Saturday, December 7, 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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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”