Tag: political violence

Déjà Vu in Zimbabwe

Polling stations are opening in Zimbabwe, and, if one’s Facebook feed is to be believed, some enthusiastic voters have already spent a few hours queueing (and winter mornings in Zimbabwe are *cold*). Today’s...

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Historical perspective

As James Poulous reminds me, 2010 ain’t got nothing on 1968, let alone the long 1960s. Violent rhetoric?Worse.Societal polarization?Worse.Political violence, including assassinations?Much worse.It is something of a...

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