Sep 13

Social media as a part of Middle East discontent

Posted 1 year, 7 months ago.


Rioting in at least three countries in the Middle East and North Africa is the latest result of the global impact of social media as a game changer in the region.

Jun 18

Arab Spring ends with two constitutions possible in Egypt

Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.


After a tense weekend in Egypt, the country is faced with the prospect of two parliaments and two constitutions, as many people in the trouble nation see the Arab Spring as a distant memory. In February 2011, a popular uprising ousted long-time ruler Hosni Mubarak, in an action that became a worldwide event. But in… [Continue Reading]

Apr 18

Social media and the 2012 election

Posted 1 year, 12 months ago.


This year, technology and social media sites, most visibly Facebook and Twitter, continue to have a dramatic impact on the political world.

Jan 5

The Constitution in the age of Facebook: Freedom of Association

Posted 2 years, 3 months ago.


Under the U.S. Constitution, a crucial part of the freedom of association is the right not to reveal your associations.

Jan 4

How Islamists hijacked the Arab Spring

Posted 2 years, 3 months ago.


The truth is that the liberals were deluding themselves from the start when they sought in the West a solution to their home-grown problems.