What Goes Around Comes Around: The Cyclical Nature of Political History

The word “revolution” has (at least two, not unrelated) meanings:

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And here are the cartoons:

Uncle Sam has been known to spin his wheels... (John Cole, 26 April 2013)

Uncle Sam has been known to spin his wheels… (John Cole, 26 April 2013)

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“Re-Revolution!” Sherif Arafa, Cartoon Movement, 2 June 2012

"The Wheel of Fortune," James Donahey, Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1913 (as seen in Latin America in Caricature by John J. Johnson, page 225).

“The Wheel of Fortune,” James Donahey, Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1913 (as seen in Latin America in Caricature by John J. Johnson, page 225).

Image (circa 1910s) from wikipedia, via "What's to Be Done with 'Em?: Images of Mexican Cultural Backwardsness, Racial Limitations and Moral Decrepitude in the United States Press 1913-1915, Mexican Studies, Winter Vol. 14 No. 1:23-70. by Mark C. Anderson.

Image (circa 1910s) from wikipedia, via “What’s to Be Done with ‘Em?: Images of Mexican Cultural Backwardsness, Racial Limitations and Moral Decrepitude in the United States Press 1913-1915,” Mexican Studies, Winter Vol. 14 No. 1, 1998, pages 23-70. by Mark C. Anderson. (Link jumps to paywall.)

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