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CHILE: Student Protests Spread Throughout Region

30. november 2011
CHILE: Student Protests Spread Throughout Region

  In support of Chile’s ongoing student protests, and voicing their own demands, thousands of people took to the streets in more than a dozen cities in Latin America Thursday demanding quality public education. The Latin American March for Education was called by the Chilean students’ confederation, and demonstrations were held in Argentina, Brazil,...

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Snow Falling on Civil Disobedience

26. november 2011
Snow Falling on Civil Disobedience

  Early this morning, just after 2:00, Police removed the participants of Occupy Ottawa, enforcing the eviction notice served on Monday. Eight Occupiers were arrested, and one was transported to hospital (for, apparently, a pre-existing injury aggravated by the forcible removal). The morning brought us Ottawa’s first snowfall, and I’m a little disappointed to...

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‘Disruption of Tsvangirai rally was well planned’

9. november 2011
‘Disruption of Tsvangirai rally was well planned’

  The MDC led by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is publicly blaming ZANU PF for the violence that rocked Chitungwiza on Sunday that forced the party to cancel its rally at Chibuku stadium. The violence, which was reportedly orchestrated, targeted and well planned by ZANU PF, was sparked when its militia led by the...

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«From Dictatorship to Democracy:» Gene Sharp on the possibility of transition

2. november 2011
«From Dictatorship to Democracy:» Gene Sharp on the possibility of transition

  Gene Sharp, an emeritus professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and founder of the Albert Einstein Institution, is widely credited as one of the principal initiators of the Arab Spring. His 1993 book, “From Dictatorship to Democracy,” which promotes the principle of nonviolent struggle, is created with inspiring the...

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How Will The Global Revolution End?

30. oktober 2011
How Will The Global Revolution End?

A  global ‘revolution’  is on and is spreading.  What started as an attempt to occupy Wall Street offices, the headquarters of American capitalism, by a few hundred people a few months ago has spread throughout America and now gone global. According to The Economist the movement had two weeks ago had mushroomed in over...

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Church of England split over St Paul’s handling of Occupy London protest

29. oktober 2011
Church of England split over St Paul’s handling of Occupy London protest

Church of England split over St Paul’s handling of Occupy London protes  The Church of England, not for the first time, has been left ruing its handling of the protest outside St Paul’s Cathedral, a situation in which it has been largely hapless. It did not ask for the protesters to pitch their tents...

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Imam who led alternative Friday prayers detained with fake banknotes

28. oktober 2011
Imam who led alternative Friday prayers detained with fake banknotes

  An imam who led alternative Friday prayers as part of a pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) civil disobedience campaign a few months ago was caught in Bolu with fake banknotes by the police department on Thursday. The İstanbul Police Department’s Anti-smuggling and Organized Crime Bureau received a notification about a counterfeiting lead,...

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Mana threatens ‘civil disobedience’ over pokies

25. oktober 2011
Mana threatens ‘civil disobedience’ over pokies

  A Mana Party election candidate is vowing to get rid of pokie machines in the Manukau East electorate if he wins the seat. John Minto says he’s spoken at many meetings and so far only two people have said they want them to stay. Local communities would be able to make the decision...

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Stop complaining about our Web censorship, China says

22. oktober 2011
Stop complaining about our Web censorship, China says

  China’s long history of Internet censorship is what’s best for the public, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu told reporters yesterday. According to Reuters, which spoke with Yu in an interview published today, China believes that its «Internet management» is not only «lawful,» but is designed to «safeguard the public.» «We are willing to...

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From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy America: A mass movement emerges

18. oktober 2011
From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy America: A mass movement emerges

(Updated Oct. 18)  A handful of young people started Occupy Wall Street in mid-September, as a protest against the banks and corporations that have grown rich while most have grown poorer. Within weeks they had attracted hundreds and then thousands to marches and demonstrations in New York City — one of them leading to...

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