Laurent Dubois

Soccer Politics Blog

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Editor of the Soccer Politics BlogProfessor of History and Romance Studies at Duke University, author of Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution, Haiti: The Aftershocks of History and Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France

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Brazilians were weeping after yesterday’s 7 to 1 semi-final game in the World Cup.

Understanding the Cultural Shame Behind Brazil’s Loss

Brazilians were weeping after yesterday’s 7 to 1 semi-final game in the World Cup.

from To the Point

President Obama has made the US response to Haiti's earthquake a " top priority across the federal government ." How long will it take? How much will it cost?

America's Commitment to Haiti: How Much for How Long?

President Obama has made the US response to Haiti's earthquake a " top priority across the federal government ." How long will it take? How much will it cost?

from Which Way, L.A.?

President Obama has made the  US response  to Haiti's earthquake a "top priority across the federal government."

America's Commitment to Haiti: How Much for How Long?

President Obama has made the US response to Haiti's earthquake a "top priority across the federal government."

from To the Point

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