Let’s imagine a world without homelessness.  That’s the goal of the Homeless World Cup Foundation: to end homelessness. The charity uses football (aka soccer) to help reach that objective. It organizes year-round activities that lead up to an annual association football tournament in which teams of homeless men and women from a multitude of countries […]

The World Cup has everyone in South Africa excited, the New York Times reports, even people with little to be excited about: The World Cup begins here on Friday with excitement at so elevated a level that even many of the unhappy are happy. Tshepo Makwala, a laborer, has no job, no prospects, and, worst […]