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VIDEO: Rio 2016 Olympics & Brazil’s Collapsing Political System

Colin Beckett 3 June 2016

On May 31st, the New School's Creative Publishing & Critical Journalism program hosted a panel for the launch of Jules Boykoff's Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics and an updated edition of Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy by Dave Zirin.    

Boykoff and Zirin were joined in conversation by Olympic luger Cameron Myler. The discussion was moderated by Sports Illustrated writer Kostya Kennedy. 

Watch a full video of the event above.

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