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Brazil’s failure with the Olympics will harm Latin America

Brazil has a nightmare on its hands. The international Olympic committee (IOC) is making a very loud point about the failure of the nation...

Reeva Steenkamp, Model Dead, Oscar Pistorius, ‘Blade Runner’ Charged

Oscar Pistorius, a Paralympic runner who blazed new terrain by competing in last summer's Olympics, is accused of killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. A...

Olympic Athletes, U.S. Immigrants and World Affairs

We face a global energy crisis, a global economic crisis that began in 2007, a global climate crisis of which humans are almost entirely...

“Dream Act Olympian” Leo Manzano Wins Silver

U.S. silver medalist Leo Manzano shares the story of many “DREAMers.” He was born in Guanajuato, Mexico and his parents brought him at age...

White Privilege and Black Gold: From Ali to Gabby Douglas

According to The Nation’s, Dave Zirin, “There are two kinds of political athletes. The first, and most memorable, are athletes who engage in the...

Missed Foreign Opportunities Won’t Be Soon Missed

The criticism over Mitt Romney's performance overseas recently won't mean much by the time the general election kicks into full swing. There has been a...

Mitt Romney’s Very White World Tour

Romney makes a sloppy attempt at bringing back the Old World Order

How Much Does “The White Elephant in the Room” Really Matter...

Even if Mitt Romney continues to be painted as the “whitest,” gaffe-prone, most “out-of-touch” presidential candidate in decades by the media, campaign ads, and...

A $1000,000 Horse: Mitt Romney’s Tone-Deafness

The day before the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney provided yet another reason why he is not as...

Chris Hayes and the Racial Underbelly of “Hero”

The MSNBC host's comments may have provided the ultimate campaign attack for red meat conservatives