The Super Bowl and Super Profits: Sports and the Class Struggle

The Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event in the US, topped on the world stage only by the summer Olympics and the FIFA World Cup. This spectacle is the apogee of bourgeois sports and […]

Tokyo Olympics: Whoever Wins, the Workers Lose

The much-delayed Tokyo Olympics proceed without fans and amidst general disapproval from Japanese workers and youth—who rightly fear the danger of spreading COVID-19 while being forced to make up the shortfall from ticket sales.

The Disgrace of Donald Sterling

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, brought upon himself a frenzy of news coverage and celebrity condemnations for his racist remarks.

The 1890 Players’ League

Sports are an intimate part of the life and culture of the working class, despite the way that commercialism, mass marketing, high salaries, and patriotic half-time shows have perverted the “love of the game.” The […]