Labor In Algeria’s Revolt

By Rachid Malaoui, Jacobinmag.com -

Algeria is in the midst of a historic popular uprising. Protests began in February of this year, as Algerians revolted against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s plans for a fifth term in office. [...]

Welcome To The New Algerian Revolution: An Interview With Hamza Hamouchene

By Omar Hassan, Redflag.org.au -

The mass protest movement started just a few days after Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s announcement of his intention to run for a fifth term as president. At first, the mobilisations were small and [...]

Algeria In Revolt: “We Woke Up And You Will Pay!”

By Hamza Hamouchene, Roarmag.org -

The abdication of President Bouteflika is a historic victory for the Algerian people — but the struggle for a true democratic transition is far from over. What is happening in Algeria is truly [...]

The Force Of Peace In Algeria’s Protests

By the Christian Science Monitor. -

An iconic image of the 1960s shows a young American placing flowers in the barrels of soldiers’ rifles during protests against the Vietnam War. Such symbols of peace (“flower power”) helped turn [...]

Algeria: What’s Fuelling The Country’s Mass Protest Movement?

By Brahim Oumansour, Middleeasteye.net -

President Bouteflika's decision to run for fifth term is only one cause of widespread public anger. Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to run for a fifth presidential term - despite his poor health [...]

Protests Stop Shale Gas Extraction In Algeria

By Aomar Ouali, www.usnews.com -

Algeria's prime minister announced Wednesday that plans to drill for the country's abundant shale gas reserves have been scrapped. The announcement in a television interview came in the wake [...]