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London 2012: the Corporate Olympics

bhopal protestNeil Faulkner looks at the political history of the Olympics and how global corporations are using London 2012 to broadcast their lies and promote their products

  • Written by Neil Faulkner
  • Category: Olympics

Whose games are they anyway?

Seb CoeIn the run-up to the London 2012 Olympics, Neil Faulkner comments on the modern games in the light of the wisdom (or lack of it) of the ancients.

  • Written by Neil Faulkner
  • Category: Olympics

Olympic green-wash

BP sponsorshp imageLondon 2012 is an artefact of modern corporate capitalism, so its sponsorship by Dow and BP seems entirely natural to its organisers writes Neil Faulkner

  • Written by Neil Faulkner
  • Category: Olympics

Bread and Circuses (but without the bread)

Cameron Neil Faulkner's first of a regular series of blog posts for Yale University Blog commenting on the London 2012 Olympics in the light of the wisdom (or lack of it) of the ancients.

  • Written by Neil Faulkner
  • Category: Olympics