A few years in the past, we launched into a brand new experiment: transferring ThinkProgress from an organizational weblog to a progressive information web site, powered by reporters and editorially impartial. We’re proud that ThinkProgress helped form the dialog on this nation—exposing the businesses that have been supporting the NRA, uncovering sexual abuse inside spiritual organizations, documenting voter suppression, and monitoring the financing of white nationalism, to call just some of the various, many, many necessary tales ThinkProgress lined.
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Regardless of looking for ThinkProgress a brand new residence, we have been unhappy to announce final week that after many spectacular years, ThinkProgress’ run as an impartial journalistic enterprise got here to a detailed. We’re grateful to all of the editors and journalists who poured their hearts into making ThinkProgress a useful resource for tens of millions of People such as you. We are going to remember to hold all of their work archived on the location so that everybody has entry to the nice reporting ThinkProgress has undertaken.
Shifting ahead, we’ll be transitioning ThinkProgress again to its roots as a web site that gives evaluation on coverage, politics, and the information. We’re nonetheless figuring this out—so bear with us, however it is possible for you to to rely on the brand new ThinkProgress to supply a proudly progressive perspective on an important coverage and political debates within the nation.
The location shall be a hub for professional evaluation and commentary from leaders throughout the progressive motion, and we’ll additionally raise up the tales of on a regular basis folks affected by the Trump administration’s insurance policies.
We’re unhappy to finish ThinkProgress’ long-run as an impartial journalistic enterprise. However the stakes within the nation proper now couldn’t be larger, and that is no time for us to again down.
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Whereas ThinkProgress will now not be a supply for impartial reporting, we need to be certain that it stays a useful instrument for the progressive group. Our success hinges on progressive supporters such as you—so we hope you’ll hold studying, sharing, and interesting with what’s to come back. And we’ll be again in contact to get your enter in shaping the best way ahead.
Navin Nayak is the Government Director for the Heart for American Progress Motion Fund