Post Tagged with: "democracy"

Why Hong Kong’s #OccupyCentral Used Nonviolent Action as Tactic

Why Hong Kong’s #OccupyCentral Used Nonviolent Action as Tactic

September 30, 2014 at 10:16 am

HUFFINGTON POST 09/30/14 By Michael Shank and Jamila Raqib The Occupy Movement has returned and is resurrecting itself in Hong Kong. But in this case, the “occupying” is not associating itself with the Occupy Wall Street of recent years. Instead, a new political initiative in Hong Kong – called Occupy […]

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Why You Should Care About Tajikistan’s Election

Why You Should Care About Tajikistan’s Election

October 23, 2013 at 12:50 pm

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT 10/23/13 By Michael Shank and Kimairis Toogood On November 6, 2013, the post-Soviet republic of Tajikistan is slated for another round of presidential elections and Washington would be wise to take note. The country’s current trajectory is deleterious for democracy and has serious implications for […]

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