The 2010 Tar Sands Oilympics [Video]

In February 2010, as the Winter Olympics were taking place in Vancouver, activists in London organized the Tar Sands Oilympics. The Oilympics were a creative protest against the destruction of Indigenous lands in Canada by multinational […]


Strategic Alternative Media at the Rio 2016 Olympics

Given that A) Olympics organizers consistently push the notion that the Games are good for cities, countries, and the international community, and B) evidence suggests mainstream media coverage has a tendency to celebrate the Olympic event, what are the possibilities for contesting official and celebratory media narratives about the Olympic Games? […]