Politics is a nasty business and not for the faint of heart. Still there are rules and some practices should be off base. African governments say that opposition leaders are terrorists to prevent them from running for office. Borealis weighs in on this in today’s Quick Hits.
- Read The Economist article Benin’s democratic beacon dims
- Read Tanzanian opposition: Colleagues face terror-related charges
- Watch Are Antifa terrorists? What does terrorism even mean? A discussion with popular youtuber Vaush
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