Jennifer Doyle blogs from Germany on Women’s World Cup

The People’s Game co-host Jennifer Doyle is producing some of the most insightful analysis of this years Women’s World Cup final on her great blog From a Left Wing.

Listen to Jennifer’s interview with Sonali Kolhatkar about the early rounds of the World Cup finals in Germany – as well as an overarching dialogue about political and cultural subtexts of the women’s game.

Also, Listen to KPFK Radio this Friday at 5 pm as Jennifer previews the USA-Japan Final and looks back at the dramatic games in the knockout rounds of the tournament.

The People’s Game Radio Show – 07/12/10

Listen to The People’s Game Radio show for Monday July 12, 2010
Our final installment, featuring globetrotting birthday girl Jennifer Doyle, Pablo Miralles, Alan Minsky; as well as guests Franklin Foer and Gabriel Kuhn; and a dialogue about the documentary Kicking It.
We sum up Mundial 2010, what it all meant, and where the world goes from here. But mostly ESPANA!!!

Franklin Foer Interview – The People’s Game Radio

Listen to The People’s Game Radio Interview with Franklin Foer
Franklin Foer, the editor of the New Republic Magazine and author of How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization, joins The People’s Game to talk about the 2010 World Cup and what we can learn about the world and humanity from this greatest of global spectacles.

The People’s Game Radio Show – 07/11/10

Listen to The People’s Game Radio Show for Sunday July 11, 2010
An interview with Simon Kuper is interspersed with a roundtable preview of the finals – with Nick Green, Jennifer Doyle, Pablo Miralles, Alan Minsky, and Fernando Romero.

Gabriel Kuhn Interview – The People’s Game Radio

Listen to The People’s Game Radio Interview with Gabriel Kuhn
Gabriel Kuhn, the author of Soccer vs. The State: Tackling Football and Radical Politics, joins The People’s Game to discuss his book, his career as a semi-pro footballer in Austria, and how the the left can engage global football culture in 2010.

Simon Kuper Interview – The People’s Game Radio

Listen to The People’s Game Radio Interview with Simon Kuper
Simon Kuper, the author of Football Against the Enemy and co-author of Soccernomics, discusses the 2010 World Cup on The People’s Game.

The People’s Game Radio Show – 07/10/10

Listen to The People’s Game Radio Show for Saturday July 10, 2010
As the brilliant spectacle winds down, we check in with Laurent Dubois and Achille Mbembe in South Africa.

The People’s Game Radio Show – 07/09/10

The People’s Game Radio Show for Friday July 9, 2010
Guests: Robert Edelman, Daniel Morales, Jennifer Doyle, and Richard Williams of the Guardian

Call for 2014 Global General Strike during World Cup

We, at The People’s Game, have received this communiqué from a shadowy organization calling itself the 2014 Global General Strike. We’ve done some research and it seems they have offices in Detroit, Michigan; Porto Alegre, Brazil; Manchester, England; Barcelona, Catalonia; and the Esalen Institute. Here’s the text we received:

We call upon all people of goodwill to join us in taking a full one-month holiday during the 2014 World Cup. We seek nothing less than the complete shutdown of the global economy in the service of human liberation. Read more »

Richard Williams Interview – The People’s Game Radio

Listen to The People’s Game Radio Show Interview with Richard Williams
Richard Williams, the Guardian’s chief sports writer, joins The People’s Game to reflect on the strategies, and styles of play, that have come to dominate the 2010 World Cup. One of the world’s great football journalists takes the measure of the game 2010!

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