The #TakeAKnee Edition

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Posted on September 29, 2017

Navireads is a weekly digest of some of the best stories we found on the web. Here’s what we were reading this week!

Athletes, Activists Spar On Kneeling National Anthem Protests | CNN

Trump On NFL Owners: ‘I Think They’re Afraid Of Their Players’ | CNN

Second World War Veteran Takes A Knee In Solidarity With NFL Players Against Trump ~ Protest follows call by US President for footballers who knelt during the national anthem to be fired | The Independent

Why Baseball Is Taking A Pass On Taking A Knee ~ Amid the tumult over protesting police brutality and Trump, the MLB forgets its social justice legacy | Vanity Fair

S’agenouiller Pour Protester ~ Donald Trump fait le pari que les joueurs ne sont pas suffisamment politisés et qu’ils auront peur d’être renvoyés s’ils protestent | L’Actualité

Tom Mulcair Says His Legacy Is To Leave Next NDP Leader A Truly National Party ~ Jack Layton asked him to help break through in Quebec, ‘and that’s what we accomplished’ | CBC

‘We Are Living Through An All-Out Assault On Truth And Reason,’ Hillary Clinton Warns Toronto Audience ~ The former presidential candidate spoke to an adoring crowd Thursday night at the Enercare Centre, during a tour to promote her memoir, What Happened | Toronto Star

Canada’s Citizenship Oath Will Reference Treaties With Indigenous Peoples ~ The government also wants to change the script for those presiding over the ceremony | Huffington Post

More Guns Do Not Stop More Crimes, Evidence Shows ~ More firearms do not keep people safe, hard numbers show. Why do so many American believe the opposite? | Scientific American

Mélanie Joly Se Soumet à La Loi De Netflix ~ Ni taxé ni imposé, le géant du Web échappe également à tout quota de production francophone qu’Ottawa aurait pu lui dicter | Le Devoir

Hugh Hefner, Playboy, And The American Male | The New Yorker

What Most Bosses Get Wrong About Millennials ~ The best leaders don’t go to great lengths to retain their top young employees – and it’s a strategy that leads to long-term success | BBC

A Stranger Things Installation, A Hot-Air Balloon And Five Other Must-See Spectacles At Nuit Blanche 2017 | Toronto Life

 

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