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Thoughts on the ‘White Saviour Industrial Complex’ From a Born White Male

The thinking behind the ‘White Saviour Industrial Complex’ (WSIC) has been one long on my mind since before I first read Teju Cole’s thoughts on, and naming of, the idea. There have been many times where I have thought to … Continue reading

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Charity, Aid, and Development in Africa: What the Words Mean to Me

The most frequent question I get from journalists and other soccer blog writers who are looking to dig that extra step deeper goes something like this: “How do you feel it is possible for soccer to provide aid in Africa?” … Continue reading

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The Family Values Tournament Benefiting Uganda Soccer

When I arrive at The Family Values soccer tournament in Vancouver Canada on August 12 it is a warm day, but a warm West Coast day so it is not overbearing, and the soccer is well underway. The tournament itself … Continue reading

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When a Writer Tries to Write His Own Story

The absolute biggest challenge I am facing as a writer trying to execute a big plan, like going to another continent and covering their sports, is getting the right people to listen. And, falling short on that, getting lots of … Continue reading

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Much, Much More Important Than Life and Death

‚ÄúSome people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.” Bill Shankly, the manager who made Liverpool FC the powerhouse … Continue reading

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