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  • Joyce Carol Oates Thinks There’s No Street Harassment On Park Avenue

    30 October 2014, 4:47 pm by: Jessica Goldstein

    The facts suggest otherwise.The post Joyce Carol Oates Thinks There’s No Street Harassment On Park Avenue appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Why The Result Of Brazil’s Elections Could Be Bad News For The Climate

    30 October 2014, 4:38 pm by: Joaquim Moreira Salles

    If the last four years are any indication, Brazilian environmental policy is about to become even more regressive. The post Why The Result Of Brazil’s Elections Could Be Bad News For The Climate appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Why A Company Is Buying Up Huge Tracts Of Alabama’s Land And Punching It Full Of Holes

    30 October 2014, 3:04 pm by: Kiley Kroh

    "These are not local people. They are not here to do us good," said Colbert County resident Cecilia Hicks.The post Why A Company Is Buying Up Huge Tracts Of Alabama’s Land And Punching It Full Of Holes appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • University Of Florida Students Speak Out Against Voter Suppression On Campus

    30 October 2014, 2:52 pm by: Katie Valentine

    Students can't use their student union center as an early voting place after a decision earlier this year by Florida officials. The post University Of Florida Students Speak Out Against Voter Suppression On Campus appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • The First College To Use Affirmative Consent Was A Laughingstock. Now, The Tide Is Turning.

    30 October 2014, 2:41 pm by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    Despite the current controversy, Antioch College is confident that other schools will follow in its footsteps.The post The First College To Use Affirmative Consent Was A Laughingstock. Now, The Tide Is Turning. appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Video: Texas Candidate Says Democrats Should Go Spend Their Food Stamps Instead Of Vote

    30 October 2014, 2:16 pm by: Alan Pyke

    "What we want them to think is, 'There's no reason. She doesn't have an opponent. I don't need to go to the polls. I'll go spend my food stamp money at the grocery store or whatever, you know, on election day,'" a Dallas County judicial candidate said.The post…
  • Three Days In Nashville Talking To Southern Baptists About Homosexuality

    30 October 2014, 2:05 pm by: Zack Ford

    ThinkProgress joined 1,200 Southern Baptist leaders for a conference addressing "The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage."The post Three Days In Nashville Talking To Southern Baptists About Homosexuality appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Why The Maine Nurse’s Bike Ride Is Not A Threat To Public Health

    30 October 2014, 1:39 pm by: Sam P.K. Collins

    Kaci Hickox's act of defiance illustrates exactly why experts say health workers shouldn't be quarantined. The post Why The Maine Nurse’s Bike Ride Is Not A Threat To Public Health appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Rush Limbaugh Defends Street Harassment: ‘It Was Men Being Polite’

    30 October 2014, 1:20 pm by: Igor Volsky

    "I was expecting some real real rotten conduct by guys and and I didn't see that," Limbaugh stated."The post Rush Limbaugh Defends Street Harassment: ‘It Was Men Being Polite’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • 4 Reasons Progressives Can Be Glad The San Francisco Giants Won the World Series

    30 October 2014, 12:47 pm by: Amelia Rosch

    Team members have been involved in a variety of causes, from LGBT rights to immigration reform.The post 4 Reasons Progressives Can Be Glad The San Francisco Giants Won the World Series appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Kentucky GOP Invokes 9/11, Spreads Misinformation In Campaign Mailers

    30 October 2014, 12:34 pm by: Aviva Shen

    "He wasn't a citizen, but he had a legal license," the ad warns above a large picture of 9/11 bomber Mohamed Atta's Florida driver's license.The post Kentucky GOP Invokes 9/11, Spreads Misinformation In Campaign Mailers appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • T.J. Maxx, Marshalls Will Be Closed To ‘Give Our Associates The Time To Enjoy The Thanksgiving…

    30 October 2014, 12:22 pm by: Bryce Covert

    Other brands, like Macy's and Walmart, will be open on the holiday itself.The post T.J. Maxx, Marshalls Will Be Closed To ‘Give Our Associates The Time To Enjoy The Thanksgiving Holiday’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Libertarians Sue White House Over Climate Change Video

    30 October 2014, 12:14 pm by: Emily Atkin

    There is, indeed, a growing body of evidence that links global warming to an increased likelihood of more mid-latitude cold fronts.The post Libertarians Sue White House Over Climate Change Video appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • A Simple Seal Can Tell You Whether A Company Treats Its Female Employees Equally

    30 October 2014, 11:48 am by: Bryce Covert

    EDGE certification is the first global standard that tells employees, applicants, and consumers that a company meets metrics on gender equality.The post A Simple Seal Can Tell You Whether A Company Treats Its Female Employees Equally appeared first on…
  • Federal Judge Orders Sheriff Joe Arpaio To Undergo Racial Profiling Training

    30 October 2014, 11:16 am by: Esther Yu-Hsi Lee

    “I will order Sheriff Arpaio to take the training," U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow said. "I will order that today.”The post Federal Judge Orders Sheriff Joe Arpaio To Undergo Racial Profiling Training appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • How Obamacare Is Helping Make The Country More Equal

    30 October 2014, 10:43 am by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    According to an early look at the data, the health reform law has "pushed back against inequality" by extending coverage to the people who need it the most.The post How Obamacare Is Helping Make The Country More Equal appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Oil Giant Shell Wants The U.S. Government To Give It Another Five Years In The Arctic

    30 October 2014, 10:06 am by: Jeff Spross

    In a July letter, the company requested a five-year pause in its leases to drill in the Arctic, as they're set to expire in 2017. Shell has already spent eight years trying to develop oil in the region without success.The post Oil Giant Shell Wants The U.S.…
  • Government Threatens To Cut Off For-Profit Colleges Unless Their Students Start Getting Jobs

    30 October 2014, 9:37 am by: Alan Pyke

    The Education Department is finally issuing rules that would link for-profit colleges' access to taxpayer money to their graduates' economic success.The post Government Threatens To Cut Off For-Profit Colleges Unless Their Students Start Getting Jobs appeared…
  • Yelp Lawsuit Could Expose Anonymous Online Commenters

    30 October 2014, 9:30 am by: Lauren C. Williams

    Virginia Supreme Court to decide whether businesses can request customers identity for giving them bad reviews on social media sites. The post Yelp Lawsuit Could Expose Anonymous Online Commenters appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Meet The Women Trying To Change Perceptions About Black Bikers

    30 October 2014, 9:16 am by: Sam P.K. Collins

    One group wants to ensure women of color have a voice at the table during a time when District lawmakers are recognizing the bicycle as a form of transportation. The post Meet The Women Trying To Change Perceptions About Black Bikers appeared first on…

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