Category: Pop Culture
The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it
Nationalism, Religion and Sports Have Captivated the Working Class. Why Hasn’t Socialism?
With Hollywood on my mind, I continue to seek a good outcome. I figure it won’t be Marvel, but maybe a new franchise can emerge focused on films seeking fundamental societal change
The NFL and Roger Goodell can speak elliptically all they want about “listening” to players, but as long as Kaepernick is sidelined, the NFL’s cowardice will be on display
Interview on Ali, Kap, MJ & More
The Militarization of Sports and the Redefinition of Patriotism
To deny professional athletes the right to express dissent in a peaceful manner is a disgrace to the Constitution, the opposite of patriotism and shameful moral weakness
The Anti-Capitalist Film “Sorry to Bother You” Shows the Way
From Ali to LeBron James
Or a Pigskin Blue Wave?