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Amitav Ghosh : The Anglophone Empire
Brilliant essay juxtaposes the British Empire in India and the USA/UK/Australia force in Iraq
india  history  iraq  empire  analysis  comparison  usa  britain  uk  repression  military  nation  building  revolt  Bush  australia 
april 2013 by csrollyson
Notes on Identity, Institutions, and Uprisings | Whimsley
Useful analysis mashup of Econ & Sociology explains uprisings; hypothesize useful to adoption of disruptive ideas too
sociology  economics  revolt  uprising  analysis  Research  Statistics  arab  spring  social  network  politics  society  identity  disruption  adoption 
march 2013 by csrollyson
Sahara hostage siege turns Mali war global | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Islamic rebels amp up Mali conflict by taking many western hostages at Algerian natural gas plant
guerrilla  war  revolt  rebel  Mali  hostage  gas  plant  france  algeria  islam  sharia  nigeria  chad 
january 2013 by csrollyson
The Financial Services Club's Blog: The Future of Capitalism
MUSTread: commented on Hackivism series & the trends & root causes of the G7's struggle between "the people" and "banksters" (i.e. 1%)
Financialservices  economy  disruption  anarchy  politics  csrblogcomment  revolt  global  g7  europe 
september 2012 by csrollyson
Syria activists using U.S. tech to beat curbs | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
USA government helping Syrian rebels w social network apps & technologies to circumvent controls
syria  usa  government  facebook  twitter  revolt  army  social  network  app  2ghcj 
june 2012 by csrollyson
Why Islamism Is Winning - NYTimes.com
OUTSTANDING analysis of why Arab Spring is bringing Islamists to power legitimately
north  africa  arab  spring  revolt  revolution  analysis  q1  2012  history  europe  liberalism  election  islam  politics  tunisia  egypt  morocco  2ghcj 
january 2012 by csrollyson
Insight: Social media - a political tool for good or evil? | Technology | Reuters
Some good point but overlooks real danger: surveillance & control once the algos a bit better #fb
social  network  media  africa  arab  spring  q3  2011  government  control  2ghcj  revolt  politics  2csrollyson 
september 2011 by csrollyson
Banning of SMS services adds fuel to protests
Interesting: Egypt's est. loss from SMS blackout $90MM; would like to see the numbers Thx @patrickmeier #li
sms  text  messaging  economy  loss  revolt  revolution  politics  africa  2011  q2  egypt  tunisia  2ghcj 
may 2011 by csrollyson
Syria 'tortures activists to access their Facebook pages' - Telegraph
Ominous post of Syrian oppression, torture and use of social networks to make arrests Thx @jpbarlow
revolt  social  media  network  syria  protester  torture  password  video  image  suppression  q2  2011  2ghcj 
may 2011 by csrollyson
Social Media as a Tool for Protest - Trading Forum and Blogs
Excellent analysis of social media's value proposition for protesters; examines many of the issues
social  media  network  protest  analysis  2ghcj  facebook  twitter  2fb  government  iran  egypt  tunisia  china  revolt  valueprop 
may 2011 by csrollyson
Timeline: Violence in Syria | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Syria timeline: note how "sources" are highly partisan altho don't doubt general direction
syria  protest  assad  2ghcj  military  killing  revolt  northafrica  q2  2011 
may 2011 by csrollyson
Yemen
Yemen: update on negotiations
yemen  usa  executive  protester  negotiation  middleeast  revolt  q1  2011  2ghcj 
march 2011 by csrollyson
Banyan: More black tea than jasmine | The Economist
Speculating on now North African revolts might affect central asian rulers
central  asia  politics  regime  government  pointofview  analysis  2011  q1  revolt  libya  egypt  tunisia  2ghcj 
march 2011 by csrollyson
End of Mubarak era as protests topple president | Reuters
History! Although next steps uncertain, people bringing down a ruler thru peaceful protest is exceptional! I'm moved
egypt  history  milestone  mubarak  q1  2011  revolt  military  coup  2ghcj 
february 2011 by csrollyson
Rage in Egypt as Mubarak hangs on | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Very pivotal point in Egypt's history; my heart w them in crisis
egypt  revolt  leader  2ghcj  crisis 
february 2011 by csrollyson
Factbox: Evolution of U.S. stance on Egypt | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Excellent contribution: timeline of official USA responses to Egypt revolt Well done @reuters! #fb
2ghcj  exceptional  egypt  revolt  q1  2011  usa  timeline  obama  biden  clinton  mubarak  diplomacy  middleeast 
february 2011 by csrollyson
Yfrog Photo : yfrog.com/h3g76hj - Shared by richardengelnbc
Classic: A picture IS worth 1,000 words; wish I could read the Arabic! 
egypt  revolt  facebook  photo  2011  q1  2ghcj  empowerment 
february 2011 by csrollyson
Facebook treads carefully after its vital role in Egypt's anti-Mubarak protests
Complexities of Facebook policy re activism: politics, privacy, business, advertising: managing 500mm accts Thx @jhagel #fb
facebook  activism  politics  egypt  iran  tunisia  surveillance  china  prc  google  twitter  microsoft  revolt  platform  adoption  2ghcj  2fb 
february 2011 by csrollyson
A:A Podcast: Egypt ‹ Arkansas:Abroad
US univ. student interview: reflections on Egyptian friends, Mubarek regime, run-ins w police, protesters
egypt  eyewitness  interview  2011  revolt  reflection  culture  history  q1  university  student  usa  cairo  safety  2ghcj  muslim  brotherhood  coptic  christian 
february 2011 by csrollyson
One million Egyptians clamor for Mubarak to go | Reuters.com
Wow, call me naive but there are times to hv faith in th crowd: feels like when Berlin Wall fell; much needed change #fb
revolt  egypt  disruption  executive  africa  north  q1  2011  2ghcj  government 
february 2011 by csrollyson
Al Jazeera Plays Galvanizing Role in Arab Protests - NYTimes.com
Rare, reasonably balanced analysis of al Jazeera, its reportage & motivations Thx @jpbarlow #fb
msm  media  arabic  muslim  press  analysis  tunisia  egypt  saudiarabia  palestine  revolt  2011  q1 
january 2011 by csrollyson
Egypt Leaves the Internet - Renesys Blog
Grim: Early word of Egyptian government taking the entire country off the grid Thx @alexdc #fb 
egypt  internet  Q1  2011  crisis  revolt  exceptional  news 
january 2011 by csrollyson
Revolt mars German presidential victory for Merkel| Reuters
Snatching failure in the jaws of victory: German presidential election result signals Merkel's waning influence
germany  merkel  election  president  2010  Q2  Coalition  Revolt  Reichstag  2ghcj 
july 2010 by csrollyson

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