Power Games: a timely, no-holds barred, critical political history of the modern Olympic Games.
In Activism and the Olympics, Boykoff provides a critical overview of the Olympic industry and its political opponents in the modern era.
Celebration capitalism is marked by dubious public-private partnerships, a state of exception, unfettered commercialism, the suppression of dissent, questionable sustainability claims, and the complicity of the mainstream media.
Activists in Vancouver, Canada put forth creative, complex dissent to challenge the Olympic juggernaut.
The International Olympic Committee "is elitist, domineering and crassly commercial at its core."
The London 2012 Summer Olympics generated significant political activism, a moment of movements.
Boykoff has written numerous essays on the politics and economics of the Olympic Games for the Guardian.
Speaking with Alliance for Democracy about the Olympics Games, capitalism, and political activism.