Monthly Archives: May 2011

The IMF versus the Arab spring

Had a piece about the IMF and the Arab Spring published online over at Comment is Free: In the midst of the media storm surrounding IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn last week, my feelings were perfectly expressed in a tweet by Paul Kingsnorth: “Could … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Re-Education In Egypt

Perihan Abouzeid, the 26 year old owner of an online supermarket, is one of the young, female, twittteriffic activists that the media has so far put, not without justification, at the centre of the story of Egypt’s uprising. When I … Continue reading

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Three Egyptian Revolutionaries: The Businessman, The Worker and The Islamist

The Busniessman, Sherif Makhlouf  The Worker, Kamal Elfayoumi The Islamist, Ahmed Akeel These videos were produced by Montasser Bayoud and Myself and were first published (in Norwegian) as part of an interactive @ aftenposten.no  All the videos are available on youtube in higher … Continue reading

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