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The Unfinished Revolutions

What is the nature of the Arab Revolution? Why did it start and where is it headed? Most important, what is the potential for the emergence of new forms of political democracy, social equality, and regional autonomy in the Arab world? Let me introduce my position by stating what the Arab Revolution is not.

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Remembering Tunisia

The 14th of January marks the first year since the Tunisian people pushed the country’s despot Ben Ali out of his palace and witnessed him flee the country into exile…..

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Letter from Tunisia

Gregory Mann, Guest Blogger Have we already forgotten that the ‘Arab Spring’ began in the winter? Ben Ali and co. took flight in January, before the whole word learned that…..

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Sunday Ephemera No.3

In 1984 Apple launched its new Macintosh personal computer with the commercial above. In Tunisia circa 2004, that same commercial, remixed, serves as a powerful commentary on the autocratic regime…..