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Jules Boykoff

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Jules Boykoff

Jules Boykoff is an associate professor of political science at Pacific University in Oregon and the author of Activism and the Olympics: Dissent at the Games in Vancouver and London, Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games, and Beyond Bullets: The Suppression of Dissent in the United States. He is a former professional soccer player who represented the US Olympic Team in international competition.


News and Features

For Henry Paulson and his son Merritt, the taxpayers of Portland, Oregon, must look like geese with an infinite supply of golden eggs.


Sepp Blatter's unreconstructed sexism is a slap in the face to everyone who supports women's soccer.
A bipartisan team of power brokers is fighting for the 2024 Summer Olympics to come to Washington, DC. Here is why we should resist.
San Francisco already suffers from all of the problems that the Olympics would exacerbate.
It was revealed this week that the company Academi—the rebranded private militia once known as Blackwater—has been providing...
Russia’s annexation of Ukraine comes amidst the Paralympics, a time when countries are supposed to abide by principles of peace.
Numerous groups are protesting the militarization and corporatization of the 2012 Olympic Games.
The people of Portland stood up to their local sports owners and refused to fund a new park. But team owners Merritt and Hank Paulson made...