Egypt Protesters Will Spark Global Mass Movements: Internet and Globalization’s Positives

Americans remain largely ambivalent to the tectonic shifts taking place in Egypt, Jordan, Albania, Lebanon and Tunisia. What’s worse is that most Americans 40 years and under have an oh-hum view about their own government employees (soldiers, diplomats), and contractors, who are fighting and dying in Afghanistan and Iraq. Do they know that US Special… Read More Egypt Protesters Will Spark Global Mass Movements: Internet and Globalization’s Positives

Challenging America’s Pharaoh: A Revolutionary Movement and the Future of Egyptian (In)dependence

Originally published by CounterPunch, and reproduced with permission of the author. By DAVID H. PRICE Anyone who has lived in Egypt for an extended period of time or has traveled there for extended stays over the past thirty years should not be surprised at the current uprising.  The only surprising thing is that this uprising… Read More Challenging America’s Pharaoh: A Revolutionary Movement and the Future of Egyptian (In)dependence

Encircling Empire: Report #12, FOCUS ON EGYPT: Revolution and Counter-Revolution

In this report, some “opening statements” by key actors who helped to shape this report; then an editorial on revolution and counter-revolution; followed by a list of some Egyptian democracy activist sites worth following; also a list of live blogs on the Egyptian revolution; keeping track of missing persons in the Egyptian uprising; some essays worthy of note on Egypt; and, “Empire’s Egypt,” a special focus on news and essays concerning U.S. intervention in Egypt.… Read More Encircling Empire: Report #12, FOCUS ON EGYPT: Revolution and Counter-Revolution