Friday, February 11, 2011

Resistance: Peace and Conflict Studies Archive

[Organized and chaotic, designed to disrupt everyday life and a direct challenge to the powers that be]

Ahmed, Nafeez Mosaddeq. "Tunisia, Egypt, and the Big Picture: 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." Yes! (February 2, 2011)

Ali, Tariq and Zalmay Khalilzad. "A new beginning: As social revolutions sweep through the Arab world, how will they affect the role of the US in the region?" Al Jazeera (February 28, 2011)

"Reporting the Egyptian Revolution." Listening Post (February 13, 2011)

Ball, Julien. "A People's History of the French Revolution." We Are Many (June 2010)

Bennis, Phyllis. "As Fighting Continues in Tripoli, A Look at Role of the U.S., NATO and Oil Firms in Libya Uprising." Democracy Now (August 23, 2011)

Chomsky, Noam. “This is the Most Remarkable Regional Uprising that I Can Remember” Democracy Now (February 2, 2011)

Cole, Juan. "Scenarios for Egypt’s Future: How Democratic Will it Be?" Informed Comment (February 12, 2011)

Coleman, Gabriella. "What It's Like to Participate in Anonymous' Actions." The Atlantic (December 10, 2010)

Coleman, Gabriella, Rich Fein and X. "Hacktivism’s Global Reach, From Targeting Scientology to Backing WikiLeaks and the Arab Spring." Democracy Now (August 16, 2011)

Crawshaw, Steve and John Jackson. "10 Everyday Acts of Resistance That Changed the World: Václav Havel called it 'the power of the powerless.' How regular people, from Denmark to Liberia, have stood up to power—and won." Yes! (April 1, 2011)

"Egypt Today, Tomorrow the World." CrimethInc (February 2, 2011)

Hajjar, Lisa. "Omar Suleiman, the CIA’s Man in Cairo and Egypt’s Torturer-in-Chief." Democracy Now (February 11, 2011)

Harvey, David. "Feral Capitalism Hits the Streets." Reading Marx's Capital (August 11, 2011)

"History of the Paris Commune." Marxists Internet Archive (Archive)

Lendman, Stephen. "Egyptians Again Rally for Change." MWC News (July 9, 2011)

Lynch, Marc. "Tunisia's Twitter Revolution?" On the Media (January 21, 2011)

The People Want to Bring Down the Regime [Cairo, Egypt: "This blog is a collection of comments, contributions and visual media from the Egyptian uprising. It is sent out from one of the few locations in Cairo with an internet connection. Mubarak’s regime cut the internet to the country ahead of a call for a day of rage. The consequences of this day have gone beyond any expectations. “The people want to bring down the regime” has become the most common chant on the streets.]

Power, Nina. There is a context to London's riots that can't be ignored: Those condemning the events in north London and elsewhere would do well to take a step back and consider the bigger picture The Guardian (August 8, 2011)

Prashad, Vijay. "'The Empire’s Bagman': Obama Egypt Envoy Frank Wisner Says Mubarak Should Stay." Democracy Now (February 7, 2011)

Prins, Nomi. "The Egyptian Uprising Is a Direct Response to Ruthless Global Capitalism." AlterNet (February 4, 2011)

Quinn, Ben. "London riots and UK unrest: Tuesday 9 August [4th Night]." (August 9, 2011)

Stryker, Deena. "Iceland's On-going Revolution." Daily Kos (August 1, 2011)

"Tunisian Blogger Lina Ben Mhenni." On the Media (January 21, 2011)

A Tunisian Girl (Tunisian blogger, linguist and activist Lina Ben Mhenni.)

"Tunisia Revolution 2011." Global Voices (Ongoing Archive of Reports)

"Uprising in Egypt: A Two-Hour Special on the Revolt Against the U.S.-Backed Mubarak Regime." Democracy Now (February 5, 2011)

Zizek, Slavoj. "For Egypt, this is the miracle of Tahrir SquareThere is no room for compromise. Either the entire Mubarak edifice falls, or the uprising is betrayed." Guardian (February 10, 2011)

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