Politics

September 9, 2019

Transitioning ThinkProgress

Many years ago, we embarked on a new experiment: moving ThinkProgress from an organizational blog to a progressive news site, powered by reporters and editorially independent. We are proud that ThinkProgress helped shape the conversation in this country—exposing the companies that were supporting the NRA, uncovering sexual abuse within religious organizations, documenting voter suppression, and […]
September 5, 2019

CNN’s planning a 2020 LGBTQ forum. Here are some issues advocates say the candidates should address.

A prominent LGBTQ rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced Thursday that it will host a presidential town hall on LGBTQ issues next month. The event will air on CNN. LGBTQ advocacy groups told ThinkProgress that they know exactly what ideas they want to hear discussed at the town hall set for Oct. 10, […]
September 5, 2019

It wasn’t a debate, but CNN’s 7-hour climate forum laid bare key differences among Democrats

CNN’s seven-hour town hall on the climate crisis wasn’t the debate many activists have spent months calling for. But Wednesday night’s marathon event teased out notable differences among Democratic presidential contenders, giving voters a taste of how each candidate might approach climate policy if elected. Two of the main issues where candidates staked out wildly […]
September 4, 2019

Kristen Stewart’s experience is emblematic of LGBTQ people’s struggles in Hollywood

In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar UK, actor Kristen Stewart, who has been romantically linked to model Stella Maxwell since 2017, said, “I have fully been told, ‘If you just like do yourself a favor, and don’t go out holding your girlfriend’s hand in public, you might get a Marvel movie.’ I don’t want to work with people […]
September 4, 2019

Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans have been derailed, thanks to members of his own party

Before Tuesday, it was unlikely that too many people outside his constituency of Bracknell in Berkshire, England, would have heard of Member of Parliament (MP) Phillip Lee. But, on yet another day of high Parliament drama over the seemingly-endless saga of Brexit, the Conservative (Tory) MP thrust himself into the spotlight by publicly defecting to […]
September 4, 2019

Republican leaders silent as Alabama governor insists she won’t resign over blackface scandal

Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) adamantly vowed on Tuesday that she would not resign her office, despite revelations last week that she once appeared in blackface in a college Baptist Student Union skit while she was a student at Auburn University. The national Republican leaders who demanded a Democratic governor resign for a very similar scandal […]

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August 20, 2019

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August 20, 2019

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August 19, 2019

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August 19, 2019

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August 17, 2019

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August 17, 2019

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August 16, 2019

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August 16, 2019

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August 14, 2019

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Latest from the World

September 18, 2019

Change Of Address: Will Moving Ease Chelsea’s Anxieties On Teen Mom 2?

Chelsea and Cole contemplated buying land and relocating on this week's 'Teen Mom 2' episode.
September 18, 2019

Teachers ‘have worked long hours for many years’

Reducing teachers' hours in England is likely to be difficult and may require "radical action", says study.
September 18, 2019

Harrow school sets up online sixth form for global pupils

The historic private school is to teach A-levels over the internet for £15,000 per year.
September 18, 2019

The surprising truth about UK energy use

What can we do to meet the demands of our increasingly technology-dependent lives?
September 17, 2019

Supreme Court: What happened with Brexit on Tuesday?

The Supreme Court is hearing competing arguments about the legality of the suspension of Parliament.
September 17, 2019

Environment strategy consultation launched in Northern Ireland

"Ambitious, inspiring and targeted actions" are needed, says the Northern Ireland Environment Agency.
September 17, 2019

The Papers: PM’s ‘warning’ to judges and diabetes ‘epidemic’

Wednesday's papers focus on the Supreme Court hearing over the PM's decision to suspend Parliament.
September 17, 2019

See Blue Ivy Lay Down Vocals For ‘Brown Skin Girl’ In Beyoncé’s Intimate New Documentary

Beyoncé's new "Making The Gift" documentary features rare, intimate footage of twins Sir and Rumi, as well as scenes of Blue Ivy hitting the recording studio to sing "Brown Skin Girl."
September 17, 2019

How one pilot survived WW2’s biggest airborne operation

Jim Hooper was one of thousands captured by German troops in the Battle of Arnhem.
September 17, 2019

Labour would ‘carry out’ further referendum result, Corbyn pledges

Jeremy Corbyn says his party is the only one "ready to put trust in the people" over Brexit.
September 17, 2019

‘Country stands behind Stokes’ in Sun story row

England cricketer Ben Stokes has the support of "the whole sport and the country" after criticising The Sun over a story it ran about his family, a leading cricket chief says.
September 17, 2019

The Fuck Is Wrong With Announcers Who Won’t Call A Football A Ball?

Today, we’re talking about trailers, crossing state lines, Sean’s friend Bruce, drunken coaches, and more.Read more...
September 17, 2019

Riley Siswick murder police ‘not given information by council’

A detective says social services should have told police of another incident involving Riley Siswick.
September 17, 2019

The Sport That Can’t Stick To Sports

Dublin beat Kerry 1-18 to 0-15 on Saturday to take their fifth straight All-Ireland football championship, and become the first team to five-peat in the history of the Gaelic Athletic Association’s annual national inter-county tournament. And we’re tal...