The Monkey Cage: Protest


Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 02/27/2014

What does Ukraine’s #Euromaidan teach us about protest?

Detailed description of the different stages of Ukraine’s protests and what we can learn from these events

By Olga Onuch and Gwendolyn Sasse  |  09:54 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Protest, Social Media, Ukraine

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Why Ukraine’s Yanukovych fell but so many analysts (including me) predicted he would survive

Yanukovych chose the wrong type of repression - high intensity coercison - for his patronage-based regime.

By Lucan Way  |  11:46 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Competitive Authoritarianism, Protest, Regime Change, Ukraine

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 02/14/2014

How social media spreads protest tactics from Ukraine to Egypt

You can learn a lot of things on YouTube, including how to defend your square against the police.

By Neil Ketchley  |  09:28 AM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, learning, Protest

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Who are the protesters in Ukraine?

Ukraine’s protests may not be driven by the far right, but they are not supported by a clear majority of Ukrainians...and neither is a turn toward Europe.

By Keith Darden and Lucan Way  |  03:28 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Protest, Ukraine

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 01/28/2014

How protest and violence in Ukraine could give way to unity

Ukraine is gripped by mass protests but signs of unity emerge too.

By Kataryna Wolczuk and Roman Wolczuk  |  10:37 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Protest, Social Media, Ukraine

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014

The (Ukrainian) negotiations will be tweeted!

In another political first for Twitter, high stakes negotiations in Ukraine played out over Twitter.

By Joshua Tucker  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Negotiations, Protest, Social Media, Ukraine

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Why are people protesting in Ukraine? Providing historical context

The divisions revealed by current protests in Ukraine have long historical roots, and are not simply a matter of a pro-European civil society trying to drag a pro-Russian leader to the West.

By Leonid Peisakhin  |  02:00 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Historical Background, Protest

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 12/09/2013

What you need to know about the causes of the Ukrainian protests

The ongoing conflict on the streets of Kyiv is about more than just a trade agreement. For the youth of Ukraine in particular, there is a larger question of whether their future will look more like Europe or Russia.

By Kataryna Wolczuk and Roman Wolczuk  |  02:00 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Protest, Ukraine