Being Excess Bodies: Shame in the Age of Climate Coloniality

Shreya Parikh For many in the Global South, instead of recognizing that their suffering is a result of local and global socio-economic and racial structures, they feel shame. As COP27 takes place in Egypt, Shreya Parikh writes about climate change, overpopulation, and shame in Tunisia and India, and how suffering is often interpreted as being…

Thousands March in Tunisia Against President’s Continuing Power Grab

Peoples Dispatch The demonstrations went ahead despite heavy presence of security forces and riot control personnel to prevent protesters from joining On Sunday, April 10, thousands of Tunisians took part in fresh protests against president Kais Saied and his ongoing measures to seize all power in the country. The protesters denounced the president’s unilateral arbitrary…

Can Tunisia Get Hit by a New “Arab Spring”?

Vladimir Danilov As you know, it was with the “Jasmine Revolution” in Tunisia in 2010-2011 that a wave of protests began throughout the Arab world, whose consequences are still being felt by a number of countries. And against this background, Tunisia became the first “new democracy.” The Ennahda that came to power as a result,…