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Links 2011-2-23: Chomsky, Mason, Sophie Scholl

The BBC’s Paul Mason has a highly readable and thought-provoking overview of current North African/Middle Eastern events Revolutions: the democracy thing is becoming an economic thing Three excerpts: If you read about the life of Mohamed Bouazizi, who burned himself … Continue reading

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Excellent reading and thinking links

Pathways to power is the latest post on the essential-reading “Leaving Babylon” site. Lots of useful musings on the various tactics “aggrandizers” have used to snatch power…. There’s a good piece about the psychology of revolution (Iran 1978/Egypt 2010) and … Continue reading

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