Democracy

Why the Hong Kong protests came to nothing

October 14, 2014
Sergey Radchenko
Why the Hong Kong protests came to nothing

As pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong confronted police in the fumes of tear gas, the world looked on in admiration of their spirit and bravery and in fear of a possible crackdown.
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Is poverty a barrier to democratisation?

October 1, 2014
Nadia Choudhury
Is poverty a barrier to democratisation?

Does poverty keep people from engaging in political participation and in their democratic rights such as voting because the poorest people are only concerned about surviving?
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