Satish Sekar

May 20, 2017

The Opening

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 15th 2017) Gifted Toussaint Bréda was born a slave in 1743. He had […]
May 19, 2017

Call to Arms

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 15th 2017) Boukman Men of Colour (Mulatto) leaders, Vincent Ogé and Jean-Baptiste Chavannes, […]
May 17, 2017

A Flawed Hero

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (July 4th 2013. Updated on May 15th 2017) Hero or Anti-hero Simón Bolívar, dubbed […]
May 16, 2017

Revolutionary Trigger

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 15th 2017) The Origins of Strife As with many revolutions, the aims evolved […]
April 15, 2017

A Fair Cop – The Ultimate Price

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (April 14th 2017) Lessons Learned? The USA restored the death penalty after a four […]
April 14, 2017

Killer Cops – The Failure of Deterrence

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (April 14th 2017) Deterrence? Article 50 has been triggered, but it has emerged that […]
August 16, 2016

Proven Innocent

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 9th 2011) Presumed Guilty “I don’t care about the money,” is a frequent […]
July 8, 2016

Marginal Benefits – Judge for yourself

Fitted In: The Cardiff 3 and the Lynette White Inquiry We are disappointed that in his judgement of the case […]
July 5, 2016

Historic

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (July 4th 2016) Anniversary Thirteen years ago today Jeffrey Gafoor made history. Gafoor pleaded […]
January 5, 2021

More Despicable People and the World Cup (Part Two) The Beneficiaries

The match between Perú and Argentina in the 1978 World Cup is one of the most talked about and scandalous in the history of the World Cup – football even. Argentina won 6-0, amid accusations of bribery: corruption, intimidation or worse.
January 5, 2021

More Despicable People and the World Cup (Part One) The Successor

Back in 1970 Brasil needed the joy of the World Cup triumph to forget the horrors of General Emílio Garrastazu Médici’s rule even for a few days. He used and abused the triumph for his own ends, but some people knew Médici for the tyrant he was. Pelé took an England player aside during the 1970 World Cup and told him: “Our country is ruled by despicable people.”
January 3, 2021

Qui Benefacit Animæ?[1]

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (December 27th 2020 Who Benefits? Qui benefacit animæ? It is the most important question […]
December 30, 2020

Football’s Racist Shame (Part Two) Contrasting Positions – Normalising the Abnormal

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (December 18th 2020) No Pain No Gain A non-racial South Africa took part in […]
December 30, 2020

Football’s Racist Shame (Part One) Foundations

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (December 18th 2020) Abnormal Sport in an Abnormal Society                                 In an era where English […]
December 30, 2020

Africa’s Undisputed Goal King (Part Twenty-Four) Incomprehensible

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 13th 2020) APotY Absentees Zambian great Godfrey Chitalu had played the year of […]