By Jean Shaoul, August 17, 2012
On Tuesday, several thousand workers demonstrated in Sidi Bouzid.
By Alex Lantier, January 16, 2012
Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali’s ignominious flight from Tunisia to exile in Saudi Arabia.
By Kumaran Ira, November 15, 2011
Rising strikes in Tunisia underscore continuing popular opposition to the political establishment, which has still not succeeded in assembling a government after the latest elections.
By Kumaran Ira, Alex Lantier, October 28, 2011
Tunisia held elections Sunday to elect a 217-member Constituent Assembly, tasked with drafting a new constitution after mass protests toppled President Ben Ali this January.
By David Walsh, October 8, 2011
The New York Times October 5 noted the role of Stuart Appelbaum, of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, in relation to the Wall Street protests. Appelbaum has extensive ties to the US government and political establishment.
By Olivier Laurent, May 5, 2011
The political reforms in Tunisia aim to remove people from power who are too politically associated with the dictator Ben Ali, whilst justifying the maintenance of the social conditions against which the Tunisian masses revolted.
By Patrick Martin, February 28, 2011
Mohammed Ghannouchi resigned less than 48 hours after 100,000 people marched through the capital demanding his ouster.
By Kumaran Ira, Alex Lantier, February 11, 2011
WSWS reporters attended a February 9 meeting of France’s New Anti-Capitalist Party in Paris, titled “Tunisia-Egypt, from revolt to revolution.”
By Ali Ismail, February 9, 2011
Last year’s floods have exacerbated food insecurity in Pakistan to the point that the poverty-stricken country could soon see Tunisia-style unrest, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has warned.
SEP (UK) public meetings
February 5, 2011
Upcoming public meetings in the UK will address the uprising in Egypt, which marks a new stage in the class struggle in the Middle East and internationally.
By Kumaran Ira, February 1, 2011
On January 28, the Ettajdid movement held a public debate in Paris on the recent uprising in Tunisia that forced out the dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
By Alex Lantier, January 31, 2011
On January 25-26, New Anti-Capitalist Party (NPA) spokesman Olivier Besancenot made a perfunctory visit from France to Tunisia.