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Street Protests

Banker Power Trumping Democratic Power: The Crisis on Two Continents

David Coates | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics
David Coates

A crisis of economics has been turned into a crisis of democracy. It is an outrage. If the next decade is not to be lost, it is absolutely vital that, in the clash between money and the people, the people win.

The Global Street

Saskia Sassen | Posted 12.03.2011 | World
Saskia Sassen

Street struggles and demonstrations have long been part of our history. What is different today is that they are happening simultaneously in so many parts of the world.

Putin's Paranoia: Moscow Protest Reveals a Fanatical Fear of Dissent

Simon Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Simon Shuster

Could it really cost Putin that much to allow a few thousand protestors to rally in Moscow, even if they demand his resignation, even if they make the evening news?