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Occupy Olympics: Why Protesters Want to Disrupt the London Games

The Olympic Games are viewed by most people as a symbol of unity and peace — a time when countries put aside their conflicts and differences to compete in obscure contests like the javelin throw and modern pentathlon. 1,151 more words

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Occupy Olympics: Why Protesters Want to Disrupt the London Games

The Olympic Games are viewed by most people as a symbol of unity and peace — a time when countries put aside their conflicts and differences to compete in obscure contests like the javelin throw and modern pentathlon. 1,151 more words

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Meeting the Counter Olympics Network

I spent Saturday morning with the Counter Olympics Network at a planning meeting at the Bishopsgate Institute near Liverpool Street. There were roughly 50 people in the room, including journalists from the Sunday Times, London Tonight and Bloomberg. 335 more words

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