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Posts Tagged ‘revolution

The Anatomy of an Occupy Movement Revolution

November 16, 2011

The elites have exposed their hand. … They are as dead and useless to us as the water-soaked books, tents, sleeping bags, suitcases, food boxes and clothes that were tossed by sanitation workers Tuesday morning into garbage trucks in New York City. They have no ideas, no plans and no vision for the future. They […]

The European Spring – Is Revolution underway?

June 27, 2011

Has Capitalism hung itself in its excess? Underlying what I prefer to call the Mediterranean Spring rather than the European Spring are a host of symptoms of a highly infectious pandemic of rejection of the capitalist system. The movement of the movements infecting Spanish youth camping on the plazas of their nation today is transversal. […]

Revolution in Egypt bad news for Jews of Israel

February 16, 2011

The view from Israel is that the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions are bad, very bad. Educated Arabs — not all of them dressed as “Islamists,” quite a few of them speaking perfect English whose wish for democracy is articulated without resorting to “anti-Western” rhetoric — are bad for Israel. The images that moved and enthused […]

Revolution underway throughout the Middle East

February 14, 2011

Algeria – Heavily outnumbered by riot police, thousands of Algerians defied government warnings and dodged barricades to rally in their capital demanding democratic reforms. This could have implications for the world economy because Algeria is a major oil and gas exporter. Yemen – Yemenis have clashed with police in the capital Sanaa on the third […]

Wael Ghonim on Revolution 2.0 in Egypt

February 12, 2011

Just prior to President Hosni Mubarak and his regime stepping down in Egypt, Wael Ghonim, head of marketing in the Middle East for Google, summed it up: “If you want to free a society, just give them internet access…this is revolution 2.0″ Wael Ghonim became a figurehead of the Egyptian revolution after being taken captive […]

Tunisia first revolution sparked by WikiLeaks

January 15, 2011

Tunisia’s government has collapsed, partially due to food price inflation and unemployment, but also because of WikiLeaks. One of the U.S. government cables released by WikiLeaks exposed the corruption of Tunisia’s President’s family, its reach into business in the country, and ability to transcend the rule of law. The government attempted to block access to […]