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Why Feminists Need To Watch The Women's World Cup

The U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) is reason enough to watch - they’re a favorite to win, and they play their first game tonight against Read...
Alicia Johnson    |   06.8.15   |   SHARE

Will Brazil’s World Cup Loss Mean the Boot for Their President?

Research on voter behavior sheds light on whether Brazil’s inglorious game could lead to political reckoning. Read...
Jane Jones   |   07.11.14   |   SHARE

Watch: British Comedy Duo—Men in Blazers—Ease Your Soccer Sorrow

The U.S. is out of the tournament, but we’ve got some World Cup goofage to help lighten your miserable mood. Read...
Jane Jones   |   07.2.14   |   SHARE

The Nation that Shattered America's World Cup Dreams: 5 Amazing Facts About Belgium

Not only is Belgium better than us at soccer—it may be the coolest country in the whole damn world. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   07.2.14   |   SHARE

For Belgium, World Cup Success Tempers Festering National Divide

A separatist movement in the country could be reaching an all-time high, but the Dutch and French can’t help but cheer together for the national team. Read...
Jane Jones   |   06.30.14   |   SHARE

Watch: John Oliver Puzzles Over Strange Soccer Player Names

GQ challenged Oliver to decipher real from fake in this hilarious World Cup-timely clip. Read...
Jane Jones   |   06.25.14   |   SHARE

New Study Reveals Coca-Cola's Nefarious Undertakings in Brazil and the World Cup

There are few things finer than a cold Coke on a hot summer's day. But you will surely gag when you learn how that sugar gets from Brazil to your Read...
Katie Tandy   |   06.25.14   |   SHARE

Why Iranian World Cup Fans Wave 3 Different Types of Flags

Political speech meets sport at the World Cup, and it can have major impacts back home. Read...
Jane Jones   |   06.24.14   |   SHARE