Liberal Political News

Liberal Political News Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Liberal Political News. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 95,182 in Liberal Political News

  1. Anti-Gay Officials In Alabama Just Lost Their Best Argument Against Marriage EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Before a stay was issued, ShantA Wolfe and Tori Sisson, planned to camp out in front of the Montgomery County Courthouse so they could marry Monday morning. Last week, Federal District Judge Callie V. S. Granade ruled that Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional .

    Comment?

  2. Super Bowl Protesters Will Draw Ties Between 'Redskins' Name And Domestic ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Washington's football team won't be playing in Super Bowl XLIX this weekend. But in the days before the NFL's biggest game kicks off in Glendale, Ariz., Native American activists and organizers in a state that has 21 recognized tribes will hold multiple events that both challenge the team's "Redskins" name and tie the stereotypes perpetuated by it to one of the most pressing issues facing the NFL this season: domestic violence.

    Comment?

  3. Bob Dylan Gives New Album to AARP MembersRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    Fifty thousand copies of Bob Dylan's new album Shadows in the Night are being given to subscribers to AARP's magazine. Dylan's only interview about the album also will be published in the issue.

    Comment?

  4. Supremes Knock Down Health Benefits for RetireesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    The Supreme Court cast doubt Monday on the future of old union contracts that had promised lifetime health benefits for retired workers and their families. In a case seen as a victory for corporate America, the justices ruled these promises should not be treated as "vested rights" unless they are spelled out in the contract.

    Comment?

  5. Man Turns Home into 15-Cat PlaygroundRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    Since the 1990s, home builder Peter Cohen has spent tens of thousands of dollars transforming his Goleta, Calif., house into a kitty paradise for his many rescue cats. He's spent years building a colorful and intricate network of perches, tunnels, ramps and walkways .

    Comment?

  6. The Trouble with HOAsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Homeowner's Associations, created by deed provisions to serve homeowners in condominium developments, are often at odds with individual owners of units. Just last week, news out of New York reported that an HOA was suing a homeowner for parking his own pickup truck in his own driveway.

    Comment?

  7. John Feffer: Europe's End?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Remember the glory days of the 1990s, when our interconnectedness -- the ever-tighter embrace of Disney characters, the Swoosh, and the Golden Arches -- was endlessly hailed? It was the era of "globalization," of Washington-style capitalism triumphant, and the planet, we were told, would be growing ever "flatter" until we all ended up in the same mall, no matter where we lived.

    Comment?

  8. The 'Glory' of WarRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

    It is rare for someone of this writer's acquaintance to enlist in the military, although it has happened. When someone does so, his or her family usually speaks of how proud they are of them, as if the enlistee has done something to which great honor is attached.

    Comment?

  9. If Only Adolph Hitler had had Drone Technology?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Regarding the holocaust, in the foreword to this book by Zygmunt Bauman, he reminds us that we have a duty to remember. But then, almost as an afterthought, he asks his readers the rhetorical question, to remember what? In what elsewhere has been described as a stunning set of original reflections, Bauman has shaken us out of our moral comfort zones.

    Comment?

  10. Woman Says Employer Forced Her To Take Unpaid Leave While PregnantRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    While Jamie Cole's doctor was monitoring her pregnancy because she had suffered preeclampsia with a previous one, she was still healthy. Her doctor simply told her to continue working as normal, just without heavy lifting.

    Comment?

  11. And onto IndianaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Balloon Juice

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a former member of House leadership who's viewed as a possible 2016 presidential candidate, announced he and the feds after months of negotiations agreed to a plan that will cover an estimated 350,000 low-income adult Hoosiers earning under 138 percent of the poverty level, or about $16,105 for an individual. It makes Indiana the 28th state to opt into the voluntary coverage expansion.

    Comment?

  12. Wyoming Might Finally Be On Its Way To Teaching Climate Science In SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Last year, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead signed legislation forbidding state public schools from teaching that climate change is caused by humans. This week, Wyoming's House of Representatives voted to repeal that measure, the first step on what still could be a long road toward a climate science curriculum in the state.

    Comment?

  13. Children's Book on Bees Now Available as a Free Video ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    The children's book, A, Bee, See: Who are our Pollinators and Why are They in Trouble , has been released to the public on Youtube.com as a free video. This is a wonderful research to share with anyone who is a teacher or parent, and can be accessed here: You might expect it to be written by a biologist, but Kenneth Eade is not an environmental scientist, but a lawyer with the vision to look ahead toward environmental responsibility.

    Comment?

  14. The Invisible Man: Jeffrey Sterling, CIA WhistleblowerRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Sterling's indictment four years ago received fleeting news coverage that recited the government's charges. From the outset, the Justice Department portrayed him as bitter and vengeful - with the classic trash-the-whistleblower word "disgruntled" thrown in - all of which the mainline media dutifully recounted without any other perspective.

    Comment?

  15. Progressive Coalition Encourages EPA to Mandate Strong GHG Reductions from Power Plants by 2020Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The letter urges her to require that states make significant greenhouse gas emission reductions from the power sector by 2020. This letter responds to a blog post that Ass.

    Comment?

  16. Obama Administration Releases New 5-Year Offshore Drilling PlanRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The Obama administration today released its proposed 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program. The proposal keeps dirty fuel development off-limits along the Pacific and Northern Atlantic coasts, as well as in some areas of the Arctic Ocean, while opening up new areas off the Atlantic and Alaskan coasts to drilling.

    Comment?

  17. Former CIA Employee Convicted of Violating the Espionage ActRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Former CIA employee Jeffery Sterling was convicted of violating the Espionage Act on Monday. Sterling's case is one of an unprecedented number of Espionage Act cases the Obama administration has brought against intelligence community whistleblowers for alleged mishandling of classified information.

    Comment?

  18. US Engaged in Massive Car Spying ProgramRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The Drug Enforcement Administration operates a massive secret government database that tracks the movement of motorists across the country, documents reveal. The documents, obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union through the Freedom of Information Act, cast further light on the scope of government surveillance and raise significant privacy concerns, the organization says .

    Comment?

  19. The Oligarch Party: Koch Bros Vow Nearly $1 Billion for 2016 ElectionsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    For years, progressive groups have protested the outsized influence of the Koch Brothers in U.S. politics. The political network backed by right-wing billionaires Charles and David Koch plans to spend close to $900 million on the 2016 campaigns, a stunning amount on par with both the major political parties, the Washington Post reported Monday.

    Comment?

  20. NSA Began Warrantless Surveillance Without Congressional ApprovalRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Newly declassified NSA documents show that the agency began its surveillance program without Congressional approval. The National Security Agency began its warrantless surveillance program without Congressional approval, spying on emails and phone calls of foreign targets months before the passage of the Protect America Act in August 2007, newly declassified documents show.

    Comment?