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Unsubstantiated Human Security Headline of the Month

[ 2 ] March 24, 2010 |

I see even Huffington Post picked up this ridiculous headline mucking around on the Internets. At Spiked, Brendan O’Neill offered a helpful hysteriagraphy historiography of the meme a few days back. A report last year debunked the idea that there is a link between mega-sporting-events and sex slavery.

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  1. DrDick says:

    A report last year debunked the idea that there is a link between mega-sporting-events and sex slavery.

    You do realize that you have totally crushed the hopes and dreams of thousands of soccer fans don’t you?

  2. witless chum says:

    “Even” the Huffington Post?

    In a similar vein to the article, I remember King Kauffman of Salon noting that the figure used for lost productivity during the NCAA tourney that was bandied about every March had remained the same for about 10 years or so.

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