March 2020 Friday’s e-links: Gender Norms, Hotel Habits, and a Great Stink

Our March 2020 e-links range from a video on London’s Great Stink and an article on what we steal from hotel rooms, to a UN gender norms report.

Lessons For London

Competing against Paris, Madrid, Moscow and London for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, NYC made it to the second round and then joined Moscow when it was cut. Next, Madrid was eliminated, then Paris, and London remained. Was winning worth…

A Euro Zone Olympic team?

Sharing a larger and more varied pool of European talent was supposed to create an economic synergy. Starting with the European Coal and Steel Community in 1951, the first step was free trade. Nations were added, trade barriers disappeared, and…