177: Abolish the Olympics: Everything Wrong with the Olympic Games (w/ Gia Lappe of NOlympics LA)

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Abolish the Olympics? Gia Lappe, an organizer with NOlympics LA, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the problematic history of the Olympics, what the games do to its host countries, this year's Tokyo games and the pandemic, and the NOlympics LA movement. Also a BONUS for freebie listeners, Matt's investigation into how a bizarre lie about AOC owning a bar spread online from the patron half of the show. Also on the patron half of the show: police officers dying "in the line of duty"...from COVID, a major March for Medicare For All supporter...doesn't support Medicare for All, callers talk crypto (including a Mt. Gox experience!), plus even more callers, your questions, comments, and more! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/mattbinder

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