so much national attention is because it was not an isolated incident. And in the months since, even more lives were snuffed by police. Darrien Hunt; Saratoga Springs, Utah A family friend holds the funeral program for Darrien Hunt following his funeral Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Saratoga Springs, Utah. 22-year-old [...]
For two nights since the announcement that a grand jury declined to indict white Ferguson police officer for killing unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, isolated acts of vandalism and instances of looting have been reported. A small...Show More Summary
A bunch of passengers left their seats to give their frozen plane a push at a snowbound airport in Siberia this week. At Igarka Airport temperatures of minus 50 Celsius left a Tupolev Tu-134 aircraft stranded on the runway before takeoff. Video circulated on social media shows the passengers succeeding in their mission. The plane later landed safely in Krasnoyarsk.
Here's a steaming pile of not at all helpful from Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who says that Democrats shouldn't have bothered with Obamacare in the first two years of President Obama's term. "Unfortunately, Democrats lost the opportunity the American people gave them. Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is "resting comfortably" after undergoing a coronary catheterization procedure, a press release from the nation's highest court announced Wednesday morning. Ginsburg, who at 81 is the Supreme Court's oldest member, is expected to be discharged in the next 48 hours. Show More Summary
I'll bet her Park Avenue neighbors loved that! Not long after a Walmart manager in Midwest City, Okla., started a food donation campaign for her co-workers, Walmart heiress Alice Walton got an unexpected “gift” with a strong messageShow More Summary
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that it will delay its decision about the 2014 levels for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which requires oil refiners to blend renewable fuels into the nation's gasoline supply. Show More Summary