Why Egypt’s progressives win – Opinion – Al Jazeera English


    Egypt Watchers should read Paul Amar’s  informative article, which explains how progressive social forces are changing the country, and why Suleiman and conservative business interests will have to work with them.  Here’s a snippet:   It is crucial to remember that this uprising did not begin with the Muslim Brotherhood or with nationalist … More Why Egypt’s progressives win – Opinion – Al Jazeera English

U.S. Backs Wrong Horse: #Egyptian Revolution


Thousands upon thousands of Egyptians poured into Tahrir Square yesterday, many demonstrating for the first time.  These women, men, children, bakers, bricklayers, teachers, bus drivers, students, shopkeepers, newspaper sellers, fruit-mongers, lawyers, executives, factory workers, mothers, sisters, brothers, fathers and sons all demand an end to the repressive regime that has routinely enforced “stability” by kidnapping, … More U.S. Backs Wrong Horse: #Egyptian Revolution