الثورة الدائمة، العدد ٢ – ربيع ٢٠١٢

http://prjournal.socialist-forum.org/node/35  نشر في محتويات هذا العدد  «الثورة الدائمة»، في عددها الثاني: هل ربحنا التحدي؟ – هيئة التحرير  المشكلة الطائفية في مصر والبديل العلماني الثوري – عاطف شحات سعيد – اشتراكي ثوري مصري  الطبقة العاملة والثورة المصرية – الاشتراكيون الثوريون (مصر)  ما الأسلم: الدخول في لعبة السيىء والأسوأ أم المقاطعة؟ – هيئة التحرير  «ما ينبغي قوله»، بعد عشرين سنة على … Continue reading

Egypt, the left and the first round of the elections

Our article is interested in the strategies and tactics of the different leftist parties during the first round of the election. A unified candidacy could have been possible and could have challenged the whole dynamics of the elections, especially following the great result of Nasserist candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi, who gathered the highest votes in Cairo … Continue reading

السعودية: مظاهرات في قلب الثورة المضادة

  http://www.al-manshour.org/node/1268   اذار 18, 2012 -نشر في شهدت السعودية عدة تظاهرات مهمة في مناطق مختلفة من البلاد خلال الأسابيع القليلة الماضية. المظاهرات والتحركات الشعبية، التي بدأت منذ سنة هناك، لم تحظ بالتغطية الإعلامية اللازمة سواء من الإعلام الإقليمي والدولي، والقمع لم تدنه الحكومات الغربية. آلاف من الطالبات في الجامعات السعودية قاطعن الصفوف للاحتجاج ضد الخدمات … Continue reading

Palestinians’ hunger strike, and Nakba Day!

More than 2000 prisoners engaged in a mass open-ended hunger strike in protest against the inhumane and illegal treatment meted out by the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) since April 17 although a few had been fasting much longer – up to 77 days such as the prisoners Thaer Halahleh and Bilal Diab. They began their … Continue reading

Free Salameh Kaileh and all the political prisoners in Syria!

article published on http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/5232/free-salameh-kaileh by Omar S. Dahi and Vijay Prashad At 2am on Tuesday April 24, the Palestinian-Syrian intellectual and activist Salameh Kaileh was arrested from his home “without explanation,” as his lawyer Anwar Bunni of the Syrian Centre for Legal Studies and Research put it. This is not Salameh Kaileh’s first time in a Syrian prison. … Continue reading

البحرين، أو الثورة التي ترفض الرضوخ

نشر في‫:‬الجمعة, نيسان 2012,20,  http://www.al-manshour.org/node/1518 عبارة “العمل المعتاد” تعكس تماما إرادة متزايدة للسلطات البحرينية، الحكومات الغربية، مرورا بوسائل الإعلام العالمية كالجزيرة، وصولا إلى دول الخليج لإخفاء حالة الهبّة الشعبية في البحرين. فبطولة العالم في الفورمولا واحد، التي سينظمها الاتحاد الدولي للسيارات ستجرى في نهاية هذا الأسبوع- بين 20 نيسان و22 منه- بحسب ما أعلن رئيس الاتحاد … Continue reading

Tunisia and Al Nahda movement

This is the second article of a series on the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) movement in the Middle East and North Africa region (http://cafethawra.blogspot.com/2012/03/muslim-brotherhoods-force-of-change-and.html). Please check the first article to understand the context in which this paper is written. Again I would like to precise before starting this article that this analysis is focusing on a … Continue reading

The Muslim Brotherhoods: force of change and enemy of the imperialist west?

One year after the beginning of the revolutions, which are still ongoing, in the Middle East and North Africa, the victory of the elections by Islamists in Tunisia and Egypt, as well as in Morocco, have cooled a number of observers and supporters of the revolutionary processes in the region. They now speak of the … Continue reading

Thou Shalt Not Let Yourself Be: Women and Cultural Imperialism

 For Aika, Marie-Claude and Caterina, my sisters in arms against Imperialism I’ve been meaning to write about cultural imperialism and how it affects women for some time now. It all started one lazy Sunday afternoon when three women (a Kenyan/Tanzanian, an Haitian/Swiss and a Lebanese) were watching a silly movie revolving around mixed race relationships. … Continue reading

Obama’s speeches or the reaction of imperialism against Arab revolutions!

Obama’s two last speeches have symbolized the reaction of imperialist powers against Arab revolutions which are challenging their political and economic interests and above all of their close ally Israel. It is not a surprise therefore to have seen Egypt and Tunisia invited to the G8 by the imperialist and rich powers to discuss of … Continue reading