The Vancouver Poverty Olympics blog reports on yesterday’s incident at Whistler:
He said that he was sick of the grotesque hype, militarization, and celebration of greed represented by the Olympics. He was comforted by activists from the Olympic Resistance Network, Whistler Watch, Streams of Justice, and Citywide Housing Coalition.
Not to worry: “In the end, Quatchi was able to rise again.”
Who are these people?
The Vancouver Poverty Olympics are brought to you by a group of concerned citizens and community groups who oppose the 2010 Winter Games because public dollars could be more justly spent on ending poverty and homelessness.
Their third annual event is this Sunday in Vancouver — read more here.