Tag Archives: revolution

All-American Decline in a New World

By Tom Englehardt. Republished from FPIF. This is a global moment unlike any in memory, perhaps in history. Yes, comparisons can be made to the wave of people power that swept Eastern Europe as the Soviet Union collapsed in 1989-91. For those with longer memories, perhaps 1968 might come to mind, that abortive moment when, in… Read the rest

U.S. Human Rights Policy is Self-serving and Duplicitous: George Katsiaficas

Interview by Kourosh Ziabari George Katsiaficas is a renowned university professor, sociologist, author and activist. He is a visiting American Professor of Humanities and Sociology at Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea where he teaches and does research on the 1980s and 1990s East Asian uprisings.Did you like this? Share… Read the rest

‘From the Gulf to the Ocean’: The Middle East is Changing

By Ramzy Baroud  Now that the Egyptian people have finally wrestled their freedom from the hands of a very stubborn regime, accolades to the revolution are pouring in from all directions. Even those who initially sided with Hosni Mubarak’s regime, or favored a neutral position, have now changed their tune.… Read the rest

Hurriya is Arabic for Freedom: Just Listen to Egypt Roar

By Ramzy Baroud cross-posted from The Palestine Chronicle. ‘Just listen to that roar,’ urged a CNN correspondent in Egypt, as thousands of Egyptian protesters charged, fists pumped, against hundreds of armed Egyptian security forces. What a roar it was, indeed. The protests have shown the world that Arabs are capable… Read the rest