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Reflecting on Vancouver: Why do people riot?

Reflecting on Vancouver: Why do people riot?

What a difference a year makes for Vancouverites? Last February the streets were filled with people cheering, elated that their country had brought home hockey gold in the 2010 Winter Olympics. Fast-forward a year and the scene is much different. With over 100,000 individuals, and hundreds of police officers crowding the downtown streets, something was bound to happen, and it did.

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