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Tag: Revolt
  • Tunisia Wants Freedom

    For 23 years, Tunisia was ruled by Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Considered to be an authoritarian dictator, his way of “appeasing” the people did not last forever. Tunisia’s state-run economy is currently suffering from high inflation and unemployment. As a result, Mohammed Bousazizi, a 26 year old, unemployed college graduate, set himself on fire in the …

  • The Need, Right, and Wisdom of Revolt

    There’s much about our present government and culture which merits rebellion.  Revolt — even revolution — at times seems the only option to return to some sort of just, stable, and sane society.  I am not one to advise temerity in philosophy or activism, but I think this quote from G.K. Chesterton is worth consideration.  …