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Ewan MacKenna: The beautiful game now mirrors the wider world: grotesquely unequal and ruled by the super-rich

Depressingly – partly because it was so predictable, yet is so unstoppable – a report from January laid bare the direction in which the world continues to be headed. Before the international elite gathered for the World Economic Forum in Davos in Swi

22nd February, 2015
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Ewan MacKenna

Not only is there no room for socialism in the beautiful game, there’s no room for democracy anymore.

Last week, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich edged closer to the quarter-finals in Europe, and only the draw will mean that two of PSG and Chelsea, Manchester City and Barcelona won’t be there. But regardless of the line-up for the next round of this Champions League, the elite eight are already known and are so...

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