9.3 – Disintegrating Tyrant’s Key Pillar of Support – THE YOUTH

September 3rd, 2012

This is Ethiopian Review Policy Research Center’s series on From Dictatorship to Democracy extracted from books published by Albert Einstein Institution. CIVIL RESISTANCE  =  TO REMOVE  +  TO REPLACE Teachers and students can become the catalyst for political change and can enlist support of other pillars of support in many societies. Teachers help shape minds … Continue reading »

9.2 – Disintegrating Tyrant’s Key Pillar of Support – BUSINESS COMMUNITY

September 2nd, 2012

This is Ethiopian Review Policy Research Center’s series on From Dictatorship to Democracy extracted from books published by Albert Einstein Institution.    CIVIL RESISTANCE  =  TO REMOVE  +  TO REPLACE BUSINESS COMMUNITY, by providing people with goods and services that the government does not supply, and by playing an important role even in most centralized … Continue reading »

9.1 – Disintegrating Tyrant’s Key Pillar of Support – THE MEDIA

September 1st, 2012

This is Ethiopian Review Policy Research Center’s series on From Dictatorship to Democracy extracted from books published by Albert Einstein Institution.    CIVIL RESISTANCE  =  TO REMOVE  +  TO REPLACE Effective nonviolent movements must have the means to communicate their messages to a wider audience. This is why authoritarians in many countries attempt to limit … Continue reading »

9.0 – Aiming at the Tyrant’s Power Bases

September 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! PILLARS OF SUPPORT Definition: The state’s power is heavily dependent on the cooperation of certain key institutions and organizations. We call these supporting organizations pillars of support … Continue reading »