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Would you support a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics?

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Hell yeah!

11 ( +13 / -2 )

Absolutely

11 ( +13 / -2 )

Hell yeah! Absolutely!

8 ( +10 / -2 )

Boycott the Genocide Olympics!!!

7 ( +9 / -2 )

Yup. China as a whole should be boycotted until the CCP is dead and buried.

7 ( +9 / -2 )

Politically, always ‘politically’, Japan is relying on their time-tested policy of “*Let’s Wait and See**”. *That way, they don’t have to ‘burn bridges’ and their supply chains from China will stay open in the meantime.

With less that 10 months away, they will later bank on the ‘Go/NoGo’ status of the pandemic ‘making the decision for them’.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Mere boycott campaigns may not gain momentum. I'd rather suggest the 2022 Winter Games outside China. Salt Lake City (US), Vancouver (Canada) and Sapporo (Japan) are viable alternative host cities. Many qualified athletes as well as other stakeholders would be able to agree on the Plan B, for they don't care much about the venue.

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Yes, but lets not forget about the athletes that have trained hard for years to compete at the Olympics. They'll be the ones who take the hardest hit, not the CCP.

-3 ( +3 / -6 )

No. Let's bring all the covid-19 variants home.

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I don't know what is meant by "boycott" in this context. Would I support my country not sending athletes? Yeah, I guess. Would I not buy Beijing 2022 mech? Well, I wasn't going to anyway. Would I not watch it on TV? I mean, ditto, I wouldn't have done in any case. Would I support ending all trade with China for the duration of the Olympics? No, probably not.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

No, why already now and for what reason? It depends of course again on the pandemic, but a political boycott of a sports event? No. And doesn’t that perfectly fit, Cold War and fighting about medals in cold snow? lol

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

Y E S !!!

2 ( +4 / -2 )

Of course.

2 ( +5 / -3 )

We boycott all olympics not just the future CCP olympics.

We feel too much money is wasted on them and that so few benefit with medals and hugs. Education gets our support.

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How dare China to even hold one while it is ethnic cleansing it's minority population. The world should send a very strong message to China, Myanmar, Thailand, Israel and more that Apartheid , and Ethnic Cleansing, is unacceptable and Un COOL.

2 ( +5 / -3 )

Just because Japan's Olympics are a disaster, it does not mean that the Olympics should be a disaster for any other host country.

-6 ( +1 / -7 )

What I supported was a boycott of Sochi.

-3 ( +0 / -3 )

No, I think it's only fair to let China have their Olympics.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

On what grounds? Made up nonsense stories of genocide?

No, let them have their pointless snow games.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

Yes.

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We boycott all olympics not just the future CCP olympics.

I have no interest in sports, but I think that the Olympics are a good way for those who do care about them to come together, share experiences, and learn more about one another.

I have no interest in rugby, but the Japan Rugby World Cup was fun because people came together in bars, or in izakaya, or even in the streets, to support their team. And when they won, the fans were magnanimous in victory. When they lost, they were gracious in defeat. It was cool and good.

I have no interest in sports, but I love what sports do. And there is no better sporting event than the Olympics.

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

I would support the boycott of the Winter Olympics being held in any non-democratic, authoritarian country. To say nothing of the way that country treats it minorities, or religious believers, or its neighbors in general.

But the simple fact is: the world is still addicted to China's money-making abilities. It still supplies too much cheap stuff to everyone. It's Too Big To Boycott. So, the boycott won't happen. But the idea does still fill a lot of newspaper columns in the meantime, though, so there's that...

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

Heck, yeah!

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Yes. For the lack of human and animal rights.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

If we're going to talk about the rights of minorities, then are we also going to target Muslim-majority countries? Do you think for one minute there's going to a boycott of the WC in Qatar?

-2 ( +1 / -3 )

typo: ....going to be a boycott of the WC in Qatar?

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

I support a boycott because concentration camps.

Words like authoritarian, undemocratic, etc. are all relative. Concentration camps are not.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

No and I will watch the games on TV (YouTube).

I try (tho almost impossible) not to buy stuff made in China, and nothing on Amazon shipped straight from China.

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Pukey2, I'm boycotting Qatar as well.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Certainly.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Yes, of course. They've yet to be held accountable for COVID too.

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Yup. China as a whole should be boycotted until the CCP is dead and buried.

Agree 100%.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

If Japan is allowed an Olympics, China should be, too.

Both are extremely backwards though

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If Japan is allowed an Olympics, China should be, too.

Which ethnic group is China in the midst of genociding

And when did Japan murder student protestors in the streets with tanks, like the CCP did at the Tienanmen Square Massacre?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1989_Tiananmen_Square_protests

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