Tag Archives: Ukraine

Paul Quinn-Judge: “The Revolution that Wasn’t”

“Ukraine has for the past two decades been caught in a vicious circle. While Russia attempts to keep the country within its orbit, reformers struggle to change a totally corrupt political system, and the ruling class subverts their efforts.”

“Where is the Power in Mass Protest?”

“To what extent can a society be transformed by mass protests, by the sustained occupation of a public space? What happens when protests escalate into violence? And what comes after the revolution?  The following is adapted from Sophie Pinkham’s Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine.”