The New Olympics Arms Race
I actually enjoy the Olympics a lot and have spent a fair amount of time in front of the TV over the past 10 days but I can't help notice a worrying trend--that countries are spending absurdly large amounts of money on elite sports in a bid to best others. I look at the phenomenon in this article in the New York Review of Books.
Category: New York Review of Books, Chinese politics, Germany,
Posted by: Ian Johnson
Aug 10, 2012