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October 31 2014

From ThinkProgress Fri Oct 31 2014, 15:08:45

Zimbabwe. Honduras. Kazakhstan. China. Vietnam. Afghanistan. Tunisia. Cuba. Iraq. Sudan. Bosnia. Eritrea. And even Saudi Arabia. That's a list of some of the 99 countries that have more women legislatures than the United States.

The post Why America Elects So Few Women Compared To The Rest Of The World appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Fri Oct 31 2014, 15:05:01

Beyond "vote shaming."

The post GOP To Iowans: Your Neighbors Will Know If You Don't Vote Republicans appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Fri Oct 31 2014, 15:01:09

"It's brilliant in its simplicity," said one audience member. "The way you're going is really neat," said another. "This has been very, very helpful," said one more.

The post Here's How Oil Industry Members Reacted When Told To Use 'Fear And Anger' To Win Fracking Fight appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Fri Oct 31 2014, 14:56:54

Modeling of population growth scenarios indicates that no realistic or morally defensible policies can put a major dent in the trends through 2100.

The post Study Says Curbing Population Growth Won't Help Address Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Fri Oct 31 2014, 14:49:35

However the Southern Baptist Convention has softened its tone on homosexuality, it still rejects transgender identities outright.

The post How The Southern Baptists Are Still Completely Failing Transgender People appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Fri Oct 31 2014, 14:36:42

The state is essentially arguing that women can't be trusted to make difficult decisions.

The post North Carolina Is Fighting To Enact One Of The Country's Most Condescending Abortion Laws appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Fri Oct 31 2014, 13:49:08

Well, give her credit for being candid.

The post Ohio Supreme Court Justice: Vote For Me Because 'I Am A Republican' Who Will Uphold GOP Laws appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Fri Oct 31 2014, 13:25:06

Uninsured Americans are in the dark about their coverage options.

The post Obamacare's Second Open Enrollment Period Is Coming Up, But Millions Of People Have No Idea appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Fri Oct 31 2014, 13:22:27

We are rapidly depleting many of the world's most important aquifers. NASA reports, "Nearly all of these underlie the word's great agricultural regions and are primarily responsible for their high productivity." Further declines threaten both our food supplies and our security.

The post NASA Bombshell: Global Groundwater Crisis Threatens Our Food Supplies And Our Security appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Fri Oct 31 2014, 13:18:27

"I understand coal companies have to make money. They don't have to make it all."

The post Kentucky Coal Miners Say One Senate Candidate Is Pro-Miner, The Other Is Pro-Coal Company appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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