Monday, October 31, 2011

The Scary Virtual World of “Me”

The offending images are everywhere. From graphic photos of dismembered bodies, to hanging limbs and gushing blood, to the last moaning breath of a shooting victim. Social media platforms have given people the chance to participate in the dissemination of news; but not all set limits when it comes to sharing information or images.

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Where Was The World Before The Arab Spring?

Only a few months ago, the “dictator” and “tyrant” Moammar Gaddafi was “Colonel” Gaddafi, ruler of Libya. An eccentric man for sure who is not sure whether to refer to himself as an Arab or African. A man who ruled Libya with an unmistakable iron fist for generations and was hated by the west, then welcomed by the west, then hated again, then welcomed again, all without an explanation or justification. Just because a deal was made with him at a time or a deal was broken at other times.

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Monday, October 17, 2011

A World Movement Skips Lebanon

Since writing about the Occupy Wall Street movement in the United States, the movement has spread to so many countries around the world and thousands of cities. Images of people peacefully taking to the streets just because they cannot take it any longer are making headlines around the world and every day more groups join in.

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Sunday, October 9, 2011

The Revolution Has Arrived to America

Don’t believe anyone who says that the new movement in the United States called “Occupy Wall Street” that was born only a few weeks ago has no aim or clear objectives.

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Sunday, October 2, 2011

Palestine Waits for The Arabs

US lawmakers have slapped the Palestinians with a $200m cut in aid as punishment for pushing ahead with full UN recognition. For many, this shows how out of touch the US Congress is with all the serious warnings against such a move not only from friends of the US but from Israeli officials as well.

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