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My Billionaire Is Better Than Your Billionaire

The complicated relationship between fans and team owners in an age of war and climate crisis

Roman Abramovich at Stamford Bridge (Wikimedia Commons)

One of the minor features of the invasion of Ukraine is that it has made global sports — especially the corrupt, international-money-soaked ones like soccer and Formula 1 — reckon, at least a little bit, with the cash that rules…

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George Dillard

George Dillard

Exploring the past to illuminate politics, the environment, and more. Also: worldhistoryfacts.com. Buy me a beverage: https://ko-fi.com/georgedillard