Interface: a journal for and about social movements Vol. 4 No. 1: The season of revolution: the Arab Spring and European mobilizations, Issue editors: Magid Shihade, Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Laurence Cox


Magid Shihade, Cristina Flesher Fominaya and Laurence CoxThe season of revolution: the Arab Spring and European mobilizations

The Arab Spring

Austin Mackell: Weaving revolution: harassment by the Egyptian regime (action note) and Weaving revolution: speaking with Kamal El-Fayoumi(interview)
Samir Amin: The Arab revolutions: a year after
Vijay Prashad: Dream history of the global South
Jeremy Salt: Containing the “Arab Spring”
Azadeh Shahshahani and Corinna Mullin: The legacy of US intervention and the Tunisian revolution: promises and challenges one year on
Andrea Teti and Gennaro Gervasio: After Mubarak, before transition: the challenges for Egypt’s democratic opposition (interview and event analysis)
Bassam Haddad: Syria, the Arab uprisings, and the political economy of authoritarian resilience 
Steven Salaita: Corporate American media coverage of Arab revolutions: the contradictory messages of modernity
Ahmed Kanna: A politics of non-recognition? Biopolitics of Arab Gulf worker protests in the year of uprisings
Aditya Nigam: The Arab upsurge and the “viral” revolutions of our times
Cassie Findlay: Witness and trace: January 25 graffiti and public art as archive (practice note)

Special section: a new wave of European mobilizations?

Eduardo Romanos Fraile: “Esta revolución es muy copyleft”. Entrevista a Stéphane M. Grueso a propósito del 15M
Marianne Maeckelbergh: Horizontal democracy now: from alterglobalization to occupation
Fabià Díaz-Cortés i Gemma Ubasart-Gonzàlez: 15M: Trajectòries mobilitzadores i especificitats territorials. El cas català
Puneet Dhaliwal: Public squares and resistance: the politics of space in the Indignados movement
Donatella della Porta: Mobilizing against the crisis, mobilizing for “another democracy”: comparing two global waves of protest (event analysis)
Joan Subirats: Algunas ideas sobre política y políticas en el cambio de época: Retos asociados a la nueva sociedad y a los movimientos sociales emergentes (event analysis)

Other articles

Marina Adler: Collective identity formation and collective action framing in a Mexican “movement of movements”
Nancy Baez and Andreas Hernandez: Participatory budgeting in the city: challenging NYC’s development paradigm from the grassroots (practice note)
Magdalena Prusinowska, Piotr Kowzan, Małgorzata Zielińska: Struggling to unite: the rise and fall of one university movement in Poland
Jim Gladwin and Rose Hollins: The Water Pressure Group: lessons learned (action note)