Posts Tagged: imperialism

Lessons from the Arab Spring

Part of an online talk I gave few months ago, organized by Marx21, on lessons from the first wave of Arab revolutions. I discussed five points:– Revolution is a process.– You cannot take over the state institutions. You have to smash them.– The need for a revolutionary organization.– The question of Islamism.– The street, ballot

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Torture Inc.

In a world of instability – revolutions, wars, imperial interventions, economic crisis – this leviathan can neither be tamed nor reshaped into something that adheres to the principles of human rights. This leviathan has to be resisted and destroyed. Only then will a torture-free world be possible.

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