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FIFA: The Geo-Politics of the Global Game

Marco Vicenzino | Posted 07.30.2015 | Sports
Marco Vicenzino

Although geopolitics will always play some role in shaping international football, it should not be allowed to dictate its course. This further underscores the fundamental need for FIFA's transformational reform and restoring the credibility of the global game.

It's A Problem When FIFA Breaks The Law. It's Also A Problem When It Doesn't

Megan Corrarino | Posted 06.15.2015 | Sports
Megan Corrarino

These patterns of legal exceptionalism are part of the same culture in which systemic, ongoing corruption flourished. Shining a light on overt corruption is an important part of combating the human rights harms associated with FIFA events. But corruption is only part of the story.

Report: Blatter May Try To Keep Crown At FIFA

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2015 | Sports

* Blatter said he would step down as president * FIFA embroiled in bribery and corruption scandals * U.S. and Swiss auth...

Palestinians Waver Between Politics and Nonviolent Revolution

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

The best way to show support and solidarity for leaders to take courageous decision is to come up with a national non-violent strategy for liberation that is agreed to by all Palestinians.

Blatter's Pyrrhic Victory is FIFA's Defeat

Marco Vicenzino | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports
Marco Vicenzino

The shameful indictments of 14 top organization officials for alleged activities under Blatter's watch has inflicted a devastating blow to FIFA's legitimacy and Blatter's continuously eroding credibility.

FIFA: Maybe We Shouldn't Have Given Brazil The World Cup...

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2013 | Latino Voices

You probably won’t catch FIFA President Sepp Blatter with a picket sign in his hand. Blatter said Wednesday it may have been a mistake to allow B...

Soccer Smackdown: Russia and FIFA sandbag Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 09.03.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil has been getting bashed in the global sports press for not making enough progress in constructing stadiums with the amenities FIFA likes to offer its fat cat supporters. But these critics miss half the point.