London Counter Olympics Network Continues To Organize

The Counter Olympics Network “is a network of groups and individuals who have come together to organise around the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Counter Olympics Network links people and organisations critical of some or many aspects of the 2012 Games.  We also want to hold the organisers of the Olympic Games to account, to ensure the promises made to the local people impacted on by the Games are kept.

We ask questions like:

  • How can local communities resist and respond to the impact of the Games, both in the short and long term?
  • How can the assumptions behind who benefits from the Olympics be publicly challenged?
  • How can the corporate profiteering inherent to the Olympics be exposed and challenged?
  • How can we take the opportunity to add London voices to those from other cities around the world who have challenged the Olympics, and further a growing critical perspective?”
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