Tag: World Football Cup

Football at Qatar

Football Capitulates At Qatar

It did not take much.  The initial promises of protest from a number of footballers and their teams at the Qatar FIFA World Cup were always suspect and hollow.  There was Denmark’s less than impressive form of camouflaged protest via merchandise, supposedly defiant with its logo free monochrome colours.  There […]

Helsinki summit and Syria

The Twilight Of The War

If we consider the war in Syria not as a singular event, but as the culmination of a world war which has persisted for a quarter of a century, we have to ask ourselves about the consequences of the imminent end of hostilities. Its completion marks the defeat of an ideology, that is to say globalisation and financial capitalism.