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Women as a force for Democracy in Repressive Egypt

Women as a force for Democracy in Repressive Egypt

Anwar Mhajne and Crystal M Whetstone | The Conversation | - - Democracies in sub-Saharan and North Africa have regressed in recent years. Ethnic and religious minorities, political opposition, women and the…
Resistance is Fertile

Resistance is Fertile

Frida Berrigan | ( Tomdispatch.com) | - - In the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration, George Orwell’s 1984 soared onto bestseller lists, as did Sinclair Lewis’s It Can’t Happen Here and Margaret…
Uh, oh: French Left can’t bring itself to Vote for Macron

Uh, oh: French Left can’t bring itself to Vote for Macron

TeleSur | - - TeleSUR spoke with two French voters to discuss Sunday's second-round presidential election in France and lesser evil voting. French voters are confronted with a difficult choice on Sunday's runoff presidential election:…
Can the Left Rebuild in the Deep South?

Can the Left Rebuild in the Deep South?

The Atlantic | (Video News Clip) | - - "Georgia’s sixth congressional district is a Republican stronghold—a Democrat hasn’t won in nearly 40 years. Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old documentary filmmaker and former…