Game Over: Surviving WWII and the Olympics in East London
By Garth Mullins - rabble.ca
The effusive Olympic spirit which...seized the nation has reached its crescendo and is now dissipating. The poor, Dickensian, bedraggled, speculated, gentrified, evicted, regenerated, invaded, real-estate-inflated, occupied East End is abandoned to fitfully sleep off this hangover and stagger forward into the promised post-Games legacy...But the Games have a rather unfulfilling aftertaste. You never get what was promised and you won't ever get back what was lost...But you do get condos.