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What Exactly Happened After The Arab Spring?

CBC | Posted 10.04.2014 | Canada

The violence in Libya, which seemed to reach a new level this week, has some cynics talking about an "Arab Winter." Middle East watchers, though, s...

Is the Arab Spring Coming to an End?

Yoni Goldstein | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Politics
Yoni Goldstein

It's beginning to look like Iran could be the culmination of the Arab Spring, the moment when it all comes together, where the lessons learned -- by Arabs and by the West -- from this fascinating, frustrating, bloody battle are finally put to positive, lasting use.

Arab Spring Caught Canada Off Guard: Report

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The 2011 Arab Spring uprising in the Middle East came as a surprise to the Canadian government, which risks getting caught off-guard again wi...

Behind the Headlines: More Than Just a Bacon Shortage

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 12.03.2012 | Canada Living
Craig and Marc Kielburger

The alleged pork "fiasco" that broke recently about a bacon shortage was not for want of real news: there is a serious conversation to be had. Not just about the perfect storm brewing in the rise of corn, wheat and fuel prices that's poised to increase food costs for the consumer. But also, what's really behind all of this, and where we're headed.

A Year of Failed Protests

Yoni Goldstein | Posted 02.17.2012 | Canada
Yoni Goldstein

We have a tendency to romanticize protesters, those who nobly publicize injustice, and bravely fight against government and all-powerful institutions. We wish we had their guts. But results matter too, and in 2011 protesters weren't very good at getting anywhere.