Danny Boyle’s Olympic Minstrel Show

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Dave Zirin: This is the Olympics as nothing less than a neoliberal Trojan horse. Seeing the queen sit in observance of pantomime protests and Cameron cheer the very NHS he aims to slash is actually quite perverse.

China’s Robber-Baron Ways

Only a short time after China’s magnificent Olympic coming-out party, the land of Mao’s successors found itself making less celebratory news.

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