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Kids yesterday vs kids today

Kids yesterday vs kids today

To follow up on my concern with how much social media has impacted adult social behavior, it has also affected how kids grow up. Due to shaky economies, parents today have to work several jobs to make enough income to support their families which means that they spend much less time playing with their kids than they should, thereby leaving their kids alone or in the care of others.

We’ve let social media take control

We’ve let social media take control

Today we live in a day and age where life without social media and electronics is unimaginable, even though the frenzy around them did not start that long ago. As much as I love to use social media to catch up with old friends and family whom I live far away from, I hate how dependent people have become, letting social media curve our society and behavior. It’s getting worse and worse with each generation; I can already see a big difference between myself, a 24 year old, and kids that are only 2 years younger than me.

Real-life: From CHAMPION to runner-up

Real-life: From CHAMPION to runner-up

My club soccer team, ZNK Teleing GMT Beltinci, was the reigning women’s soccer club in Slovenia for 5 consecutive years with each 1st place title in the league and Women’s cup title, winning pretty much everything there was to win – all of which ended May 28th, 2017 when we lost the final and deciding game of the season and conceded goal in the last minute of the game, taking away everything we worked for all season

How Did the USWNT Win The Fight

How Did the USWNT Win The Fight

The basis of the USWNT’s argument for equality was clear: they deserve better payment in comparison to the Men’s National Team based on their achievements. So, what exactly did it take for them win? Well, it took perseverance and good lawyers.

The document used to bind the US Soccer Federation and national team players is called a CBA, or Collective Bargaining Agreement. A CBA is a special type of commercial agreement, usually negotiated “collectively” between a company (in this case USSF) and trade unions

The Croatian Player’s Union “Football Oscar”

The Croatian Player’s Union “Football Oscar”

Known as the “Trofej Nogometas” in Croatian, on June 8th, 2017 the Croatian Player’s Union (HNS) organized its fifth annual “Football Oscars” awards ceremony for the best soccer players on the regional and international level. Players of the Croatian 1st men’s league voted for the best goalkeeper, referee, 11 players of the Croatian league, best player of Croatian decent at the international level and several more.

The USWNT Takes on US Soccer Federation Valiantly For Them, And for All Of Us

The USWNT Takes on US Soccer Federation Valiantly For Them, And for All Of Us

The United States Women’s National Team is one of the best soccer teams, and actually THE best at the moment, in the world. They have done what a lot of other “professional” players dream of…not only have they achieved high success in world cup competitions but they also have the leverage to use against their federation to fight for women’s equality in the soccer world: they have power.