A Dying Dream

PT       2001-12-05 
In 1990, one of the most extraordinary happenings of the decade passed with almost no record at all in the mass media. While the world was preoccupied with the Iraq-Kuwait situation, a bunch of desperately poor people living in a virtually unknown country named Somalia overthrew their government. What is not remarkable is that this happened. What is remarkable is that the people forbade anyone from setting up a new one. In effect, they abolished their government.