[Marxism] "We Are All Jordan"...But Who Is We?

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 12:08:21 MDT 2010


On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Middle East Report Online <
meronline-service at merip.biglist.com> wrote:

> "We Are All Jordan," the Hashemite regime responds when anyone hints at
> tensions between the kingdom's Palestinian citizens and the East Bankers
> whose roots lie east of the Jordan river. The tensions exist, nonetheless,
> and they are acquiring a newly sharp edge as East Bankers feel their hold on
> the levers of state power slip away. Exaggerated as the feelings may be,
> there is an emerging politics of disenfranchisement that inverts the norm in
> Jordanian history, whereby Palestinians are on the bottom and East Bankers
> on top.
>
> Curtis Ryan investigates in "'We Are All Jordan'...But Who Is We?" now
> available in Middle East Report Online:
> http://www.merip.org/mero/mero071310.html
> .
> Middle East Report Online is a free service of the Middle East Research
> and Information Project (MERIP).
> .
>



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