Democratic Awakening

Type: Organization
Name: Democratic Awakening
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Jason Cowley When people believe their vote counts they care passionately

In the event, Scotland voted against becoming an independent country by 55-45%; turnout was a remarkable 85%, testament to a nation’s democratic engagement. (The turnout for the 2011 Scottish election, which set us on the road to the referendum, was 51%.) ... [Published Economia - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Hong Kong's Democratic Awakening - WSJ

Hong Kong police used tear gas Sunday evening to disperse peaceful protesters sitting downtown near government offices. The crowd of perhaps 50,000 quickly regrouped, even more determined to demand that Beijing withdraw a plan for sham democracy in 2017. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Has Yemen's uprising unravelled?

As with other uprisings during the so-called Arab Spring, protests in Yemen began over shared injustices - a grassroots reaction to poverty, unemployment and corruption.Personal differences were set aside as sights were set on deposing long-time leader ... [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 20 2014]

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Jason Cowley When people believe their vote cou... [Published Economia - Oct 03 2014]
Hong Kong's Democratic Awakening - WSJ [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
Hong Kong's Democratic Awakening [Published WSJ.com: What's News Asia - Sep 28 2014]
Has Yemen's uprising unravelled? [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 20 2014]
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