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…