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  • Ravens Response To ESPN Story Proves They Never Understood Domestic Violence

    22 September 2014, 5:59 pm by: Travis Waldron

    Set aside the dispute over who knew what and when: the Ravens still seem to think it matters how Ray Rice hit his wife, and that the video could have exonerated him. The post Ravens Response To ESPN Story Proves They Never Understood Domestic Violence appeared…
  • The Wall Street Journal Publishes Long-Debunked Myths To Promote Climate Inaction

    22 September 2014, 5:11 pm by: Joe Romm

    Contrary to the latest error-riddled Wall Street Journal piece, uncertainty is a major reason climate action is so urgent. Here's why.The post The Wall Street Journal Publishes Long-Debunked Myths To Promote Climate Inaction appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • ‘Flood Wall Street’ Protesters Say Root Cause Of Climate Change Is Unchecked Capitalism

    22 September 2014, 4:09 pm by: Ari Phillips

    On Monday, activists and protesters headed to New York City's financial sector to bring attention to the relationship between capitalism and climate change. The post ‘Flood Wall Street’ Protesters Say Root Cause Of Climate Change Is Unchecked Capitalism…
  • Priest Speaks Up For Planned Parenthood: ‘People Of Faith Support Reproductive Rights’

    22 September 2014, 3:49 pm by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    There's been a contentious battle over a new Planned Parenthood clinic being constructed in New Orleans, but at least one congregation is happy to have a new neighbor.The post Priest Speaks Up For Planned Parenthood: ‘People Of Faith Support Reproductive…
  • Google Chairman: ALEC Is Lying About Climate Change And Funding Them Was A Mistake

    22 September 2014, 3:45 pm by: Emily Atkin

    "We should not be aligned with such people," Schmidt said. "They're just, they're just literally lying."The post Google Chairman: ALEC Is Lying About Climate Change And Funding Them Was A Mistake appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Everything Old Is Old Again: ‘Gotham’ Is Stuck In Batman’s Shadow

    22 September 2014, 3:45 pm by: Jessica Goldstein

    Here comes another superhero origin story! The post Everything Old Is Old Again: ‘Gotham’ Is Stuck In Batman’s Shadow appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • The Record-Breaking Number Of Women In CEO Jobs Is Still Pretty Pitiful

    22 September 2014, 3:23 pm by: Bryce Covert

    With Safra Catz as co-CEO of Oracle, women are 5 percent of Fortune 500 chief executives.The post The Record-Breaking Number Of Women In CEO Jobs Is Still Pretty Pitiful appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • How A Court Decision Restricting Voting Rights Is Sowing ‘Maximum Confusion’ Among Voters

    22 September 2014, 2:26 pm by: Josh Israel

    Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board has no money currently available for any outreach campaign to alert voters to the new requirements.The post How A Court Decision Restricting Voting Rights Is Sowing ‘Maximum Confusion’ Among Voters appeared first…
  • The Heirs Of Oil Baron John D. Rockefeller Are Dumping Fossil Fuel Investments

    22 September 2014, 12:53 pm by: Jeff Spross

    The divestment movement remains small compared to the scale of global fossil fuel holdings -- but with the addition of the Rockefellers, it's picking up steam.The post The Heirs Of Oil Baron John D. Rockefeller Are Dumping Fossil Fuel Investments appeared…
  • New York City Mayor Unveils Plan To Reduce Carbon Emissions By 80 Percent

    22 September 2014, 12:53 pm by: Katie Valentine

    The plan is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from buildings by the equivalent of about 3.4 million metric tons of carbon dioxide.The post New York City Mayor Unveils Plan To Reduce Carbon Emissions By 80 Percent appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • The Economics Of ‘Flood Wall Street’

    22 September 2014, 12:51 pm by: Bryce Covert

    Activists are taking on the economic system that's behind inaction on climate change.The post The Economics Of ‘Flood Wall Street’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • How This Spoon Could Help Improve The Lives Of People With Parkinson’s

    22 September 2014, 12:10 pm by: Sam P.K. Collins

    Google recently acquired the company that invented the spoon and will produce it more widely.The post How This Spoon Could Help Improve The Lives Of People With Parkinson’s appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Congress Acts, Someone Might Actually Look At Hundreds Of Thousands Of Backlogged Rape Kits

    22 September 2014, 11:56 am by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    Lawmakers did at least one good thing before leaving town to hit the campaign trail. The post Congress Acts, Someone Might Actually Look At Hundreds Of Thousands Of Backlogged Rape Kits appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Exclusive: Sweden’s Next Prime Minister Won’t Join NATO, Pledges To Restore The Scandinavian…

    22 September 2014, 11:54 am by: Matt Browne - Guest Contributor

    In an exclusive interview, the next Swedish prime minister talks about the future of his country and the world's fight against ISIS.The post Exclusive: Sweden’s Next Prime Minister Won’t Join NATO, Pledges To Restore The Scandinavian Dream appeared first…
  • ‘F*ck It, I Quit’: Marijuana Forces TV Reporter To Quit On Air

    22 September 2014, 11:41 am by: Nicole Flatow

    “I wanted to draw attention to this issue. And the issue is medical marijuana."The post ‘F*ck It, I Quit’: Marijuana Forces TV Reporter To Quit On Air appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Global Investors Think Climate Action And Economic Well-Being Go Great Together

    22 September 2014, 10:27 am by: Jeff Spross

    Over 340 global investors worth over $24 trillion just called on governments worldwide to provide stable, reliable, and economically meaningful carbon pricing.The post Global Investors Think Climate Action And Economic Well-Being Go Great Together appeared…
  • Pope Francis: You Can’t Use Religion To Justify Violence

    22 September 2014, 9:31 am by: Jack Jenkins

    “Let no one consider themselves to be the ‘armor’ of God while planning and carrying out acts of violence and oppression!” Pope Francis said.The post Pope Francis: You Can’t Use Religion To Justify Violence appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Top FIFA Official Believes Qatar ‘Will Not Host’ 2022 World Cup

    22 September 2014, 9:13 am by: Travis Waldron

    A top official expresses concern over safety at Qatar's 2022 World Cup, but there remains little indication that FIFA is considering a move. The post Top FIFA Official Believes Qatar ‘Will Not Host’ 2022 World Cup appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Emma Watson Gives Speech On Feminism To UN, Gets Threatened By 4Chan Creeps

    22 September 2014, 9:10 am by: Jessica Goldstein

    "No country in the world can yet say they have achieved gender equality."The post Emma Watson Gives Speech On Feminism To UN, Gets Threatened By 4Chan Creeps appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Rick Perry Claims Texas’ New Abortion Restrictions Could Have Saved Joan Rivers’ Life

    22 September 2014, 9:01 am by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    The comments are sparking outrage among reproductive rights groups.The post Rick Perry Claims Texas’ New Abortion Restrictions Could Have Saved Joan Rivers’ Life appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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