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President Donald Trump has once again divided his country, by criticising athletes for not standing when the national anthem is played before games.

Players were initially doing so as a protest against systemic racism in America, but despite being a peaceful protest, has created animosity which led to Trump’s comments on the matter.

People claim to watch sports as an escape from the world, but what about for those who can’t escape the world they’re in?

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Wednesday, September 27 2017
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Featured in storyDr Sean Gorman, Senior Research Fellow at Curtin University
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