“No one can deny that nightlife is culture,” Friends & Lovers owner Diana Mora said when the initiative was launched. “This forum for self-expression influences art, music, fashion and brands. If you think about music especially, it is the most powerful passion point. It’s the original social network, transcending every barrier — socioeconomic, distance and language. That’s why protecting this rare resource that defines the spirit of NY is so important.” … [Read more...] about NYC Nightlife United Announces Livestream Benefit for New York Venues
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The #CadetBoneSpurs hashtag is a reference to the last of five draft deferments Trump received during the Vietnam War. Though the first four were related to education, the fifth deferment was medical, citing bone spurs that Trump has since called “minor” and “temporary.” During a campaign event in the summer of 2016, a retired lieutenant colonel gave Trump his Purple Heart. “I always wanted to get the Purple Heart,” Trump said of the gesture. “This was much easier.” … [Read more...] about Trump’s Support of the Military Comes with a Catch
The demonstrations were not limited to the players. NBC announcer Cris Collinsworth made a statement of support after the mid-field show of unity demonstration. It was one of several made by the game’s analysts in the pre- and halftime reports, as the commentary seemed equally divided between game analysis and a social activism struggle session. … [Read more...] about NFL Braces For Sunday Social Activism As Teams Are Largely Silent On Plans
In that reality, Trump is the law-and-order president even as he foments violence in the streets of Portland, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. — or, in the case of Kenosha, Wisconsin, defends a 17-year-old vigilante (and Trump supporter) who allegedly shot three people, killing two of them. Trump’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic is a great “success story,” to quote son-in-law Jared Kushner, no matter that the death toll in the U.S. outpaces most of the developed world. He inherited a “stagnant” economy (he didn’t) and turned it into the “greatest economy in the history of the world” (it wasn’t), only to be sidetracked by a disease he vowed would “disappear one day” (it hasn’t). Most brazen of all, Trump clings to the notion that he’s an outsider who will raze the existing political order, despite having stocked his administration with lobbyists, faithfully done the deregulatory bidding of oil and coal … [Read more...] about How Far Will Donald Trump Go to Win?
A statement from the Colts said, “Our intent is to bring attention to the issue of systemic racism and the injustice inherit therein. We also wanted to demonstrate a symbolic gesture of how we believe meaningful change happens. TO BE CLEAR — we were not protesting the flag, the anthem, or the men and women who wear the uniform. The timing of this action is meant to highlight that the presence, power, and oppression of racism remains inconsistent with the unity and freedoms of what it means to be an American.” … [Read more...] about NFL Sunday Social Activism Sees Six Teams Remain In Locker Room For National Anthem