Bob Geldof hits out at Donald Trump, Putin, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, flag waving — Quartz

Bob Geldof hits out at Donald Trump, Putin, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, flag waving — Quartz

Bob Geldof, the veteran singer-songwriter who turned political activist, is “sick of it.” “It” being the politicians getting in the way of a better world Geldof wants to bring to existence, as well as “old culture.” Geldof is well-known for speaking his mind on political situations and at the week-long One Young World Summit in […]

Argentina Uruguay Paraguay announce plan to make joint bid for 2030 World Cup

Argentina Uruguay Paraguay announce plan to make joint bid for 2030 World Cup

ESPN’s Bob Ley speaks with U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati about the decision to make a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay say they will make a joint bid to host football’s centenary World Cup in 2030. The presidents of the three South American countries made […]

Where teachers are paid well, and where they’re valued

October 5, is World Teachers’ Day, so here’s a look at how the world values teachers. A 2013 study by the Varkey Gems Foundation looked at the social status of teachers and found that there was great respect for teachers in many Asian societies — especially in China, South Korea and Singapore. For much of […]

World Cup team ‘changed the game forever’ for U.S.

World Cup team ‘changed the game forever’ for U.S.

Brian Bliss remembers coming off the field after the game that changed everything, believing nothing really was different. Perhaps it was the fatigue of playing 90 minutes on a stiflingly humid day in Trinidad. Or the shock of the 1-0 win that had qualified the U.S. soccer team for a World Cup for the first […]