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Nike’s Big Gamble on Colin Kaepernick

The business strategy behind the sneaker giant’s new, political advertising campaign OR THE PAST TWO YEARS, Nike has kept Colin Kaepernick on the bench despite an endorsement partnership that dates back to 2011. In 2016, Kaepernick started using his platform as an NFL player to protest the extrajudicial killing of unarmed African Americans by police officers, among other tentacles of racism that reach American society. Kaepernick’s protest made him hugely controversial, and during the past…

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Refinery29, Kylie Jenner, and the Denial Underlying Millennial Financial Resentment

    ATELY, THE AIR HAS BEEN CRACKLING WITH FINANCIAL RESENTMENT. Tweets and articles about money—about, say, how Kylie Jenner is a self-made billionaire, or how two rich college graduates chose their expensive apartment in Kips Bay, or how one young woman lives in New York on an intern’s salary and a generous parental allowance—have extended themselves, like steel rods, into our atmosphere of extreme inequality. As planned, the lightning of outraged public attention has…

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3 YouTube Vloggers Die Tragically Over British Columbia Waterfall

Jul 6 2:00 PM PDT Popular Canadian YouTubers Ryker Gamble, Alexey Lyakh and Megan Scraper died on Tuesday in a tragic accident that occurred at Shannon Falls in British Columbia. In a statement released on Wednesday, the Squamish RCMP wrote that, “On July 3rd, 2018, at 11:55 am Squamish RCMP received a call from BC Ambulance regarding three people who were swimming in one of the pools at the top of Shannon Falls.” “The individuals…

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