The Popular Uprising

The newest trend on the global stage is the popular uprising.  Seen across the continent of Africa and in the Middle East (including countries such as Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Tunisia, and Côte d’Ivoire), political unrest is spurring a domino effect.  Click here to see who could be next.  Reading about the rebellions unraveling across the globe reminds me of the Cuban Revolution and the desaparecidos of the Dirty War.  It almost seems as if those in power in these countries are experiencing a bit of Red Scare, except this time, with democracy (Blue Scare?) as the culprit. The United States is in no way exempt…


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