'We reject Cameron and Coe's corporate Games': Protestors stage demonstration in the shadow of the Olympic Stadium Demonstrators have marched through one of the Olympic boroughs in protest at the 'Corporate Olympics'. Less than 24 hours after the Olympic Stadium was bathed in the glow of fireworks and good feeling, up to 400 people marched in Tower Hamlets to make ... 07/28/2012 - 10:40 am | View Link
Fury as returned Olympics' tickets are 'secretly sold to corporate sponsors' The tickets, for events such as the opening ceremony, the gymnastics and the swimming finals, consist of returns that foreign Olympic committees have failed to sell. The Games' organising committee Locog began offering them to sponsors and key officials ... 07/11/2012 - 7:41 am | View Link
Corporate India Catches Olympic Fever At a public pool in Bangalore filled with toddlers in rubber rings and dive-bombing teenagers, two of India’s Olympic swimmers prepare for the biggest race of their lives. Separated by lane markers from at least 400 locals, the athletes carve their way ... 05/31/2012 - 11:30 am | View Link
Obama paints rival as job-killing corporate titan Mr Romney, a multimillionaire, left Bain in 1999 to run the Salt Lake City Olympic Games but maintained a financial interest in the company. He has said his firm had a strong overall track record, creating jobs in prominent companies like Staples and ... 05/14/2012 - 1:52 pm | View Link
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A Shanghai suburb that is forever England. Oxford Street is a quiet cobbled lane, with Tudor-style shop fronts and lights supposed to look like gas lamps. At one end it opens out onto a small square. A bronze statue of Winston Churchill stands in front of the open-air colonnade of Thames Bar, looking towards an elderly man sitting on a bench on the other side of the plaza.
The newsmen ignored the Japanese bombs shaking seventy-five feet of rock above their heads. It was June 1940, and a team of Chinese and Western broadcasters continued their reports from a tunnel beneath Chongqing, China's wartime capital, the "world's most bombed city."Read more
If you begin looking into the history of vegetarianism, you'll find that Kansas pops up over and over again. The state, now much better know for BBQ, was once the planned site for a particularly striking vegetarian utopia: Octagon City. Its strict geometric plan was a grand, city-scale expression of a mid-18th century fad for octagon houses.