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Remembering FRANÇOIS HOUTART
—-The End of Post-Neoliberalism
by François Houtard
In response to the crisis, “progressive” governments adopted increasingly market-friendly measures. The “conservative restoration” that they regularly denounce was in fact surreptitiously introduced from within.
The contradictions of the arab spring
by Immanuel Wallerstein
Immanuel Wallerstein argues that the arab spring is the result of two simultaneous but contradictory currents. The first is the « second arab revolt », which aims at achieving the global autonomy of the Arab world that the « first Arab revolt » had sought to achieve. The second is the attempt by hey geopolitical actors to control and divert the efforts undertaken by the first current. But the arab spring is a long term and deep process that won’t be contained so easily.