the first things one learns in political science is that power is rarely given;
it must be taken. It surprises that the
magnificent EuroMaidan on the streets of Kyiv and other cities around Ukraine has
not done that yet.
what are they waiting for?
people are demonstrating tremendous stamina in their relentless demand for a regime
change that has ruled for its own interests not the wellbeing of the people. This
outpouring of anti-government anger has been a long time coming. President Viktor Yanukovych has merely
13%support but the straw that broke the camel’s back was his refusal to sign
the European Union’s Association Agreement.
For nearly two weeks now the demonstrations have been growing: over a
million turned out last Sunday.