Political displacement activity

Governments generate public interest in and acting on a policy in order to avoid confronting a problem they are unable or unwilling to deal. A country might mobilize its armed forces, impose martial law to distract the public and avoid popular demands for more democracy.
Action Action
Government Political
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
04.03.1997 – 00:00 CET