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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 12–14.
Published: 01 June 2017
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 30–37.
Published: 01 March 2016
... undergirding the ongoing youth movement. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 protest South Africa #feesmustfall #Rhodesmustfall oppression PAUL SAAD PAUL SAAD J ohannesburg —That Friday night in October 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa’s economic powerhouse...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 63–69.
Published: 01 June 2018
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 42–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Showkat Nanda More than 90,000 people have been killed in Kashmir since the armed insurgency broke out in 1989. About eight years ago, the conflict transformed; gun-wielding militants were replaced by stone-throwing young men and boys, but India’s response—sustained oppression by security forces...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 59–67.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to recognize and capitalize on the and even collide with traditional concepts of role women’s rights can play in advancing Women’s Rights and Security in Central Asia 59 democratization and promoting greater se­ tivity as justification for such oppression, curity...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 22–28.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of imperial order, Ethiopia’s original sin—its oppression of the Oromo following the Battle of Adwa—continues as an unstated ideology that permeates everyday life. The other key protagonist was the Tigrean general, Ras Alula, whose descendants, the Tigreans, make up 6 percent of Ethiopia’s population...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
... about positive systemic political change. Yet it was hugely aspirational, and so many extraordinary undertakings were happening then. People were working on all sorts of initiatives, and we have since kind of lost that momentum. This is partly due to the immense oppression that emerged after 2013...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in myth and produced by powerful ideologies. Undergirding Western capitalism is a global system of racism: The genocide of natives in the Americas, transatlantic enslavement of Africans, and colonial and neo-colonial domination were all transnational oppressions. Despite these international origins...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 35–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that dancehall remains the music of the “underprivileged” as its practitioners tend to speak on behalf of the poor and oppressed—though not always for purposes of political resistance. There are clearly some exceptions, but for the most part, dancehall musicians are quite comfortable giving the people what...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 March 2002
... in Shakir conducts jihad with the sword. God Peshawar, Pakistan, and operated by the becomes happy with the defeat of the Rus­ Afghan mujahidin (holy warriors), pub­ sians lished a series of primary education text­ Z al [is for] Oppression (zulm). books replete with images of Islamic...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 47–56.
Published: 01 March 2016
... this brainwash of people in Brazilian society. JK: With that in mind, what role has art played in movement building? I know that there are concepts like Theater of the Oppressed or just alternative artistic narratives in literature—what role has that played in pushing back against those very pervasive...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 2018
... mobilization of workers thanks to their leaders’ vision. This new “spirit of capitalism” triumphantly recuperated the egalitarian and anti-hierarchical rhetoric of 1968, presenting itself as a successful libertarian revolt against the oppressive social organizations of corporate capitalism and “really...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 124–132.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the final word, setting the tone for much of the debate that would spool out in Oslo and spill over as delegates boarded their planes four days later, back to their homes in nations, free or oppressed, on every continent. “Not a single dictatorship would be able to survive,” Halvorssen observes, “without...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
... begins under the military junta, when even hinting at state oppression was dangerous. “There was a deliberate process of terror back then,” said Jair Krischke, a historian known for helping victims of authoritarian states in South America. “You just didn’t talk about it. People used to say in the streets...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to support themselves, women had no choice but to sell themselves to men, either as wives or prostitutes. In her 1909 pamphlet, “The Social Basis of the Woman Question,” Kollontai asserted that this gender oppression had its roots in the family. “In the family of today, the structure of which is confirmed...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 122.
Published: 01 September 2016
... reinforce or subvert official histories, empower or oppress. Many of the pieces in our cover package grapple with attempts by various governments to mobilize history to serve their own authority. Indian scholar Ananya Vajpeyi examines how the nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2017
... extraction, and environmental destruction, these ordeals are neither definitive nor predictive. As NoiseCat writes, policies designed to oppress have “unwittingly instigated Indigenous rebirth.” No matter how dark the world may seem, he says, “we should not overestimate colonial might and underestimate...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
... pregnancies, sexual violence, and maternal death continue to affect women and their families. The Catholic Church has historically been a major force in the political and social affairs of the region, alternately aligning itself with those in power and standing up for the rights of the oppressed. Even...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and was signed by W.E.B. Du Bois and Paul Robeson, among many others. Its authors held that “the oppressed Negro citizens of the United States, segregated, discriminated against and long the target of violence, suffer from genocide as the result of the consistent, conscious, unified policies of every branch...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., there’s a belief that because it was a refuge for African Americans fleeing oppression, that the country doesn’t have the same sort of racist history as the U.S. While many slaves did escape to Canada, Khan highlights the story of Africville, a black community in Nova Scotia founded by freed slaves...