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Re: <nettime> Egyptian and Tunisian riots were driven in part by the spi
Gita Hashemi on Mon, 7 Feb 2011 20:39:00 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> Egyptian and Tunisian riots were driven in part by the spike in global food prices


> Subject: <nettime> Egyptian and Tunisian riots were driven in part
> by the spike in global food prices


the choice of words reveals perceptions. "riot" evokes images of
irrational mob violence. why choose that word to refer to people's
uprising, i.e. conscious acts of resistance and revolt?

avidly reading,

gita




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