Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Dave Zirin: Sportswriter (Ongoing Peace and Conflict Studies Archive)

Biographies/Archives/Social Media on Dave Zirin:

Edge of Sports (Zirin's weekly sports column)

Articles on The Nation

Twitter: @EdgeofSports

Wikipedia Page

Books featured on Haymarket Books

Appearances on Democracy Now

Articles on Common Dreams

Resources by/about Dave Zirin:

Altman, Alex. "A People's History of Sports." Time (September 22, 2008)

Blackhorse, Amanda and Dave Zirin. "Meet the Navajo Activist Who Got the Washington Redskins’ Trademark Revoked: Amanda Blackhorse." Democracy Now (June 19, 2014)

Tracy, Mark. "Field of Schemes—How Politics Infected Sports." The New Republic (June 23, 2013)

Zirin, Dave. "Are Teams Right to Refuse to Play Israel?" The Nation (June 6, 2010)

---. "Arizona: Boycott the Diamondbacks." The Guardian (April 27, 2010)

---. "Brazil’s World Cup Will Kick the Environment in the Teeth." The Nation (April 22, 2014)

---. "Dump the Redskins Slur." The Nation (October 30, 2013)

---. "Enough: An open letter to Dan Snyder." Grantland (June 13, 2013)

---. "ESPN Journalists Speak Out on Concussion Documentary." The Nation (August 26, 2013)

---. "Here Comes Los Suns: On Sports and Resistance." Making Contact (July 27, 2010)

---. "It’s Not Just Ray Rice: The NFL’s History of Condoning Domestic Abuse." Democracy Now (September 9, 2014)

---. "Jason Collins: the Substance of Change." The Nation (April 20, 2013)

---. " Jeremy Lin Inspires a Nation: The NBA point-guard phenom has sparked a national discussion about racism against Asian-Americans." The Nation (February 29, 2012)

---. " John Carlos, 1968 Olympian, Speaks Out on LGBT Rights: “You need to follow your conscience, follow your heart and follow your wisdom.”" The Nation (January 2, 2012)

---. "Jonathan Ferrell, Former Football Player, Killed by Police After Seeking Help Following Car Wreck." The Nation (September 16, 2013)

---. " The LGBT Movement Takes Aim at Sochi: The Russian government’s anti-gay scapegoating diverts attention from what appears to be the most corrupt Olympics in history." The Nation (January 22, 2014)

---. "The NCAA: Poster Boy for Corruption and Exploitation." The Nation (March 10, 2013)

---. ""A Neo-Liberal Trojan Horse": Dave Zirin on Brazil’s Mass Protests Against World Cup Displacement." Democracy Now (June 19, 2014)

---. Not Just a Game: Power, Politics and American Sports." Media Education Foundation (2010)

---. "On the Death and Life’s Work of the Unconquerable Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter." Common Dreams (April 21, 2014)

---. "On the Politics of Sports." Media Matters (August 25, 2010)

---. "Out for Executing the NBA Game Plan: The Atlanta Hawks and That Levenson E-mail." The Nation (September 8, 2014)

---. "The People Speak: When Television Makes History." Common Dreams (December 9, 2009)

---. "Prayers For the People in Boston, Baghdad and Mogadishu." Democracy Now (April 16, 2014)

---. "Ray Rice Is Not the First Domestic Abuser Tolerated by the NFL." The Nation (September 9, 2014)

---. "The Revictimizing of Janay Rice." The Nation (January 8, 2014)

---. "The Ring and the Rings: Vladimir Putin's Mafia Olympics." The Guardian (June 18, 2013)

---. "St. Louis Rams Players Tell the World That #BlackLivesMatter." Edge of Sports (December 1, 2014)

---. "The UConn Huskies Win ‘NCAA Hunger Games Bingo’." The Nation (April 8, 2014)

---. "The Unforgiven: Jack Johnson and Barry Bonds." Edge of Sports (June 19, 2007)

---. "Wisconsin: Solidarity Among Workers … And Football Players." Yes! (February 17, 2011)

---. "The World Cup You Won’t See on TV: Protests, Tear Gas, Displaced Favela Residents." Democracy Now (June 16, 2014)

---. "Yes, I ‘Question the NFL's Commitment’ to Being a Force Against Domestic Violence." Edge of Sports (September 1, 2014)

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