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‘It’s Time to Break the Chains.’ Algerians Seek a Revolution.

ALGIERS — High above the sea in a heavily guarded villa, Algeria’s 82-year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, sits in a wheelchair — mute, paralyzed, barely able to move his hands. Hovered over by a flurry of attendants and [...]

Iran Dispatch: The Iranian Revolution at 40: From Theocracy to ‘Normality’

In February of 1979, Tehran was in chaos. A cancer-stricken Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Western-backed autocrat, had gone into exile in mid-January, leaving behind a rickety regency council. On Feb. 1, Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, [...]

A Quiet Revolution: More Women Seek Divorces in Conservative West Africa

MARADI, Niger — He didn’t hit her. He didn’t yell. He didn’t cheat, as far as she knows. It was just that, less than two years into their marriage, Zalika Amadou’s husband had changed. He’d become far too neglectful and [...]

Mexico’s New President Promised a Revolution. Has It Begun?

Mr. López Obrador has said he plans to put the issue to a public referendum in the coming months. Since taking office, he has also sought to address one of the open wounds in Mexican justice: the disappearance of 43 students in 2014. [...]
May 1968: A Month of Revolution Pushed France Into the Modern World
In France, the enemy of change was the government, then headed by President Charles de Gaulle, who tried to repress the strikes and the sit-ins, but on May 29, he appeared to be overwhelmed. In an unprecedented move, he left the country [...]
Cuba’s New President: Loyal Servant of a Revolution He Didn’t Fight
Born one year after Fidel Castro’s forces took control of the island, Mr. Díaz-Canel is the first person outside the Castro dynasty to lead Cuba in decades. He took the helm of government on Thursday morning to a standing ovation from [...]
Missouri Attorney General blames human trafficking on 1960s sexual revolution
Josh Hawley, attorney general for the state of Missouri and reportedly a “top Republican” prospect for the November state Senate race  according to the Kansas City Star, is facing scrutiny for strange statements he made regarding [...]
Second Tech Revolution And The ‘Stock Trade Of The Year’
It was a case of the old versus the new at the annual American Economic Association meetings last week. Harvard University economist Larry Summers clung to his doomsday scenario that America is enduring a period of slow growth and “secular [...]

Hey Fellow Antifa Supersoldiers And Bolsheviks, What Are We Doing AFTER The Revolution Today?

As you may have heard (if you are the kind of alt-right conspiracy theorist that reads Infowars and Gateway Pundit) today is the day of the great revolution in which Antifa supersoldiers head to the street and start the beheading of all the [...]
A Bold Sista: Move Over, Bernie Bros. Nina Turner Is the New Head of Sanders’ Our Revolution
Nina Turner is not hard to describe. She’s that other black woman on MSNBC and CNN talking about workers rights, fighting back and pushing for a progressive agenda, even during President Barack Obama’s administration. A former Ohio state [...]