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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 (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 (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 (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 (2017) 34 (1): 60–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Between laughs, he boasted that one time when with the Bolivarian National Guard he and his friends executed a man, they first shot at during anti-government protests in Caracas in March 2014...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 97–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... into their own hands. Regardless of how the protest movement ends, both Beijing and London must now accept that a newly assertive Hong Kong public is part of the political landscape. Nonetheless, there is pressure even within London to speak out on Hong Kong. The Hong Kong police’s use of tear...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 35–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
... associated with Confederazione Generale Italiana del Lavoro [CGIL], Italy’s leftist worker union, took to the 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...
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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 (4): 24–27.
Published: 01 December 2017
... decimating their traditional cultural and social life in the name of development.” Despite the public outcry, the bill edged through its first Knesset vote with 43 in favor and 40 against, and was thought to have a good chance of passing before the end of the year. Protests broke out in Arab villages across...
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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
... of social media (back when 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...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 57–61.
Published: 01 June 2016
... cities and the rural and working-class Thais who adored him. In 2006, following massive protests from the opposition, the military staged a coup, setting the stage for a decade-long, sometimes bloody, power struggle (including a military-backed coup that ousted his sister, Yingluck, from her post as...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 43–48.
Published: 01 December 2011
... conferences on Tibet at Harvard University, inviting prominent Chinese scholars from top universities in China. So eventually it evolved into something from independence to “middle way.” One incident that influenced me was when Chinese President Jiang Zemin visited Harvard. We organized a protest with 4,000...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 89–99.
Published: 01 June 2011
... might emerge as a consensus leadership figure in the wake of the Tahrir protests. That hasn’t happened, and it seems unlikely that it ever will. Lacking personal charisma and a built-in support base, ElBaradei has struggled to attract many followers. “Now, the ElBaradei campaign is not as organized as...
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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
... Park. The summer 2013 protests drew hundreds of thousands of citizens to downtown Istanbul, opposing the conversion of one of its major parks into a mall. Although protests waned, political critiques have persisted in social media. Mobile usage does not necessarily lead to explicit challenges to...
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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...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 49–58.
Published: 01 March 2003
... protests at the time of the Tiananmen men clampdown. The security services have massacre. Much of China’s top leadership become less willing to target openly reli­ was still made up of older cadres with revo­ gious believers, labor organizers, or anyone lutionary peasant backgrounds, people like...