Oppression 2012

London has won its battle to host the 2012 Summer Olympics and the City is ramped up with efforts to beautify, complete facilities on time, and put its best foot forward as the host of the Olympics. Rumblings below the surface suggest that all is not well, however, and Olympic protesters are also gearing up […]

Olympic Considerations

I’m starting to notice a slow uptick in stories about preparations for the 2012 Olympics in London (paired with an equal uptick in stories about the 2012 election, of course), and it got me thinking about Olympic hosting and the politics behind the Olympics. Not just in the sense of who is chosen and how, […]