Tag Archives: Democracy

ترامب أصبح رئيساً بما يشبه المعجزة، و سيحتاج إلى معجزة كي يستمر (Trump became president by something like a miracle but will need a miracle to continue)

Donald Trump with mouth open بقلم منذر هنداوي لا Read more [...]

Dysfunction in the US White House

Lawrence Davidson says President Trump presents “progressives” with an opportunity to form a united front and reform the Democratic Party but wonders if party apparatchiks will stand in the way of meaningful reform. Read more [...]

Local fear and ignorance in the rise of Donald Trump

Martin Luther King on ignorance Lawrence Davidson explains how Americans can vote for a charlatan such as Donald Trump in terms of the “30-mile phenomenon, that is, ignorance of and indifference towards what goes on beyond the 30-mile radius of where they live. Read more [...]

Libyan civil society groups denounce unelected, UN-imposed pro-Muslim Brotherhood body

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Seeds of democratic revolution in Ethiopia?

Protesters in Ethiopia Graham Peebles senses in the unrest sweeping across Ethiopia the beginning of the end of the ruling party’s dictatorship, and calls on the Western donor countries  propping up the regime to do the right thing and side with the oppressed people. Read more [...]

القبول بالآخر مفتاح الديموقراطية

The Other منذر الهنداوي لكن! Read more [...]

The racial purification of Israel’s parliament

The racial purification of the Knesset Uri Avnery looks at how Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his Likud and other supporters are in the process of ethnically cleansing the Knesset, so that it would become “Jewish, pure and simple”. Read more [...]

Ethiopia: Unity in opposition

Oromo students' protest Graham Peebles argues that the recent huge demonstrations in Ethiopia’s Oromia and Gondar regions could be the green shoots of a popular movement that would eventually depose the country’s quarter-century one-party dictatorship. Read more [...]

Ethiopia’s election insult to the people and democracy

Ethiopian repression Graham Peebles argues that behind the facade of “democracy” and “elections” in Ethiopia lies a brutal regime that talks the democratic talk but is guilty of state terrorism and crimes against humanity. Read more [...]

Israel’s new government “partly ridiculous, partly terrifying”

Ayelet Shaked and Naftali Bennett Uri Avnery vividly describes the calamity freely chosen by the Israeli Jewish people: the most ultra-right-wing, openly expansionist, anti-democratic, anti-free speech and bigoted government ever elected in Israel. Read more [...]