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by Chris Hannah and Derek Hogue
Escape Velocity Radio

Episode 10: Interview with Dave Zirin on sports and politics


Derek backpedals on calling Jared Diamond “douchebaggy”, we give wildly divergent recommendations of who to follow on Twitter, and we attempt to convince you to back the new Media Education Foundation/Tim Wise documentary on Kickstarter. Then, Chris interviews sports columnist and author Dave Zirin about the intersection of sports and politics, discussing sexism, homophobia, racism, militarism and labour in the professional sports world. Plus: listener feedback! Episode Links Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Survival International: Why Jared Diamond is wrong "White Like Me" Kickstarter Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections From an Angry White Male Glenn Greenwald (The Guardian) Raffi Cavoukian (Twitter) Dave Zirin/Edge of Sports Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down Episode Music The Doughboys – Never Sleep



by Chris Hannah and Derek Hogue