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theBreaker.news Podcast: What to do with the Tokyo and Beijing Olympics?

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For the week of Feb. 7, 2021:

theBreaker.news Podcast host Bob Mackin welcomes guest Jules Boykoff, a political science professor in Portland, Ore. and author of books examining the politics of the Olympics and mega-events.

Jules Boykoff (Brian Lee)

The Olympics industry is at a crucial point in 2021, as the year-delayed Tokyo Olympics battles pandemic headwinds and next winter’s Beijing Olympics face increasing calls for a boycott, due to China’s human rights record.

A million Uighur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang province are incarcerated in what the U.S. has described as a “genocide.”

Hear Boykoff ponder whether the Tokyo Olympics should go ahead this summer and whether next winter’s Beijing Olympics should be boycotted.

Plus headlines from the Pacific Rim and Pacific Northwest.

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