Weekend Reading: Egyptian Labor, Syrian Brutality, and Gulf Stereotypes
Steven A. Cook
August 31, 2012
Elderly man reads a newspaper as he sits on a pavement in the southern Yemeni city of Taiz (Khaled Abdullah Ali Al Mahdi/Courtesy Reuters).
Eric Lee at In These Times discusses Egypt’s unfinished labor revolution.
Robin Yassin-Kassab, on his blog Qunfuz, writes about the Assad regime’s brutality, highlighting the recent massacre in Darayya.
Mona Kareem reflects on stereotypes about Arabs from the Gulf, and how the Arab Spring may serve to break them down.
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