In the United States we just celebrated the 4th of July and then the Women’s World Cup happened. Which, for people from the U.S., reignited the concept once again about what patriotism looks like in response to the U.S. Women’s Team. This episode we discuss the differences between patriotism and nationalism, other patriotic women, and how the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team is the most patriotic thing we’ve seen in awhile.

Resources

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/patriots-us-womens-national-soccer-team/593233/ Patriotism of the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

http://www.nwslsoccer.com – US professional women’s soccer league

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/07/04/progressive-patriotism-july-4 – Conflating patriotism and nationalism

https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/we-need-a-new-patriotism-one-that-embraces-dissent/ Former Marine Corps officer talks about how dissent is important

https://truthout.org/articles/how-dissent-has-shaped-the-us-ralph-young/

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/24/us-womens-soccer-team-and-soccer-federation-will-enter-mediation.html

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/data-how-does-the-u-s-womens-soccer-team-pay-compare-to-the-men