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Did the Arab Spring spark the 'Occupy' movement?

Jan 24, 2012
Middle East movement inspired Occupiers, but so did home-grown protests in Wisconsin.
Posted In: Occupy, Occupy Wall Street, Arab Spring, Wisconsin

Israel’s Pre-Occupation

Jan 24, 2012
The summer of economic discontent that foreshadowed Occupy Wall Street.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street, Arab Spring, Israel

The future of the Arab Spring in 2012

Jan 4, 2012
Last year, revolutions led to political changes in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya. So what's next for the Middle East in 2012?
Posted In: What Now?, Arab Spring, democracy

Twitter gets royal treatment

Dec 19, 2011
Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is said to be acquiring a 3 percent stake in Twitter. The social network is growing fast in the Arab world.
Posted In: Twitter, Arab Spring

How did Time's Person of the Year use social media?

Dec 15, 2011
How Facebook, Twitter, and other outlets shaped The Protester.
Posted In: protests, Arab Spring, #OWS, Occupy, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, ustream, Google Documents

Syria bans iPhones because of uprising videos.

Dec 5, 2011
Why just iPhones remains unclear
Posted In: syria, iPhone, censorship, Arab Spring

WikiLeaks returns

Dec 1, 2011
And so begins the Spyfiles saga
Posted In: wikileaks, Arab Spring

Darknet dwellers look for more caves

Nov 23, 2011
Wanna buy someone a virtual hiding place?
Posted In: Tor, Arab Spring

Arab League gives Syria deadline to stop violence

Nov 17, 2011
Pressure is mounting against the Syrian government to stop violent protests in the country. If they continue past the three day deadline, economic sanctions are the next step.
Posted In: syria, Arab Spring

Paying off protesters

Nov 8, 2011
The six countries that are members of the Gulf Cooperation Council -- Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait to name a few -- are far richer than their neighbors in the Middle East. So why haven't they seen an Arab Spring?
Posted In: Arab Spring

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