Nike just thrust Kaepernick back in the spotlight where he belongs | Khaled A Beydoun

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No matter how hard the league tries, Colin Kaepernick is still the most important NFL player not in the NFL The 2018 National Football League regular season kicks off this week. And the most discussed player in the world of football, and beyond, is one that has been ousted from the NFL for over a […]

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Palestinians hold day of mourning after 773 shot with live ammunition

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At least 15 killed when Israeli soldiers open fire during mass demonstrations in Gaza Gaza hospitals, running low on blood and overstretched by the huge number of wounded, were reeling after one of the enclaves bloodiest days outside of open war, in which Israeli soldiers shot 773 people with live ammunition, according to the ministry […]

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US government demands details on all visitors to anti-Trump protest website

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Privacy advocates call warrant for IP addresses of 1.3 million people who visited inauguration protest website an unconstitutional fishing expedition The US government is seeking to unmask every person who visited an anti-Trump website in what privacy advocates say is an unconstitutional fishing expedition for political dissidents. The warrant appears to be an escalation of […]

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‘We are jobless because of fish poisoning’: Vietnamese fishermen battle for justice

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A year after Vietnams worst environmental disaster, lives remain ruined while the government cracks down on protesters seeking compensation We used to eat the meat of the pig, but now all we have to eat is the skin the Vietnamese saying neatly encapsulates the predicament facing the countrys fishermen, says Nguyen Viet Thieu. Before the […]

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Activists cry cowardice as Republican senators shut doors to healthcare town halls

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Pat Toomeys closed-door talk saw him accused of not having the courage to speak to those affected, while Ted Cruz also faced dissent at his ticket-only event At a town hall in Pennsylvania on Wednesday night, Republican senator Pat Toomey faced an angry protest over his role in the GOP healthcare bill, while Ted Cruz […]

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Hugo Chvez statue torn down as death toll rises in Venezuela protests

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Young protester shot in the head amid continuation of demonstrations that brand President Nicols Maduro a dictator and demand elections A 20-year-old Venezuelan protester has died after being shot in the head, authorities said, taking fatalities from a month of anti-government unrest to at least 37, as the opposition geared up for more demonstrations. Hecder […]

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Arrests at violent Berkeley Trump protests while tax marches stay calm

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On day of protest, police make 13 arrests as pro-Trump crowd clashes with anti-fascists in California and thousands call for financial disclosure elsewhere Hundreds of self-described anti-fascist protesters and supporters of Donald Trump clashed in Berkeley, California, in sporadic brawls on Saturday. Protests in cities around the rest of the country, including a number of […]

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