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Where’s the next ‘Jasmine revolution’? | beyondbrics | News and views on emerging markets from the Financial Times – FT.com

Where’s the next ‘Jasmine revolution’? | beyondbrics | News and views on emerging markets from the Financial Times – FT.com | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
beyondbrics, from the Financial Times, brings news and comment from more than 40 emerging economies, headed by China, India, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, Indonesia and South Africa. We cover politics and economics, finance and business - everything that makes markets move.
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Israeli Arabs earn less than Jews despite working longer hours, data shows - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

Israeli Arabs earn less than Jews despite working longer hours, data shows - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
According to 2008 data, average gross salary per household in Israel was much lower for Arabs - NIS 8,818, compared to NIS 14,242 for Jewish households.
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Ministers Quit New Tunisia Government - WSJ.com

Ministers Quit New Tunisia Government - WSJ.com | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Tunisia faced renewed instability as three ministers in the new caretaker government resigned under pressure from the country's powerful labor union, illustrating the myriad new forces struggling for influence following last week's ouster of the country's authoritarian president.
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Tunisia uprising: For the Arab world, Al Jazeera is becoming the main source of news, and dissent - latimes.com

Tunisia uprising: For the Arab world, Al Jazeera is becoming the main source of news, and dissent - latimes.com | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Al Jazeera's rapid-paced, visceral coverage of the Tunisian upheaval has riveted viewers across the Middle East. Many see it as a big voice in a landscape of burgeoning Arab dissent. But governments accuse it of bias.
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Democracy Digest » Reform or restoration? Tunisia’s canary-in-the-coalmine indicators

Democracy Digest » Reform or restoration? Tunisia’s canary-in-the-coalmine indicators | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Tunisia’s strongman President Zine al-Abdine Ben Ali has been deposed. But if his ruling party was kicked out the door, is it now coming back through the...
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VOA | US Sees Political Progress in Tunisia Despite Turmoil | North Africa | English

VOA | US Sees Political Progress in Tunisia Despite Turmoil | North Africa | English | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
The U.S. State Department said Tuesday it thinks Tunisia’s new unity government is making progress toward political reform despite continuing disputes over its make-up. U.S. officials believe the events of the past week in Tunisia, in which authoritarian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali was driven from power, have implications for the region.
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Dyab Abou Jahjah, "Tunisia: A Revolution That Goes All the Way?"

Dyab Abou Jahjah, "Tunisia: A Revolution That Goes All the Way?" | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Chronicling the Crisis of the Working Class
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CyberDissidents.org: For Tunisians, great hopes and challenges lie ahead - News & Analysis

CyberDissidents.org: For Tunisians, great hopes and challenges lie ahead - News & Analysis | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
News and Analysis regarding cyberdissidents around the world.
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A wave of Arab revolt after Tunisia? - CSMonitor.com

A wave of Arab revolt after Tunisia? - CSMonitor.com | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Maybe. But there are unique conditions at play in each regional state.
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News Desk: The Crisis in a Nutshell: Turnover in Tunisia : The New Yorker

News Desk: The Crisis in a Nutshell: Turnover in Tunisia : The New Yorker | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925
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Amid crisis and violence, Tunisian Jews safe but guarded | JTA - Jewish & Israel News

Amid crisis and violence, Tunisian Jews safe but guarded | JTA - Jewish & Israel News | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
The violence roiling Tunisia hasn’t put the country’s 1,500 or so Jews in serious jeopardy, but Jewish organizations are concerned about their fate as massive anti-government protests continue.
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Will Tunisia's unrest have a ripple effect? - CNN.com

Will Tunisia's unrest have a ripple effect? - CNN.com | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
The ouster of Tunisia's longtime ruler has cast a shadow over the surrounding region, but few analysts were willing to predict Tuesday that the revolt would spread to other countries.
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الرياض نت : ابن علي يعتزم السفر لابنته في كندا خلال أسابيع

الرياض نت  : ابن علي يعتزم السفر لابنته في كندا خلال أسابيع | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
أكدت مصادر تونسية مطلعة أن الرئيس التونسي المعزول زين الدين بن علي وقرينته ليلى يعتزمان السفر خلال أسابيع إلى كريمتهما الكبرى نسرين التي سافرت إلى كندا قبل وصول ...
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Tunisian events likely to spark wider Arab reforms, but not revolutions - CSMonitor.com

Tunisian events likely to spark wider Arab reforms, but not revolutions - CSMonitor.com | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
A number of copycat self-immolations across the Middle East are raising questions about whether the protests that drove Tunisia's Ben Ali could soon threaten other Arab autocrats.
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Tunisia's New Regime: A Lot Like the Old Regime? - TIME

Tunisia's New Regime: A Lot Like the Old Regime? - TIME | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Protesters are furious that so much of the old government remains, but the opposition has yet to come to terms about how it wants to wield power
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CyberDissidents.org: Mainstream media belatedly discovers Tunisian revolution - News & Analysis

CyberDissidents.org: Mainstream media belatedly discovers Tunisian revolution - News & Analysis | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
News and Analysis regarding cyberdissidents around the world.
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Leila Trabelsi: the Lady Macbeth of Tunisia | World news | The Guardian

Leila Trabelsi: the Lady Macbeth of Tunisia | World news | The Guardian | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Tunisia's first lady was said to be manipulative and ruthless
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