Episode 48

Rio, Ryan Lochte, and Resistance

August 30, 2016
  • Economy
  • Environment & Energy
  • Public Health

Professor Jules Boykoff places Rio 2016 in historical context from the Olympics’ elitist beginnings to their continued strain on host cities. As rising costs burden the public without delivering lasting benefits, fewer cities are “game for the Games.”

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