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I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. DeGaulle
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The Occupy Wall Street Movement: A Year After

The Occupy Wall Street Movement: A Year After | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
In a society where the pitching of a tent in urban parks is sufficiently radical to qualify as occupation, meaningful and fundamental change has become impossible.

 

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Is Islam to blame for freedom deficit in Middle East? - On Line Opinion - 10/7/2012

Is Islam to blame for freedom deficit in Middle East? - On Line Opinion - 10/7/2012 | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Researchers mull why freedom and development flourished in the Middle East then faded.

 

'Likewise, research by Harvard economist Eric Chaney debunks theories that the root cause of the democracy deficit in the Middle East is Islam or Arab cultural patterns, oil, the Arab-Israeli conflict or desert ecology. The democratic deficit, as reflected in the prevalence of autocracies in the Muslim-Arab world, is real, Chaney notes, but it's a product of the long-run influence of control structures developed in the centuries following the Arab conquests.'

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