Category Archives: Staying in power – Struggle for control
A key problem that those that control productive + exploitative societies have is staying in power, which often means avoiding overthrow. This is emphasized in societies where exploitation is important as the government is both a major source of income from harmful/unproductive activities and a major source of control of the society. Also see the three important subcategories Conflict, Harming People – Keeping People Oppressed, and Opposing oppression and injustice.
Bulgaria charges three Russian agents in poisoning caseMichael SchwirtzNew York Times January 23, 2020 The trio, members of a secretive group within Russia’s military intelligence agency, are accused of trying to kill an arms dealer, his son and one of his top executives in 2015.
U.N. Court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya MuslimsRichard C. PaddockNew York Times January 23, 2020 The International Court of Justice said Myanmar must “take all measures within its power” to prevent its military or others from carrying out genocidal acts against the Rohingya, who it said faced “real and imminent risk.”