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Regardless of looking for ThinkProgress a brand new dwelling, 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 hundreds of thousands of People such as you. We’ll make sure you preserve all of their work archived on the location so that everybody has entry to the good reporting ThinkProgress has undertaken.
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We’re unhappy to finish ThinkProgress’ long-run as an impartial journalistic enterprise. However the stakes within the nation proper now couldn’t be greater, and that is no time for us to again down.
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Navin Nayak is the Govt Director for the Middle for American Progress Motion Fund