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Dave Zirin

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Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy (2014)
4.04 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: If you are not interested in polemics, don't read this book. If you are interested in observing how neoliberalism diverts public wealth from the people into private hands, all for the sake of the "nation," then you should read this book. I learned a bit about Brazilian history an...
The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World (2011)
4.12 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Important and engaging memoir about the courage of an athlete to take a stand against injustice, his life, struggles and redemption. John Carlos paid the price for his courage but paved the way for later generations of athletes who embrace the intersection of sports with politics...
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