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Chile Riots

The new mask: Wave of global revolt replaced by virus fear

BEIRUT -- As 2019 gave way to 2020 in a cloud of tear gas, and in some cases a hail of bullets, from Hong Kong to Baghdad, from Beirut to Barcelona and Santiago, it seemed civil disobedience and government crackdowns on protests would dominate the international landscape. Then came the…
bubmag
March 12, 2020
Chile Riots

The new mask: Wave of global revolt replaced by virus fear

By Zeina KaramThe Associated PressThu., March 12, 2020timer5 min. readBEIRUT - As 2019 gave way to 2020 in a cloud of tear gas, and in some cases a hail of bullets, from Hong Kong to Baghdad, from Beirut to Barcelona and Santiago, it seemed civil disobedience and government crackdowns on…
bubmag
March 12, 2020
Chile Riots

The new mask: Wave of global revolt replaced by virus fear

BEIRUT (AP) — As 2019 gave way to 2020 in a cloud of tear gas, and in some cases a hail of bullets, from Hong Kong to Baghdad, from Beirut to Barcelona and Santiago, it seemed civil disobedience and government crackdowns on protests would dominate the international landscape.Then came the…
bubmag
March 12, 2020
Chile Riots

Deceptive rhetoric at Davos could bring disaster

The World Economic Forum conference in Davos, Switzerland is billed as the globe’s most prestigious annual gathering of movers and shakers. Its mission is to “improve the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.” This year’s…
bubmag
February 13, 2020