Missing from the NBA players’ historic wildcat strike last month was a call for bold action on economic justice. If only they’d heard of Philly nonprofit B Lab
When NBA players staged an impromptu wildcat strike last month after police shot Jacob Blake in the back seven times, the conventional wisdom took hold.
Forbes called the collective action “unprecedented,” and noted that “when players take a stand, they have the ability to win.”
“This is a universally unique day in history and in sport,” agreed Ken Shropshire, CEO of Arizona State University’s Global Sport Institute.
“It’s become clear that athletes have considerably more power than they did back then,”...
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