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All We Have Is Each Other – Of Crime and Sports

Gary Phillips The Stansbury Forum
Yeah, these bastards plan to shoot eightball while we perish. Certainly these bunkers must come with vaults for the fat cats to put their cash and jewels in what with banks failing as civilization collapses.

Circus Science

Susan Salaz Lady Science
Physics is what powers the beautiful circus machine, even if the audience is completely oblivious.

Can Deadspin Live Again as a Worker-Owned Website?

Ari Paul Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
The question about the former Deadspin workers isn’t just what’s next for them; it’s also about what’s next for us, the media consumers who need their voices so badly

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How the Worst Values of Sports Are Taking Over America

Robert Lipsyte Tom Dispatch
Say one thing about the world of sports: in some fashion, it invariably reflects developments in the larger world. It hardly matters whether the subject is war or inequality. Take a knee for a moment and think about that or, of Donald Trump....

The Time Has Come for Congress to Dismantle the USOC

Lindsay Gibbs ThinkProgress
The newest investigation into the enabling of Larry Nassar paints a picture of an organization that is beyond repair. The organization was willing to overlook everything, as long as programs, like gymnastics were bringing in new medals and money.
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