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Tidbits - February 1, 2018 - Reader Comments: Constitutional Crisis; Tax Cuts Don't Spur Growth; New Charges Against Lac-Mégantic Workers; 'Two-state Solution'; Young Workers and Unions; Football; Students' Right to Vote; Today in history - Start of the s

Reader Comments: Constitutional Crisis - Trump vs. Truth; Tax Cuts Don't Spur Growth; Need to Drop All New Charges Against Lac-Mégantic Workers; Immigration - and Norwegians; Hugh Masekela; 'Two-state Solution'; Young Workers - Largest Union Gain; Football; Announcements: Jews in American Labor ; Bill Fletcher in Bay Area; Angela Davis, Patrisse Cullors in New York; Students' Right to Vote; Today in history - start of the sit-ins; and more....

Tidbits - August 21, 2014

Reader Comments - We need a special prosecutor ((Cornell William Brooks, NAACP); Ferguson, Racism, Economic Inequality, Michael Brown, Police Militarization; Racism and Misuse of Genetics; Rosetta Comet; Jewish Resources for Resisting Nationalism; Robin Williams; Israel, Gaza and Hamas; NFL's New Low - Asks Performers to Pay to Play at Super Bowl; Today in History - Nat Turner's Rebellion; Tomorrow - Fannie Lou Hamer & the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party


Gail Collins New York Times

Scarlett Johansson, SodaStream & the Superbowl

Nancy Kricorian; Interfaith Boycott Coalition; Assoc Press
Actress Scarlett Johansson is an Oxfam Goodwill Ambassador and the new Global Brand Ambassador for SodaStream - the Israeli manufacturer. Their main production facility is in the industrial zone of Mishor Edomin, an illegal settlement in the occupied West Bank. An international boycott is being waged by The Interfaith Boycott Coalition - a group of individuals from faith-based organizations and institutions who share a common goal of bringing justice to the Palestinians.

The Super Bowl "Blackout" Nobody Is Talking About

By Anthony Asadullah Samad LA Progressive
Since the end of the 2012 NFL season, there have been 15 senior management position openings, eight head coaching positions and seven general manager positions. All have been filled. Not a single African American coach or general manager prospect was hired.

Football, Body and Mind

Joel Anderson The American Prospect
A sportswriter looks back on his history with America's favorite pastime.
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