There is unacknowledged freedom associated with any event inscribed in our individual and collective experience of profoundly disabling and disturbing public occurrences. For most older Americans what is most vividly remembered among such occurrences is likely to have been Pearl Harbor, the assassination of JFK, and the 9/11 attacks, each coming as a shock to a shared societal sense [...]READ MORE
Not since Eric Cantona in the mid-1990s has football had such an outspoken social critic as former Manchester City and Newcastle United star, Joey Barton. In 1995 Cantona fronted a press conference following his kung-fu kick of a spectator by making a single statement, “When the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea”.
Today Barton uses Twitter to vent his frustration at club management, his rapture in moving to a supportive club environment, and his thoughts on various world events.READ MORE