Slow news week so far on this front… Why, Exactly, Does Boston Want the Olympics Again? (Washington Post) Opposition Surfacing to Boston 2024 Olympics (The Recorder) Boston Business Community Needs to Reflect New Economy (Boston Globe) #Activism #AndrewZimbalist #JohnFish
Five Things You Should Know About Jeffrey Fuhrer (Boston Globe) Fuhrer is senior vice president and senior policy adviser to Boston Fed president Eric Rosengren. ““The history of the Olympics is not terrific for the cities that have hosted. They often spend huge amounts, and they don’t reap all the benefits.” Smaller Mass. Cities Clamor for Piece of Olympic Glory (Boston Globe) I’m sure Boston 2024 would love to spread the graft/gravy.
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Just Say No (The Economist) “Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup is bad for a city’s health.” ‘Ask the Mayor’ with Marty Walsh (WGBH) “On a daily basis I don’t hear the anti-Olympic thing.” Uh…you put a gag order on your employees. Keep the Common Olympics-Free (Boston Globe) Boston 2024 to Meet at Franklin Park March 5 (Jamaica Plain Gazette) Here’s the Key Part of Boston’s New USOC Agreement (Boston.com) Push to Make “Boston” Games, “Commonwealth” Games (WWLP) #WorldCup