Podcast
Image: Wikipedia - Iranian Revolution Anniversary 2017
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The recent threats by the U.S. against Iran have to be seen in the context of the changes brought about by the Arab Spring uprisings.
Columnists
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Lima, Peru. Photo: Presidencia de la República Mexicana/Wikimedia Commons
Monia Mazigh | As Canada heads into a federal election year, the Trudeau government has the opportunity to show moral conviction in global politics by supporting peace and democracy abroad.
Podcast
Anti government demonstration Syria 2011
Piergiorgio Moro | The popular uprising in Syria has been drowned in blood. What could have the left and international solidarity movements done better to avoid this outcome?
Blog
Protesters hold anti-Sisi signs. Photo: Alisdare Hickson/flickr
Ehab Lotayef | If 2011 saw a Facebook revolution that brought the downfall of one dictator, the 2018 internet elections can bring down another.
Podcast
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David Peck | ​Karim Sayad and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Of Sheep and Men, ram fighting, Eid al-Adha, Algeria, colonization, democracy and the Arab Spring, empathy and gender injustice.
Podcast
Bahia Shehab
Charlene Sayo | The TED Senior Fellow and UNESCO Accomplished Women Speaker shares her thoughts on the Arab Spring, and choosing between being a spectator or participant in times of revolution.
Podcast
Charlene Sayo, Andrew Sayo, Eirene Cloma | 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
Linda McQuaig | Why is Stephen Harper's reaction to the Mohamed Fahmy verdict so lackadaisical? His government has failed one of its most basic responsibilities: defending the rights of Canadians.
Columnists
Monia Mazigh | 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
Yves Engler | Prominent Toronto filmmaker/professor John Greyson and London, Ontario, physician/professor Tarek Loubani have been locked up in an Egyptian jail for nearly 40 days.
News
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
Steve Price-Thomas | The eyes of the world are turned on St. Petersburg to see whether leaders shoulder their responsibilities or instead choose to let ordinary Syrians down.