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  • Fox News wants to keep politics out of sports -- liberal politics, anyway

    Melissa Joskow / Media Matters The U.S. women’s national team returned home after its 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the July 7 final of the soccer World Cup to a thankful nation united in celebration of the team’s second straight championship -- well, mostly united. As the team basked in its deserved glory with a ticker-tape parade through the streets of New York and accepted the best team award at ESPN’s annual ESPYs award show, Fox News railed against the team and co-captain Megan...

    Media Matters for America
  • DCCC Hits GOP Candidate for Taking Tobacco Money, Takes Tobacco Money

    The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Wednesday put out a press release slamming Republican congressional candidate Young Kim for accepting money from tobacco giant Altria, only a few months after accepting a $15,000 donation from the same company. The post DCCC Hits GOP Candidate for Taking Tobacco Money, Takes Tobacco Money appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

    Washington Free Beacon
  • CEO political activism: Jobseekers want bosses who take a stand

    Chief executives who speak out on political issues and take a principled stance are increasingly sought out by jobseekers who believe such behaviour signals fair treatment, respect for employees, and a more responsible vision beyond nurturing the bottom line, new research shows.

    phys.org
  • California Politicians Want More Federal Money to Keep Doing a Terrible Job With Homelessness

    President Donald Trump and California's top politicians are sniping at each other again, this time over the issue of homelessness. On Monday, Trump gave an interview in which he decried the problem of homelessness in a number of cities—mentioning New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles by name—while saying that the federal government might have to "intercede." "It's a phenomenon that started two years ago. It's disgraceful," Trump told Fox News host Tucker Carlson, saying that cities with large...

    Reason.com