Clique aqui para português (publicado no RioOnWatch.org.br) Tens of thousands of Tokyo residents heard the drumline. Tens of thousands saw the jubilant parade of hundreds of banner-bearing protesters. And tens of thousands heard the chants […]
Representatives from groups in Rio de Janeiro, Pyeongchang, Tokyo, Paris, Los Angeles, Seoul, and Jakarta will join forces in Tokyo for an unprecedented transnational coming together of anti-Olympics organizers.
Sociologist Adam Talbot published “5 Lessons in Olympic Resistance from Rio” on RioOnWatch on April 19, 2019. See RioOnWatch for the full article in English, Portuguese, French, and Japanese. “From as early as 1932, local social […]
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? […]
From 2011 through 2015, the Popular Committee of the World Cup and Olympics produced a series of meticulously researched dossiers of human rights violations tied to Brazil’s mega-events. The national articulation of Popular Committees of […]