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When a government fears its own people

Since the last general elections, when, for the first time in our 57 year history as an independent nation, the ruling UMNO-led coalition lost the popular vote, the government has been getting more and more paranoid and increasingly fearful of the people. 552 more words

Democracy

Lynching Flyer Distributed At North Carolina Church

This is how they appeal to Black Folk. They do not appeal to our Intellect. They do not appeal to our love of country.They do not appeal to the Future. 20 more words

A Political Soul On Ice

Daily (Or When The Mood Takes Me) Gripe : Be Afraid and Be Alarmed!

Fear is a complex emotion but it comes in two main forms. There’s anticipatory fear where we perceive a threat, know what to do about it, and take the necessary evasive action. 838 more words

Opinion Piece

mencken's global relevance persists...

via “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep….

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed and hence clamorous to be led to safety by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”

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Politics, World Affairs & Current Events

Nothing Spreads Like Fear: The Securitisation of Ebola

Josh Holmes is a Durham geography graduate and current masters student in Geopolitics and Security. His research interests range from affect and mobilities to critical security approaches and materiality. 923 more words

Security