To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Friday, July 19, 2024

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BY ALEXANDER COCKBURN As the vast, rebellious crowds mustered during February in Tahrir Square, Cairo, and across the region from Benghazi to Manama, there were plenty of complacent commentaries here in the U.S. about the made-in-America tools fuelling the struggle for democracy across the Middle East: Twitter and Facebook. There was a flourishing little Internet […]

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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.