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37 Million People Worldwide Need HIV Treatment

GENEVA, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Everyone with HIV should be given anti-retroviral drugs as soon as possible after diagnosis, meaning 37 million people worldwide should be on treatment, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. Recent clinical trials have confirmed that early drug use extends the lives of those with the AIDS-causing v [Read More…]
>Posted to Politics – The Huffington Post on 4 October 2015 | 11:46 am

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up

Another neat infographic from Compound Interest. Click to see the full version.

When Isaac Asimov invented the Three Laws of Robotics, he did so primarily to support some logical puzzles within his own fiction. Still, there’s something reasonable enough in this invention that it seems a fair litmus test for any technology:
1) It shouldn [Read More…]
>Posted to Daily Kos on 4 October 2015 | 11:00 am

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Ben Carson’s Idea of a Tithe-Like Tax Plan Scares Me

“You’re arguing with a politician as though facts matter to what a politician says."

ile astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson largely refused to rip Ben Carson during Friday’s episode of  Real Time,  he did admit to feeling uncomfortable with one of the Republican candidate’s proposals. “He basically is s [Read More…]
>Posted to Main RSS Feed on 3 October 2015 | 10:19 pm

Kevin McCarthyisms

Anyone who actually believes that Kevin McCarthy should become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives, and 3rd in line to the Presidency, should listen to this man speak (try to speak?). Listen to excerpts from his September 28, … Continue reading → [Read More…]
>Posted to American Liberal on 1 October 2015 | 8:44 pm

MoveOn responds to Gov. Fallin’s stay for Richard Glossip

Mark Crain, campaign director for Civic Action, had the following statement in response to news that Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin issued a 37-day stay in the execution of Richard Glossip: “We are deeply relieved that that Gov. Fallin has issued a stay of execution—which gives Richard Glossip and his legal team more time to […] [Read More…]
>Posted to MoveOn.Org | Democracy In Action on 30 September 2015 | 9:40 pm

‘Religious liberty’ argument reignites interest in anti-gay propaganda

An online booklet on anti-gay propaganda published in 2013 is enjoying a huge resurgence of readership because it exposes the homophobia behind some of the religious right leading voices who claim their positions are based on religion, not animus. And this is taking place at the very time in which these voices are moving to … [Read More…]
>Posted to Firedoglake on 19 August 2015 | 10:24 pm

Make Your Investments Fuel Change

People around the world are pressing their leaders to act on climate change and fueling change on their own. [Read More…]
>Posted to NationofChange on 24 September 2014 | 8:39 am

Blue Heart Chronicles

Progressive Liberal Democrat and Air Force Veteran John Liming describes the motivation for his daily blogging, “I want to do what I can to help protect and preserve The Heart And Soul of my Beloved Homeland, America!” from Blue Heart … Continue reading

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David Swanson

Progressive political blogger David Swanson is the author of “When the World Outlawed War,” “War Is A Lie” and “Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union. Swanson has played a key role in many progressive activities, … Continue reading

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This Can’t Be Happening

This Can’t Be Happening is a news collective originally founded in 2004 as a blog by Dave Lindorff. The collective now also includes John Grant, Linn Washington and Charles M. Young, who share Dave’s profound frustration with the establishment corporate … Continue reading

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Chris Weigant

Chris Weigant, political commentator, author, and blogger, has been a regular contributor to The Huffington Post since 2006. Chris describes his political outlook as “left libertarian.” From Chris Weigant’s blog Friday Talking Points [364] — New Speaker’s Speaking Problem Kevin … Continue reading

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Chris Floyd

Award-Winning journalist and author of Empire Burlesque – High Crimes and Low Comedy in the Bush Imperium, Chris Floyd blogs about the American political scene. News from Chris Floyd’s Empire Burlesque Road to Damascus: An Odd Quack of Truth from … Continue reading

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Barry Lando

Barry Lando, former producer with 60 Minutes and author of “Web of Deceit-the History of Western Complicity in Iraq from Churchill to Kennedy to G.W. Bush” blogs mainly on U.S. policy in the Middle East and Central Asia. News from … Continue reading

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Congressional Progressive Caucus


The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) promotes a strong, progressive agenda, called “The Progressive Promise–Fairness for All”.  The four core principles of the Progressive Promise are: 1. Fighting for economic justice and security for all; 2. Protecting and preserving our civil … Continue reading

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