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Noam Chomsky on Egypt’s Coup

Below is a short email interview I conducted with Noam Chomsky regarding the coup in Egypt. [START] Q. Are you pleased or upset by the events in Egypt over the last month or so?  A. Upset How have these events … Continue reading

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Egypt: A Terrible Old Joke

I have been reminded recently of an awful joke about Egyptians that I cannot help but share. It’s back in the days of Mubarak, and the US is worried about looking bad funding a dictatorship, so they tell Mubarak he … Continue reading

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Morsi’s post-coup speech translated.

Below is a transcript of Speech made by President Mohammed Morsi after the army announced it was deposing him. I had looked around and asked around for something like this on twitter and not found it. That it fell to … Continue reading

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Alber Saber – Arrested for Atheism

Egyptian blogger and computer science student, Alber Saber, has been arrested and charged with insulting Islam.  He is being held in while the investigation continues. There are concerns for his safety in custody as he has already apparently had his … Continue reading

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Morsy finds his Mojo

Had the following published over at New Matilda : Egypt’s president, Mohammad Morsy of the Muslim Brotherhood, has asserted civilian presidential control, or at least the appearance of it, over the Egyptian military. Today he released a surprise statementrevealing he had … Continue reading

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Mubarak’s Zombie Regime Rises Again

Had the following published over at New Matilda. The Egyptian Parliament has been dissolved and security forces are back in the streets – signs that Mubarak’s regime is making a comeback even as the old dictator’s health is reportedly failing, … Continue reading

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The End Of Egypt’s Revolution?

Had the following published over at New Matilda The Egyptian presidential election is imminent and the fallout from the Mubarak trial is far from settled. Nearly a year and a half after the fall of the dictator, two critical political … Continue reading

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