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The Take
Jul 23, 2021
COVID, protest, racism: The 'no-fun Olympics'
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COVID-19, racism, anti-semitism and a crackdown on protest — all dark clouds hanging over this year’s Olympic games in Tokyo. The International Olympic Committee made a huge gamble in postponing the event to 2021. Has it paid off?

In this episode: Jules Boykoff (@julesboykoff), political scientist, former Olympian, and author of ‘Activism and the Olympics’

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