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Yo Adrian, This Bud’s For You: Adrian Peterson, Domestic Violence and How Change Happens

Yo Adrian, This Bud’s For You: Adrian Peterson, Domestic Violence and How Change Happens

Foster kids in America need an Anheuser-Busch in their lives. Women and children who spend time with National Football League players are about to become at least a little safer, and it’s all because of beer and the women who buy it. We can remake our child welfare system, too, if only we can be a little more like beer drinkers. Unless you’ve been in Scotland working the independence vote, you know that the NFL, our ten billion dollar national

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What Domestic Violence Really Looks Like: The Ray Rice Video

What Domestic Violence Really Looks Like: The Ray Rice Video

A swift punch to the head and the woman’s body flies, smashing into the metal elevator railing, falling limp onto the floor like highway roadkill. This was the image that got America’s attention, and frightened our wealthiest and most violent sport into a rare moment of self-reflection. How could one of their high-paid heroes bring such shame onto this multibillion dollar industry? Better questions for those involved might have been, “Just what exactly did you think happened in that elevator?

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