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For the week of Feb. 27, 2022:

The world’s two biggest authoritarian leaders dominated the news last week. The end of Xi Jinping’s Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. The start of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.

Sports economist Victor Matheson  (Mackin)

Sports economist Victor Matheson of the College of the Holy Cross joins host Bob Mackin to ponder the legacy of Beijing 2022 and the impacts of the invasion of Ukraine.

The former went ahead despite brutal human rights conditions for Uyghur Muslims in China. The latter was condemned for violating the Olympic Truce.

Plus Pacific Rim and Pacific Northwest headlines and commentary.

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