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November 26 2014

From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 26 2014, 12:37:34

Uncle Richard knows climate change is real, but doesn't want to act. Here's how you can talk to him about it without ruining Thanksgiving.

The post How To Convince Your Right-Wing Uncle To Act On Climate Change This Thanksgiving appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 26 2014, 12:37:27

A simple comment about the weather can erupt into a rant about "Climategate," "pauses," and the polar vortex. Here are the key points you need to ensure your Thanksgiving dinner says delicious and factual.

The post How To Talk To Your Climate Denier Uncle This Thanksgiving appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 26 2014, 12:15:52

Here's why you might be wary to believe them.

The post Industry Groups Are Freaking Out About Obama's New Smog Pollution Rule appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 26 2014, 11:18:02

Twelve striking Walmart employees and community members will stage a 24-hour fast on Thanksgiving Day.

The post Walmart Workers Give Up Thanksgiving Dinner To Stage 24-Hour Fast For Higher Wages appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 26 2014, 10:31:04

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court's oldest member and its senior-most liberal, "underwent a coronary catheterization procedure" on Wednesday morning "to place a stent in her right coronary artery," according to a press release from the Supreme Court.

The post BREAKING: Justice Ginsburg Has Heart Surgery appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 26 2014, 10:13:18

Compare Justice Scalia's description of the role of the grand jury to what the prosecutors told the Ferguson grand jury.

The post Justice Scalia Explains What Was Wrong With The Ferguson Grand Jury appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 26 2014, 09:38:08

The Constitution: not optional, even in Texas.

The post A Texas Lawmaker's Bizarre Plan To Secede From The Union One Law At A Time appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 26 2014, 09:02:21

ThinkProgress has your back this Thanksgiving if your uncle decides to ask, "Did anyone watch Obummer's decision on executive action last week?"

The post What You Need To Know To Win An Immigration Argument With Your Right-Wing Uncle This Thanksgiving appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 26 2014, 08:58:01

San Francisco's retail workers will now get two weeks' notice of schedules and pay if their shifts are canceled.

The post City Passes Historic Retail Workers Bill Of Rights appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 26 2014, 08:51:17

"I support the unity of the country and oppose separatism."

The post Chinese Students Face Long Prison Terms After Volunteering For Minority Rights Website appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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