Posts Tagged: Nepal

The Complicated “Riches” Of America

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In a nuanced essay at Vela Magazine, Anne P. Beatty discusses what her experiences teaching for the Peace Corps in Nepal and teaching at an impoverished school in LA taught her about privilege and about America: Nepal seemed full of life and community and hope and culture, whereas America was lonely and sterile, devoid of […]

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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 […]

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