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Social Movements in Egypt and Iran

Social Movements in Egypt and Iran

Tara Povey ISBN 9781137379009 Publication Date March 2015 Formats Ebook (PDF) HardcoverEbook (EPUB) Publisher Palgrave Macmillan Series Palgrave Studies in the History of Social Movements The contemporary movements seen on the streets of the Middle East today have their roots in a rich history of social and political struggle in the region. Since the 1990s, large-scale social movements have mobilised millions in opposition to authoritarian regimes often backed by the West.
Israel Kills People Like Me, Israel Exploits Queers Like Me

Israel Kills People Like Me, Israel Exploits Queers Like Me

Posted by Leil-Zahra on 12/29/14 • Categorized as English * In response to a full-page ad running this week in The New York Times funded by Rabbi Shmuley, Stand with Us, and This World (Shmuley’s own); featuring political campaigner Rennick Remely. My name is Leil-Zahra Mortada. I’m an Arab Queer person. And I support justice. If I lived in Gaza or “Israel’s neighboring states”, I would be thrown in jail, mutilated or killed.
Foucault, Fanon, Intellectuals, Revolutions

Foucault, Fanon, Intellectuals, Revolutions

[Cover of the Turkish translation of "Foucault and the Iranian Revolution." Image provided by author.] by Anthony Alessandrini [This article is the final in a three-part Jadaliyya series that looks at Foucault's work in relationship to the legacy of French colonialism in North Africa. Read the first and second installments here: "The Dangers of Liberalism: Foucault and Postcoloniality in France" by Diren Valayden and "Justifications of Power": Neoliberalism and the Role of Empire by Muriam Haleh Davis.