Why you should not watch the Olympics

The Olympdics are complete and utter bullshit. They destroy the lives of the poor where the stadia are built. The impoverish the cities that hold them leaving them in debt peonage for years. They cause tons of local crime. But business says it’s all good because we will make a ton of money building the soon to be useless buildings and we will sell a ton of booze and food, the profits of which will never help the people of the cities who have to endure the games. So don’t watch the games. Don’t participate in the nationalistic bread and circuses bullshit that is meant to keep you looking away from all the problems in your own communities.

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About flexosaurus

I am an anthropologist and Associate Professor who loves to play guitar and comment on social injustice in whatever form it may take
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