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Published: 01 April 2011
Egyptian demonstrators in Cairo’s Tahrir Square seek human rights and democracy to replace the Mubarak-led military dictatorship in February 2011. The peaceful demonstrators were brutally attacked by Mubarak-inspired thugs and plainclothes members of the Mubarak security forces. Egyptian More
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Published: 01 August 2015
Kim Komenich/UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Over 2 million Filipino citizens joined together to overthrow the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos through nonviolent resistance in 1986. Here, nuns form the first line of defense against Marcos’s troops. Kim Komenich/UC Berkeley Bancroft Library. / Over More
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Tikkun (1 August 2015) 30 (3): 29–30.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Kim Komenich/UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Over 2 million Filipino citizens joined together to overthrow the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos through nonviolent resistance in 1986. Here, nuns form the first line of defense against Marcos’s troops. Kim Komenich/UC Berkeley Bancroft Library. / Over...
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Tikkun (1 August 2009) 24 (3): 27–28.
Published: 01 August 2009
... dialectical philosophy of history to economics and politics. They envisioned modem history in three distinct phases: Phase 1 Economy, agricultural feudalism and urban mercantilism Governance: monarchy or dictatorship DPhase 2 Economy: industrial capitalism...
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Tikkun (1 April 2011) 26 (2): 5–6.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Egyptian demonstrators in Cairo’s Tahrir Square seek human rights and democracy to replace the Mubarak-led military dictatorship in February 2011. The peaceful demonstrators were brutally attacked by Mubarak-inspired thugs and plainclothes members of the Mubarak security forces. Egyptian...
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Tikkun (1 January 2015) 30 (1): 2.
Published: 01 January 2015
... killings get any worse, the struggles more irrational? When the rebellion of Syria’s people against the oppressive Assad dictatorship suddenly turned into a civil war, thus giving strength to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the confusion only worsened. Reese Erlich begins to unpack some of our...
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Tikkun (1 July 2007) 22 (4): 64–67.
Published: 01 July 2007
... “Oh this is just something you’ll understand when you’re older. Everybody who is not a Zionist imperialist knows that Israel is the focal point of the region’s problems. Poverty, lack of development, oppressive dictatorship, religious fanaticism—all these would improve if Israel gave back the...
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Tikkun (1 April 2008) 23 (2): 56–57.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... of to be Christian a bit too suffering—a glorification itself seemed his spends Messiah, of the harbinger the Elijah, of how teaching Jewish the knew dis­ inequitable dictatorships, corrupt es lack of the of education, poverty, including: caus­ root the about or elsewhere...
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 70–71.
Published: 01 January 2009
... States, and established a brutal military dictatorship that lasted until 1985. During that period, thousands of Brazilians were to rtured and hundreds were murdered. On September 30,1974,1 was kidnapped and held in the torture chambers of the Brazilian army...
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Tikkun (1 August 2016) 31 (3): 19–20.
Published: 01 August 2016
... driver depart. If I mention her distant presence at all, it is because it elucidates, I believe, what followed. Chile is full of people like her—people unwilling to register the horror right before their eyes because to do so would force them to act. In a Pinochet-style dictatorship, such action can be...
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 71–72.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., 1964, the Brazilian army overthrew the elected government, with the well-documented participation of the United States, and established a brutal military dictatorship that lasted until 1985. During that period, thousands of Brazilians were to rtured and...
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Tikkun (1 October 2010) 25 (5): 50–52.
Published: 01 October 2010
... led coup in 1953 launched 25 years of dictatorship under Mohammad seen Pahlavi, Reza Shah here President led with 1959. in Eisenhower under Mohammad coup 1953 Right: 25 in launched of years dictatorship democracy. CrowdsLeft: cheer electedviews. Tehran Center: Mossaddegh in 1951for in...
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Tikkun (1 August 2013) 28 (3): 41–45.
Published: 01 August 2013
... context than that faced by organizers in the 1980s — one marked not by the immediacy of death squads and military dictatorship but by protracted neoliberal economic exploitation. While the refugees who crossed the border then were fleeing U.S.-orchestrated political violence, today’s migrants are fleeing...
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Tikkun (1 November 2013) 28 (4): 49–52.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of U.S. family life has been transformed. Corporate capitalism is the barely perceived elephant in our bedroom. Manufacturing is now outsourced to nations with cheap labor, weak labor laws, and dictatorships that force worker compliance. White-collar trades such as computer technical assistance...
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Tikkun (1 April 2014) 29 (2): 6–8.
Published: 01 April 2014
... denial of the primacy of the human person! We have created new idols. The worship of the ancient golden calf (cf. Ex 32:1–35) has returned in a new and ruthless guise in the idolatry of money and the dictatorship of an impersonal economy lacking a truly human purpose. The worldwide crisis affecting...
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Tikkun (1 August 2012) 27 (3): 42–45.
Published: 01 August 2012
... military defeat for the Arab dictatorships involved, but the dictators nevertheless spun stories that denied or diminished the apparent disaster. Tamer’s sarcastic, defiant poem explores how civilians — far from being brainwashed by their leaders — knowingly changed the Arabic references to these events in...
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Tikkun (1 August 2015) 30 (3): 31–33.
Published: 01 August 2015
... effectiveness of civil resistance as a way to expel intruders and topple dictatorships has sparked wider interest in the idea of nonviolent statecraft. But it would be a mistake to see nonviolent statecraft as a new idea. Indeed, the last half of the twentieth century was peppered by creative and often...
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Tikkun (1 August 2011) 26 (3): 44–61.
Published: 01 August 2011
... military to establish a vicious dictatorship because Uruguay refused to break relations with Cuba; the police were then trained in torture by former FBI captain and CIA torture expert Dan Mitrioni. Mitroni was captured, tried, and executed by the Tupamaros resistance movement in 1970. In Peru, military...
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Tikkun (1 August 2017) 32 (3): 4–7.
Published: 01 August 2017
...), failed to cut off aid to Egypt after a military dictatorship overthrew the (admittedly misguided but democratically elected) government of Egypt, worked out a huge sale of military goods to Saudi Arabia as it continued its human rights-denying policies, and wildly escalated the roundup of “undocumented...
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Tikkun (1 April 2017) 32 (2): 19–22.
Published: 01 April 2017
... country, violence and unrest will continue for many years to come. Combined with highly-profitable arms sales to various Arab dictatorships and the ongoing rejection by Washington of regional arms control initiatives, weapons transfers to Israel will continue to increase despite Israel’s overwhelmingly...