Arab Spring

Syria: What's Behind The Conflict
Find out what's behind the Syrian conflict and what's at stake for the international community. Read more...
Weekly Round-Up: Actions, events and Occupy in the news. Read more...
The HBO drama "The Newsroom" returns July 14th, but the first trailer for Season 2 of the show created by Aaron Sorkin hit YouTube on Sunday and teases some major problems for the "News Night" crew. Read more...
French resistance hero and Holocaust survivor Stephane Hessel was highly critical of France's treatment of illegal immigrants, and Israel's treatment of Palestinians, and passionate about the environment, a free press and France's welfare system. His call was for peaceful, non-violent insurrection. Read more...
Tahir Square, Puerta del Sol, Syntagma Square, Wall Street…Cairo, Madrid, Athens, New York…as many cities, as many places where different nations started camping to take the streets over, take public spaces back, take democracy back. This documentary tells the story of a movement that first took place on the banks of the Nile to spread across the world and try to change democratic interactions. Read more...

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Last month, Fox's KT McFarland was attacking President Obama's policy in the Middle East and calling it a failure because he did the opposite of George Bush. This Saturday, she was back, going after Hillary Clinton and telling more lies about their Read more...
Speaking via videolink from the Ecuadorean embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange addressed a side meeting of the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday evening. In his remarks, Assange gave thanks to the United Nations for its treaties on political asylum and denounced the U.S. treatment of alleged Army whistleblower Bradley Manning. Assange also accused President Obama of exploiting the Arab Spring and called on the U.S.to end its persecution of WikiLeaks and its supporters. Read more...
This the best summary I've seen yet of Occupy Wall Street -- looking back, what we've accomplished, looking forward -- and never-mind those who would label a movement in its infancy a "failure." Rebecca Solnit for Occupy.com: "...but Read more...
Jon Stewart took a shot at Sarah Palin as well on this Monday evening's The Daily Show, but he spent the majority of this segment absolutely skewering Sean Hannity and Dan Senor, or as we like to call him, Baghdad Bob, for their sheer and utter Read more...
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange interviews professor Noam Chomsky and author Tariq Ali about the convergence of mainstream politics into an all-encompassing and dangerous middle. Assange also invites these two intellectual heavy weights to Read more...