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· October, 2007

Stories about Politics from October, 2007

Kyrgyzstan: One-Party System Looming?

  31 October 2007

The Azamat Report reviews recent developments on the eve of parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan, saying that the authorities are seemingly trying to establish a one-party system, similar to Kazakhstan with Nur-Otan and Russia with United Russia today.

Trinidad & Tobago: New Politics?

  31 October 2007

Coffeewallah has some advice for Trinidad and Tobago politicians: “Here’s a novel idea guys, why don’t you assume we all have brains, focus on the issues and tell us exactly how you’re going to deal with them.”

Cuba: UN Motion

  31 October 2007

Both Child of the Revolution and The Cuban Triangle blog about the outcome of the UN motion for the United States to lift its long-standing embargo against Cuba.

Trinidad & Tobago: Political Agenda?

  31 October 2007

Jumbie's Watch is not impressed by the Trinidad and Tobago opposition's latest maneuver, while KnowProSE.com thinks that the political parties “seem to be catering to the lowest common denominators – and those denominators are appallingly low.”

Cuba: The Power of Imagery

  30 October 2007

Child of the Revolution blogs about “a new exhibition…looking at the ‘use and abuse’ of that now-ubiquitous Alberto Korda photograph of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara.”

Russia: Remembering Victims of 1937; Podcasting Their Names

  30 October 2007

Seventy years since Stalin's Great Terror of 1937, many Russians are ignorant of their country's horrible past, Windows on Eurasia reports. Nevertheless, hundreds of people came to Lubyanka yesterday to read out the names of thousands of victims – and PODstantsiya, a podcasting project of the Moscow-based Foundation for Independent...

Pakistan: Oh! The politics!

  30 October 2007

KO reflects on the politics in Pakistan, commenting “American movie goers will be familiar with the feeling many Pakistan’s are going through. “

China and Hong Kong: External Power's Video on Olympic

  30 October 2007

Moluiology links to a youtube cartoon on China and Olympic. The blogger said (zh): it is pretty clear that the video reflects foreigners’ impression on China. Of course it is a bit exaggerating, but history did happen (footnote: some still deny such history)…

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