Columnists
Alice Klein | We're talking revolution in Egypt, and pessimism and optimism are duking it out. For a couple of hours, a hotel meeting room in Beirut is the forum for a handful of Egypt's human rights luminaries.
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Lorraine Chisholm | The uprisings in the Middle East have shaken some of the prejudices against Arabs and led Westerners to see people in the Muslim countries of the Middle East as simply people struggling for justice.
Columnists
Jerry West | Those who follow the international news will know that the nutcase pastor down in Florida burned a copy of the Koran. One cannot help but wonder at the stupidity of all of this.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Three days after Hosni Mubarak resigned as the long-standing dictator in Egypt, people in the small Gulf state of Bahrain took to the streets, marching to their version of Tahrir Square.
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Nawal el Saadawi at the 4th Annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture in 2009. Photo: Beowulf Sheehan/PEN American Center
Rahat Kurd | Arab feminists have kick-started many critical debates among contemporary Muslims; their originality of thought wields far-reaching and profound influence.
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Raffi Cavoukian | What if the interconnected intelligence of Earthly and human systems became the organizing principle of not only international relations but also for how societies might reorder priorities?
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The opening march at the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal, Feb. 6, 2011. Photo: Pambazuka News/Flickr.
Feroz Mehdi | Senegal welcomed the world this month, as 75,000 people representing local and international progressive movements and organizations came to Dakar from over 130 countries.
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Roger Annis | Action is what is needed to produce real aid for these urgent crises -- but don't expect it from the undemocratic UN, with the self interests of the Security Council and permanent vetoes in play.
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Bahija Réghaï | Respect for human rights and democracy abroad is in Canada's best interests. By supporting democratic change in Egypt and other states, we create a safer world. Somebody tell that to Stephen Harper.
Blog
rabble staff | As protests erupted in Cairo's Tahrir Square rabble's staff and contributors spoke to Egyptian protesters, solidarity activists and responded with interviews, commentaries and analysis.
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Muriel Wiens | This week on Not Rex, Muriel Wiens questions whether Egypt will ever be able to achieve democracy with an army elite still in power.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | A democratic revolution must adopt programs backed by youth, the unemployed, workers, and low income families. Democratic reforms leading to an open political process are a necessary step.