Saturday, June 25, 2022

Tag: NBA

LAPD releases video of officer tasing NBA player

The LAPD released footage from two police body cameras showing what occurred during the arrest.

Another season of despair

Or a pigskin blue wave?

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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US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Bayer appeal to dismiss Roundup weedkiller lawsuits rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

Bayer said it plans to replace glyphosate-based weed-killing ingredients in products for non-professionals in the U.S. with alternative active ingredients in order to “manage litigation risk in the U.S.,” but not due to concerns about safety.

What pundit Ezra Klein doesn’t get about parenting in a looming climate crisis

It’s a matter of math: Bigger families mean more carbon emissions.

Latin America’s new new left

The recent election in Colombia has produced new hope for the country--and for the whole region.

Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.