Will the 2020 Olympics Really Help Tokyo?

Cities and Globalization Working Group chair, Tony Roshan Samara and Elleka Watts (GMU graduate and Global Affairs major) just wrote a piece for The Diplomat on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Dome - Wiki Commons

Tokyo Dome – Wiki Commons

The article draws attention to the impact of the games, and other so-called mega-events, on urban residents, and warns that development associated with the games can often exacerbate inequality and segregation. Check out the story here.