2010 Olympics

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2010 Poverty Olympics

Feb 7, 2010
Japanese Hall
487 Alexander St
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 2.418" N, 123° 5' 36.8268" W
British Columbia CA
Welcome to the Downtown Eastside, where poverty and homelessness continue to rise and gentrification threatens our community despite Olympic promises.
News
Feb 2, 2010

The Olympics: An opportunity for media innovation?

Steve Anderson
Kat Braybrooke
Vivian Xudan Pan
Jacqueline Cusack McDonald
With new venues dedicated to citizen-produced art, ideas and journalism emerging in Vancouver and the city's active social justice scene, could the Olympics be more inclusive than other media events?
Event

2010 Heart Attack!

Feb 13, 2010
Thorton Park Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 15' 48.9168" N, 123° 8' 18.834" W
British Columbia CA
You are invited to a march: This demonstration will respect the diversity of tactics and aims to disturb "business as unusual" on the first day of the Games!
Podcast
Jan 27, 2010

The hidden history of activism in sport

Redeye
Dave Zirin is the first sports writer in the 150-year history of The Nation magazine. Zirin writes about the politics of sport and tells the stories of activist athletes and their struggles.
Book Review
Jan 28, 2010

Athletes as activists

Jane Williams
Dave Zirin's People's History of Sports explores the politics of sport and tells the stories of activist athletes. He came to Vancouver at the invitation of the Olympic Resistance Network.

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