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[12 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,780 views]
#Jan25 The workers, middle class, military junta and the permanent revolution

3Arabawy – February 12th, 2011 at 2:14pm
Since yesterday, and actually earlier, middle class activists have been urging Egyptians to suspend the protests and return to work, in the name of patriotism, singing some of the most ridiculous lullabies about “let’s build new Egypt,” “Let’s work harder than even before,” etc… In case you didn’t know, actually Egyptians are among the hardest working people in the globe already..

(See also: Who is Wael Ghonim?)
Those activists want us to trust Mubarak’s generals with the transition to democracy–the same junta that has provided the …

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[12 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | 8,996 views]
Who is Wael Ghonim?

By the Editor.
It’s truly inspiring to see what the Egyptians have achieved.  The hard part starts now though.  Mubarak may be gone, but those who supported him for so long will be seeking to co-opt this revolution to maintain the status quo.  There are already signs of this happening, I hope that the Egyptians can keep their eyes peeled – they will need to watch the American hand like a hawk if they want to achieve true freedom.
You might have heard of a guy called Wael Ghonim, a 30 year …

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[3 Feb 2011 | One Comment | 3,953 views]
All is not what it seems in Egypt

By Tony Cartalucci.
Go to the George Soros/Zbigniew Brzezinski International Crisis Group’s website and you will see that the Egyptian clashes have hit surprisingly close to home for them. That’s because none other than their own Mohamed ElBaradei, sitting on their board of trustees, is the self-proclaimed leader of the unrest unfolding across the streets of Cairo. The International Crisis Group’s recent condemnation of ElBaradei’s detention and admission of his membership amongst “the Group” is accompanied by calls for the government to stop using violence against the protesters.
It was nearly a …