On Sunday night, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences pulled off a rare feat of irony: the tragicomic, bloated farce of an awards ceremony which the Oscars has become (or has always been?) awarded the accolade of Best …
Brazilian defeat will not dampen my pride
Mariana de Paula reflects on Brazil’s World Cup exit
Mariana de Paula
Lift up your head, take a leap of faith. Send this sadness away. Just believe that a new day will rise. Your time will come.
The above lines are a translation of the Brazilian soccer team’s …
Erasure and the World Cup
The balls for this year’s FIFA World Cup were made by predominately female workers earning €122 a month in the Forward Sport factory in East Pakistan.
These women are Ronaldonianly, Messiesquely good at what they do. …
Should Fifa withdraw from Qatar?
In the aftermath of the recent draw for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, media attention appears to have shifted away from recent allegations surrounding human rights abuses in Qatar. However, in the face of human rights …