TweetA rumoured coup d’etat within Alberta’s Progressive Conservative caucus failed to materialize yesterday as government MLAs gathered at Government House to discuss Premier Alison Redford‘s future. Cancelling all public appearances and media events for the day, including the premier’s trip to Regina to participate in the New West Partnership meeting, PC MLAs cloistered themselves in . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Anti-Redford coup fails to materialize at PC MLA meeting
Tahrir Square in 2011
In the early hours of 12 April 2002, with massive anti-government protests filling the streets, members of the Venezuelan military abducted President Hugo Chávez and, promising new elections, installed an interim leader of their own choosing in his place. Large swaths of respectable international opinion praised the action — . . . → Read More: Song of the Watermelon: Thoughts on the Coup in Egypt
Richard Hughes-Political Blogger
Here is the film of the 2002 Coup d’etat where Hugo Chavez is overthown well, almost. When those who were there for the oil corps seized the Presidential Palace they were not paying close attention.
There was a film crew shut inside and that is the only . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised-2002 Coup d’etat