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Tag: NBA

Before the NFL took a knee: 4 lesser-known moments of resistance...

This isn’t the first time the world of professional sports has entered the fight for civil rights and racial justice.

NBA: The National Billboard Association?

Pro basketball teams are turning their players into running, dribbling ads.

Meet the Lobbyists Who Got a $250 Million Subsidy for a...

Scott Walker continues his cuts to the public sector despite his plan to score the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks a new arena costing more than $250 million in taxpayer money. Meet the lobbyists who won Walker’s heart in the deal.

Gov. Walker and the Democrats’ Dance: Shady Politics Behind the Milwaukee...

Shady details of the need to build new sports arenas reveal the great power of politics that come into play. And Gov. Scott Walker is the newest politician to get involved in this shady business.

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Democrats side with banks and approve Volcker Rule Regulation Harmonization Act

From lobbying disclosures, it shows that American Bankers Association have lobbied on the Volcker Rule in both the House and Senate this past year.

Former police sergeant charged with excessive force and falsifying report

If convicted of the falsification of records charge, Sgt. Robert George could receive up to 20 years.

A plutocratic coup

We tend to believe that plots to overthrow the government are totally foreign to our national character. But we do do coups.

Why the DNC is fighting WikiLeaks and not Wall Street

With eyes on the prizes from corporate largesse, DNC officials don’t see downsides to whacking at WikiLeaks and undermining press freedom in the process.

Federal Court rules against Trump administration’s attempt to rollback Corporate Average Fuel Economy targets

The court's ruling upheld the higher fine currently in place for automakers who manufacture "gas guzzlers."

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