Orion A. Lewis

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It is an open question whether the sight of decades-old regimes crumbling in the face of mass unrest will spread to nations beyond the Arab world. In fact, institutionalized single-party regimes such as that ruling China are much more resilient than the sclerotic personal dictatorships that have been toppling in the Middle East.

Many eyes have turned to China, since the Tiananmen events of 1989 suggest the potential for such upheaval is present. Activists did try to organize some gatherings in Beijing and other cities from Feb. 20 on, but these were nipped in the bud by a heavy preemptive response from the security forces.…  Seguir leyendo »