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Entries by Dave Zirin from 08/2010

DeVos-ed From Reality: Why I Was Booted From the Pat Williams Show

| Posted 08.03.2010 | Sports

I thought I was going to appear on Pat Williams show to have an honest debate about the ethics of Dick DeVos's operation. Instead I was "breitbarted" by his apparatchiks of the radical right.

This Sunday: The Diamondbacks Come to DC... and They're Not Alone

| Posted 08.11.2010 | Sports

In the name of Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and every player who has spoken out this year against Arizona's laws, people should show up Sunday and say to the hate-mongers and their foot soldiers that enough is enough.

Diamondbacks Demonstration in D.C.: 'Today We Did Some Good'

| Posted 08.16.2010 | Sports

This demonstration, to move the All-Star Game out of Arizona and make the state pay a price for enacting legislation that sacrifices immigrant families, was deeply different from the 16 others.

Enrique Morones: The Man Who Would Move the Game

| Posted 08.23.2010 | Sports

As much as anyone in the United States, Enrique Morones is uniquely positioned to provide leadership on the connection between baseball and the rights of immigrants.

Revelations of Rot: Behind Baseball's Corporate Crime Wave

| Posted 08.26.2010 | Sports

The leaked financial statements show how some teams, claiming poverty, demanded tax dollars for stadiums while pulling in record profits. It's a reminder that, for people in power, words like "democracy" aren't sacred values. They're punchlines.

Don't do it Albert! A Plea for Albert Pujols to not attend Glenn Beck's Rally on the Mall

| Posted 08.27.2010 | Sports

cross posted from thenation.com Much has been written about "white culture" warrior Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the steps of the Li...