When Jeremy Corbyn warned of the need to rein in billionaire team owners, the media dismissed his plans to hand more power to fans as “communist.” But that’s exactly what we need to fight the European Super League.
Juliet Jacques is a London-based writer, filmmaker, journalist, and host of socialist arts program Suite (212), broadcast on Resonance 104.4fm.
Much more than just the wit and satirist of his posthumous reputation, Oscar Wilde was a radical thinker who posed a fundamental challenge to the conservative mores of late Victorian England. His thinking on liberation led him to imagine a socialist future in which creativity can flourish across all of society.
FC St. Pauli isn’t Germany’s best football club, but its resistance to commercialization has earned it a mass following around the world. Resisting the call to “keep politics out of sports,” its fans insist that what sports really need protecting from is the pervasive power of money.