Arizona Divesting from Ben & Jerry’s over ‘Anti-Semitic’ Israel Boycott

Arizona is divesting all public funds from Ben & Jerry’s over the ice cream giant’s “anti-Semitic” decision to stop sales in Israeli settlements in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem. “As Arizona Treasurer, I’ve divested all state funds from Ben & Jerry’s for boycotting Israel,” Yee state Treasurer Kimberly Yee announced on Twitter. “Israel is and […]

Newsom slams Elder for ‘extension of the Big Lie’ ahead of California recall

California Gov. Gavin Newsom casts his ballot for the recall election at a voting center in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo By COLBY BERMEL 09/10/2021 05:11 PM EDT Updated 09/10/2021 06:38 PM EDT 2021-09-10T06:38-0400 SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday accused Larry Elder of pursuing “an extension of the […]

Don’t Buy Big Tech’s Metaverse

One fundamental critique of capitalism is that the free market cares more about whether a product can be sold than it does about whether a product should be sold. This very critique immediately came to mind when I read a Washington Post article detailing how big tech companies like Google, Apple, and Facebook have all […]

Candelario 2 homers, Tigers walk off Rays with walk in 11th

Robbie Grossman drew a bases-loaded walk in the 11th inning, Jeimer Candelario homered twice, and the Detroit Tigers pulled out an 8-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. The walk issued by J.P. Feyereisen (4-4) brought in Victor Reyes. “I was swinging (with the count) 3-1,” Grossman said. “I wanted to get another […]

How Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish Rocked the VMAs Red Carpet

MTV turns 40 this year, and this year’s VMAs red carpet made good on a mission to celebrate as only pop and rock stars with crazy-eyed stylists can. Maximalism, of course, won out. But then, along came Billie Eilish to remind us all that a cozy big jumper is the best invention since grilled cheese. […]

Twenty States Among Amici Curiae Supporting NCLA’s

Washington, D.C., Sept. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Twenty states, fifteen organizations across the political spectrum, and six private citizens have filed amici curiae briefs in support of the New Civil Liberties Alliance’s petition for a writ of certiorari in Aposhian v. Garland, et al. NCLA, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, is asking the […]

Horschel wins at Wentworth, fueled by Ryder Cup snub

Billy Horschel felt aggrieved this week at the manner in which he missed out on a place in the U.S. team for the Ryder Cup. So he took down a bunch of leading Europeans by himself. Horschel birdied Wentworth’s storied 18th hole after an approach shot that spun back to inside 2 feet, securing a […]

Cigna adds in-network virtual…

Dive Brief: Cigna will offer behavioral health coaching as an in-network benefit to 14 million customers through its partnership with virtual mental health service provider Ginger, the companies announced April 28. Ginger provides Cigna customers with employer-sponsored or individual and family insurance plans with behavioral health coaching, therapy and psychiatry services through its app. Its […]