We can be sure, however, that as long as Liberty Square and occupations around the world remain sites of contestation, disputed spaces riven by multiple claims, they will continue to be spaces of appearance, stages for actors, action, and the spectacular production of democracy.
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The Democratic Party has tried to out-hawk Republicans since the early days of the Cold War.
Attitudes toward democracy are on the decline in Latin America, and U.S. foreign policy isn't helping.
Australia is rapidly re-posturing in the face of a militarized East Asia.
Is detente with Burma just around the corner?
A new book on Pakistan looks at the thicket of problems in which the United States has become enmeshed.
A new collection of source documents shows that torture is nothing new in American history.
Is the notoriously powerful military junta of Burma really loosening its grip?
China is emerging as the leading economic force in Burma, and the Burmese are starting to get uncomfortable.