Wednesday, December 18, 2013
BRAZIL, FURY, ANARCHY, ANGER, YOUTH, SOCCER: THE THRILL OF VICTORY, THE AGONY OF DEFEAT
It's late and I just got home, so not much time. Fortunately, I've been thinking of posting this piece and have it right here.
Capital is a big deal, World Cup Soccer is a big deal, repression is a big deal, resistance is a big deal, Brazil is a big deal, Revolution is a really big deal. It is all coming together this summer.
I could have searched for a nice ideologically correct or Marxist oriented article about all this, you know, that type of analysis.
Instead, I thought something from ESPN: The Magazine would actually be better as far as just giving a straight up feeling, a personal look, a relative non political (if such is possible) view on what is happening in Brazil and how it relates to the upcoming World Cup series there this summer.
I know some will complain about it coming from ESPN, but strangely, for the corporate type world of journalism, I find the writing in this hard copy mag to be some of the best around and often the politics ain't to shabby either.
Anyway, ready or not...