Why no one wants to host the 2022 Olympics | Yahoo Sports


Essentially the only places interested in hosting the 2022 games are countries where actual citizens aren’t allowed a real say in things – communist China and Kazakhstan.

Essentially the entire world has told the IOC it’s a corrupt joke.

via Why no one wants to host the 2022 Olympics – Yahoo Sports.

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Hong Kong Isn’t the Only Protest Chinese Leaders Are Worried About | Businessweek

From 2000 through 2013, at least 10 protests have drawn more than 10,000 people.

Research by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences shows the most common triggers are land grabs by local officials, labor issues, pollution, and ethnic tensions. Underpaid teachers, Nimby homeowners, and coal miners have all taken to the streets at one point or another.

via Hong Kong Isn't the Only Protest Chinese Leaders Are Worried About – Businessweek.