Egypt’s Intense Election Eve | by Nate Wright

Egypt’s Intense Election Eve | by Nate Wright

Residents of Cairo’s Darb al-Ahmar neighborhood have gathered at a streetside café on a late October Friday night to get their first glimpse of a political party founded by revolutionary activists. Men play backgammon and sip from their glasses of tea as members of...
On Occupy Wall Street | by David Harvey

On Occupy Wall Street | by David Harvey

The Party of Wall Street has ruled unchallenged in the United States for far too long. It has totally (as opposed to partially) dominated the policies of Presidents over at least four decades (if not longer), no matter whether individual Presidents have been its...
Military vs people power | by Carl Finamore

Military vs people power | by Carl Finamore

Egyptians immediately recognised vivid symbolism few others understood in the soccer riot that broke out recently in the coastal city of Port Said. First, the killing of 74 Ultras, fans of the Cairo team Al-Ahly, occurred on the 1 February one-year anniversary of the...