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Tunisian Revolution (2010-2011)

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  • McManus: Oops! That was the year that wasn't

    A year ago, soon after the Tunisian uprising, I demonstrated my powers of prediction in a column about the democracy movement in the Arab world. The revolution in Tunisia, I wrote, "arose from local circumstances that don't foretell what will happen anywhere else." Three weeks later, Egypt's Hosni Mubarak fell, and the Arab Spring was in full bloom.
  • Change agents: Slam poets take life by the throat

    Change agents: Slam poets take life by the throat
    Robert Frost once declared "poetry is a way of taking life by the throat." With apologies to Mr. Frost, Bryan Baquirian was determined to seize by the neck the 25 or so people gathered Friday at the CityArts Factory in downtown Orlando and shake them...

    TUNISIA: Torched police station that symbolized repression turned into art exhibition

     
    This post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details. The police station in the Tunis suburb of La Goulette stands deserted at its posh location near the seaside boardwalk, its walls blackened by smoke and fire and windows...

    TUNISIA: Provocative advertising campaign stirs the pot in foreign capitals

     
    During Tunisia's popular uprising, which led to the ouster of President Zine el Abidine ben Ali in January, tourists deserted the country en masse. Advertising agencies are now trying to attract tourists and sunbathers back to Tunisia's beaches and Roman....

    Around Town: Films, screenings and more in L.A. this week

     
    With Gary Oldman getting strong reviews and Oscar buzz for his performance as spy George Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, the Arclight in Hollywood is offering a six-film retrospective of the British actor’s career beginning...