Despite a lousy track record of words without actions, the Uzbek president's recent changes to the country's parliament may bring a modicum of democratic change. You have reached a premium content area of TOL. To read this entire article please login if you are already a TOL subscriber. Not a subscriber? Subscribe today for access to: Full access to the website, including premium articles videos, country reports and searchable archives (containing over 25,000 articles). You can subscribe here to gain access to the entire website.