Arab Spring

Podcast
Oct 21, 2014

Safia Elhillo: Finding 'home' around the world

MsRepresent
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.
Columnists
Jun 17, 2014

What happened to the Arab Spring?

After the departure of a few tyrants, did real change come to Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen or Iraq? Despite claims to democracy, it seems the West prefers security and stability in the Arab world.
News
Sep 10, 2013

Egypt's military coup: A new age of dictatorship

Shereen Ginena
The military's actions have dealt a serious blow to Egypt's democratic transformation since Mubarak. It is clear that Egypt's military dictator, General El-Sisi, and his junta are at the helm.
News
Sep 4, 2013

Revolution? On Egypt, Syria and the Arab Spring

Tariq Ali
The idea that Saudia, Qatar, Turkey backed by NATO are going to create a revolutionary democratic or even a democrat set-up is challenged by what is happening elsewhere in the Arab world.
News
Aug 22, 2013
Photo: http://kenanmalik.files.wordpress.com/

Why the coup in Egypt must be defeated

Ehab Lotayef
Without defeating the coup, Egypt faces a bleak future -- quite a contrast to the bright future we imagined in February of 2011.
News
Aug 21, 2013

Egypt: The liberals' slaughterhouse

Tom Hayden
The generals clearly used the liberals -- and a mass popular base of frustration -- while planning to proceed with the slaughter.
News
Aug 19, 2013

'Silence is complacency': Against the coup in Egypt

Roger Annis
The only alternative to President Morsi's government was military rule. So it was reckless in the extreme as well as politically unjustifiable to be demanding its forced removal.
News
Aug 19, 2013
Photo: Metrix X / flickr

Rallies worldwide protest massacres in Egypt

rabble staff
Rallies were held over the weekend in a number of Canadian cities -- including Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary -- to condemn the violent repression carried out by the regime in Egypt.
Podcast
Jul 22, 2013

Analyzing the conflict in Syria

Redeye
In an interview recorded on June 22, Conn Hallinan traces some of the swirling currents of conflict now centered on Syria.
Photos
Jul 5, 2013
Photo: Zeinab Mohamed/flickr

Elections, coups and democracies

Rick Salutin
Democracy isn't a classic script that actors must memorize and never deviate from. It's more like improv, shifting and reconstituting.

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