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I have been threatening to post the video of a panel discussion about the 2010 World Cup I hosted at The New School  earlier this month. Now I hope it lives up to the hype. The reason for the delay: Youtube disabled the sound for a few days because of a copyright claim on music used in a commercial for Puma that formed part of the discussion. Well, here is the panel discussion now.

It’s almost 2 hours of beautiful football without anyone actually kicking a ball.

Sean Jacobs

Further Reading

Long live Ruth First

The great South African writer and activist, Ruth First, was assassinated by a letter bomb sent by the South African Security Police in Maputo, Mozambique on this day, 17 August, in 1982.