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Arab Workers And The Struggle For Democracy

Joel Beinin Jacobin
Since 2011, Arab labor organizations and left parties have been central to movements for democracy and social justice in the Middle East. Frequently overlooked in Western media coverage...they’ve carried on this fight against tremendous odds.

Global Left Midweek - December 4, 2019

On this 50th anniversary of the assassination of proletarian internationalist Fred Hampton, a new radical student movement in Pakistan takes inspiration. News and analysis in the spirit of Chairman Fred: "I am a revolutionary."

Friday Nite Videos | October 25, 2019

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Talk Politics and 2020. Jojo Rabbit | Movie. Colbert Gets a Surprise Visit From Rudy Giuliani. Demonstrating Quantum Supremacy. Lebanon Protests: 'I Feel Proud to Be Lebanese.'

Lebanon’s ‘October Revolution’: A Historic Turning Point?

Rima Majed OpenDemocracy
Protesters in Beirut, Lebanon While Lebanon has recently experienced similar massive “street explosions” against the ruling class (such as in 2015), the 2019 ‘October Revolution’ marks an important turning point in the history of contentious politics in the post-civil war era.
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