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The Super-“Bull”, Seattle Seahawks Coach, and 911

February 1, 2015
The Super-“Bull”, Seattle Seahawks Coach, and 911

Every year I reach peak frustration with the “hive mind” as the Super-“Bull” approaches. Let me be clear, I don’t cheer when Seattle’s corporate team wins a game, I cheer when Seattle gives its workers a $15.00 per-hour minimum wage. The overt militarism and commercialism, combined with America’s “hive mind” make for a textbook propaganda […]

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Super-Bull: Corporate Sports and Fascism

February 2, 2014
Super-Bull: Corporate Sports and Fascism

Being as though today is some kind of quasi-national holiday called Super Bowl Sunday, we should look at the relationship between sports and Fascism. I was going to single out American football in particular, but while thinking about it I realize it goes down to the big money in college games as well. Think about […]

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What Would George Orwell Say About The Super Bowl?

February 3, 2013
What Would George Orwell Say About The Super Bowl?

I can’t figure out whether I am more amused, annoyed, agitated or just plain disappointed by the way fans relate to huge sporting events. Mind you, I really don’t have a problem with athletes on the field of play, it’s the moronic behavour of crazed sports fans that just makes me shake my head in […]

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