Tag Archives: counter revolution

The Bureaucratic Class and the Dictatorship of the Proletariat-1976

The fundamental question for all kinds of revolution is the question of the political power of the state. “Political power is in the hands of which class … [is the] point [that] decides everything.” (Collected Works of Lenin, Vol. 25) … Continue reading

Posted in Editor's desk, resistance, war | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Bureaucratic Class and the Dictatorship of the Proletariat-1976

Tunisia: destruction wrought during Revolution cost businesses 400 MTD

“Vandalism, looting and arson, as well as sit-ins and stoppages staged during the Revolution, cost Tunisian businesses losses of some 400 million dinars (MTD)” said, on Thursday, Mr. Hammadi Ben Sedrine, Chairman of the Interim Executive Board of the Tunisian … Continue reading

Posted in resistance | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Tunisia: destruction wrought during Revolution cost businesses 400 MTD

Tunisian activists call for stability

The same energy that helped turn an online campaign into a national revolution is now directed towards Tunisia’s recovery. Tunisia’s internet-based activists played a prominent role in sparking the regime ouster. Now they are using their online voices to calm … Continue reading

Posted in resistance, state security | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Tunisian activists call for stability

Tunis shopkeepers turn against protesters

TUNIS (Reuters) – Desperate to return to work after weeks of protests brought Tunis to a standstill, shopkeepers armed with sticks and knives guarded the entrance to the covered market on Saturday and pushed back a small gang of protesters. … Continue reading

Posted in resistance, state security | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Tunis shopkeepers turn against protesters

‘Counterinsurgency’ to Fight U.S. Crime? No, Thanks

After the sickening murder of a 9-year-old boy in Washington, our friend Spencer Ackerman made an impassioned plea: U.S. Central Command chief General David Petraeus for D.C. metro police chief. The idea of America’s leading counterinsurgent taking on one of … Continue reading

Posted in state security | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on ‘Counterinsurgency’ to Fight U.S. Crime? No, Thanks