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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 59–65.
Published: 01 June 2005
... author o/Student Protests in Twentieth-Century China: The View from Shanghai (Stanford University Press, 1991), and is the coauthor, edi­ tor, or coeditor of five other books, including Human Rights and Revolutions (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), a revised and expanded edition of which will be...
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Published: 01 March 2018
A demonstrator protests the eviction of residents and shopkeepers in Wanstead, east London, in 1994. The buildings were set to be demolished to make way for a road. MATTHEW SMITH A demonstrator protests the eviction of residents and shopkeepers in Wanstead, east London, in 1994. The buildings More
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 42–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
... immune from prosecution—remained the same. Photographer Showkat Nanda documents the clashes from the perspectives of Kashmir’s young protesters as well as the grieving mothers and wives of those who have “disappeared.” Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 India Pakistan Kashmir...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Tianna S. Paschel The protests that have emerged in the United States under the banner Black Lives Matter are similar to decades-old movements in Latin America. At the core of all of this organizing, according to Tianna S. Paschel , is the same attempt to humanize black people. While those...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 89–95.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sarah El Sirgany Egypt handed over two uninhabited islands to Saudi Arabia, sparking the largest mass protests in Cairo since 2014. Both governments say they want to maintain close ties, according to journalist Sarah El Sirgany, but conflicting expectations, dissatisfied citizens, and domestic...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 30–37.
Published: 01 March 2016
...T.O. Molefe Students across South Africa have united not just to demand the end to rising university fees or the toppling of a statue but also to reject the ruling party’s liberal capitalist project. T.O. Molefe follows the countrywide student protests and analyzes the effectiveness of the theories...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 90–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
... © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 democracy Spain neoliberalism cities activism technology protest The web platform Propongo was born amid the occupation of Madrid’s Puerta del Sol in 2011. Hackers from the 15-M Movement, whichs rekindled grass-roots organizing in Spain and served as a...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 97–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and other pro-democracy politicians, outraged at the snail’s pace of democratization, burned copies of the White Paper in protest. In late June 2014, a quarter century after this document aimed at marginal democratization, Lee—along with hundreds of his colleagues in the city’s legal profession...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 35–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
... street in Rome to march against the government’s labor reforms. Most of the CGIL protesters appeared to be retired workers—a stark contrast to the youth-dominated Leopolda, taking place simultaneously in Florence. Earlier this year, in April, thousands took to the street in Rome to march against...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Devil's Curve—thousands of protesters were huddled. Most were members of indigenous tribes. It was June 5, 2009, and they had been blocking the highway for two months. The tribes and the environmental activists allied with them were demanding the repeal of two legislative decrees that had opened the...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 60–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Alejandro Cegarra Alejandro Cegarra 's photographs and essay reveal a Venezuela that is more dangerous, more unequal, and poorer than in any time in recent history. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Venezuela crime poverty nutrition protests PORTFOLIO Vol. XXXIV, No...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 24–27.
Published: 01 December 2017
... have a good chance of passing before the end of the year. Protests broke out in Arab villages across the country, Bedouins organized government boycotts, and demonstrators gathered outside the legislature. Public action against the plan first gained momentum in the summer of 2013 as national...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 62–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the population, has been largely ignored. The political upheaval that began with anti-government protests around the country in January, combined with violent conflicts in many parts of the country, are driving tens of thousands from their homes. These new floods of internally displaced are now...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2014
... it was called the “blogosphere”), I witnessed its influence spread rapidly. Blogs become a means for mass protest. Facebook fuelled further organization, and with the advent of Twitter in 2007, protesters could communicate and document their often-tumultuous journeys in 140-characters or less. In...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 43–48.
Published: 01 December 2011
... try to resolve this peacefully. We have heard reports about some monks and some youths immolating themselves, pouring kerosene on their bodies and setting themselves on fire as a form of protest over the Chinese occupation of Tibet. Rather than harming others, one is harming oneself. That reflects one...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 57–61.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the first elected Thai prime minister to serve a full term and was re-elected in 2005 in a landslide. But his tenure marked a growing rift between the middle class in the cities and the rural and working-class Thais who adored him. In 2006, following massive protests from the opposition, the...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 89–99.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., engineer.” He chose the third, limiting his engagement with social issues to working with underprivileged children. As the day went on and protests began to gather around the city, Youssef was persuaded by some friends to head to the Supreme Court building on Ramses Street. To his disappointment, he...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 March 2018
...A demonstrator protests the eviction of residents and shopkeepers in Wanstead, east London, in 1994. The buildings were set to be demolished to make way for a road. MATTHEW SMITH A demonstrator protests the eviction of residents and shopkeepers in Wanstead, east London, in 1994. The buildings...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Consumers expect banks, department stores, and public services to deliver customer service through social media. Protest movements, such as the environmental and student movements, coordinate street demonstrations through Facebook and other messaging services. Politicians use Twitter to engage with their...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 77–85.
Published: 01 December 2005
... wrecking ball. that one gets the impression that protests The third story is of a middle-aged fe­ almost always fail. Yet, as Dali Yang notes male practitioner of the spiritual exercise in Remaking the Chinese Leviathan, over 30 Falun Gong. Rejuvenated by Falun Gong’s percent of suits brought by...