Tag Archives: Arab Spring

Tunisia: “We ourselves don’t have a people”

From lundi matin #299, 09/08/2021 … On July 25th, in the evening of a day of demonstrations, Tunisian President Kais Saied dismissed the prime minister, temporarily suspended parliament, lifted the immunity of its members and announced that he would take … Continue reading

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Syria: Remembering a revolution

We are no less than the Paris commune workers: they resisted for 70 days and we are still going on for a year and a half. Omar Aziz, 2012 The “Arab Spring” as revolution risks falling into oblivion, reduced to … Continue reading

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Tunisia: Rebellions, past and present

News and reflections from Tunisia shared with the CrimethInc. collective (09/02/2021) and a video called “Ten“, a record of some of the many voices of Tunisia’s rebellions produced by the Nawaat news magazine … Ten – Ten years after Tunisia‚Äôs … Continue reading

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Refusing to forget a revolution: The Arab Spring

It was in Spain that [my generation] learned that one can be right and yet be beaten, that force can vanquish spirit, that there are times when courage is not its own recompense. It is this, doubtless, which explains why … Continue reading

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For Immanuel Wallerstein (1930-2019)

It amazes me that people are surprised when underclasses rebel. The surprising thing is that they do not do it more often. The combination of the oppressiveness of poverty and racism and the lack of short-term, or even medium-term hope … Continue reading

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In solidarity with the sudan revolution

A call of solidarity from a comfortable distance may seem impotent against the violence of the repression being waged against the sudanese rebellion. And yet in our weakness, we cannot but, with words, express our desire to see the rebellion … Continue reading

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Collecting the egyptian revolution

Seven years after the beginning of the “egyptian revolution” of January 25, 2011, and against the silence, the Mosireen Collective inaugurates an online video archive of events …

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For the syrian revolution

Dancers and the dictator, Wissam Al Jazairy Without any pretense of a well founded critical evaluation of political events in syria, in the context of a multi-front civil conflict between imperialist and proto-state actors, we share two anarchist reflections on … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street: Sharing reflections on a fifth anniversary (8)

But communism is not an idea; it is a process, and the only things capable of mobilizing fidelity to it are the concrete activities of which it is composed. If we want to locate the ways forward for the blocked … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street: Sharing reflections on a fifth anniversary (4)

… communism will be material or it will be nothing. It will be a set of immediate practices, immediate satisfactions, or nothing. If we find discipline and organization, it will come from what we do, not what we think. Research … Continue reading

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