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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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A Moment of Soccer Playing Laziness on a Busy Saturday

As you can likely tell form my soccer blog I’m a bit of a nut for the sport. I’m not as hard core or intense as some, but it does take up a large chunk of my life. I volunteer … Continue reading

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The New York Cosmos, The Cosmos Copa and Building New Communities

When people come to a new home they will all do the same thing: try to find aspects of home which they can incorporate into their new lives. This is true with sport, and very true with soccer. The New … Continue reading

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Grassroot Soccer: From the Rocky Mountains, to Table Mountain

Charitable soccer organizations start in all kinds of ways and for every kind of reason. In all my research Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is the only organization to start after the founder won a million dollars in a TV reality show. … Continue reading

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