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Jules Boykoff

Jules Boykoff

Jules Boykoff is professor and chair of the Government and Politics Department at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. He is the author of "The Suppression of Dissent: How the State and Mass Media Squelch US American Social Movements" (2006), "Beyond Bullets: The Suppression of Dissent in the United States" (2007) and, "Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics" (2016). Boykoff is a former professional soccer player who represented the US Olympic Team in international competition.

Articles by this author

 

Why We Should Commandeer Hotels to House the Homeless

Homelessness is a humanitarian crisis in plain sight and a bleak indictment of capitalism. Now the capitalists have a chance—a duty, really—to step up in the clutch.

Jules Boykoff ·



Boston Beware: The Olympics Are a Destroyer of Cities

The IOC’s ballyhooed reforms are really just strategic rebranding

Jules Boykoff ·


Why You Should Root for the World Cup Protesters

Fifa is more like a mob outfit than a soccer federation. Demand reform while you're hoping for your team to win

Jules Boykoff ·





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