Monday, February 16, 2015

Progressive News Archives (2/16/15)

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16 Feb The Nation @thenation Why do we hear so much more about the GOP's 2016 candidates than what Republicans are actually doing in Congress now? http://thenat.in/17iuynZ 16 Feb Raw Story @RawStory Singer, songwriter Lesley Gore of 'It's My Party' fame dies at 68 http://ow.ly/J9O3B 16 Feb
 BillMoyers.com @BillMoyersHQ Congrats to #JonStewart for a great run @TheDailyShow. Watch Bill's interview w him at the end of the Bush years. http://bit.ly/16SaBEf 16 Feb Mother Jones @MotherJones In a new video, Joey Bada$$ takes on police shootings of unarmed black men http://bit.ly/1EasCsF  pic.twitter.com/FfTabuwOxZ 16 Feb Common Dreams @commondreams 'The Birth of a Nation': A Century Later http://ow.ly/J9OuG 16 Feb Middle East Eye @MiddleEastEye Game developer determined to put Tunisia on the map #Tunisia http://ow.ly/J9RRh  pic.twitter.com/AC8pnzMYnk 16 Feb Raw Story @RawStory Grand jury indicts Craig Stephen Hicks in shooting deaths of Muslim couple and in-law  http://ow.ly/J9RV3  #ChapelHillShooting 16 Feb Democracy Now! @democracynow #Islamophobia is on the rise in America. Who is behind the fear mongering? @YasmineTaeb explains. Watch: http://owl.li/J9IAB  @amprog 16 Feb Free Speech TV @freespeechtv Chapel Hill Shooting Illustrates Gun Control Problem No One is Talking About: http://bit.ly/1A0faIA  pic.twitter.com/Gq6Wsr7PzO 16 Feb ThinkProgress @thinkprogress North Carolina GOP looks to raise taxes on students and defrauded homeowners http://thkpr.gs/3623378 pic.twitter.com/81GWO9EsVI 16 Feb The Nation @thenation In the early part of the 20th century, women’s creative talent was far more valued in the filmmaking community. http://thenat.in/1MrZeUy 16 Feb Raw Story @RawStory Arkansas state senator suggests US nuke allies in order to deal with ISIS threat http://ow.ly/J9J2F 16 Feb Mother Jones @MotherJones Anti-Semitic Violence Has Very Different Roots in the U.S. and Europe http://bit.ly/17J7MqE 16 Feb Middle East Eye @MiddleEastEye ‘Judaism is a lot wiser and a lot older than the state of Israel’ #Palestine #Israel http://ow.ly/J9Qmt  pic.twitter.com/sQ3W2c5eIO 16 Feb Democracy Now! @democracynow Watch: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Monday, February 16 http://democracynow.org  http://youtu.be/rEs81jKSzns 16 Feb Brave New Films @bravenewfilms How will you change the world? We have a few suggestions. http://ow.ly/IPxiu 16 Feb The Advocate @TheAdvocateMag Ohio Murder May Mark Sixth Killing of a Trans Woman in U.S. in 2015 http://ow.ly/2UKGTg 16 Feb The Advocate @TheAdvocateMag ISIS Publishes Propaganda Piece 'Explaining' Recent Antigay Atrocities http://ow.ly/2UKGTh 16 Feb Mother Jones @MotherJones Weather Channel Reporter Really, Really Enjoyed The Lightning During Boston's Snowstorm http://on.digg.com/1L0SITh  via @Digg 16 Feb Truthout @truthout Our Seas: End of Mare Nostrum Spells Death in the #Mediterranean http://truth-out.org/news/item/29134-our-seas-end-of-mare-nostrum-spells-death-in-the-mediterranean 16 Feb AlterNet @AlterNet Are societal and cultural variables, not chemical brain imbalances, making us depressed and suicidal? http://ow.ly/J8dAL #MentalHealth 16 Feb Too Much @Too_Much_Online Huge mutual-fund companies like BlackRock side with management on CEO pay votes nearly 100% of the time: http://goo.gl/q5NraE  @AsYouSow 16 Feb ThinkProgress @thinkprogress America’s first President was the Tea Party’s worst nightmare http://thkpr.gs/1jvwn3y   pic.twitter.com/kS9SpdkKZd 16 Feb The Nation @thenation We Need Syriza in Illinois http://thenat.in/1FTQ4ff 16 Feb Raw Story @RawStory Alabama school district wants alleged rape victim to use her real name in federal case http://ow.ly/J9HSv 16 Feb Democracy Now! @democracynow As Anti-Muslim Incidents Continue, Report Exposes Funders & Pundits of #Islamophobia http://owl.li/J88e7 @amprog pic.twitter.com/3s3AaqYosn 16 Feb EcoWatch @EcoWatch Public Utilities Should Embrace Renewable Energy Revolution, Not Get Run Over By It http://ow.ly/J8mS9  @RenewablesNews @newsenergy 16 Feb EcoWatch @EcoWatch 8 Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Climate Movement in 2015 http://ow.ly/J9JxJ  @OccupySandy @OneWorld_News 16 Feb Common Dreams @commondreams 'This Is Not A Game,' Declares Greek Minister as Talks Collapse in Brussels http://ow.ly/J9MN5  #Syriza #Greece 16 Feb Mother Jones @MotherJones There's a horrifying amount of plastic in the ocean. This chart shows who's to blame http://bit.ly/1zd29Hy  pic.twitter.com/FsIUfoupDG 16 Feb BillMoyers.com @BillMoyersHQ It's too easy to complain about politics w/out taking personal responsibility, says Rev. Michael Livingston http://bit.ly/1MlQb7E 16 Feb Raw Story @RawStory Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah says group is fighting Islamic State in Iraq  http://ow.ly/J9nwY 16 Feb Salon.com @Salon ‘I’m all about good health’: Here's why a college student is eating bugs with every meal for 30 days http://slnm.us/qJgHPZA 16 Feb ThinkProgress @thinkprogress Happy Presidents’ Day! Meet the five most overrated American presidents http://thkpr.gs/ybqx9g 16 Feb EcoWatch @EcoWatch The Food Babe Way: What the Food Industry Doesn't Want You to Know http://ow.ly/J9IYG  @foodrepublic @FoodCorps 16 Feb EcoWatch @EcoWatch 7 Reasons to Drinking Plenty of Water http://ow.ly/J9J3O  @Healthy_Child @Kris_Carr 16 Feb Free Speech TV @freespeechtv #Christians Become a Primary Target for #ISIS; 21 Beheaded http://bit.ly/1yNF511  pic.twitter.com/RKwKYj4iVt 16 Feb Democracy Now! @democracynow #CopenhagenAttack Witness @femeninna Debates Scholar @tariqramadan on Religion & Free Speech http://owl.li/J87Wp  pic.twitter.com/l318Xk7T01 16 Feb Common Dreams @commondreams GOP Lawmakers Push Millionaire-Friendly State Tax Schemes http://ow.ly/J9n9o 16 Feb Raw Story @RawStory Facebook still suspending Native Americans over ‘real name’ policy http://ow.ly/J9nzZ