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  • Senate Votes To Help States Sell Off Public Lands

    26 March 2015, 4:56 pm by: Claire Moser - Guest Contributor

    U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski’s (R-AK) budget amendment would support and fund state efforts to seize and sell America’s public lands. The post Senate Votes To Help States Sell Off Public Lands appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Babies Are Being Abducted, Raped, And Returned To Their Village In The Congo

    26 March 2015, 4:49 pm by: Beenish Ahmed

    “These perpetrators are not stealing into the houses at night and raping the women and then the children. They’re stealing away the children and raping them, and bringing them [back] home," Naama Haviv of the Panzi Foundation said.…
  • Ferguson-Area Police Agree To Stop Tear Gassing Without ‘Reasonable Warning’ And Exit Route

    26 March 2015, 4:45 pm by: Nicole Flatow

    In the days after the shooting of Michael Brown became national news, images of the protests and police response portrayed a city so permeated by tear gas and smoke bombs that it resembled a war zone.…
  • New Heat-Resistant Beans Could Stave Off Hunger In A Warming World

    26 March 2015, 4:23 pm by: Natasha Geiling

    Scientists announced the discovery of 30 new types of heat-tolerant beans that can beat the worst-case scenarios for global warming. The post New Heat-Resistant Beans Could Stave Off Hunger In A Warming World appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • At Private Dinner, Sources Say Scott Walker Has A Totally Different Take On Immigration

    26 March 2015, 3:59 pm by: Esther Yu-Hsi Lee

    If these accounts are accurate, Walker's position literally changed overnight. The post At Private Dinner, Sources Say Scott Walker Has A Totally Different Take On Immigration appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Retired St. Louis Cardinals Player Was Punched, Had Racial Slurs Shouted At Him

    26 March 2015, 3:50 pm by: Kiley Kroh

    Former Cardinals outfielder Curt Ford said the incident may be enough to make him move from the St. Louis area. The post Retired St. Louis Cardinals Player Was Punched, Had Racial Slurs Shouted At Him appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Arctic Death Spiral: Sea Ice Extent Hits Record Winter Low As Thickness Collapses

    26 March 2015, 3:37 pm by: Joe Romm

    Arctic sea ice has been in a death spiral for over 30 years with serious implications for extreme weather, sea level rise and permafrost melt. As the surface area of sea ice has declined, the ice thickness during the summer minimum dropped a remarkable 85%…
  • Is Transparency The Tool Women Need to Revolutionize Their Workplaces?

    26 March 2015, 3:12 pm by: Bryce Covert

    Two new websites are collecting anonymous data to uncover the barriers working women face and arm them with data. The post Is Transparency The Tool Women Need to Revolutionize Their Workplaces? appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • After National Church Makes A Move On Marriage Equality, Presbyterian Congregations Receive Threats

    26 March 2015, 2:32 pm by: Jack Jenkins

    “I find myself praying for the person, and hoping we can discourse,” Rev. Nelson said. The post After National Church Makes A Move On Marriage Equality, Presbyterian Congregations Receive Threats appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Arizona May Force Doctors To Tell Women Their Abortion Can Be Reversed

    26 March 2015, 2:12 pm by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    "This is another example of politicians practicing medicine without a license." The post Arizona May Force Doctors To Tell Women Their Abortion Can Be Reversed appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • The Real Reasons Men Dominate Science And Tech

    26 March 2015, 2:00 pm by: Lauren C. Williams

    The cycle of disparity continues when women leave STEM jobs in droves and and few stay behind to teach the next crop of college students. The post The Real Reasons Men Dominate Science And Tech appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Chelsea Handler Describes Being Invited To Bill Cosby’s Hotel Suite

    26 March 2015, 1:49 pm by: Jessica Goldstein

    In a new interview with Esquire, Chelsea Handler says Bill Cosby "tried to Cosby me." The post Chelsea Handler Describes Being Invited To Bill Cosby’s Hotel Suite appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Rand Paul Changes His Tune On Defense Spending

    26 March 2015, 1:41 pm by: Kira Lerner

    Late Wednesday, he introduced a budget amendment which would increase the defense budget by 16 percent over the next two years. The post Rand Paul Changes His Tune On Defense Spending appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Thanks To Conservatives, Florida Is Now One Step Closer To Making Solar Energy More Accessible

    26 March 2015, 1:00 pm by: Katie Valentine

    The petition seeks to make it legal for Floridians to sell solar to one another. The post Thanks To Conservatives, Florida Is Now One Step Closer To Making Solar Energy More Accessible appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Can Native American Groups Combat Obesity By Returning To Indigenous Diets?

    26 March 2015, 12:35 pm by: Sam P.K. Collins

    How Native American communities are taking food sovereignty into their own hands. The post Can Native American Groups Combat Obesity By Returning To Indigenous Diets? appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • New Video Allegedly Shows Cop Planting Drug Evidence After Beating Unarmed Man

    26 March 2015, 12:31 pm by: Nicole Flatow

    The police officer caught on tape brutally beating an unarmed Michigan man has a long and sordid history of excessive force and false evidence allegations.…
  • The March Sadness Animal Bracket, Round 6: Koala Vs. Wolverine

    26 March 2015, 12:16 pm by: ClimateProgress Staff

    The competition is getting fierce. The post The March Sadness Animal Bracket, Round 6: Koala Vs. Wolverine appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Indiana Governor Signs ‘Religious Liberty’ Bill, Claiming It Won’t Enable Anti-LGBT…

    26 March 2015, 12:06 pm by: Zack Ford

    Gov. Mike Pence (R) claims the new religious liberty bill won't promote discrimination, but his explanation is tenuous.…
  • GOP Presidential Candidates Are Now Opposing Something That Doesn’t Exist

    26 March 2015, 11:43 am by: Igor Volsky

    Republican presidential candidates are rejecting a deal they haven't even read yet. The post GOP Presidential Candidates Are Now Opposing Something That Doesn’t Exist appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Hilarious Show Exposes The Right-Wing Rhetoric In Action Movies

    26 March 2015, 11:32 am by: Andrew Breiner

    Tim Heidecker's 'Decker' is a hilarious look at the mind of a faux-badass. The post Hilarious Show Exposes The Right-Wing Rhetoric In Action Movies appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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