Live Interview: How the ‘Pandemic Games’ Expose the Neoliberal Scam of Global Sporting Events

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The group Okotowari Olympics 2020 protests at the Japan Sport Olympic Square in Tokyo. (Dave Zirin / The Nation)
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach (left) and Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga. (Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP / Getty Images)
Shireen Ahmed
Jules Boykoff
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti celebrates the city’s candidacy as an Olympics host. (Getty)
Baron Pierre de Coubertin (Library of Congress)
The Fred Wigg Tower, a proposed site for surface-to-air missiles during the London 2012 Olympic Games. (AFP)
Jacques Rogge, Honorary President of the IOC and count.
The start of the men’s 100-meter race at the 1896 Olympic Games. (PPP)

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