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Pluralism and the Outrage in Libya and Egypt

By Steven Ramey The deadly attack in Benghazi and protests in Cairo on September 11, 2012, reportedly over a video depiction of Muhammad produced in the United States, suggest a common understanding of the category “religion” between protestors and the … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk on the Secular Popular Revolts (backed by secret Islamists? Er, no)

Robert Fisk’s op-ed in the Independent (Sunday, 20 February 2011) confronts the dominant Western government and media stereotype of the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, and Libya (and national socialist China?). They are not religiously inspired uprisings – and Fisk requests that we please … Continue reading

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