Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: NFL

Indians become Guardians

Racism is a tag that has hung around America for far too long. Let’s end it now.

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.

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”