Culture

Police Officers Assaulted at Portland Riot

Sergeant punched, others sprayed with chemical agent

Rioters assaulted multiple police officers at a Monday night anti-police gathering in Portland after Multnomah County police declined to assist city police forces, citing Democratic mayor Ted Wheeler's ban on certain crowd control measures. 

Utah Company Gives Up Suite at Jazz Games Over Anthem Kneeling, BLM Promotion

Construction firm skewers NBA in letter: 'True heroes like Chris Kyle and Pat Tillman go unnoticed'

A Utah company is giving up its suite at Jazz games, citing the players' decision to kneel during the national anthem. The company, Salt Lake County-based SME Steel Contractors, is asking the NBA franchise to "put a stop to all disrespectful actions during the anthem and remove the Black Lives Matter logo from the arena."

Billionaires Buy Ibram Kendi’s Woke Promises, But He Doesn’t Deliver

Kendi's research center got hundreds of thousands for projects that never materialized; now he's aiming higher

Ibram X. KendiIn August of 2019, as young journalists agitated for their newsrooms to pivot towards social justice, American University’s Dr. Ibram X. Kendi secured a $50,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to develop a “racial reporting guidebook” to help the media hew to Kendi’s “antiracist” principles. 

REVIEW: ‘One Billion Americans’ by Matthew Yglesias

On the eve of World War II, there were roughly 130 million Americans, some 6 percent of the world's population. By comparison, mainland Japan had 72 million, Germany 69 million, and Italy just 43 million. Only the Soviet Union—168 million—could match the United States man-for-man.