A Brief History Of Olympic Nudity From Ancient Greece To ESPN

Over on my Forbes blog, I wrote about the messages behind athletic nudity from 720 BCE to the Rio Olympics.¬†Ever since Orsippus stripped off that loincloth at the 15th Olympiad, there has been a message accompanying athletic nudity. As I explore, it is important to keep this in mind when evaluating the worth of theContinue reading “A Brief History Of Olympic Nudity From Ancient Greece To ESPN”

Monumental Mausolea: Building Projects and Slave Labor from Antiquity to the World Cup

When excited ticket holders enter the various sports venues erected in Qatar for the World Cup in 2022, they will likely not be told about the lives of the people who helped to build these impressive structures. In 2014 alone, a Nepalese migrant died on the average of once every two days while working onContinue reading “Monumental Mausolea: Building Projects and Slave Labor from Antiquity to the World Cup”