Is America Next Up for a Color Revolution?

President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Washington, Jan. 31, 2017 (AP photo by Evan Vucci).
President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Washington, Jan. 31, 2017 (AP photo by Evan Vucci).
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Is the United States ripe for a Color Revolution? Is it already in the midst of one? If so, who are the democratic revolutionaries and who the illegitimate usurpers? Back in September, when I wrote about eroding faith in government undermining political legitimacy in the U.S., I said that a broader unraveling was unlikely. At the time, police killings of black Americans had triggered protests in many cities across the country, but those demonstrations had remained largely peaceful. The demonstrations that sprung up spontaneously over the weekend at a number of American airports to protest President Donald Trump’s entry ban […]

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