If we will humble ourselves and admit this - even if only those of us who claim to be followers of Jesus will do this -- we can begin to change the situation. Change doesn't start in a voting booth. It starts in homes and schools and factories. It starts with us.
In a player-centered attempt to organize, Northwestern football players have done what the college sport system and American higher education have failed to do over the span of more than a hundred years.
The concept of "pay for play" in college athletics has recently been put under a national spotlight. Meanwhile, many student-athletes still struggle to foot the bills that come with the full cost of education.