Equal access to online information is once again under serious threat and this old clip of John Oliver encourages us and our Internet family stand up against the FCC.
Another leak to RTE, another bout of Irish pressure, accompanied by Irish Times columnist Stephen Collins joining a chorus of “ contempt” for British tactics and urging his government to stand firm. The (British position that the) Border issue should be dealt with in phase two of the Brexit negotiations dealing with future trade rather more...
A small Michigan township is making a stand against Nestle, temporarily blocking the company from pumping millions of gallons of groundwater for bottled water. Citizens near Evart, Michigan became outraged when Nestlé proposed to build even larger pipelines to increase the flow of water to its plant in Standwood. Show More Summary
PARIS, Nov 23 (Reuters) - France's strength in depth makes them the favourites for this week's Davis Cup final against Belgium, who will need David Goffin to be at his very best to stand a chance in the three-day showdown in Lille.
With all the liberal opinion pieces that keep coming out to criticize gun laws in the United States, it would seem that, on the surface, Americans want more gun control. In
The demonstration was held on the one-year anniversary of the brutal assault on the primarily indigenous water protectors at Standing Rock. The post ‘We Will Not Stand Down’: #StopETP Coalition Rallies Against ‘Climate Criminals’ appeared first on Rewire.
The other night several Unity members told some happy stories about people getting together and standing tall against administration. It's good to hear, but the song remains the same. Everything is good news and sunshine. I sat before the meeting with a distraught adult ed. Show More Summary
The long-awaited word has come down: American skeleton racer Katie Uhlaender is about to be an Olympic bronze medalist
Reddit might have occasionally played host to controversial debates and scandals since its inception in 2005, but in a beautiful turn of events, the members of the self-proclaimed “front page of the internet” are standing united against the common evil: the FCC and its non-sensical plan to slay net neutrality. Show More Summary
Oh, what trying times in which to gather for frothy merriment! A nation of contrasts, we gather once a year to feast and set aside our squabbles over which model of electricity delivery will triumph, or whether blockchain will be the end to all problems. Fear not as you navigate the treacherous waters of division and misunderstanding. Show More Summary
Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: Eliminating any question on whether the administration would allow court orders against President Trump’s transgender military ban to stand, the U.S. Justice Department late Tuesday appealed one decision to a federal appeals court. Show More Summary
When we talk about sexual harassment and assault, we often talk about the role of men in the fight against these things. What can men do besides just, you know, not harassing and assaulting women? How can they stand up for women? How can they resist being complicit cogs in the nonstop misogyny machine?
Pope Francis on Monday called on police to show "mercy" during traffic stops while standing firm against those who use the streets as their own Formula 1 race track. Meeting with representatives of the Italian traffic and railway police, the Argentine-born pontiff spoke of an "increasingly complex and tumultuous" reality on the roads. Show More Summary
Your weekly tour of the most incensed in college football internet is back after a bye. College football’s Week 12 wasn’t the most eventful of the season. It had no huge upsets, and a lot of teams were taking light jogs against bad teams before Rivalry Weekend. But where there are football games, there are angry people. Show More Summary
The Oakland Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch has consistently sat for the national anthem this season, one of many players who have protested social inequality by sitting or kneeling during the anthem. Prior to Sunday’s game against the New England...Show More Summary
LaVar Ball may have to work a little harder to retain the attention of the Commander-in-Chief. Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, playing in Mexico against the Patriots, sat for the U.S. national anthem (as usual). Per Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, Lynch stood for the Mexican national anthem. The development comes at a time [more]
Lynch has been sitting for the U.S. national anthem all season. Marshawn Lynch — as he’s done for the duration of the NFL season — sat for the national anthem prior to the Raiders’ game against the Patriots in Mexico City. However, Lynch...Show More Summary
If Marshawn Lynch was trying to make a statement on Sunday, he did it in a big way. The Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots were out in Mexico City to face off against each other and ‘Beastmode’ was back at it again as he was observed sitting during the National Anthem. He took his protest […]
Former NFL stars aren’t taking too kindly to the disrespect being shown by the current players who are taking a knee during the national anthem, and it’s enough to bring
“It suddenly became very important,” Nick Cave said, ahead of his controversial, European tour-ending shows in Tel Aviv, ”to make a stand, to me, against those people who are trying to shut down musicians, to bully musicians, to censor musicians and to silence musicians.” Continue reading…