NFL expands mask mandate, threatens to discipline violators

The NFL has expanded its mandate for sideline mask use and threatens discipline for those who violate the league’s updated COVID-19 protocols. The league told the teams in a memo Monday that players who do not switch or prepare to enter the field of play…

Biden Says He Discussed ‘National Mask Mandate’ with Governors

Biden Says He Discussed ‘National Mask Mandate’ with Governors

President-elect Joe Biden concludes his remarks to reporters following an online meeting with members of the National Governors Association executive committee in Wilmington, Del., November 19, 2020. (Tom Brenner / Reuters) Joe Biden said in a speech Thursday that he had discussed the implementation of…

The Coming Backlash to the Oscars’ Diversity Mandate

The Coming Backlash to the Oscars’ Diversity Mandate

Director Spike Lee embraces presenter Samuel L. Jackson as he wins his first Oscar, February 24, 2019. (Mike Blake/Reuters) Far from appeasing the hashtag activists, the Oscars have merely announced that the quota wars have begun. It’s easy to make fun of the Oscars’ new…

Biden wants a national face mask mandate. Can he do that?

Biden wants a national face mask mandate. Can he do that?

When Joe Biden accepted the Democratic nomination for president on the final night of the Democratic National Convention, he touched on what his national plan to fight the Covid-19 pandemic would look like. Part of that plan, he said, was a national mask mandate. “We’ll…

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