Remember “Obama-Girl?” Well, she’s not a big fan of the President anymore. The video below is a worthwhile watch, because I believe it accurately portrays a growing percentage of the electorate – especially the young electorate. 67 more words
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamist government was struck a blow this week when the country’s highest court ruled in a unanimous vote that Turkey’s two-week long ban on Twitter was unconstitutional because it violated freedom of expression, guaranteed under Article 26 of the Constitution. 623 more words
(Image taken from: Heba Saleh and Borzou Daragahi, ‘Egypt’s army gives politicians ‘last chance’ to end crisis’ (2013) The Financial Times <http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3d26865e-e237-11e2-a7fa-00144feabdc0.html#slide0>).
Egypt has a very long history of authoritarian rule and repressive governments. 400 more words