talal_asad

Lessons for socio-political activists

Reflections on the Arab Spring, the challenges besetting Muslim communities, the crisis of the nation-state project, the Sisi Conspiracy… Talal Asad’s reflection in http://criticalinquiry.uchicago.edu/, Some years later, well after the July 3rdmilitary coup, looking back at the January uprising, it becomes apparent that there never was a “revolution” because there was no new foundation. There…

We Did It! Assassinations…Regime change…

  “Relatives of unarmed rubber plantation workers killed by British troops in Malaysia said on Wednesday they would appeal to the supreme court after three senior UK judges said they had “forged the first link in the chain” in their campaign for an independent inquiry into the massacre.” Richard  Norton-Taylor in the Guardian, 19 March…