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Waves Burst from Time to Time

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Waves Burst from Time to Time

Waves Burst from Time to Time Modern history teaches us to believe that revolutions are led by the masses, despite the good intentions of the idealist elite. By Abdennour Toumi The political Tsunami that swept the Arab lands from Manama to the shores of Tripoli, finally came to rest in Algiers’ harbor eight years ago….

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Moroccan American pushed out of office in Cook County

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Moroccan American pushed out of office in Cook County

Moroccan American pushed out of office in Cook County Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle wants Arab American voters to think she is a “friend” of the Arab American community. But the truth is Preckwinkle is personally responsible for destroying the career of the only Arab American to ever serve on the Cook County Board,…

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Grand Pardon or Repentance! 

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Grand Pardon or Repentance! 

Grand Pardon or Repentance!  The evaluation of the past should not stop with memory alone, and spectacle bold decisions in a local political tempest. By Abdennour Toumi Then-candidate Macron speaking from Algiers in February 2017, described French Republic atrocities in Algeria as “crimes against humanity,” which sparked outrage from the far-right and the right political…

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One, two, three où va l’Algérie?

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One, two, three où va l’Algérie?

One, two, three où va l’Algérie? Algerians are simply posing the question that the country’s nomenclature does not want to hear: One, two, three où va l’Algérie? (Where is Algeria heading?) By Abdennour Toumi Crisis events are piling up in Algeria, ranging from socioeconomic errors, which might cause major inconvenience, to inflation that seriously impacts…

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Infectious Diseases, Inevitable Riots and Injustice

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Infectious Diseases, Inevitable Riots and Injustice

Infectious Diseases, Inevitable Riots and Injustice The cholera outbreak is a public health crisis added to yet another public policy failure of the successive governments, which looks like the extension of the October ‘88 riots by other means. By Abdennour Toumi Life-threatening infectious diseases are making news again in Algeria, with 70 cases officially confirmed,…

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Pharmacists Can Do More than Fill a Prescription

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Pharmacists Can Do More than Fill a Prescription

Pharmacists Can Do More than Fill a Prescription The dialectic of egalitarism and misogyny has been poisoning the real debate for decades in Arab societies. By Abdennour Toumi Since the burst of the political Tunisiami hit the most immune Arab tyrant castles and made others vulnerable, the materialization of the revealed demands are democratic values,…

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