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Sep 14, 2014

Ahmed Seif and Egypt's prison generation

There is so much tragedy in the Arab world these days. Activists tortured to death in Moroccan jails, Libya imploding, Egypt returned to quasi-pharaonic rule, Gaza in rubble, Syria and Iraq in a twilight zone of barbarity. But while Egypt has not see... #Syria #Iraq #Egypt #Hosni Mubarak #Libya #Palestine #Tunisia

Aug 31, 2014

A Labor Day Documentary: 'Brothers on the Line' Tells the Story of the Reuther Brothers -- Founding Fathers of the American Middle Class

Ask most Americans to name the most influential siblings in our nation's history and they'll probably think about politics (the Kennedy and Bush brothers), sports (the DiMaggio brothers and the Williams sisters), and show business (the Marx brothers,... #Missouri #Wal-Mart #Jake Gyllenhaal #Cesar Chavez #Roy Wilkins #Walter Reuther #Google Inc. #United Automobile Workers

Aug 19, 2014

The rise of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions ( BDS ) movement was founded by a broad coalition of Palestinian civil society groups in 2005. The intervening years have seen BDS develop and gain force in tandem with the emergence of two phenomena that will de... #Israel #Palestine #Norway