Attorney General Barr ordered authorities to clear protesters near White House, DOJ official says

Attorney General William Barr on Monday evening ordered authorities to clear a crowd of protesters that had gathered near the White House, according to a Justice Department official, minutes ahead of President...

Big Oil <3 Police

Our modern world is full of unholy alliances. Evangelicals and President Donald Trump, Sprint and T-Mobile, pickles and trash beer (actually, that last one sounds awesome). But there are few relationships as toxic as...

Black Voters Matter: Group Sues Georgia for Purging 200,000 Voters Ahead of 2020 Election

On the voter registration deadline for Georgians who want to vote in two Senate runoff elections on January 5, we speak with Cliff Albright, co-founder and executive director of Black Voters...

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Wendy’s franchisee gives $200K more to Trump reelection campaign

Wendy's is facing backlash online after Business Insider reported that a franchisee on President Donald Trump's restaurant-recovery roundtable donated more than $400,000 to reelect the president. In mid-May, the White House announced that Muy Cos. CEO...

How Black & Indigenous Groups Won the Fight to Stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Anti-pipeline activists are celebrating after Duke Energy and Dominion Energy announced they are dropping plans to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a 600-mile pipeline that would have carried fracked gas from...

Civil-Rights Protests Have Never Been Popular

One common response to the national anthem protests originated by Colin Kaepernick is to disparage them as polarizing. Joe Scarborough, host of Morning Joe, summed up this particular critique in a tweet: This...

U.S. Senator Wants Answers From Adam Silver About NBA’s China Relationship

A U.S. Senator is demanding answers from NBA commissioner Adam Silver on his league’s relationship with China. In a letter sent Tuesday to Silver, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) expressed “concern” over the...

NBA’s trouble with China, four months and counting

For someone who was raised in Italy, came of age in Philadelphia, and ultimately established himself as a star in southern California, it is telling that Kobe Bryant once referred to...

France: Protesters clash with police over new security law

Police and demonstrators have clashed in Paris as tens of thousands took the streets to protest against new security legislation, a controversy intensified by the beating and racial abuse of a...

Black man led by rope by white cops on horseback sues Texas city

A Black man who was led by a rope by two white officers on horseback has sued a southeast Texas city and its police department for $1m, saying he suffered humiliation...

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