Mawali protests http://kplu.org en Malawi protests: An African spring? http://kplu.org/post/malawi-protests-african-spring <p>Just as when Tunisians first rose up against their government, few outside are paying much attention.</p><p>The same basic forces &mdash; unemployment, high food prices, human rights abuses and mistrust of government &mdash; which sparked the revolt in Tunisia and then led to today&rsquo;s widespread popular revolution across the Arab world, is now at play in this small, southeastern African nation.</p><p><a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/2011/07/dispatch-from-inside-the-malawi-protests-an-african-spring/"><strong>Read more</strong></a>.</p> Wed, 27 Jul 2011 17:24:21 +0000 Tom Paulson 2184 at http://kplu.org Malawi protests: An African spring?