Bureaucrats’ Trap Undermines the Jordanian Future Uprisings

This trap that the outside opposition may fall into could turn the whole struggle of Jordanian people for social justice and democratic rights into a mere chess game in the hand of the ruling class. The only sound solution for the Jordanian working class is to build their own...

The Alleged Plotting Coup Attempt in Jordan… Between Reality and Wishes

The coup scenario against the King of Jordan, Abdullah the Second, led by his half-brother former Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein who was placed under house arrest on Saturday is not a surprise for any close observer of Jordanian political scene. Yet, the alleged plotting attempt announced by the...

Beyond the Pandemic… Protests and the March 24 Mobilization!

The protests sparked in Jordan after the death of nine Covid19 patients at Al Salt hospital last week due to lack of oxygen. They reflect more than just anger resulted by the pandemic. In fact this mobilization was highly predicted as an unavoidable result of the social-political accumulations.   By Tamer...

Jordan After Ten Years of the Arab Uprisings

Jordanian monarchy managed to govern the intensity of the secondary contradiction which existed within the regime itself; between the neoliberals and the bureaucrats. It was also able to tame the most opposite political parties from the far-right religious wings to the so-called leftist forces. Yet, this monarchy cannot avoid...

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