ISLAMOPHOBIE ET ORIENTALISME INVERSE

Article publié par le journal le Courrier le 28.01.2013  : http://www.lecourrier.ch/105465/islamophobie_et_orientalisme_inverse Certains courants de la gauche radicale peinent à articuler la lutte contre l’islamophobie en Europe avec le soutien aux luttes du Moyen Orient et d’Afrique du Nord. Tandis que d’autres, traversés par le concept «orientaliste», promeuvent l’islam politique comme vecteur d’émancipation. Deux maux dont la … Continue reading

Body and Mind: A Tale of Women’s Oppression

This article was first published on the Young Feminist Wire http://yfa.awid.org/2013/01/body-and-mind-a-tale-of-women%E2%80%99s-oppression/ I find writing about women’s body image, self-esteem and their relationship to their bodies extremely complex and risky. Complex, because so many factors, both internal and external, play a role in how women view their bodies and themselves, and risky, because falling into clichés is … Continue reading

L’Egypte après le vote sur la constitution ou la lutte continue

traduction de la photo : à gauche le grand “monstre” dit “je suis les Frères Musulmans” et à droite l’enfant dit “je suis la révolution” version allongée de l’article publié dans le Journal Solidarités : http://www.solidarites.ch/journal/d/article/5646 Le projet de Constitution défendu par les islamistes au pouvoir en Égypte a été approuvé par 63,8 % des votant(e)s, … Continue reading

Foundation of the Dera’a section of the Revolutionary Left Current

This document was published on the 13 December 2012, in “Front Line”, organ of the Revolutionary Left Current, It is translated from the Arabic by Luiza Toscane. (http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/) The Dera’a branch of the Revolutionary Left Current in Syria has been founded. It is made up of left activists and revolutionary Marxists, activists in the Syrian revolutionary movement … Continue reading

Trade union struggles in the Middle East and North Africa

article published in : http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article2849 and translated in English from this article in French published in December 2012: https://cafethawrarevolution.wordpress.com/2012/12/13/les-luttes-syndicales-dans-les-revolutions-arabes/ Since the outbreak of the revolutionary in January 2011 and even before that, trade unionists, like workers throughout the region, played an important role in the struggles and the fall of the dictators. Remember that it was the … Continue reading

THE STRUGGLE AGAINST ISLAMOPHOBIA AND ORIENTALISM IN REVERSE (PART II)

We have in the first part attempted to show how and why the struggle against Islamophobia is a major issue for the radical left (although it is unfortunately often overlooked by some comrades) in its struggle for an egalitarian and emancipated society against the capitalist system. In this second part, we want to demonstrate that … Continue reading