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Nine incredibly important things that happened this year that most people aren’t talking about

  1. Human rights abuses in North Korean prisons reached a level not seen since Nazi atrocities. 

  2. The Tea Party became a major advocate for solar energy. 

  3. The Supreme Court green-lighted the execution of people with severe mental disabilities. 

  4. Vaccine conspiracy theories created local epidemics of deadly, previously eradicated diseases. 

  5. American cities criminalized homelessness.

and much more.

Posted Thursday Dec 19 2:49pm  621 notes
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This was a busy year for progressives, who celebrated victories and regrouped after defeats. It was also a trying year for the country as a whole, as we bid farewell to familiar faces and comforted one another amidst tragedy. Around the globe, this year saw everything from a royal birth and to a stately death.

A look back at the iconic images of 2013.

Posted Tuesday Dec 17 2:00pm  136 notes
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Add these to your must-see list: The 14 best movies of 2013.

Add these to your must-see list: The 14 best movies of 2013.

View HD • Posted Tuesday Dec 17 12:01pm  70 notes
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5 reasons why 2013 was the best year in human history.

Here are five simple, powerful reasons why you should believe the world has never been better — and is getting better still.

Posted Thursday Dec 12 1:49pm  101 notes
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5 reasons why 2013 was the best year in human history. 

5 reasons why 2013 was the best year in human history. 

View HD • Posted Wednesday Dec 11 3:57pm  200 notes
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What’s your progressive resolution?

ThinkProgress listed ours over here.

Monday Dec 31 4:07pm  19 notes
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Our resolutions for 2013

  • Reform the broken immigration system.
  • Enact sensible gun safety laws.
  • Secure higher wages and benefits for workers.
  • Enhance oversight of the drones program.
  • Adopt a more effective federal drug policy.
  • Embrace progressive monetary policy.
  • Reform the filibuster.
  • Repeal the anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act.
  • Advance national standards for federal elections.
  • Minimize risky bank transactions.
  • Invest in infrastructure.
  • And, obviously, cut our fossil fuels to combat global warming

Posted Monday Dec 31 11:30am  264 notes
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