Unions in the Crossfire in Egypt

International

New Orleans     From Jump Street let me concede that I find the current coup and counterrevolution in Egypt confusing and contradictory.   The hope of the Arab Spring has eroded over the last two years.   The Organizer’s Forum visited Cairo then, and as exhilarating as many of the meetings were, we could already feel the people’s …

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Thanks to Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s Revolution May Succeed

Organizing Protests

            New Orleans               Once again Tahrir Square in Cairo stands for dream of freedom, rather than the disappointment of struggle.  Tens of thousands have held the square for days against scores that have died and thousands injured by the military.  Finally, the demands have been clear and consistent and directed at the brazen power play …

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Leaving Cairo

Organizers Forum

Cairo Sorting out the experience as I pack to leave Cairo, I find my thoughts something of a jumble. The trip was amazing for all of us.  One of the Organizers’ Forum delegation pointed out to me for example how amazing it was to him that in the evaluation no one mentioned the Pyramids or …

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