(Video) Workers, Thieves & Arab Spring

(Video) Workers, Thieves & Arab Spring

An Interview with Joel Beinin Donald J. MacLachlan Professor of Middle East History, Stanford University PART 2: “WORKERS” PART 1: “THIEVES” About “Workers and Thieves: Labor Movements and Popular Uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt” by Joel Beinin...
(Video) Workers, Thieves & Arab Spring

How the US Contributed to Yemen’s Crisis

Stephen Zunes Foreign Policy In Focus As a Saudi-led military coalition continues to pound rebel targets in Yemen, the country is plunging into a humanitarian crisis. Civilian casualties are mounting. With U.S. logistical support, the Saudis are attempting to...
(Video) Workers, Thieves & Arab Spring

The Arab Spring Hangovers

Paul Pillar Consortium News Look across North Africa, and at three adjacent countries in particular, and one can see the best and some of the worst of what the Arab Spring has produced so far. Comparing the experiences of the three countries is a lesson in what helps...
(Video) Workers, Thieves & Arab Spring

The Last of the Sheiks?

by Christopher M. Davidson New York Times THIS summer, disgruntled Saudis took their grievances online in droves, complaining of ever-growing inequality, rising poverty, corruption and unemployment. Their Twitter campaign became one of the world’s highest trending...