Posts Tagged: Qatar

TORCH: An Alien, Ineligible for Participation

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That a bumbling demagogue would be able to take this institutional racism and weaponize it is, then, not really a surprise. The seeds for this hate were planted a long time ago. ...more

World Cup Slaves: A Rumpus Roundup

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Earlier today, the United States Attorney General charged 14 FIFA officials with 47 counts of corruption, racketeering, wire fraud, and money laundering. FIFA is the international association that oversees football (soccer), including the World Cup.

Pundits have already begun to ponder what these corruption charges mean for upcoming World Cups in Russia (2018) and Qatar (2022).

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Politics Sunday

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Going after evil on the Internets, vigilante style. (via)

India’s “best-known contemporary painter” moves to Qatar because of threats from hard-line Hindus.

Some folks are saying that African poverty is … declining! (via)

“There is a human rights crisis in the US that can no longer be ignored – millions of Americans are unable to secure one of their most basic rights: the right to adequate housing.” The UN goes after the US on affordable housing.

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