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Rabaa

At first it was the Muslim Brotherhood. Now dozens of journalists, non-Islamist activists and students have been detained and beaten.

Contrary to what Goldberg has written, I believe that the only version of BDS that can be defended is one that is compatible with principles of academic freedom.

Honduran demonstrator

Will the country take a step toward democracy, or remain mired in corruption and repression?

Sign of Netanyahu

Max Blumenthal’s carelessly constructed case against the Jewish state won’t help the occupation’s victims. 

Geert Wilders

It’s not just here that the right has gone “wacko”—it isn’t interested in governing effectively in Europe, either. 

Syrians protest in Egypt.

Syrians fleeing the fighting at home have found themselves targeted amid Egypt’s political upheaval.

Prince Bandar bin Sultan

Now that the Arab Spring has been turned into a totally owned subsidiary of the Saudi royal family, it is time to take note of Prince Bandar bin Sultan.

Migrants in Russia

A recent campaign against illegal migrants in Russia reveals the corruption at the heart of the issue.

With corpses filling Cairo’s streets and both sides vowing to escalate, any glimmers of revolutionary hope have been all but extinguished.

Blogs

WikiLeaks revealed a Latin America dominated by American intervention and meddling. 

August 3, 2012

Lewis Carroll, and Bob Dylan, would be amused.

July 26, 2012

Russia warns US against backing rebels.

July 18, 2012

The kleptocratic kingdom has long backed the Brothers.

July 13, 2012

The Greek election has brought the same old politicans back to power and neo-Nazi Golden Dawn into parliament.

June 20, 2012

China and India are angling for an Afghan role.

June 7, 2012

Thousands of students opposing corporate-controlled media and political monopolies took to the streets in Mexico City.

May 29, 2012

In the battle between the markets and democracy, it’s one to democracy—with all its flaws and pitfalls.

May 7, 2012

Across Europe May Day brought out demonstrators, strikers and even some picnickers marking the labor movement celebration and demanding an end to the austerity agenda sweeping the globe.

May 2, 2012