A Sports Thing to Pay Attention to Even if You’re Like, Ugh, Sports

“Sports labor battles result in some of the only nationwide, well-publicized discussions of union negotiations and union busting. This year’s lockouts are particularly egregious examples of the latter.” That’s Sarah Jaffe at Alternet explaining why the labor disputes in the NFL and the NHL are important, even if it does seem like it’s just “millionaires fighting billionaires.” Her roundup and synopsis is super.

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WaityKatie (#1,696)

Whenever I read a sports-labor story, I’m like, “Yay, labor!…Ugh, sports.”

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