Tag Archives: Arab Spring


One Thousand Days When One is Too Many By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers/Nation of Change/ Feb. 24, 2013 Please note: Although the protest activities described in this October 2011 newsletter article have already taken place this past weekend, the … Continue reading

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The US – alongside Saudi Arabia – fights for freedom and democracy in the Middle East The ability to persuade people that the US opposes tyranny is a testament to the potency of propaganda By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ January … Continue reading

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How the Disastrous 2010 Election Helped Ignite OWS

Strange as it might seem, the 2010 midterm election helped trigger the Occupy Wall Street movement and weaken the clout of the Tea Party. Remember what a funk those of us on the left side of the political spectrum were … Continue reading

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What If There were an “American Spring”?

It is encouraging to watch the “Arab Spring” movements spreading throughout the Arab world.  Beginning late last year in Tunisia and Egypt, and continuing at this moment in Libya and Syria, ordinary citizens are taking to the streets and demanding … Continue reading

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