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 […]


Two Years Later, Looking for the 2018 Olympics Legacy

They have profited even as local finances are in crisis, they have extracted value from land even as a protected forest was irreversibly destroyed, and they have won reelection campaigns on a discourse touting “regional development,” even as the Olympics project created little benefit for the public. […]