Tag Archives: Revolution

The times they are a changing: Brexit, Trump and lots of anger

World political chaos: the Day of Judgement Graham Peebles argues that despite the turmoil that is breaking the sclerotic political moulds in the US, UK and elsewhere, "these are wonderful times for democracy and politics" which will lead to fundamental social and economic change. Read more [...]

Rumblings of mounting discontent among Israelis and Palestinians

Palestinian protester wielding a knife James Dorsey says the fabric of Israeli and Palestinian societies is being eroded by a conflict to which a solution seems distant and by societies and leaderships incapable and unwilling to listen to a Palestinian youth whose prospects are dim. Read more [...]

Chaos in Jerusalem is a warning of things to come

Chaos in Jerusalem Jonathan Cook argues that the chaotic violence of the past weeks in occupied Jerusalem and other parts of the occupied Palestinian territories “looks like a warning from the future – a future Israel is hurtling towards”. Read more [...]

Israel lights the touchpaper at Al-Aqsa again

Palestinian stone thrower Jonathan Cook argues that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s continuing pandering to his far-right constituency over Jerusalem’s holy sites, coupled with the Palestinian Authority’s helplessness, mean that “Palestinian youths will continue reaching for the humble stone”. Read more [...]

Libya in the stranglehold of Islamist thugs

Libyan failed state Nureddin Sabir argues that Libya may has passed the point of no return, just as Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo had done before it, and is now a failed state. Read more [...]

The die still to be cast for Egypt’s revolution

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The stillbirth of the new Libya

Libyan Ansar al-Sharia Nureddin Sabir paints a dismal picture of the prospects for his native Libya, now a crumbling, lawless, failed state where Islamist militias have filled in the post-Gaddafi political and security vacuum. Read more [...]

The Islamists’ hijacking of Arab hope

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Jamal Kanj argues that in swapping places with Dark Ages Europe, the contemporary Arab world is descending in darkness because religionists are consumed with peripheral practices rather than seeking democracy and knowledge. Read more [...]

“Jerusalem the Red Line”

Palestinian armed resistance Stuart Littlewood argues that effective Palestinian resistance to the Israeli occupation must go beyond amateur gestures, such as firing garden-shed rockets, and self-defeating attacks on civilians – and must start early. Read more [...]

Watch: putting human faces to the Syrian revolution

Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution While Read more [...]