Thursday, May 1, 2008

Olympic violence

Will this summer's Olympics in China be a disaster? The chances keep looking better that something awful will happen before or during the synchronized swimming.

Of interest is a piece in the Economist about the Mexico City Olympics back in 1968. It talked about how the Mexican government at the time violently put down a protest shortly before the games started. I had never heard about this before.
Read the story here:

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