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Soccer Team Ownership and the Billion-Dollar Ethics of ‘Sportswashing’

Foreign investment from countries with human rights concerns raises questions over fans’ complicity and the price of success.

The Auteuil end of the Parc des Princes, seen from the Boulogne end (CC BY-SA 3.0)

In 1994, I lived in Paris, on a small side street with an Afghan café on the corner, near Denfert-Rochereau. On August 10, PSG played a…




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James Kwak

James Kwak

Books: Take Back Our Party, Economism, White House Burning, 13 Bankers. @UConnLaw. Chair, @southerncenter. Co-founder, @Guidewire_PandC. Freelance cellist.

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