Monday, November 30, 2020

Remembering the Greatest ‘Babe’ in Sports

There was one "Babe" that helped change the political climate of sports. Babe Didrikson Zaharias was a true hero who helped girls and women that came after her receive the proper help to develop their athleticism.

Retail giants gear up for Black Friday — and political giving

Compared to last year, major big-box chains are spending less this year in direct contributions and domestic lobbying.

'David Duke Without the Baggage:' Will Top GOPer Steve Scalise Resign Over Speech to...

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has confirmed he spoke at EURO, a convention founded by perhaps the country’s most notorious white supremacist. Now Republicans will have to decide what that says about their conference.

Muslim Activist in Paris Condemns Attacks, Rising Islamophobia

Reports of Islamophobia have already emerged following the Paris attacks, and fears of attacks on Muslims in Paris have risen.

VIDEO: Facebook Accused of Censoring Hundreds of Prisoners by Purging Profile Pages Without Cause

With more prisoners using social media, Facebook has been accused of being too willing to delete profile pages of prisoners at the request of U.S. authorities—a growing debate among groups.

Nearly two-thirds of older Black Americans can’t afford to live alone without help –...

The scale of the economic insecurity we’ve measured among older adults of color shows how critical government support can be to people living near the financial edge.

Net Neutrality, Back by Popular Demand

During the past two decades, as the Internet flourished and transformed our society, several major corporations have assumed dominant “gatekeeper” positions, threatening net neutrality. We must protect net neutrality.

After the civil rights era, white Americans failed to support systemic change to end...

More whites are willing to acknowledge white racial privilege, but only about one in eight support reparations to Blacks.

Washington Post Reporter Remains Held in Iranian Prison for a Year

While the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the U.S. State Department have called for his immediate release, Jason Rezaian remains detained in an Iranian prison. His fate resides in the hands of an infamous judge known for committing human rights abuses.

Don’t leave equality to the Supreme Court

In 29 states, trans people can legally be denied jobs and housing because of who we are. Congress should act.