Anarchism and the Arab uprisings


One of the ongoing Friday protests in Amman, Jordan, last year. Spontaneity, largely horizontal organization, and a suspicion toward explicit political leadership have all been signature components of the Arab revolutions. Joshua Stephens of Toward Freedom interviews Mohammed Bamyeh, who writes on social movements at the University of Pittsburgh, on the intersection of anarchism and the dynamics of the Arab uprisings.

Photo: Charles Roffey

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