Tuesday, February 22, 2011

The Egyptian Uprising: Its Origin, Who Built It, And How It Was Done.

The Egyptian uprising began in the nucleus of the April 6 Youth Movement of 2008. Its leadership carried that rebellion onwards to Tahrir Square in January. Democratic, determined and disciplined, and forged in the 2008 textile workers' strikes in El-Mahalla El-Kubra, the movement was and remains secular and non-violent. The Muslim Brotherhood had nothing to do with it. This was a movement of trade union leaders, pro-democracy activists, internet-savvy young intellectuals, socialists and left-wing lawyers - a "new organic opposition," the U.S. State Department observed in 2008, "defying current political labels."

This is how it was done:

2 Comments:

Blogger Sam Schulman said...

"Thank you very much, uprising. Now goodbye. We don't need you any longer."
-Ikhwan

10:13 AM  
Blogger Mark said...

"Thank you very much, uprising. Now goodbye. We don't need you any longer."
-Ikhwan

10:16 AM  

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