Some commentators have criticized Bernie Sanders for not going far enough on Palestine. But his denunciation of Israeli land grabs in the West Bank, plus his agenda for transformative policies at home, constituted the most meaningful challenge to the status quo of US-backed Israeli colonialism.
Ahmad Al-Sholi is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at Stony Brook University.
By taking to the streets in mass numbers, Algerians have unseated Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the country’s president since 1999. Can they take those protests further?
Despite the recent success of Jordanian protests against austerity, the barriers to previous attempts to transform the country during the Arab Spring protests are still there.