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Omar Floyd

The Biggest Revolt of the 21st Century: Ten Years after the Arab Spring

Ten years ago today, a young fruit vendor in Tunisia, Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself on fire after being harassed by the police. Shortly thereafter, protests started in Tunisia and quickly spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa. What can socialists learn from the Arab Spring and its aftermath?

Omar Floyd

December 17, 2020

Ten Years Since the Arab Spring: Revolution, Counterrevolution, and Revolts in the Middle East and North Africa

A decade ago the Arab Spring sparked a wave of class struggle after the previous global economic crisis. The following is an overview review the historical circumstances of the Arab Spring and analyze its political consequences.

Omar Floyd

June 25, 2020