Tag Archives: tunisia

Worth Reading 14: Flash, I love you!

60% Egyptian this time. Butwhataboutthemen? – Anton Vowl channels his inner Giles Coren Egypt Leaves the Internet – A look at how Egyptian access to the internet was restricted India’s most expensive movie yields most astonishingly violent and demented action-scene in cinematic history – It’s on BoingBoing, so you’ve probably seen it already, but just […]

Worth Reading 9: Mauve Tuesday

Links! Links! Click ‘em while they’re hot! Arab regimes on edge – Foreign Policy looks at the fallout from the events in Tunisia Ike was right all along: The danger of the military-industrial complex – Looking back at that speech, fifty years on. Proof: Nadine Dorries lies about police investigations – Revenge is a dish […]

Worth Reading 8: Dead Belgians Don’t Count

And who can tell me which TV series that was the original title for? Tunisia: Lessons of Authoritarian Collapse – Interesting article at the Carnegie Endowment website on historical precedents for the sudden ending of authoritarian governments Tunisia’ Jasmine Revolution – More information on the events, and some regional context, from Mona Eltahawy at the […]

Worth Reading 5: Starred

And when you look into the internet, the internet looks also into you: Tunisia: The uprising has a hashtag – Did you know there’s an uprising against the government of Tunisia underway? Neither did I, but this article’s a helpful introduction to the issues. Eliminationist rhetoric and the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords – The much-linked-to […]