Blog entries from: ThinkProgress


1 to 10 of 3758

August 29 2014

From ThinkProgress Fri Aug 29 2014, 12:22:12

On Tuesday, a federal trial court in Massachusetts held that it is "plainly unconstitutional to require a female inmate to expose herself, particularly to the extreme degree required during a strip search, in the presence of a male officer."

The post Women's Jail Allowed Male Guards To Videotape 274 Different Strip Searches appeared first on ThinkProgress.

[view whole blog post ]



From ThinkProgress Fri Aug 29 2014, 12:07:13

The building is the latest in New York City to include a separate poor door, something legal under the city's current housing code.

The post Luxury Building Lets Poor Residents Share A Roof Deck With Rich Neighbors, But Not A Door appeared first on ThinkProgress.

[view whole blog post ]



From ThinkProgress Fri Aug 29 2014, 12:03:30

Colleges have tried to address this issue in the past, but many have done so with sexual assault prevention programs that hardly focus on educating would-be perpetrators.

The post 'Yes Means Yes': California Bill Would Create Strong New Definition Of Consent On College Campuses appeared first on ThinkProgress.

[view whole blog post ]



From ThinkProgress Fri Aug 29 2014, 11:19:01

The IEA said renewables now produce 22 percent of the world's electricity, likely rising to 26 percent by 2020 -- though this pace won't ultimately meet international climate targets.

The post Renewable Energy Capacity Grew At Fastest Pace Ever In 2013 appeared first on ThinkProgress.

[view whole blog post ]



From ThinkProgress Fri Aug 29 2014, 11:03:46

And there are now more than 3 million Syrian refugees dispersed throughout the region as a result of the civil war.

The post More Than Half Of All Syrian Citizens Have Been Forced Out Of Their Homes appeared first on ThinkProgress.

[view whole blog post ]



From ThinkProgress Fri Aug 29 2014, 11:01:54

An individual's income bracket -- and political opinions generally reflective of ones economic situation -- looks to coincide with what "kind" of church he/she attends. Except for when it doesn't.

The post The Politics Of Every Major U.S. Religion, In One Chart appeared first on ThinkProgress.

[view whole blog post ]



From ThinkProgress Fri Aug 29 2014, 10:56:47

The police department waited more than 2 weeks to release the names of the involved officers. Among its reasons was a rap video in which rappers wear t-shirts that say "save black boys."

The post LA Cops Shot An Unarmed Black Man, Are Being Even More Secretive Than Ferguson Police appeared first on ThinkProgress.

[view whole blog post ]



From ThinkProgress Fri Aug 29 2014, 10:11:34

After a chilling video of family rejection went viral, a young man has found support from across the web.

The post This Guy Was Disowned By His Family For Being Gay So The Internet Raised $50,000 For Him appeared first on ThinkProgress.

[view whole blog post ]



From ThinkProgress Fri Aug 29 2014, 09:28:45

For the first time, the state has made details of contamination cases public.

The post Pennsylvania Finally Reveals Fracking Has Contaminated Drinking Water Hundreds Of Times appeared first on ThinkProgress.

[view whole blog post ]



From ThinkProgress Fri Aug 29 2014, 09:12:08

Nearly 40 percent of Indians don't have access to a mainstream bank account, but that may be about to change.

The post Why This Country Is Giving Every Household A Bank Account appeared first on ThinkProgress.

[view whole blog post ]






blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!




Most Active Blog Feeds:

  1. Face of Malawi
    Malawi Breaking News Today
  2. ThinkProgress
  3. IT News Africa news alert
    Daily email news alerts from ITNewsAfrica.com
  4. Shadow and Act
    Shadow and Act from IndieWire
  5. Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7
  6. Foreign Policy
    The Global Magazine of News and Ideas
  7. Global development | The Guardian
    Latest Global development news, comment and analysis from the Guardian, the world's leading liberal voice
  8. DipNote: Latest Stories
    DipNote is the official blog of the U.S. Department of State.