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Egyptian masses must determine the next stage of the revolution

The mass demonstrations that forced the removal of President Mohamed Morsi on July 3 were a call to continue and deepen the Egyptian revolution. Millions of people took to the streets in opposition to Morsi’s rule in demonstrations even larger than those that ousted former dictator Hosni Mubarak. They were a measure of the detestation the Egyptian people had come to feel at the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood through Morsi and his Freedom and Justice Party. It was this that forced the Egyptian generals to act, once again removing a president. Continue reading

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World in View: Syria and revolution

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Syria and revolution by Gerry Emmett Nothing has posed the old truth that “the opposite of revolution is war” more starkly than the ongoing struggle for freedom … Continue reading

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