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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...

    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...

    Local Tunisian Film Festival launches this week

     
    It has been a year since revolution in Tunisia led to the fall of the country's autocratic regime. The uprising, which led to democratic elections, set off similar revolutions in other Arab countries and may even have helped inspire the...

    Video said to show jobless Moroccans setting themselves on fire

     
    Graphic amateur video footage said to show unemployed young Moroccans setting themselves on fire in the capital Rabat surfaced this week during widespread demonstrations over lack of opportunity in the North African nation.