The cure for political apathy

  • 2011-10-26
  • By Karina Oborune
October 2011 will be remembered as a period of world-wide protests. The so-called Occupy Wall Street movements, which blame bankers and politicians for the international economic crisis, have protested in many parts of the globe, including in Europe, the U.S. and Asia. Given this global frustration level and the public opinion support for the protests, it appears that the protest potential should be quite high also in Latvia. However, the situation is quite the contrary.Some protests took place in Latvia this month; for example, a protest by farmers of Latvia against remaining low s...
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