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 Stark Raven 
 Chris Shaw, author and activist
 Stark Raven Radio  
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Author and activist Chris Shaw on defending civil liberties in face of the $1 billion Olympic security regime during the 2010 winter games in Vancouver, BC.
Emily Aspinwall, Stark Raven Media Collective
*this interview is self-contained, with an intro and extro

How many cops, cameras and other surveillance gear do you get for $1 billion dollars?

Well, Vancouver residents are finding out the answer….that's because $1 billion dollars is the security budget for the 2010 winter games.

Stark Raven spoke to anti-olympic activist and UBC professor Chris Shaw to help us makes sense of the unfolding Olympic security regime. Chris is the author of the book Five Ring Circus: Myths and Realities of the Olympic Games.

Note: In this interview, he refers to local Olympic resistance organizing, the ORN which is the Olympic Resistance Network.

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 Chris Shaw on Olympics and Security Download Program Podcast
00:19:14 English 2010-02-01
 Vancouver, BC
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