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Against the Grain - April 23, 2014 at 12:00pm

Against the Grain, for April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm

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Against the Grain

Gilbert Achcar disapproves of the term “Arab Spring.” He thinks the uprisings that began in late 2010 are only the beginning of a long-term revolutionary process. In his new book Achcar points to underlying socioeconomic factors and conditions in his effort to locate the deep roots of the upheaval.

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Dear CS...if some things

Dear CS...if some things weren't funny...Pacifica's incessant cheering of our latest contra war/ Arab sting assassination campaign against socialist Libya, Syria, Ukraine etc... and this choice of guest ...w/ his painting of Gaddafi, of the Colonel who rid the 'shores of Tripoli' of our Marines (and would have abolished the death penalty if he really was a dictator or if the Libyans had voted along w/ him on that issue) as the family to be murdered to cleanse the world of aristocracy...would have me rolling in the aisles...but, like I said...some things aren't funny

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