Garry Whannel


Pass the torch and follow the money

4 August 2008 The Olympic ideal speaks of internationalism, but the Games have long been a focus for national rivalries. And while advertising remains banned from stadiums, the 'Olympic family' embraces corporate sponsors. Garry Whannel looks at the contradictory politics of the world's largest sporting event



Only fearless, independent journalism
can hold power to account

Your support keeps Red Pepper alive