The Authoritarian Response to Andrew Hawkins' Call for Justice

Obey this by Chris Edelson - Last Sunday, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins drew national attention for wearing a shirt with the words "Justice for ...

Torture Report: What Next?

The Senate report on CIA torture of suspected terrorist detainees is welcome for its transparency. However, without a concrete plan of action ...

Tony Perkins Says His Crusade Against Gay People Is Like Rescuing Someone From A Burning Building (AUDIO)

by SHANNON BARBER - Family Research Council President Tony Perkins is crazy. Anyone who has ever listened to the man speak or observed the ...

Connecting Police Violence Against People of Color and People With Mental Illness

There is a common thread between police violence against people of color and people diagnosed with "mental illness." Racism intersects deeply with ...

In Boon to Fast Food Worker Strikes, NLRB Goes After McDonald's For Violating Employees' Rights

NLRB names McDonald's Corporation and several franchises as 'joint employers,' striking blow to parent company's prior efforts to side-step accountability for treatment ...

EPA Will Not Declare Coal Ash a Hazardous Waste

by EMILY ATKIN - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday issued its first regulations on coal ash, a toxic byproduct of burning coal ...

Here’s What Happens To Sewage On Cruise Lines

By JEFF SPROSS, ThinkProgress – Cruise ships released over one billion gallons of sewage into the ocean in 2014, according to a new report ...

The Authoritarian Response to Andrew Hawkins' Call for Justice

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Torture Report: What Next?

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Tony Perkins Says His Crusade Against Gay People Is Like

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In Boon to Fast Food Worker Strikes, NLRB Goes After

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EPA Will Not Declare Coal Ash a Hazardous Waste

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Here’s What Happens To Sewage On Cruise Lines

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This Day in History

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On This Day, Dec. 21, 1620 – Pilgrims Land at Plymouth Rock

1620 – The “Mayflower“, and its passengers, pilgrims from England, landed at Plymouth Rock, MA. One of the greatest twists of fate in human history occurred on that epochal voyage. The Pilgrims were originally bound for Virginia to live north of Jamestown under the same charter granted to citizens of Jamestown. Fate charted a different course. Lost at sea, they happened upon a piece of land that would become known as Cape Cod. After surveying the land, they set up camp not too far from Plymouth Rock. They feared venturing further south because winter was fast approaching. The 102...

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The 10 Best Films of 2014

Even if you didn’t know that Michael Keaton had played Batman, there’s a thrillingly ravaged, lived-in ferocity to his performance as Riggan Thomson, a washed-up star of ’90s superhero movies ….. click pic for more

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Mike Myers’ Dr. Evil Mocks Sony Hack on ‘SNL’

Saturday Night Live alum Mike Myers made a surprise appearance as the character on the show this weekend, where he mocked the Sony hacking scandal ….. click pic for more