Why Are the Soccer Hooligans of Argentina Killing Each Other?
Amos Barshad | The FADER
“It is across the Atlantic, in lovely Argentina, where the hooligans have evolved on a whole different wavelength. The British made soccer hooliganism a bizarre cultural artifact. The Argentines have made soccer hooliganism into a legitimate, if deathly dangerous, career choice. As Javier Beltramone, a Rosario prosecutor involved in the ongoing legal campaign against the Newell’s barra brava, has explained: ‘Under the pretext of love of a club, spurious criminal business structures are hidden.’”
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Korea’s Air Is Dirty, But It’s Not All Close Neighbor China’s Fault
Elise Hu | NPR
“Neighboring China almost always gets the blame for the dirty air in Korea. Pollution numbers there are far worse than Korea’s, and this complicates Korea’s efforts to clean its own air.”
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Trump and the World: What Could Actually Go Wrong
Ian Bremmer | POLITICO Magazine
“Trump is certainly an unknown quantity—perhaps even a radical disruption to the current order. But what are the actual global risks that a Trump presidency would pose?”
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They Walk on the Roadside. He Stops to Ask Why.
Matthieu Paley | National Geographic
“On a long stretch of highway between Delhi and Maharashtra, I first saw a fleeting figure on the periphery of my vision. It seemed odd. ... Was someone really walking on the highway? Even in India, it’s not easy to stop on the freeway, so I drove on.”