Greed Sport

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There’s been a lot of talk about the disparity between global sports and the poor communities occupied by such events as the FIFA World Cup and Olympics.  Buzzfeed ran a nice series of street art photos recently from around Brazil, protesting the lavish excesses of the 2014 World Cup.  These events are typically not much better financially for the host countries as a whole, and may be starting to wear out their welcome – as evidenced by the rush of countries to withdraw from consideration for the 2022 Olympics…