Post Tagged with: "Olympics"

  • Video: Camden Trader speaks out against Olympic copyright rules

    Video: Camden Trader speaks out against Olympic copyright rules

    Video June 21, 2012 9:40 pm no comments

    Incredible leaflet issued by Camden Council to local traders.

     
  • Cows to represent British Olympian spirit

    Cows to represent British Olympian spirit

    Voices June 14, 2012 8:00 am no comments

    With the news that the Olympic openning ceremony is to conjure up images of a greener Britain using farm yard animals like horses, cows and ducks – yes ducks – it’s time to reflect on whether these people are just making it up as they go along. According to the […]

     
  • Olympics News Round-Up

    Olympics News Round-Up

    Overflow April 25, 2012 2:03 pm no comments

    One restaurant has already fallen a fowl of the Olympics branding police and had to change its name. Image. Games Monitor is raising awareness of Coca-cola’s behaviour as an official sponsor. Apparently it is the policy of the Olympics to not pay musicians. Corporate Watch. The Greens say there is still time […]

     
  • A few quick Olympic stories

    A few quick Olympic stories

    Culture April 20, 2012 9:52 pm 16 comments

    Natalie Bennett at the Huffington Post on prostitution and the Olympics. Lives Running on the athletes that have to exit with dignity. 100 things you might not know about the Olympics, in the Evening Standard. The F-Word asks where does the metal in the medals come from? There’s more street […]

     
  • This week’s Olympics News

    This week’s Olympics News

    Culture April 17, 2012 12:08 pm no comments

    There’s lots of Olympics news to catch-up on; BBC on the athletes attempting to get into the Games. With a look at the shooting events we have the Londonist. Shop workers’ union USDAW say that their members are opposed to suspending the Sunday trading laws. A new site Greenwash Gold looks at […]

     
  • Friday’s London Links: Olympic edition

    Friday’s London Links: Olympic edition

    Overflow April 13, 2012 11:35 am 23 comments

    Time for a bumper crop Olympics news links: Ceasefire Magazine on the Olympics and social cleansing. We have public art Olympics stylee at Brockley Central, BBC. Evening Standard on kids at Olympics protests. There’s also a ParaOlympics exhibit on tour BBC. Also on the BBC how the Olympics changed Barcelona. […]

     
  • Olympics News Round-Up

    Olympics News Round-Up

    Culture April 8, 2012 9:52 pm no comments

    Hope you’ve been enjoying the weekend so far. Here’s a few Olympics news links from April so far to polish it off; Apparently it just takes “one idiot” to disrupt the Olympics…. challenge accepted! BBC Londonnet tells us that the large rise in prostitute arrests is *not* connected to the […]

     
  • Olympics news round-up

    Olympics news round-up

    Culture March 22, 2012 9:00 am 1 comment

    A quick round-up of the various news stories around the Olympics; In Blackheath the arrival of the games has meant that a homeless man is being evicted from his hole. (update: see comments for correction) London Greens have been crowing over their victory to ensure the official chickens will be […]

     
  • Around sports round-up

    Around sports round-up

    Culture March 12, 2012 12:53 am 2 comments

    Girl’s Cricket Haringey Girls cricket team have made it through to the final of the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games to take place this week. Good luck to them. Haringey Independent.   Chelsea All is not well in the Donkey Sanctuary, Abramovich is looking for his eighth permanent manager since 2003 after sacking Andre […]

     
  • War on Want: Blood Sweat and Gear: Sat 24th March

    War on Want: Blood Sweat and Gear: Sat 24th March

    Event March 3, 2012 9:00 am 1 comment

    Saturday 24 March 2012 10.30am – 5.00pm Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial St London E1 6LS * FREE EVENT * Spaces are limited, so register now by completing the form at the bottom of this page. Will the legacy of the London Olympics be exploited garment workers and the marginalisation of local communities? […]