[Marxism] Adam Hanieh: 'The Arab revolutions are not over' | Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

glparramatta glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Sat Feb 4 19:59:00 MST 2012


*What should now be the left attitude towards Arab Spring?*

Overall, it is important for the left to support the ongoing struggles 
in the revolutions as the contradictions of the new regimes continue to 
sharpen. Concretely, this means offering solidarity to labour strikes 
and popular mobilisations; publicising the ongoing abuses of the 
military; agitating against foreign military and political intervention 
in the region; exposing the role of the Gulf Arab states and their 
linkages with Western powers; finding ways to support campaigns to 
cancel the multilateral and bilateral debt of these countries to Western 
financial institutions; and preventing new financial actors (such as the 
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) from entering these areas.

Full article at http://links.org.au/node/2722





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