This straight out of the Wiki, but interesting in context. Stephen Zunes was our guest on Monday and the topic was 'Peaceful Non-violent Resistence in Ukraine and Crimea'. The tactic is a real piss-cutter as far as the Powers that Be are concerned; The less danger, the more people who turn out. Consider Ukraine...Many people in American newsrooms hear rthe words, 'Ukraine' and 'Crimea' and nothing comes to mind. No images, no recognition, no recollection of reading history, no insight into the complex knot of culture, social reality, geopolitics. The names ring only tiny, faint bells.
So, for the record:
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