Riot Reverses Saudi Partnership, But Employees Expose Bigger Failure

Riot Games reverses its controversial decision to partner with the Saudi government. The developer had announced Saudi city-state development NEOM as a “main partner” for League of Legends esports tournament, the LEC. While many seem happy with the decision, Riot employees have also criticized the company’s bigger issues. After less than 24 hours of backlash […]

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Newcastle United Fans Don’t Care Where Investment Comes From, and Why Should They?

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is planning a $440 million takeover of English Premier League club Newcastle United. Amnesty International has described the move as “sportswashing.” In a recent poll, 80 percent of Newcastle fans don’t care about the Saudi’s track record of human rights violations. It seems Newcastle United fans may finally get their […]

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