Sports, education in the capitalist economy

One question that inevitably comes up in casual conversation down the pub or wherever when the topic takes on political overtones is. “If your so interested why don’t you get into politics then? ” This question, which is usually a put down and implies. Political interest is for politicians and experts and is the concern more »

You need to do something in the off season

“I’m not interested in politics, I only like sports”. It is always surprising the amount of politics that is wrapped up in sport that is unnoticeable to both those who spectate and participate in sports. Or is it? There is no clearer example of this than the situation the sports fan finds them selves in, more »

The writing on the wall

The biggest loser of the Commonwealth games, says graffiti artist Banksy, is Melbourne’s street art scene – and London could be next for the whitewash Friday March 24, 2006 The Guardian Melbourne graffiti Streetscape: examples of Melbourne graffiti. Melbourne is the proud capital of street painting with stencils. Its large, colonial-era walls and labyrinth of more »

Sport Page

Revealed: Qatar’s World Cup ‘slaves’ Football, fascism and England’s Nazi salute (2006) Celtic Fans Against Shell Hell in Mayo Just before kick off and during the half time interval of Saturday’s SPL encounter of Celtic and Inverness Calley Thistle a group of Celtic fans held up a paper mill declaring “Send Shell to Sea”. The more »

Connections – Sports greed and colonisation

One of the aims of City Srolls and the Glasgow User Manual is to point towards how things are connected with each other. It is for this reason I have added a sports section and a fashion section to the site. It should be of interest to anyone in the pursuit of spreading socialism, or more »

Sports and resistance in the US

If you’re young and you don’t know what this guy represents, if your a “not into sport” lefty, if you wonder what’s so -not brilliant – about the Olympic games, if you wonder what all the laissez-faire development inGlasgow is about..You could find this interesting. What’s My Name, Fool?: Sports and Resistance in the United more »