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  1. Egypt’s Dignity Revolution

    Salwa Ismail
    03 February 2011

    Egyptians' experience of a police state is behind calls not just for Mubarak's resignation but a fundamental overhaul of state structures.

  2. Tunisia: a revolution for dignity and freedom that can not be colour-coded

    Mohamed-Salah Omri
    29 January 2011

    The term "Jasmine revolution" does not capture the meaning of the Tunisian revolt. This was a rejection of politics as usual, of big and dirty business, of EU and US-supported dictatorships.

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

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 February 2011

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

  4. Mubarak defiant

    Phyllis Bennis
    22 February 2011

    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.

  5. The toxic residue of colonialism

    Richard Falk
    19 February 2011

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

  6. Can Democracy Activists Undo US and IMF Damage?

    Patrick Bond
    02 June 2011

    Obama's speech on the Middle East and North Africa missed the point of the Arab uprising, and offered little sign of conciliation or support for the Palestinians.

  7. Libya And Beyond: What’s Next For Democracy?

    Phyllis Bennis
    28 February 2011

    The Gaddafi regime in Libya seems to believe that if a government crackdown is murderous enough, demonstrations will stop.

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    Failing the mission? Form a commission

    Saul Landau
    01 May 2006
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    Venezuela keeps Hope Alive

    Saul Landau
    15 November 2005
  10. Can Russia come up with a new foreign policy strategy?

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    16 October 2012

    An illuminating  essay on historical developments in Russia's foreign policy over the last century that argues that only internal political collapse now has the chance to inaugurate a new foreign policy relevant to a post-crisis world.

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    Exporting Democracy, Revising Torture

    Mariano Aguirre
    15 July 2005
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    Slouching Towards Bethlehem

    Henry Giroux
    12 March 2008
    In the media
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    Tributes to Basker Vashee

    16 February 2007