Reporting from Vancouver, Canada – Chris Shaw, an ophthalmology professor at the University of British Columbia, has made no secret of his misgivings about the Olympic Games in his home city.
The event is going to soak taxpayers and primarily benefit land developers who backed Vancouver’s Olympic bid, he warned in several public forums and a book about the Olympics, “Five Ring Circus.”
Shaw was walking into his office several months ago when two plainclothes police officers approached him, one of them holding his book. “Mr. Shaw, I want to talk to you. . . . Some of the things in here disturb me,” he recalled one of the men saying.