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Abortionist Who Did Over 40,000 Abortions Becomes a Pro-Life Activist

(LiveActionNews) — It should have been a routine abortion in the early second trimester. The woman was having her ninth abortion, as former Serbian abortionist Stojan Adasevic describes in the documentary “The First Hour.” Adasevic,Show More Summary

Flame Wars

  I’ve rarely witnessed a fist fight between neighbors. Yet some days I feel like we fight constantly. Instead of using our fists, we battle with the words typed into that little email square we send off to the listserv. Sticks and stones seem somehow quaint in comparison to the vitriol that seeps though my […]

Drought, expanding deserts and 'food for jihad' drive Mali's conflict

MENAKA, Mali (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Life has never been easy in Moussa Majga's corner of northern Mali, a desert region of leafless trees, mud huts and roaming gunmen.

This Video Will Make You Even Angrier

We recently had the opportunity to see "This Video Will Make You Angry,"  by the venerable CGP Grey. If you haven't seen it yet, go do that now. We felt inspired and wanted to look deeper and talk specifically about how angry thought germs apply to our political dialogue. Our own 3-minute video follows.

How the Bay Area’s last slaughterhouse dodged the axe

You want local meat? You're gonna need a local slaughterhouse. It took a tanking economy and a massive beef recall to save the last such outfit in the Bay Area.

California’s drought isn’t doomsday, but yes, it will change the state

The most nightmarish scenarios of California's dry future are unlikely to happen. Still, the state must use the crisis as a wakeup call to use water more smartly.

Sceptic Lilley Swamped With Letters Demanding Climate Action

Climate ‘lukewarmist’ Peter Lilley has been inundated with heartfelt pleas from his constituents – including schoolchildren – requesting action on climate change and renewable energy, a DeSmog UK investigation reveals. Documents released...Show More Summary

Coffee production slipping in Tanzania as temperatures rise

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Warmer weather means that Tanzania is producing less coffee as higher temperatures affect yields, hurting both the nation’s producers and coffee drinkers who may pay more per cup, a South African university has found.

Madam Secretary and HRC

The episode of Madam Secretary that airs this Sunday night features a storyline involving the Human Rights Campaign.

Watch Obama get really angry — and really funny — when he rants about climate change

In a joke-packed speech to the White House Correspondents' Association, Obama got so "angry" at climate deniers that he scared off his "anger translator."

Indonesia moving ahead with executions

Trending: Indonesia executions could happen in 72 hours http://t.co/YEwjnLnMZH pic.twitter.com/ntJ9EkTwPS — WGAL (@WGAL) April 27, 2015

Bjorn Lomborg's Copenhagen Consensus Center - Real Charity Or "Foreign Conduit"?

Attachment Size CCC Money flows 78.95 KB Extracts from CCC IRS Form 990s 39.5 KB Bjørn Lomborg is founder and president of the  Copenhagen Consensus Center USA ( CCC )), a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) “public charity” whose US physical presence is shown in the image above: 262 Middlesex St, Lowell MA. Tags: bjorn lomborg Copenhagen Consensus Center

“Pan troglodytes”, politics and other human rights proposals – the Weekly Roundup

  In the news: “If the Conservatives come back into power it’s revolution time”. These are the words of ex-Court of Appeal judge Sir Antony Hooper at a legal aid protest rally on Thursday, as he called for lawyers to ‘walk-out’ in the event of a Conservative victory. At the same rally another senior judge, […]

Obama Finally Gets Angry At Climate Science Deniers And It’s Hilarious

At the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner Saturday night in DC, President Obama used devastating humor to express rare passion and anger over climate science denial. The video is must-see. The post Obama Finally Gets Angry At Climate Science Deniers And It’s Hilarious appeared first on ThinkProgress.

2015 Could Be The Worst Year For Wildfires Yet

"Wildfire season" is now a year-round phenomenon in California, which has spend hundreds of millions of dollars fighting fires this year. The post 2015 Could Be The Worst Year For Wildfires Yet appeared first on ThinkProgress.

HRC President Chad Griffin on “This Week With George Stephanopoulos”

This morning, HRC President Chad Griffin sat down with George Stephanopoulos to discuss the importance of the marriage equality case, Obergefell v Hodges, currently before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Stanek Sunday quote: Jesus the pragmatist

Then the Pharisees met together to plot how to trap Jesus into saying something for which he could be arrested. They sent some of their disciples, along with the supporters of Herod, to meet with him. “Teacher,” they said, “we know how honest you are. Show More Summary

Watch Tonight: HRC Global on CBS’s Madam Secretary

Tonight, HRC Global will be featured on the hit CBS series “Madam Secretary.”

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