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Lessons and Signs of Hope Amidst the Carnage in Libya
by Stephen Zunesposted Feb 25, 2011
- Gaddafi's violence is backfiring as many of those who work for his regime—from pilots to soldiers to diplomats—are refusing to continue.
Libya and Beyond: What’s Next for Democracy?
by Phyllis Bennisposted Feb 24, 2011
- Phyllis Bennis on why Libya differs from other pro-democracy uprisings in the region.
Thank You, Egypt
by Adrienne Maree Brownposted Feb 11, 2011
- An American organizer on Egypt's lessons in people power.
In Egypt, Something Rare and Remarkable
by Katherine Gustafsonposted Feb 10, 2011
- From Cairo, a first-person account of the way Egyptians supported and protected one another during the historic protests that led to the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.
Revolution Doesn't Happen Overnight
by Stephen Zunesposted Feb 08, 2011
- Those who were expecting a quick victory in Egypt are no doubt disappointed, but successful People Power movements of recent decades have usually been protracted struggles.
Tunisia, Egypt, and the Big Picture
by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmedposted Feb 02, 2011
- Egypt lies on the fault lines of the convergence of global ecological, energy, and economic crises—and thus, on the frontlines of deepening global system failure.
Egypt: Lessons in Democracy
by Stephen Zunesposted Feb 01, 2011
- Could 2011 be to the Arab world what 1989 was to Eastern Europe?
A Real Solution to Global Debt Crises
by Julia Dowlingposted Dec 02, 2010
- Why the world needs a fair and transparent process for dealing with debt.
WikiLeaks: Pentagon Papers 2.0?
by Phyllis Bennisposted Jul 27, 2010
- The WikiLeaks documents tell us what we already knew: This war isn't winnable. Can they help us stop it?
France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti
by Brooke Jarvisposted Jul 15, 2010
- A prank website is bringing France's colonial crimes into the spotlight.
An End to Constant War
by William J. Astoreposted Jul 09, 2010
- Seven reasons we're always at war ... and seven ways to quit.
In Afghan Negotiations, Who’s at the Table?
by Phyllis Bennisposted May 14, 2010
- A real path to peace will involve a lot more players (and fewer soldiers).
Afghanistan: Should We Stay or Should We Go?
by Mark Englerposted May 04, 2010
- The time has come for a U.S. exit strategy in Afghanistan. But is "Out Now" a valid response? David Wildman, Sunita Viswanath, and Lorelei Kelly discuss how can we best support Afghan national stability.
The Cochabamba Water Revolt, Ten Years Later
by Jim Shultzposted Apr 20, 2010
- Bolivia's historic grassroots victory against Bechtel is a reminder of the power of protest—as well as the importance of less romantic work.
Let's See Ourselves
by Gustavo Esteva with Juliette Beckposted Apr 15, 2010
- The fight against climate change has begun to reflect the colonial, top-down worldview that contributed to the problem in the first place. Mexican activist and storyteller Gustavo Esteva on a new vision—one that is radically bottom-up.