Posts Tagged: FIFA

Displacement of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil

Dossier There are few nations that treat a sport with as much reverence as Brazil treats soccer, or as it is known globally, football. To many, it is simply the greatest rallying point in society. And so, in 2014, the

Displacement of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil

Dossier There are few nations that treat a sport with as much reverence as Brazil treats soccer, or as it is known globally, football. To many, it is simply the greatest rallying point in society. And so, in 2014, the

How Fifa and the 2014 World Cup Expanded Poverty in Brazil

“Brazil World Cup: FIfa and business miss an open goal for human rights” – Phil Bloomer and Julia Mello Nieva. 13 June 2014    Click here for original text “FIFA is recognized as one of the world’s wealthiest sporting associations.”

How Fifa and the 2014 World Cup Expanded Poverty in Brazil

“Brazil World Cup: FIfa and business miss an open goal for human rights” – Phil Bloomer and Julia Mello Nieva. 13 June 2014    Click here for original text “FIFA is recognized as one of the world’s wealthiest sporting associations.”

How Brazil’s World Cup has sold its people short in the Amazon

Jillian Steinhauer, “Brazil Evicts Indigenous People in Violent Clash Over Sports Stadium” Hyperallergic (April 1, 2013).Link to Article Even before the high profile arrests of many FIFA officials this past month, there were many concerns as to the selection of host states for the

How Brazil’s World Cup has sold its people short in the Amazon

Jillian Steinhauer, “Brazil Evicts Indigenous People in Violent Clash Over Sports Stadium” Hyperallergic (April 1, 2013).Link to Article Even before the high profile arrests of many FIFA officials this past month, there were many concerns as to the selection of host states for the