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Saturday, February 12, 2011
Chris Floyd
Kairos in Cairo: Seizing the Moment of Moral Courage
I was among the million people who marched through London on February 15, 2003, to protest the imminent invasion of Iraq. I don't think anyone in the crowd thought a single march would stop the Anglo...
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Ken Butigan
Another Step Toward Mainstreaming Nonviolence
The movement that ended President Hosni Mubarak’s thirty year autocratic rule not only has created a spectacular breakthrough for Egyptian democracy, it has bequeathed a priceless gift to the rest of...
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Randall Amster
To Protect and Serve? Despite Harassment, Peace Activists Vow to Continue Work
On January 25, 2011, people gathered in cities across America to demonstrate against the ongoing harassment of peace organizations and individual activists by law enforcement agencies. In particular...
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Robert Fisk
A Tyrant's Exit. A Nation's Joy
Everyone suddenly burst out singing.
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Brian Moench
We're All Mad Here
As Alice (in Wonderland) stumbles upon the Matter Hatter's Tea Party, the Cheshire Cat greets her with "Come on in, we're all mad here." The Cheshire Cat should be posted at the door of the new House...
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Roni Krouzman
A Triumph of Hope
They did it. After 18 days of mass protest, the people of Egypt overthrew a 30-year dictatorship and opened the door to a real chance at freedom, dignity, and genuine democracy. Like millions...
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David Sirota
The Super Bowl of Socialism
The Super Bowl has become a true televisual non sequitur -- a bizarre “Rocky”-style montage mashing together as many divergent strands of American culture as possible.
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Pierre Tristam
Eid Mubarak: Two Down. Twenty To Go.
This is a great day. It is a great day for Egypt, a great day for the Middle East. It is one of those rare days when history is written in dignity instead of blood: the story of the Egyptian...
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