The Supreme Court Just Made A Washington ‘Redskins’ Name Change Much Less Likely

The NFL franchise in Washington, D.C., received a major boost in its fight to save its controversial “Redskins” name Monday morning, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling in a separate legal dispute.  At issue is the team’s federal trademark protections for the nickname, which Native American activists have described as a “dictionary-defined racial slur.” The […]

Patagonia’s New Clothes Are Made From Poop And Dried Beetles

Patagonia is putting bug poop in its new clothing line. You heard that right. In an effort to dye its clothes without using toxic chemicals, the green-minded apparel company is making its new Clean Color Collection with natural dyes sourced from 96 percent renewable resources. Those include dyes derived from the poop of silkworms, dried beetles and byproducts […]

Republicans Just Made It Easier For Employers To Hide Workplace Injuries

WASHINGTON ― The Republican-led Congress moved to dismantle yet another corporate regulation on Wednesday, in a move that safety experts say will make it easier for employers to hide serious workplace injuries from the government. The Senate voted 50-48 to strike down a rule issued late in Barack Obama’s presidency that requires large employers to […]

How Obama Took An Existing Feminist Law And Made It Even Stronger

When the United States Women’s National Team visited the White House in October 2015 to celebrate winning the Women’s World Cup, President Barack Obama didn’t mince words when sharing his excitement.  “This team taught all of America’s children that ‘playing like a girl’ means you’re a badass,” he said.  He paused for a second. “Perhaps I shouldn’t […]

Afghan Boy Who Made A Lionel Messi Jersey From A Plastic Bag Finally Meets His Hero

Talk about #goals. The little boy from rural Afghanistan who became an internet sensation after he was photographed in a Lionel Messi soccer jersey made from a plastic bag has finally met his hero. On Tuesday, Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organizing committee tweeted photos and video of 6-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi meeting the Argentine superstar before […]