Monthly Archives: August 2012

Business and Baseball in the Bronx

Business and Baseball in the Bronx Justin Panos Where to begin?  New York City seems impossible to encapsulate in words.  But that doesn’t mean one shouldn’t try.  Here goes.  It is home to an arduously formed working class.  Most inhabitants … Continue reading

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The Blues, The Brooklyn Dodgers, Chavez Ravine and the Politics of Consumption

— LEFT HOOK SPECIAL FEATURE — The Blues, The Brooklyn Dodgers, Chavez Ravine and the Politics of Consumption Julian Ammirante On Saturday, October 19th, 1985, as almost certainly the youngest member of the Sudbury Blues Appreciation Society, I was fortunate … Continue reading

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“Hitting Like A Girl”: Why I’m Not Celebrating the Inclusion of Women’s Boxing in the London Olympics

“Hitting Like A Girl*”: Why I’m Not Celebrating the Inclusion of Women’s Boxing in the London Olympics Nathan Kalman-Lamb The 2012 London Olympics mark the first time that the quadrennial celebration of athletics (and cold hard cash) will include women’s … Continue reading

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