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MIB Announce New Limited Series - WORLD CORRUPT

🚨New Pod Series: Our Qatar Podcast “World Corrupt”🚨

World Corrupt Episode 7

A bonus installment of our series that explores the complexities and moral conundrums brought on by a World Cup hosted in Qatar. A collaboration between Men in Blazers and Crooked Media. In this episode, Rog and "Pod Save the World's" Tommy Vietor examine a tournament in which politics, sport and humanity have all been laid bare; USMNT captain Tyler Adams' leadership and poise when answering questions from Iran's state-run media; and what political and social scrutiny the United States could face as co-host for the 2026 World Cup. 

World Corrupt Episode 6

The sixth installment of a six-part series that explores the complexities and moral conundrums brought on by a World Cup hosted in Qatar. A collaboration between Men in Blazers and Crooked Media. In this episode, Rog and "Pod Save the World's" Tommy Vietor discuss what has been a surreal tournament thus far, from FIFA President Gianni Infantino's astoundingly tone-deaf first-person speech, to a crackdown on player armbands, to which countries have had the courage to stand up against injustice.

World Corrupt Episode 5 

The fifth installment of a six-part series that explores the complexities and moral conundrums brought on by a World Cup hosted in Qatar. A collaboration between Men in Blazers and Crooked Media. In this episode, Rog and "Pod Save the World's" Tommy Vietor discuss how the football world is confronting this World Cup. Plus, what action steps we can take as fans. And, amid the darkness, there is a beacon of light and cause for hope.

World Corrupt Episode 4 

The fourth installment of a six-part series that explores the complexities and moral conundrums brought on by a World Cup hosted in Qatar. A collaboration between Men in Blazers and Crooked Media. In this episode, Rog and "Pod Save the World's" Tommy Vietor speak with human rights experts about the conditions migrant laborers face in Qatar. Plus, USWNT legend Megan Rapinoe discusses the courage it takes to speak out as an athlete.

World Corrupt Episode 3 

The third installment of a six-part series that explores the complexities and moral conundrums brought on by a World Cup hosted in Qatar. A collaboration between Men in Blazers and Crooked Media. In this episode, Rog and "Pod Save the World's" Tommy Vietor unpack Qatar's history, and why the oil-rich nation state would want a World Cup, and the scrutiny that comes along with it, in the first place.

World Corrupt Episode 2 

The second installment of a six-part series that explores the complexities and moral conundrums brought on by a World Cup hosted in Qatar. A collaboration between Men in Blazers and Crooked Media. In this episode, Rog and "Pod Save the World's" Tommy Vietor are joined by The New York Times' Tariq Panja to explore FIFA's evolution from quaint sporting organization to craven global behemoth. Plus, former Department of Justice official Matt Miller - a gent who witnessed the 2022 World Cup bidding first hand - calls it the most corrupt thing he's ever seen. And he worked in New Jersey politics.

World Corrupt Episode 1

The first installment of a six-part series that explores the complexities and moral conundrums brought on by a World Cup hosted in Qatar. A collaboration between Men in Blazers and Crooked Media. In this episode, Rog and "Pod Save the World's" Tommy Vietor explore the idea of sports washing and examine the ways past World Cups have been co-opted by autocrats and dictators.

We are so proud of this Podcast. If you listen and like it, we ask that you please share it with a friend or seven. The geopolitical complexities of this World Cup have forced us all to confront layers of darkness that coat the game we love. 

This Podcast is us attempting to educate ourselves and square this moral circle. As always, send us feedback to meninblazers@gmail.com