Colin Kaepernick has officially eclipsed the league that tried to silence him

Colin Kaepernick won’t be on the field this weekend when the NFL season kicks off. However, his presence will be felt, thanks to the handful of players that continue to protest racial injustice during the national anthem; the ongoing battle between the NFL and NFL…

Sweden swamped with fake news ahead of election

Sweden is facing a widespread disinformation campaign ahead of its general election this weekend according to a new study, with a third of articles shared online coming from deliberately misleading sources. The study, conducted by researchers at Oxford University and first reported by Reuters, analyzed…

Far-right protesters countered by anti-racists in eastern Germany

Eastern Germany was rocked this weekend by another spasm of anti-immigrant protests organized by leaders of the newly emboldened far-right. But unlike with earlier protests, they were challenged on Saturday by thousands of anti-racist counter-demonstrators. The Independent newspaper reported that nine people were injured during…

Oops! Leaked Doc Shows Republicans Expecting Midterm Massacre

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Pope Francis greeted by protests in Ireland, following child sex scandals, abortion rights fight

Pope Francis is in Ireland this weekend for the first papal visit  since Pope John Paul II’s in 1979. As the Pontiff might quickly have gleaned from the protests joined by thousands of demonstrators, things have changed since then with Ireland’s Catholic faithful. For one thing,…

Lesbian group’s anti-trans protest at London Pride backfires

This weekend, the London Pride Parade was rocked by a protest from a group of anti-trans lesbians who call themselves “Get the L Out.” After trying to block the front of the parade, the group ended up being able to essentially lead the parade by…

The list of Jim Jordan accusers keeps growing

Over the weekend, a seventh former wrestler at Ohio State University came forward and accused Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) of doing nothing in the face of the largest sexual abuse scandal in U.S. sports history. For weeks, Jordan has insisted that, while he was an…

Rudy Giuliani says Trump not likely to meet with Mueller: ‘We need a basis for this investigation’

It’s the weekend, which means it’s time for Rudy Giuliani to go back onto the Sunday political morning shows and attempt to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. The biggest question hanging over the investigation right now…

Ivanka Trump makes bogus claim about labor force participation rate

During an interview on Fox Business that aired over the weekend, White House adviser Ivanka Trump touted the Trump administration’s stewardship of the economy, telling host Maria Bartiromo that “I think one of the tremendous opportunities that we’re seeing because the economy is so strong…

Things will be very awkward for Trump at the G7 summit

It’s going to be an awkward weekend for President Donald Trump, who will be in Canada on Friday for the G7 summit. Trump made his displeasure at having to attend the summit known, when he told aides that spending two days in Canada is not…