Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: sports

Can global sports boycotts help end the war in Ukraine?

The power of sports to legitimize a regime also means they have the power to delegitimize one, too.

Report finds climate polluters are spending millions on sports sponsorships

"Sport is in the frontline of the climate emergency but floats on a sea of sponsorship deals with the major polluters."

Does the Super Bowl feel too political? Thank American militarism.

Make no mistake – even “non-political” celebrations of veterans are deliberately political.

Why can’t we just play ball?

The militarization of sports and the redefinition of patriotism.

Another season of despair

Or a pigskin blue wave?

Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony Reminds World That Climate Change is Very...

The Opening Ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games centered on climate change and its effects.

Eight NFL Scandals Worse Than ‘Deflategate’

Football has become America's pastime, but it's time the sports reporters start covering real NFL scandals and stop focusing on non-stories such as "deflategate." Here are a few leads for reporters to chase.

Remembering the Greatest ‘Babe’ in Sports

There was one "Babe" that helped change the political climate of sports. Babe Didrikson Zaharias was a true hero who helped girls and women that came after her receive the proper help to develop their athleticism.

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.