Behind Los Angeles’ Bitter War to Abolish the Olympics for Good

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From NOlympics’ view, the Games not only fail to “realize a more peaceful vision of the future,” but actively sow division, widening the gap between the working poor and monied elite. For the past two years, the group has mounted a campaign with a simple mission: kick the Olympics out of Los Angeles. Recently, as that effort has gained traction with a growing coalition of Angelenos, the goal has become more ambitious: to disprove the myth of the Olympic truce, raise awareness about the Games’ proven material consequences, and foster a global movement to end the mega-event for good. Their slogan: No Olympics Anywhere.

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