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Robert Elias

Robert Elias

Robert Elias teaches law and politics at the University of San Francisco and is the editor of Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice. His latest book is The Empire Strikes Out: How Baseball Sold U.S. Foreign Policy and Promoted the American Way Abroad (New York: The New Press).

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Robert Elias

Robert Elias

Robert Elias teaches law and politics at the University of San Francisco and is the editor of Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice. His latest book is The Empire Strikes Out: How Baseball Sold U.S. Foreign Policy and Promoted the American Way Abroad (New York: The New Press).

Other articles by this author