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What the NFL Players’ Union Chief Has to Say About Colin Kaepernick’s Protest

DeMaurice Smith, head of the NFL Players Association, says that expecting athletes to “shut up and play” isn’t respecting them as fully human.

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This Rio Olympic Medalist Risked His Life to Show Solidarity

With one gesture, Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa seized the Olympics spotlight and educated the world. 

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Now That the Games Are Over, the Real Olympic Drama Begins in Rio

The Olympics are over, but they have set the stage for a wider social conflict over the future of the city.

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Ryan Lochte Is One of Many Privileged First-World Tourists—and Brazilians Are Fed Up

He seems to believe in the old imperial axiom that “there is no sin below the equator.”

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