A revolution of values: Freedom, responsibility, and courage in the Armenian Velvet Revolution

    A revolution of values: Freedom, responsibility, and courage in the Armenian Velvet Revolution Mass protests in Armenia, which began in April and led to the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan, have been dubbed a ‘Velvet Revolution’. Armine Ishkanian explains that this revolution has been rooted in the values of Armenian society and its domestic, socio-economic and political realities, rather than geopolitics or foreign relations.  In 1978 Vaclav Havel wrote The Power of the Powerless in which he argued against Mehr lesen...