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  • Ohio’s Clean Energy Programs Save Customers $2 For Every $1 They Spend

    24 April 2014, 5:00 pm

    “It defies all logic that Ohio lawmakers would be tempted to do away with this kind of success.”The post Ohio’s Clean Energy Programs Save Customers $2 For Every $1 They Spend appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • National Labor Relations Board Will Decide If Northwestern Football Players Can Form A Union

    24 April 2014, 4:56 pm

    As expected, the NLRB will review the case and issue a final decision on whether college athletes can unionize. The post National Labor Relations Board Will Decide If Northwestern Football Players Can Form A Union appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Justice Stevens Supports Federal Marijuana Legalization

    24 April 2014, 4:50 pm

    "The distinction between marijuana and alcoholic beverages is really not much of a distinction."The post Justice Stevens Supports Federal Marijuana Legalization appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Fast Food Companies Pay CEOs 1,200 Times What They Pay Workers (And You’re Helping Them Do It)

    24 April 2014, 4:47 pm

    The ratio of CEO-to-worker pay in the fast food industry has exploded and tax loopholes mean the public is funding that inequality.The post Fast Food Companies Pay CEOs 1,200 Times What They Pay Workers (And You’re Helping Them Do It) appeared first on…
  • Is This The End Of Onshore Wind In The U.K.?

    24 April 2014, 4:21 pm

    As the U.K. announces major new investments in renewable energy, conservative leaders are hoping that their vow to end new onshore wind projects will help rally their rural base. The post Is This The End Of Onshore Wind In The U.K.? appeared first on…
  • Idaho Won’t Allow Lesbian Veteran Be Buried With Her Wife

    24 April 2014, 3:37 pm

    Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage is keeping a veteran from being buried with her late wife.The post Idaho Won’t Allow Lesbian Veteran Be Buried With Her Wife appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • The Weird And Wondrous Politics Of Climate Change In Massachusetts

    24 April 2014, 3:20 pm

    When climate deniers can't get elected, the entire debate changes.The post The Weird And Wondrous Politics Of Climate Change In Massachusetts appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • U.S. Solar Capacity Grew 418 Percent In The Last Four Years

    24 April 2014, 3:08 pm

    Solar energy is booming across the U.S., with capacity up an astounding 418 percent in the last four years alone, according to data released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).The post U.S. Solar Capacity Grew 418 Percent In The Last…
  • The U.S. Still Outspends Every Other Country On Defense — By A Lot

    24 April 2014, 2:53 pm

    The United States spends more on defense than the next 12 countries combined, many of which are U.S. allies. The post The U.S. Still Outspends Every Other Country On Defense — By A Lot appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Woman Who Had Abortion Before Roe v. Wade: ‘All I See Is Things Getting Worse’

    24 April 2014, 2:03 pm

    The women who had abortions before 1973 are seeing history repeat itself.The post Woman Who Had Abortion Before Roe v. Wade: ‘All I See Is Things Getting Worse’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • How Darren Aronofsky Made ‘Noah’ His Own

    24 April 2014, 1:36 pm

    “The Noah story, as our box office returns show, belongs as much to everyone on the planet as it does to the Judeo-Christian family,” director Darren Aronofky said. “For me, it’s like a UNECSO site.” The post How Darren Aronofsky Made ‘Noah’ His…
  • Conservatives Slow To Denounce Cliven Bundy Over Racist Comments

    24 April 2014, 1:22 pm

    Conservatives are championing Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy as a patriot, but his recent assertion that black people were better off as slaves is sure to put his supporters in an awkward position.The post Conservatives Slow To Denounce Cliven Bundy Over Racist…
  • Lawmaker Says Women Make Less Because They Don’t Work As Hard

    24 April 2014, 1:20 pm

    New Hampshire State Rep. Will Infantine (R) said that men make more because they take on riskier and harder work.The post Lawmaker Says Women Make Less Because They Don’t Work As Hard appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Oklahoma Legislators Want to Impeach Justices Who Suspended Death Sentences

    24 April 2014, 1:02 pm

    The state of Oklahoma narrowly avoided a constitutional crisis over the death penalty Wednesday night. But lawmakers are still attempting to exert influence over the court. The post Oklahoma Legislators Want to Impeach Justices Who Suspended Death Sentences…
  • How Many More Garment Workers Have To Die Before Things Really Change?

    24 April 2014, 12:50 pm

    Tangible action is being taken to improve safety in Bangladesh. What about the world's other garment workers?The post How Many More Garment Workers Have To Die Before Things Really Change? appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Six Major Cities Add Their Support To Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan

    24 April 2014, 12:29 pm

    The six cities are joined by four environmental groups in pushing back against states that have tried to characterize the cleanup plan as EPA overreach.The post Six Major Cities Add Their Support To Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • How Some Christian Colleges Are Getting Around The Federal Laws That Help Address Campus Rape

    24 April 2014, 11:56 am

    Some schools that have recently been accused of mishandling sexual assault cases aren't required to follow the Clery Act.The post How Some Christian Colleges Are Getting Around The Federal Laws That Help Address Campus Rape appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Star Of Showtime Climate Series, Makes TIME 100 Most Influential People List

    24 April 2014, 11:45 am

    Evangelical climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe has just been named to TIME magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world! A featured star on Showtime’s landmark climate series, “Years Of Living Dangerously,” Hayhoe joins such…
  • The Song You’ll Have Stuck In Your Head All Summer Is Actually Pretty Great

    24 April 2014, 11:42 am

    Ladies and gentlemen, your first contender for song of summer is here! Brace yourself for the joy of "She Looks So Perfect," by 5 Seconds of Summer.The post The Song You’ll Have Stuck In Your Head All Summer Is Actually Pretty Great appeared first on…
  • Can You Really Be Arrested For A Parody Twitter Account?

    24 April 2014, 11:31 am

    Police raided a 28-year old's house over a parody Twitter account, raising questions about how law enforcement navigate online speech. The post Can You Really Be Arrested For A Parody Twitter Account? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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