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Political Repression

'A Lot Of People Think I’m A Horrible Person'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 12.07.2012 | Arts

Caveh Zahedi is a New York based filmmaker known for pushing people's buttons. In "I Don't Hate Las Vegas Anymore," he tries to get his Persian father...

Toppling Dictators with a Lethal Dose of Technology and Nonviolent Action

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephanie Rudat

Ahmed Salah, an Egyptian journalist and activist who had survived torture while incarcerated in jail for pushing against the regime, brought his mission to the United States.

What Is at Stake With Egypt's Media Crackdown

Joel Simon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joel Simon

Standing up for the rights of journalists may be our last, best hope of stemming an impending bloodbath that could go down in history as the gravest example of political repression.

Bullies and Their Silent Collaborators -- A Form of Psychological Slavery

Jeanine Molloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jeanine Molloff

No therapeutic approaches of conflict mediation or sensitivity training will be effective in a culture which celebrates the bully and dehumanizes all of us, bullies, victims and their silent collaborators.

Unfortunately, Obama Is Expanding the Imperial Presidency

Michael Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Schwartz

A recent Global Research article by Tom Burghardt provides a chilling (if also somewhat hyperbolic) account of recent raids on activists in what many ...

Undemocratic Arab Regimes Afraid of Obama's Change

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

The victory of the change candidate was especially noticed by Arab reformers who have been paying a price for daring to question the political status quo.

Convention Protesters To Be Treated As Terrorists

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chip Berlet

Government security agencies are planning to treat convention protesters like potential terrorists due to a reliance on flawed research, hyperbolic assessments, and political bias.