Tag: People

Lyft offers freebies to encourage people to ditch their cars

If you’re a Lyft rider in Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Chicago and you’re selling your car anytime soon, then you could be in line for some freebies from the ridesharing company. As part of its ongoing quest to try to persuade folks to give up their vehicles and use alternative ways of getting around,…

Trump defends Columbus Day in appearance with Italian president: 'Some people don't like it. I do!'

President Trump defended Columbus Day on Wednesday during a press conference with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, pushing back against a growing movement to call the holiday “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.” “To me, it will always be called Columbus Day,” Trump said. “Some people don’t like it. I do!” Trump’s comments — while standing next to the Italian head of state —…

‘Dumb white people’: Another NYT editor under fire after questionable old tweets resurface

As the New York Times continues its pivot to race-focused coverage, more arguably racist and anti-Semitic tweets by an editor have come to light — just weeks after another employee apologized for “offensive” past comments. Breitbart uncovered the “racially offensive” tweets blasting “dumb white people” which were posted between 2014 and 2017 by Jazmine Hughes,…