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Harry Targ : Egypt, Popular Uprisings, and 21st Century Social Movements

Gamal Abdel Nasser emerged as a powerful charismatic figure in Middle East politics. Image from The Majalla. Egypt, popular uprisings, and complexityof 21st century social movements On one side are those who remember military coups supported by the United States … finish reading Harry Targ : Egypt, Popular Uprisings, and 21st Century Social Movements

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Harry Targ : Waist Deep in the Big Muddy, Again!

Smoke from fighting in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, December 1, 2012. Photo by Javier Manzano / AFP / Getty Images. One more time:Waist deep in the Big Muddy The case is clear that increasing the United States’ military … finish reading Harry Targ : Waist Deep in the Big Muddy, Again!

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Vijay Prashad on the Arab Spring

Manipulating the Arab uprising:Rebellious spring, murderous winter By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | April 18, 2012 [Arab Spring, Libyan Winter by Vijay Prashad (2012: AK Press); Paperback;168 pp.; $14.95.] The last 20 or so months have certainly been … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Vijay Prashad on the Arab Spring

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Ulysses : The Hip Hop Revolution of the Arab Spring

El Général performing at the first meeting of Tunisia’s main PDP opposition party on Jan. 29, 2011 in Tunis. Photo by Fethi Belaid / AFP / Getty.The hip hop revolutionof the Arab Spring By Ulysses / openDemocracy / December 28, … finish reading Ulysses : The Hip Hop Revolution of the Arab Spring

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Harry Targ : The Power of a Good Example

NATO and the old narrative. Photo from AFP. The power of a good example: The Arab Spring and the Libyan Fall By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / September 1, 2011 For many years those of us who followed … finish reading Harry Targ : The Power of a Good Example

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