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Safia Elhillo: Finding 'home' around the world

October 21, 2014
| The transnational spoken word artist discusses migration, Egypt and the Arab Spring, language borrowing, the myth of the tortured artist and the Wu-Tang Clan.
Length: 37:24 minutes (68.5 MB)

Wael Ghonim on the social media spark that lit Egypt's revolutionary fire

Revolution 2.0: The Power of the People Is Greater Than the People in Power: A Memoir

by Wael Ghonim
(Mariner Books,
2012;
$18.95)

Reading Revolution 2.0 against the backdrop of the current unrest in Egypt, one can’t help but feel nostalgic.

After all, this book is an ode to the belief that people have the power to choose their political, social, and economic destinies -- at least if they unite in their struggle for justice.

And for all of us, it indeed seemed possible as we watched the Egyptian revolution unfold, when citizens who had up until been “unengaged,” “cautious” and “intimidated” finally broke through the barrier of fear. Who can forget those staggering scenes in Cairo’s Tahrir square full of millions of hopeful, demanding, persistent demonstrators finally finding their voice?

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Alert! Radio from Canadian Dimension

Wisconsin's class war and the revolt in the Arab world

February 24, 2011
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MAWO PUBLIC FORUM: Imperialists Hands Off Tunisia!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Location

Joe's Cafe
1150 Commercial Dr. at William St
Vancouver, BC
Canada
49° 16' 26.9652" N, 123° 4' 9.9912" W

MAWO PUBLIC FORUM
 
>> Imperialists Hands Off Tunisia!
Political Report from Two Women Organizers in Tunisia through Videoconference

Facilitated by: Janine Solanki – Co-Chair of MAWO &
Alison Bodine – MAWO Executive Committee Member
 
TUESDAY August 20
7pm
Joe's Cafe [In Large North Hall]
1150 Commercial Dr. at William St
 
Multimedia – Speakers – Discussion
 
For poster click:
http://mawovancouver.org/materials/posters/130820-Tunisia-forum-poster.pdf

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