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How the Olympics suckered the Left - Andrew Gilligan, The Telegraph

The London Olympics are the most Right-wing major event in Britain’s modern history. Billions of pounds are taken from poor and middle-income taxpayers and service users to build temples to a corporate and sporting elite. Democratic, grassroots sport is stripped of money to fund the most rarefied sport imaginable.

The police and the state are turned into the enforcement arm of Coca-Cola. How did this event suddenly become the toast of the Left? Corporations who make people fat and sick – or, in one case, actually maimed and killed them: http://www.reuters.com/london-olympics-2012/articles/2012/07/26/dow-chemical-hard-headed-about-its-games-ties