We Are All Ukrainians

Release Date
February 26, 2014

Topic

Democracy and Voting Government Justice Liberty
Description

The anti-government protests and demonstrations in Ukraine have been flooding the news lately. But what is it all about? What ideas inspire these people to stand tall against their oppressive government?
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“I mean let anyone do anything he pleases that’s peaceful or creative; let there be no organized restraint against anything but fraud, violence, misrepresentation, predation; let anyone deliver mail or educate or preach his religion or whatever, so long as it’s peaceful.” – Leonard Read
SOURCE: http://youtu.be/Hvds2AIiWLA

Does Opposing Intervention Mean Ignoring the Plight of Protesters in Foreign Countries? (blog post): A quick rundown on the ethics of isolation, even in times of deep sympathy for dissidents around the globe
It’s Not an Arab Spring; Governments Everywhere Spark Revolts (article): Why is it that there always seem to be anti-government protests going on somewhere in the world
Mises Explains the Ukraine Conundrum (blog post): What can one man’s decades-old writings tell us about the situation today
A Quick Guide: What’s Happening in Ukraine (article): The Wall Street Journal breaks a complex issue down to basics

We Are All Ukrainians
I am the Ukrainian. The native of Kiev. And now I am on my [inaudible] on the central part of my city. I want you to know why thousands of people, all over my country are on the streets. There is only one reason: we want to be free from a dictatorship, we want to be free from the politicians who work only for themselves. I am the Ukrainian. The native of Kiev.