Van Morrison and John Lee Hooker -- Gloria, at the Beacon Theater, 1989.
Russian police tear-gassed and whipped Pussy Riot for singing a song. They also whipped a photographer.
It's been a rough twenty-four hours for Russia's president. The post Vladamir Putin’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Michael Dunn's trial wasn't just about "loud music." But hip-hop was in the dock in Florida, as it has been in other courtrooms around the country. The post The Murder Case Against Michael Dunn Isn’t The Only Place Where Hip-Hop Is On Trial appeared first on ThinkProgress.
According to the newest radiao ad by anti-immigration gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo, he supports Hispanic values and legal immigration. The post Anti-Immigrant Colorado Candidate Who Vowed Never To Air Spanish Ad Airs A Spanish Ad appeared first on ThinkProgress.
At least 13 were killed and 100 were injured in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, as police cracked down on the protest movement that has gripped the Eastern European nation for months. Several local news outlets—including Ukraine's Espreso TV—are live streaming the swelling crowds, large-scale fires, and numerous explosions at the opposition camps. Show More Summary
Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) said nothing when constituent tells him Obama "should be executed."
Since 2014 is already two months in and the November elections only a short nine months away, we figured a brush-up on where all the money will be coming from is in order. As you might have guessed, this will mostly be a list of wealthy white men. Show More Summary
Watch live footage of the current clashes between demonstrators and police in Kyiv. The post WATCH: Protesters And Riot Police Clash In Ukraine, Leaving At Least 9 Dead appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Ted Nugent Republican Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott this week said that a Tuesday event with Ted Nugent would go on, even after Democrats reminded him of the conservative rocker's admitted history of sexual relationshipsShow More Summary
Today's New York Times has a story about Tom Steyer, a retired hedge fund billionaire who is planning to spend $100 million ($50 million of his own, and $50 million of other people's) in the 2014 election to support action on climate change, which in practice means electing Democrats. Show More Summary
"Treulich geführt ziehet dahin, wo euch der Segen der Liebe bewahr'!" Right at this second, there is probably at least one couple somewhere on this planet (and maybe even Mongo) where the bride is walking down the aisle to the "Bridal Chorus" (aka Treulich geführt, the Wedding March, or Here Comes the Bride). Show More Summary
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is The one rich guy: What you missed on Sunday Kos... GOP abortion foes are criminalizing the doctor-patient relationship, by Jon Perr This is what a movement looks like! Raleigh NC Moral March and Freedom...Show More Summary
By Michael J.W. Stickings Here's a short film of the glorious Gruta de las Maravillas (Grotto of the Marvels or Cave of Wonders), located in Aracena, Andalusia, in southern Spain. It was shot in stunning 4k HDR. The details are truly incredible. Show More Summary
Meet the top 13 stimulus hypocrites. The post Republicans Slam Stimulus On Fifth Anniversary — But Most Took Credit For It Back Home appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Today is the day when we celebrate George Washington's Birthday. If the Tea Party fully understood what Washington did for this country, they would treat today as a day of mourning. The post America’s First President Was The Tea Party’s Worst Nightmare appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Pentacostal preacher and former reality TV star Jamie Coots died from a snake bite after refusing medical treatment. Coots, who was one two snake handling pastors in the National Geographic (NatGeo) Channel series Snake Salvation which followed the religious practices of Coots and Andrew Hamblin. Show More Summary
The peasants are revolting. And just like during the French revolution, no matter how hard oligarchy tried to suppress the lower, working classes--because everything was working swimmingly for the elites--the oppressed would not submit...Show More Summary
Pat McCrory North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) on Sunday tried to imply that he had been taken out of context when he said that climate change was in "God's hands." In the wake of a devastating winter storm that left over a dozen people...Show More Summary
Sen. John Mccain (R-AZ) on whether U.S. military involvement in Syria would worsen the crisis: "That's ludicrous!" The Arizona senator then citied the U.S.-led Iraq war to bolster his point. The post McCain: It’s ‘Ludicrous’ To Say More U.S. Military Aid Will Worsen Syria’s Civil War appeared first on ThinkProgress.