For the Radical Left: Audacity, More Audacity by Samir Amin

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by Samir Amin
Socialist Project | The Bullet
Dec. 6, 2011

Occupy Wall Street Day 20

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The historical circumstances created by the implosion of contemporary capitalism requires the radical left, in the North as well as the South, to be bold in formulating its political alternative to the existing system. The purpose of this paper is to show why audacity is required and what it means.

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Samir Amin: Obama is Bush, but with a different language, Translated By Siv O’Neall

Translated By Siv O’Neall
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Dandelion Salad
Feb 15, 2011

Samir Amin is a Franco-Egyptian economist, a member of the International Council of the World Social Forum and chairman of the World Forum for Alternatives. Samir Amin analyzes the political and economic crisis in Egypt.

This interview was conducted for the World Social Forum in Dakar by Rosa Moussaoui, special journalist/correspondent for ‘L’Humanité‘.

Question – Are the events that shook Tunisia and Egypt merely “popular uprisings” or are they a sign of the entry of these countries into the revolutionary process? Continue reading