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New government in Lebanon still failing to diffuse protests as many raise slogan: Revolution, Revolution

By Countercurrents Collective More than three months of political blockade have passed since protests in Lebanon erupted. A new government has sworn-in. Still violent protests continue with call for an end to corruption, economic woes and sectarian politics. Protesters have…

From Demonstration Effect to Revolution?

For the past eight weeks, the people of France have been mobilizing every Saturday in demonstrations in small and large cities throughout the country, and in smaller groups at roundabouts and tollgates, from where they’re making their grievances and demands…

Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes): where Democracy is on the march! [1/2]

Text and photos by Mauricio Alvarez. The Yellow Vests movement is growing more and more. A few days before a fourth major day of demonstrations, scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2018, actions are multiplying all over France: roadblocks, blockades of…

The Sanders Voter: protesting American privilege at home and abroad

by Peter Bloom for Common Dreams Even as Sanders “path to victory” increasingly narrows, the passion for his candidacy grows in intensity. Recent victories in Indiana and Oregon reflect the continuing desire for a progressive alternative to Clinton and Centrist…

Five years after the revolution, Tunisia’s fragile transition still inspires hope

On the fifth anniversary of its revolution, Tunisia has much to celebrate, many lessons still to learn, and a lot to teach other countries. Upheaval in the region and Tunisia’s own fitful democratic transition make it easy to adopt a…

Elections Tunisia: micro-credit fieldworker viewpoint

On the occasion of the elections in Tunisia and the recently issued results, we interviewed Bodo Lieberam, CEO of MicroCred Tunisie, a professional in the field of worldwide microfinance and living in the Country for a few years. The secular…

How to cook a peaceful revolution

Booklet review: “How to cook a peaceful revolution”, by Spanish rEvolution Available over the Internet, free distribution.* To quote from the booklet’s introduction: “All of us, to a greater or lesser extent, dream about changing the world, but we always…