Bolivia Crisis Shows the Blurry Line Between Coup and Uprising
The Cold War binary of “bad” coups and “good” popular revolts no longer applies. But the labels persist, with important consequences.
for expertly breaking why the line between coups and revolutions is blurry. And to
for giving a masterclass in 🔥🔥🔥 interview quotes.
Tamara Cofman Wittes
“People who get hung up on whether or not something is a coup or a revolution are missing the point,” said Naunihal Singh, a leading scholar of power transitions and coups. “The question is what happens next.” Bravo,
This is a balanced and fair piece. Bolivia Crisis Shows the Blurry Line Between Coup and Uprising, via
Ezra Zuckerman Sivan
What I like about the Bolivia story is that it exposes both the left ("anti-democratic coup!!") and the right ("The military is saving democracy! Anez is a democrat!") as being full of sh*t. Life ain't so simple & certainly politics isn't