Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from September, 2018

A column by David Leonhardt in The New York Times on politics in this midterm elections.

Veterans speak up in the debate about kneeling during the national anthem. Read some of their views here.

From The New York Times' Race Related columns:

On the eve of the N.F.L. season, Nike debuted a new campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback at the center of the ongoing league protests against police violence. The announcement reignited the debate over kneeling during the national anthem, with calls to boycott Nike on the grounds that the company was tacitly supporting the protests, which have been described as unpatriotic and disrespectful to service members by critics, including President Trump.We wanted to know how service members and veterans felt about this, so Race/Related collaborated with At War, The New York Times Magazine’s channel that explores the experience and costs of war. Together, we reached out to readers for their perspectives on the debate, asking how their service and race have influenced their opinions. We received more than 400 responses. Here are some of their perspectives:Wearing the uniform only protects me …

We all need to vote this November; here's a study on why youth don't vote, and inspiration on what to do about it.