22/08 The arab revolutions and permanent revolution: Jean Nanga

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The revolutions in Northern Africa (Tunisia, Egypt) and the permanent revolution

  • Introduction
  • The theory of permanent revolution
    • Marxist orthodoxy on Revolution in the beginning of the XXth century
    • K. Marx – V. Zasulich: Capital and the situation in Russia
    • L. Trotsky, theoretician of the permanent revolution
      • The law of uneven and combined development
      • The permanent revolution
      • The transitional program
    • The revolutions in the Third World (China, Cuba, Algeria)
  • The revolution in Northern Africa
    • Short reminder of the historical context of the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions
    • The Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions
      • About the “Arab revolution”
      • Origins of the Tunisian and Egyptian processes
      • “Revolutionary” perspectives of democratic forces
  • The issue of the permanent revolution
    • The Tunisian left and the revolutionary process
    • The Egyptian left and the revolutionary process
  • Not to conclude
    • Impact of the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions

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