A critical note on the post-Arab Spring Tunisia, which has gone back to one-man rule.
Teach-in on the Revolution in SyriaFebruary 26, 2014
Participant report on a New York teach-in on “Syria in the Context of the Arab Uprisings.”
Women Worldwide, September-October 2013September 26, 2013
Women Worldwide: Turkey anti-fundamentalist demonstrations; Egypt sexual violence; California in vitro fertilization; Saudi Arabia segregation.
Turkey, Syria and Iran at crossroads of world revoltJuly 2, 2013
The mass protests in Turkey, the presidential election in Iran and, above all, the continuing struggle for the Syrian revolution express the depth of today’s social crisis. These crises are interpenetrated and inseparable. The stakes are high.
Women Worldwide, September-October 2012September 26, 2012
In July, Cairo, Egypt, launched a new TV channel called Maria employing only niqab-clad women. The employees use the rhetoric of empowerment, stating this is a response to discrimination in hiring women who wear the fundamentalist garments covering all but the eyes. However, the channel’s owner, Abu Islam Abdallah, stated he founded it [=>]