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NFL Anthem Policy, Union Grievance on Hold

Danny Heifetz The Ringer
Just hours after apparent confusion over the Miami Dolphins’ disciplinary-policy proposals sparked outcry, the league and the NFLPA announced on Thursday that no new rules related to the anthem “will be issued or enforced”

Tidbits - June 7, 2018 - Attacks on Women's Health; Puerto Rico; Philadelphia Orchestra, BDS; Progressives, the Black Caucus; Religion; Civil Rights Unionism; NFL, tradition of protest; Resources; Announcements; more....

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Reader Comments: Attacks on Women's Health; Puerto Rico - new hurricane season; Philadelphia Orchestra, BDS; Progressives and the Black Caucus; Separation of Church and State; Honor Vets, End Wars; Civil Rights Unionism; NFL, tradition of protest; Resources; Announcements: Madison-Jun 15 and more...

Tidbits - May 31, 2018 - Reader Comments: Roseanne; NFL #TakingaKnee; Jewish anti-Zionism; Iran sanctions; Federal workers; privatization of food policy; Resources: Black women leaders; GI resistance to Vietnam war; and more.....

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Reader Comments: Roseanne; NFL Support Taking a Knee; Jewish anti-Zionism; Iran sanctions; When the Mailmen Rebelled (struck) and Trump clamp-down on Federal workers; privatization of food policy in Africa; Resources: New video series on Black women leaders; GI resistance to the Vietnam war; and mo

The NFL’s “Take a Knee” Ban Is Flatly Illegal

Benjamin Sachs Vox
There is a serious free speech problem with the owners’ rule. They believe that if they do not ban the protests, the president will continue to make the protests a national issue and damage the league’s income.
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