Tag Archive: democracy

New Awakening and Confidence in the Battle against Corruption

Kavita Krishnan is a Member of the Central Committee, CPI(ML) Liberation. This article appears in the May 2011 issue of Liberation, the central organ of CPI(ML). She can be contacted at kavitakrish73[AT]gmail.com. Is… Continue reading

Egypt: Democracy in the making

Fatma Naib is a journalist for Al Jazeera English based in the Middle East.    [All pictures by Fatma Naib] Egypt is undergoing a real democratic process for the first time. Egyptians have… Continue reading

The Cairo-Madison Connection/ Noam Chomsky

The trajectories of labor struggles in Egypt in the U.S. are heading in opposite directions: toward gaining rights in Egypt, and defending rights under harsh attack in the US. The two cases merit… Continue reading

From “Morning in America” to the Nightmare on Main Street

Henry Giroux, born September 18, 1943, in Providence, Rhode Island, is an American cultural critic. One of the founding theorists of critical pedagogy in the United States, he is best known for his… Continue reading

Left Behind? American Youth and the Global Fight for Democracy/ Henry Giroux

This work by Truthout is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License. Henry Giroux, born September 18, 1943, in Providence, Rhode Island, is an American cultural critic. One of the… Continue reading

Free and Fair Elections Are Important: Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev “I, too, could have ‘reigned to my heart’s content’, but free and fair elections are more important than holding on to the throne.” Interview on the eve of his 80th birthday… Continue reading

President Barack Obama’s remarks on the revolution in Egypt

Here is a full transcript of President Barack Obama’s remarks on the revolution in Egypt: There are very few moments in our lives where we have the privilege to witness history taking place.… Continue reading

Some Important articles on Egypt

Click the titles below to read the articles: What the Muslim Brothers Want by Essam El-Errian Essam is a member of the guidance council of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. The promise of… Continue reading

“The Arab World Is on Fire”: Noam Chomsky

Published on Truthout (http://www.truth-out.org) Noam Chomsky | “The Arab World Is on Fire” Noam Chomsky | Thursday 03 February 2011 “The Arab world is on fire,” al-Jazeera reported on Jan. 27, while throughout… Continue reading

Democracy in Egypt: The US and Israel Can Adapt and They Will

Published on Truthout (http://www.truth-out.org) Democracy in Egypt: The US and Israel Can Adapt and They Will Robert Naiman | Wednesday 02 February 2011 Democracy is coming to Egypt. People outside of Egypt who… Continue reading

Portrait of Courage: Aung San Suu Kyi

Noted journalist John Pilger interviews Burmese Leader Aung San Suu Kyi (1996): Video here: Portrait of Courage: Aung San Suu Kyi