Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag: NFL

With the Super Bowl around the corner, NFL money blitzes Washington

A massive, culturally significant business can’t afford to stay on the sidelines of American politics and rather than waiting on a Hail Mary pass, the NFL takes control of their fate through lobbying and its PAC.

Another season of despair

Or a pigskin blue wave?

As the Eagles soar, Trump gets Sore

These brave athletes, representing the city where the U.S. Constitution was drafted, have an important civics lesson for President Trump.

Would Dr. King take a knee? 6 ways his radical spirit...

Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world.

Trump’s game plan

Racism and violence as decoys.

Taking a knee, standing for justice

Principled stands taken at great risk are often how movements are born.

They want Kaepernick to go Kaput!

Why is it that before every sporting event we have not only the national anthem, but honor guards and giant flags spread across the field of play?

Trump, NFL protests and the price of freedom

A reader responds to Donald Trump’s remarks disparaging NFL players for peacefully protesting against the treatment of black Americans.

Take the knee: Athletes unite in historic protest against racism &...

It was the biggest display of athletic defiance in years.

Santa Clara Police Union Threatens To Boycott 49ers Games Due To...

There has been extensive national debates over Kaepernick’s actions in the past week, and the quarterback has been working to get the conversation back on track.

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Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

‘Christian left’ is reviving in America, appalled by treatment of migrants

Religiously based moral outrage at Trump’s immigration policies seems to be spurring some long-overdue rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.

Bernie Sanders: ‘We will go to war with White Nationalism’

"When we combat white nationalism and when we combat racism."

2084: Orwell revisited in the Age of Trump

It’s obviously time to act on a global scale. Tell that to Big Brother.

America as a company town: Royal Dutch Shell workers in Penna. coerced to show...

There is a sense in which all colonialism is a form of company town writ large. Now, that’s America.