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

The Song of the Nonaligned Nile

The United States, whose hallowed creation myth styles America as the quintessential child of revolution, has for decades navigated the insupportable irony of denying others their own political parturition through the ideological conflation of freedom with stability. From Nicaragua to Iran, this deployment has served as a discursive validation for a host of violent counterinsurgency… Read More The Song of the Nonaligned Nile