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A losing team’s merch: Sports consumerism feeds international landfills

Prevailing lines of thought in the United States often dissuade critical thinking — after all, isn’t “charity” a good thing? But the dark underbelly of American consumerism operates in the dark, hiding beneath notions of charity or international aid. It’s a virtually invisible market, far out of sight and out of mind for the vast majority of American sports fans.
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NFL: Actions speak louder than words

Changing the game

Just as it has not been enough for businesses and localities to spew words condemning racism, police brutality and the death of George Floyd, it will not be enough for the NFL, especially considering its history of being actively complicit in maintaining “tradition” that hinders movement toward racial justice, or even discussion of it.
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