Olympics

Podcast
Mar 3, 2010

Olympic red tents wrap-up

Pivot Legal Society
Olympic Canadian Pavilion wrapped up in red tent protest. We talked to John Richardson about how the campaign went and what is next for Pivot and the National Housing Strategy protest.
Blog
Mar 3, 2010

Indebted Olympic nation

Chris Shaw
Soon the Olympic financial hangover will set in, the budget merely driving home what so many expected and now dread.
Podcast
Mar 2, 2010

Black Bloc tactics spark intense debate

Redeye
Following the 2010 Heart Attack actions on February 13, anti-Olympic activists were divided in their response to the actions of the Black Bloc.
Photos
Mar 1, 2010

End poverty. It's not a game

rabble staff
A placard posted at the Olympic Tent Village in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
News
Mar 1, 2010

In defence of the diversity of tactics

Alex Hundert
In a response to Judy Rebick, AW@L activist says 21st-century protest is moving 'beyond the empty rhetoric of revolutionary acts' and was very much on legitimate display during the 2010 Winter Games.
Podcast
Feb 28, 2010

A Diversity of Tactics: Part Two

Needs No Introduction
The second half of a discussion held Feb. 20 in Vancouver to examine the criticisms and benefits of a diversity of protest tactics.
Podcast
Feb 27, 2010

A Diversity of Tactics: A Diversity of Opinions

Needs No Introduction
On Feb. 20 in Vancouver, Derrick O'Keefe and Harsha Walia presented opposing perspectives as part of a discussion on the diversity of protest tactics.
News
Feb 26, 2010

2010 Olympics: Gold medal for activism

Meagan Perry
In this podcast: Why protest the Olympics, Aboriginal activists speak out, talking diversity of tactics, and all about Vancouver's Red Tent campaign for housing.
Blog
Feb 26, 2010

Voices from the Olympic Tent Village

Mara Kardas-Nelson
While the mainstream media continues to either ignore or blast the Olympic Tent Village, village residents are fighting back by taking things into their own hands.
News
Feb 25, 2010
Some say evidence of Olympic-related trafficking shows a spike in vulnerable women being brought to Vancouver during the Games. But local sex trade activists disagree.  Image: Salvation Army.

Human trafficking and The Games

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Some say evidence of Olympic-related trafficking shows a spike in vulnerable women being brought to Vancouver during the Games. But local sex trade activists disagree.
Podcast
Feb 23, 2010
Protesting the Vancouver Olympics: homes not games!

#101 - 2010 Olympics: gold medal for activism

rabble radio
In this podcast: Why protest the Olympics, Aboriginal activists speak out, talking diversity of tactics, and all about Vancouver's Red Tent campaign for housing.
Columnists
Feb 23, 2010

Deficits will own the podium

No cost has been spared in mounting a giant spectacle of spandex-clad athletes performing dazzling feats in massive public venues. Nobody seems to be letting the $6 billion price tag get in the way.

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