This opened the door for all the symbols of the old state to pounce on the democratic movement
and launch an intensified attack on the entire democratic process.
But a case can be made that the RMA and strategic flexibility are also responses to NIMBY (not in my back yard) and democratic movements
Not that such fear is either new or peculiar to democratic movements
This article focuses on the relationships among democratic movements
, governmental responses to these movements, and economic growth.
I introduce a data set of democratic movements
, and use it to address the relationship between income and the demand for democracy.
But the democratic constitution established by the revolution plunged the country into a period of turmoil and, despite subsequent popular democratic movements
, most notably in the early 1950s and during the Iranian revolution of 1978-1999, the country has for most of the century lived under arbitrary rule.
But the first three spent billions and sent armies to Asia to defend dictators and massacre more than 2 million of the people we claimed to be helping, and the latter three again spent billions of our taxes to also arm and prop up dictators and oligarchies, and to subvert democratic movements
against those governments in places like Indonesia, El Salvador and Guatemala, ending in murder of hundreds of thousands of innocent people.
Accordingly, Gregory supported the European kings against the new democratic movements
sweeping across Europe.
Although holding no official position, his range of contacts was remarkable, spanning the Catholic intelligentsia, political thinkers, publishers and journalists, various democratic movements
, church leaders and young people.
It is a basic experience in the history of democratic movements
to resist the government with private forces by setting up extensive private organizations and finally reaching a society-wide compromise.
That brought on the revolutions and the politicization of the masses, mass democratic movements
organized, inspired, and led by radical-democrats (Jacobins).
We must also link progressive electoral endeavors to ongoing social protests and democratic movements
of the oppressed within American society.