Unrest Magazine – Issue Four – July 2011
By: Unrest Editorial Cell July 1, 2011
Greetings Unrest readers worldwide.
Welcome to the fourth issue of Unrest Magazine. Derek Sweetman starts this issue off with a critical reading of the actions and treatment of Bradley Manning as a response to activism under neoliberalism. Caitlin Currie Turner puts social media in context against the backdrop of the uprisings sweeping the Middle East and North Africa. Tom Richardson interrogates our sympathies toward humanitarian intervention in the wake of events in Libya. In Discourse, Melanie Hartmann presents a two-level model for conflict resolution aimed at challenging the hegemonic dominance of the discursive structures of war and violence. The Fringe is a new section we are excited to introduce in this issue of Unrest designed to test the limits of thinking and action in our responses to conflict. Roi Ben-Yehuda and Andrea Bartoli push the boundaries by imagining the development of conflict resolution commandos in light of the Gaza Flotilla campaigns. We also feature a poem by Georgian civil rights lawyer and advocate Anna Dolidze in Right Hemisphere. Issue Four also contains pieces by Jay Filipi, Richard E. Rubenstein, and Michael D. English. Additional articles will roll out over the course of July with a pdf version of the Issue Four available for download at the end of the month.
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Unrest Magazine – Issue Four – Table of Contents
Derek Sweetman -Bradley Manning, Collateral Murder, Truth, and Power
Tom Richardson – Humanitarian Hubris and the Politics of Violence
Caitlin (Currie) Turner - Twitter Revolution: The Misappropriation of Cause and Effect
Andrea Bartoli and Roi Ben-Yehuda – Conflict Resolution Commandos
Michael D. English – A Response to CRCs
Melanie Hartmann - Linking Dialogue with Power: A Two-level Model of Conflict Resolution
Anna Dolidze – In solidarity with the people of Egypt
Jay Filipi – For Elise: Social Ecology in the 21st Century