The recurrent problems in the hegemony of Middle East countries led to frustration of the social sentiments. Kenneth Pollack (2011) provides some instances about inappropriate government rule and the degradation of social conditions such as educational restrictions, unemployment and massive corruption led to the weakening of the governments’ authority among the local community. Accumulated frustration led to the overthrow occurred initially in T... ... middle of paper ... ...erefore author suggests that the United States should have caveat for future action. In conclusion, the author persuasively shows his arguments that the Arab Spring have entwined accumulated political, economic, juridical and social problems which could have happened at any time during the last few years. In retrospect, Tunisians show their discontent while people in other Arab countries share the same feelings who were no longer willing to accept their suffering from political fallacy.
Countless strategies have been set to protect the administrations in countless countries. The demonstrations have additionally hit the Western states a s the United States. But they were possessing disparate basis and aims supplementary than the commercial reasons as it was in the case of Egypt. The demonstrations have seized locale in the US because the people were paining from joblessness afterward the commercial disaster of 2008. Though, these demonstrations should display that the operatives whether in the Arab span as Egypt or in the United States are paining from commercial slowdown.
Poverty, rising food prices, inflation, human rights violation, and high unemployment were the main phenomena the Arabs were facing. In addition there was much corruption of Arab leaders as shown by some of the WikiLeaks diplomatic cables. The main reasons of the Arab revolts are not limited to internal causes, so it is important to analyze the international causes such as the failure of the war on terror, the Iraqi war and the U.S.A - European strategy of the imported democracy. The protests witnessed in some of the Arab countries are somehow an expression of dissatisfaction with the economic situation. This also creates a political tension resulting from the absence of people say in power.
Democracy- hungry Tunisians began the revolutionary wave of demonstrations and clashes in protest of ill treatment and corruption, beginning a revolutionary wave of protests known as the Arab Spring. The severity of repression in Tunisia was the underlying cause of the Arab spring. Self-immolation, and mass protests mobilized resulted in the overthrow of regime. Major governmental changes and swift reforms were made. The transition to democracy began.
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The demonstrations began in December of 2010 in Tunisia when a man set himself on fire. He was protesting the humiliation he endured from the police force (Lesch, Haas 230). This is what triggered the beginning of the domino effect of the uprisings. The name, Arab Spring, was developed through the Western media and was chosen due to uprisings occurring in Arab countries (Manfreda). The name has been criticized because the term, “spring,” implies that the uprisings were a positive revolution, it generalizes the situation and makes it sound simplistic (Lesch, Haas 240).
In order to reach the point of economic crisis there is a series of events going on where the prices goes up and as Marx mention there is ‘overproduction’. By 2009 North USA manage to bring stock market price almost back to normal, creating growing debts into other countries, such as Ukraine, Hungary and Greece, who had to loan major amounts from IMF to fend off bankruptcy. It has been noted from Marxists theorists that the current financial crisis, come together with a more general down turn in the global capitalist economy and has been shaped the worst economic crisis since the 1930s. ‘The crisis is an expression of the reassertion of the fundamental laws of the capitalist economy. Its source lies in the fact that the claims of capital have vastly outgrown the available mass of surplus value.
Occupy Wall Street Movement If heavy student loan debt , soaring tuition fee, climbing taxes, plummeting financial aid, nose-diving employment opportunities, exacerbating inequality between common people and wealthy class, are some of the issues that infuriate you and lead you to blame government’s generous bailing out failed banks and other financial institutions then you cannot not know about Occupy Wall Street(OWS) movement. List all information you know about your subject Occupy Wall Street is one of the top 10 US protest movements inspired by popular revolts against authority in Egypt and Tunisia which finally led to toppling of their respective presidents. It began on 17th September 2011 in liberty square in Manhattan’s Financial District (occypywallst.org). As per Special news in Times Of India, OWS was initiated by Canadian Activist group, Adbusters. So far, this movement has spread over across 1500 cities globally and around 100 cities in US.
The protesters protested against the government of Hosni Mubaraki for many different reasons. Reasons such as police cruelty, state of emergency laws, election fraud, political restriction, extensive corruption, elevating unemployment, food price increase, small minimum wages, demog... ... middle of paper ... ...require employees to run it thus making job creation easier. In conclusion, after researching Egypt’s earlier, present, and upcoming difficulties with its economy, it was obvious that Egypt’s main issues were political unsteadiness, declining tourism and high joblessness. The main previous issue was the revolution harmful effect on the economy. Egypt’s current issues were underground dollar trade and political instability.
However, taking a look at the global economy today, one can clearly see the disparity between developed and developing countries, and the persistence of poverty throughout the world despite the existence of abundant wealth. This modern issue was predicted and explained a hundred and fifty years ago in Karl Marx’s Capital. There were many theories that promotes and explains how the capitalist system works; however, Karl Marx’s Capital is the first one that can explain the imminent relationship between poverty and wealth, inequality and growth under capitalism. ... ... middle of paper ... ...008, American economy suffered a great economic crisis known as “The Great Depression” that affected the country tremendously. This crisis comes from the greed of capitalists and lack of information and understanding of capitalism from the people.