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Frontpage: Victory to the Egyptian revolution

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5.2.11

 

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Judith Orr: Victory to the Egyptian revolution

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5.2.11

 

Judith Orr reports from Cairo.
It seemed like the whole of Egypt was on the streets.
Over a million people marched in Cairo on Tuesday. The city was one unstoppable mass of humanity.
And it wasn’t just Cairo. In Suez more than 500,000 marched. There was another 500,000 in Alexandria, 250,000 in Mansoura, Arish and Mahalla.

 

Judith Orr: Egypt: ‘People have lost their fear. Now they won’t be satisfied by anything but victory’

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5.2.11

 

Judith Orr reports from Cairo.
It was like arriving in a warzone when I entered Cairo on Sunday.
The streets leading to Tahrir Square, the centre of Egypt’s revolution, were strewn with burnt out police vans and rubble. Soldiers and tanks were everywhere.

 

Judith Orr: Egypt: A revolt that threatens the US and Israel

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5.2.11

 

Judith Orr reports from Cairo.
The Egyptian revolution is Israel’s and the US’s worst nightmare. The US wants a “smooth” transition to another government that will do its bidding.

 

Tim Sanders: Cartoon: Tim on Blair and Egypt

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5.2.11

 

This is not the sort of regime change we favour

 

Judith Orr: Egypt: Local committees: 'The people are making us safe'

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5.2.11

 

Judith Orr reports from Cairo.
Much has been made in the media of the young men on barricades with sticks and crowbars—apparently a sign of chaos and violence. But the truth is different.

 

Editorial: Revolution can change everything

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5.2.11

 

The Egyptian revolution is in progress. It is a momentous event. The protests have the potential not just to bring down a dictator, but to transform the balance of power between the rich and poor across the globe.

 

Egyptian revolutionary: ‘We are changed forever’

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5.2.11

 

Sameh, a revolutionary socialist in Egypt, spoke to Socialist Worker.
“I was in Alexandria meeting some comrades on Monday of last week. I was followed by plain-clothes police who questioned the café owners about me, saying I was not from there. Only days later we can sit in the open talking about revolution and socialism, and no one is watching.”

 

‘Don’t steal our revolution’ ElBaradei

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5.2.11

 

For many affluent Egyptians and Western governments one figure has emerged as the “face” of the secular opposition—Mohamed ElBaradei.

 

Are the people and the army as one in Egypt?

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5.2.11

 

The army’s actions in the coming days will be vital. The majority of people see the army as a friend—“The Egyptian people and the Egyptian army are one hand” is a popular slogan.

 

Alex Callinicos: Egypt: Dilemma that baffles US government

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5.2.11

 

The rising in Egypt is an event of world-historic proportions. It has put the largest and most important country in the Arab world on the verge of revolution.

 

Siân Ruddick: The seven days that shook a dictatorship

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5.2.11

 

The people of Egypt, inspired by the Tunisian uprising, have taken to the streets determined to oust the dictator Hosni Mubarak. Their revolt has shown that Arab and Western rulers were right to fear the spread of revolution after Tunisia.

 

Simon Assaf: Muslim Brotherhood: a contradictory force

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5.2.11

 

Imperialism and its allies are decidedly nervous about the role of the Muslim Brotherhood in a post-Mubarak Egypt. Its role is also being debated on the streets, where some worry it will stifle protests. But the spectre evoked by the US and others of a “dark force of fundamentalism” is a simplistic portrayal of Egypt’s largest opposition movement.

 

Anne Alexander: Egypt: The working class can drive the revolution on

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5.2.11

 

Egypt’s workers have the potential to play a decisive role in the revolution. Networks of independent union activists were crucial in mobilising support for the 25 January protests that sparked the uprising.

 

Simon Assaf: The hold of Nasser and nationalism remains a strong force

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5.2.11

 

The figure of Gamal Addul Nasser towers over modern Egyptian history. As president between 1956 and 1970 he stood firm against imperialism and transformed Egypt.

 

Revolt spreads across the Middle East

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5.2.11

 

The battle for the future of the Tunisian revolution is continuing. + The overthrow of Ben Ali has inspired others across the Middle East to challenge their rulers.

 

Saira Weiner: Two TV pundits sent off after foul sexism

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5.2.11

 

The sacking of Andy Gray and subsequent resignation of Richard Keys from Sky Sports has opened up a much needed debate about sexism in football.

 

Enraged students rally in two cities against cuts

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5.2.11

 

Thousands of students and workers marched through London and Manchester on Saturday to protest against student fees, education cuts and the scrapping of Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA).

 

Hannah Dee: Re-ignite the student movement – and deepen unity

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5.2.11

 

Last weekend’s protests have put the student movement back on the streets. They were an important step in building unity between students and workers.

 

Letters

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5.2.11

 

Profit drive is behind crisis wracking NHS | Thanks for Tunisia coverage | We’ll resist the cuts with or without Labour | Judges shouldn’t have the power | Don’t back judgement | Palestinians sold out | The chance to struggle | Donate, don’t discriminate | Police repress students

 

Viv Smith: Luton: the myth of a town divided

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5.2.11

 

The press deride it as a hotbed of ‘Islamic extremism’—and the town features heavily in the plans of the racist English Defence League. But, as Viv Smith discovers, people in Luton are refusing to turn on each other.

 

What Socialists Say: Can we win the army over to our side?

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5.2.11

 

Can the army be on the side of the people in a revolutionary situation? That’s a question posed sharply by events in Egypt.

 

Matthew Cookson: Liberation and the Middle East

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5.2.11

 

Imperialist domination of the Middle East, and resistance to it, have shaped Egypt for more than 100 years. The 30-year dictatorship of Hosni Mubarak is bound up with Egypt’s alliance with the US and Israel.

 

Sami Ramadani: Brutality made in the USA

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5.2.11

 

Empty shell casings from munitions used by Mubarak’s security forces against protesters bear “Made in the USA” markings. This reminds me of the role a former US administration played in crushing another great uprising in 1991.

 

Siôn Reynolds: Cuts spark biggest demo in Havant since 1980s

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5.2.11

 

More than 200 people joined a demonstration and lobby of universities minister David Willetts in Havant, near Portsmouth, on Friday of last week.

 

Simon Basketter: Hundreds march in Barnet against cuts

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5.2.11

 

Some 1,000 people marched in Finchley, north London, against Barnet council’s cuts and privatisation.

 

Anti-cuts round up

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5.2.11

 

Up to 1,500 people protested in Grizedale Forest in the Lake District on Sunday against government plans to sell off the forests.

 

Simon Basketter: Debates in the movement: Strikes aren't a last resort

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5.2.11

 

The government briefly delayed its attack on public sector pensions last week, saying it will wait until the summer to change them.

 

Obituary: Ray Challinor 1929-2011

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5.2.11

 

Ray Challinor died on Sunday in Wallsend after a long illness. Ray became a revolutionary as a teenager in the Potteries during the Second World War.

 

Viv Smith: Unite to stop the racists in Luton

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5.2.11

 

Anti-racists are determined to stage a united and defiant show of strength against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Luton this Saturday 5 February.

 

People's Convention will help organise the resistance

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5.2.11

 

The People’s Convention in central London next Saturday 12 February will bring together campaigners to discuss stepping up the fight against Tory cuts. Everyone should aim to take part in this vital conference.

 

Eamonn McCann: Britain and the US's hypocritical condemnations of the Egyptian dictatorship

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5.2.11

 

A reminder to Barack Obama and David Cameron from Eamonn McCann about what they said before the Egyptian people rose up.

 

Judith Orr: Judith Orr reporting live from Cairo

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5.2.11

 

Socialist Worker editor Judith Orr reports live from Cairo as the revolution unfolds.

 

SWP: Statement on the crisis in the NSSN

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5.2.11

 

The Socialist Workers Party has issued the following statement on the crisis in the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN)

 

Protesters defend revolution in Egypt from Mubarak thugs

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5.2.11

 

The Egyptian regime of Hosni Mubarak is attempting to turn back the revolution in Egypt today.

 

Determined resistance to Mubarak's thugs

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5.2.11

 

Today there were determined efforts to crush the Egyptian revolution.

 

Eyewitness from the defence of Tahrir Square – Thursday morning

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5.2.11

 

An eye witness in Tahrir Square reports,"Walking into the square, rubble everywhere.

 

Millions demonstrate in Egypt on 'departure day' for Mubarak

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5.2.11

 

Vast numbers of protesters have again filled the streets across Egypt to demand an end to Hosni Mubarak and his regime.

 

Birmingham council workers' mass meetings demand strikes

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5.2.11

 

More than 3,000 council workers voted unanimously for a strike ballot at four mass meetings in Birmingham yesterday (Tuesday)

 

Birmingham protest ruins cabinet minister's job centre visit

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5.2.11

 

Work and Pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith’s visit to a job centre in Birmingham today didn’t go as he’d planned it

 

Protest against racist EDL in Luton – rolling update

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5.2.11

 

Socialist Worker will provide regular updates to this story throughout the day.

 

Eyewitness report from Cairo – Saturday afternoon

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5.2.11

 

Socialist Worker’s eyewitness reports from Egypt.

 

Sadie Robinson: London protest shows solidarity with Egyptian revolution

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5.2.11

 

Up to 1,000 people protested at the Egyptian embassy in London today (Saturday) in solidarity with the Egyptian revolution.

 

Estelle Cooch: Occupation at London's New Cross library

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5.2.11

 

New Cross library in south east London is under occupation tonight (Saturday) by campaigners against its closure.

 

Homes attacked in Luton after racist EDL march

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5.2.11

 

Two homes in Luton were attacked late last night – their windows smashed and the word EDL painted on the front door – just hours after the English Defence League’s (EDL) racist protest through Luton town centre.

 

Leon Kuhn: Cartoon: Castles made of sand

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5.2.11

 

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