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Preoccupied by Health and Safety

Dec 2, 2011
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Robert Scheer condemns the eviction of Occupy L.A.; the protesters police themselves; the NBA lockout ends and so does Herman Cain's campaign, and we get a feminist analysis of the Penn State scandal.
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Preoccupied by Health and Safety

Dec 2, 2011
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Robert Scheer condemns the eviction of Occupy LA; the protesters police themselves; the NBA lockout ends and so does Herman Cain's campaign, and we get a feminist analysis of Penn StateThis week on Truthdig Radio: Robert Scheer condemns the eviction of Occupy L; protesters police themselves; the NBA lockout; the Herman Cainwreck, and a feminist take on the Penn State scandal.

Anti-Gay Slur Costs Bulls’ Noah $50,000

May 24, 2011
The NBA fined Chicago Bulls big man Joakim Noah $50,000 for calling a fan "faggot" during Sunday's Eastern Conference Finals game against the Miami Heat. Noah apologized immediately after the game. Kobe Bryant of the Lakers was fined twice as much in April for directing the same word at a referee. (more)

Obama Puts Lakers to Work in D.C.

Dec 15, 2010
These guys enjoy a good deal of pampering as it is, and thus President Obama apparently felt no remorse in enlisting Kobe Bryant and his fellow NBA champs from the Los Angeles Lakers to spend a day serving the D.C. community rather than resting on their nest of laurels.

NBA Leads Sports in Diversity

Jun 10, 2010
Professional sports have long had a disconnect between the players and management where diversity is concerned, so hats off to the NBA for setting an example for baseball, football and that weird boring ice game. The basketball league scores an A in both racial and gender diversity, with women sitting at 44 percent of the desks in league offices.