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  1. Many little streams make a mighty river – the 1 per cent solidarity levy

    Satoko Kishimoto
    23 August 2011
    Article

    How an innovative financial scheme could help to finance international public-public water projects in the global south.

  2. We want our money back

    David Sogge
    14 July 2011
    Article

    Angry citizens want their nations’ money back and rightfully so. Banks should be curbed instead of allowed to enthusiastically facilitate the illicit outflow of money by dictators.

  3. Understanding the Arab Spring

    Kamil Mahdi, Phyllis Bennis, Ben Hayes, Salwa Ismail, Shaheer George, Mehdi Lalou, Yao Graham
    21 June 2011
    Multi-media

    Middle East scholars join TNI fellows in a unique and fascinating discussion of the context of the democracy uprisings in the Middle East and the way it may shape the region for future generations.

  4. Is the Arab Spring a Black Swan?

    Richard Falk
    12 May 2011
    Article

    A recent comparison by top foreign policy thinkers in the US reveals the not so pro-democratic thinking that also goes on in Washington, referring to the emancipatory movements of the Arab Spring as a improbable "worst-case scenarios."

  5. Mubarak defiant

    Phyllis Bennis
    22 February 2011
    Article

    After Egyptian President Mubarak defied the rising demand of millions of protesters and announced he will remain in office, the question is what happens next.

     
  6. The toxic residue of colonialism

    Richard Falk
    19 February 2011
    Article

    The overt age of grand empires gave way to the age of covert imperial hegemony, but now the edifice is crumbling.

  7. An Arab 1848: Despots Totter and Fall

    Tariq Ali
    09 February 2011
    Article

    The rediscovery of Arab solidarity against the repellent dictatorships and those who sustain them is a new turning point in the Middle East.

  8. Tunisia's Spark and Egypt's Flame: the Middle East is Rising

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 February 2011
    Article

    The protesters in Tunisia and Egypt are calling for deep elemental changes in their societies.

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    Egyptian and Tunisian people vs US dominance

    Phyllis Bennis
    31 January 2011

    The Egyptian people are not only demanding fair elections, but a different kind of democracy.