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Soccer news and analysis from The Nation
November 2, 2016
‘Africa Has Given Enough of Its People to the Sea’
Fatim Jawara, like many first-tier soccer talents in West Africa, attempted to migrate to Europe by boat. She did not survive.
September 6, 2016
This Is What Solidarity Looks Like: Why Soccer-Star Megan Rapinoe Stands With Colin Kaepernick
The US Women’s National Team star said, “
It’s important to have white people stand in support of people of color.”
June 29, 2016
Front Row for the Fall of England
England’s soccer loss to Iceland in the European Championships adds insult to injury in the wake of Brexit.
April 28, 2016
Meet Two Women Tackling Misogyny in Sports Journalism
Sports journalists Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro asked men to read aloud the misogynistic messages they receive online in order to increase awareness of harassment.
April 5, 2016
US Women’s Soccer Is More Popular Than Men’s, but the Players Are Still Paid Less
The men “get paid more to just show up than we get paid to win major championships.”
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March 21, 2016
How the Rio Olympics Could Cement a Brazilian Coup
Scandals engulfing the country’s elite are not touching the 2016 Olympics. This could very well be by design.
March 2, 2016
Meet Gianni Infantino, the New Head of FIFA
The role of the chief comes with less power and a clear mission to make the operation a bit less rank.
March 1, 2016
It’s Time to Kick Israel Out of Soccer
As we said for South Africa, “No normal sport in an abnormal society.” The idea has already rattled Israeli diplomats.
January 27, 2016
Brazil in Peril: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Zika Virus
The legacy of the 2016 Brazil Olympics could be the spreading of the Zika virus across the hemisphere’s most vulnerable populations.
December 21, 2015
Sepp Blatter Is Suspended for Eight Years, Compares Self to Mandela
FIFA’s chief has been suspended for eight years, but the drama is just beginning.