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There's a Riot Going on: From Haiti to Tunisia

by R. A. Judy

“The true scandal is not in the proposition of analogy between the Haitian and Tunisian revolutions, but in this epistemological failure, which perpetuates the refusal to recognize that they are not derivative analogues of the French Revolution or the European Spring of Revolution, but are distinctive events of social transformation, which while in part stimulated by a certain set of Enlightenment concepts and institutions, have taken a course that cannot be charted according to the dominate mapping of our common modernity…” 4,838 more words

Lectures And Talks

A Blood Change.

So I read this post recently by a Nigerian girl pleading her country to stand up and start an uprising against the government that she concluded with “Why can’t we stand up and take the Tunisian revolution as an example?” and decided to talk a little about the post-revolution Tunisia. 724 more words