U.S. stance towards the Arab revolutions is dominated by an emphasis on stability and managed transition, rather than an outright commitment to swift transformation.
French human rights and civil liberties activist Yasser Louati discusses the long rise of the far-right, the crisis of traditional parties, the militarization of French society, and neoliberalism.
What is often overlooked in discussions of free speech is that American conceptions of the First Amendment are informed by a long-standing liberal principle of a free marketplace of ideas.
The materialist methodology of Marxism is not strange to Muslim thinkers. In fact, the theology of Islam requires Muslims to be aware of material forces that inform belief.
Reducing the social and economic needs of Muslims to a problem of “radicalization” is one of the most persistent and insulting ideas in counter-extremist discourse.
A new Showtime documentary depicts Anwar al-Awlaki as an orator and propagandist of mythical stature, one who continues to influence impressionable minds from the grave.
Donald Trump has come up against actors that have accrued powerful institutional legitimacy within the postwar bourgeois-democratic framework, and forces that are deeply embedded into the very reproduction of the capitalist state itself.