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41 years

Flowers outside the MONEDA palace in Santiago on the 41st anniversary of the coup d’état in Chile.

Politics

Thailand's Military Ruler Grows Increasingly Eccentric but No Less Dangerous

On Friday, Kittisak Soomsri was abducted from outside his teacher-training college in Bangkok. The 47-year-old was a Red Shirt supporter of ousted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and a critic of the coup d’état of May 22. 405 more words

Introduction to a Sinister Reality

The United States became a Federal Republic upon ratification of the Constitution in 1789, and following passage of the 17th Ammendment in 1913 it became a representative democracy as well. 334 more words

Just A Small Coup - Nothing To Worry About

This past weekend brought the news that there was a military coup in Lesotho following the dissolution of Parliament by the Prime Minister in June. After Prime Minister Thabane asked Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli to step down as commander of the Lesotho Defense Forces, Kamoli and the military troops loyal to him attacked police stations around the country and confiscated their weapons. 377 more words

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Coup – First impressions on base game

I’d played Coup before, so this wasn’t entirely new.  I hadn’t seen the kickstarter edition of Coup or Reformation yet, though.  The kickstarter editions includes alternative art for each of the characters.   87 more words

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