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Step 4: Ukraine/Maidon

DIY citizenry

Some thoughts on the Ukraine revolt of 2013-2014 and how a community formed a nation/state beyond political parties when corruption plagued the current government.

It is a DIY state, that challenged a larger politics of corruption. People fought for “the rule of law” and discarded factional disagreements. They self-organized and relied on the generosity and skill of citizens to do what is right and best.


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References/Resources

Timothy Snyder “The Road to Unfreedom” [link]

The Euromaidon [link]

Radically oriented protesters throwing Molotov cocktails in direction of Interior troops positions. Dynamivska str. Euromaidan Protests. Events of Jan 19, 2014.

By Ryder Richards

Ryder is an artist based in Texas who happens to do other things, like reading, writing, and woodworking.

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