Monday, June 24, 2024

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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Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.