Sports, Arts and Culture

Tokyo Olympics: athletes resist, forge solidarity

Black-gloved fists raised in a Black power salute, heads bowed on the podium, U.S. sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos…

August 11, 2021

Finally the racist baseball team name and mascot are leaving Cleveland

Cleveland The big front page news July 24 was the new name of the city’s Major League Baseball team: the…

July 26, 2021

Step toward unionization, student-athletes win historic ruling

The National Collegiate Athletic Association waived its archaic rules June 30 to allow student-athletes to earn money off their popularity…

July 6, 2021

‘Running on fire’ to Pride!

During LGBTQ+ Pride weekend, Sha’Carri Richardson blazed to victory in the 100-meter dash in the U.S. Olympic Track and Field…

June 29, 2021

Out in the NFL: Carl Nassib’s impact- a WW commentary

It only took 100 years. The National Football League, founded Sept. 17, 1920, at last has its first openly gay…

June 23, 2021

Crush anti-trans legislation in Ohio!

Ohio is one of over 30 states where bigoted legislators have introduced bills that attack trans youth. Ohio House Bill…

June 18, 2021

Naomi Osaka’s treatment raises question
Are pro athletes exploited workers?

In the Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels describe the degrading character of work under capitalism, whereby workers “are…

June 8, 2021