4.3 – OBEDIENCE to Tyrants:- The Root Causes

April 3rd, 2012

This is Ethiopian Review Policy Research Center’s series on From Dictatorship to Democracy extracted/quoted from books and articles published by Albert Einstein Institution and similar sources. DO NOT OBEY HIM!!! “The most important single quality of any government, without which it would not exist, must be the obedience and submission of its subjects. Obedience is … Continue reading »

4.2 – DISOBEDIENCE to Tyrants – WHY

April 2nd, 2012

This is Ethiopian Review Policy Research Center’s series on From Dictatorship to Democracy extracted/quoted from books and articles published by Albert Einstein Institution and similar sources. DO NOT OBEY HIM!!! Civil disobedience. . . is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is that numbers of people obeyed the dictates of the … Continue reading »

4.1 – The Four Factors that “Must Concide” for toppling a Dictator

April 1st, 2012

This is Ethiopian Review Policy Research Center’s series on From Dictatorship to Democracy extracted from books published by Albert Einstein Institution. Be inspired! Be coordinated! And take action! Broad-based popular mobilization is difficult to achieve because it requires bridging the disparate interests of the urban and rural poor, the middle class, students, professionals, and different … Continue reading »

4.0 – Identifying the Achilles’ heel

April 1st, 2012

This is Ethiopian Review Policy Research Center’s series on From Dictatorship to Democracy extracted from books published by Albert Einstein Institution. Be inspired! Be coordinated! And take action! Dictatorships Have Weaknesses Dictatorships often appear invulnerable. Intelligence agencies, police, military forces, prisons, concentration camps, and execution squads are controlled by a powerful few. A country’s finances, … Continue reading »