Political organization

The NBA is not a political organization but a “human organization” – Sun Sentinel

Miami Heat forward Andre Iguodala, vice president of the National Basketball Players Association, has chastised President Donald Trump on CNN for calling the NBA a political organization. Iguodala was interviewed following NBA players boycotting playoff games this week to protest systemic racism and the recent shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. “Well,” Iguodala said, […]

Political organization

Trump: the NBA has become like “a political organization”

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday the NBA has become like “a political organization,” criticizing the league the day after player protests against police brutality led to the postponement of playoff games. Senior White House officials had previously suggested the protests were unconstructive and hypocritical given the league’s relative silence on human rights […]

Political organization

The NBA has become like “a political organization” – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday the NBA has become like “a political organization,” criticizing the league the day after player protests over police brutality led to the postponement of playoff games. Senior White House officials had previously suggested the protests were unconstructive and hypocritical given the league’s relative silence on human rights abuses […]

Political campaigns

How Social Media Shapes Political Campaigns

During his short presidential campaign, entrepreneur and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent more than $1 billion of his own money before stepping out of the race in March. More than 70% of this budget went to advertising. Extraordinary spending highlights just how much money it takes to run for public office in America, […]

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Uganda’s unequal political campaigns in the time of COVID-19 | Africa | DW

Bobi Wine defiantly wears his red beret in front of the cameras. As of 2019, only Ugandan soldiers can have this headgear. But that doesn’t seem to interest the pop star and current opposition presidential candidate. Red is the color of opposition in Africa Chief in red Julius Malema and his allies founded South Africa’s […]

Political campaigns

Social distancing difficult for political campaigns | News, Sports, Jobs

Tina Wildberger shows how she uses a chair and a brick to set up video for her social media posts in her Kihei home as her husband, Mike, and dog, Foster, watch Thursday. The Maui News/MATTHEW THAYER photo No beef stew fundraiser and no in-person candidate forums and fewer street signs […]