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February 14, 2011

  • Not one step back in N.C.

    More than 1,000 people marched in Raleigh, N.C., as part of the state NAACP's annual "Historic Thousands on Jones Street" rally.

  • Liberty Square in Rochester

    Organizers from the newly formed Rochester Friends of Egypt gathered February 9 for a display of solidarity at "Liberty Square Rochester."

February 11, 2011

  • Scenes from a revolution

    An eyewitness to the Egyptian revolution reports on the celebration of Hosni Mubarak's downfall--and looks ahead to the struggles to come.

  • Egyptians bring down a dictator

    The people of Egypt have changed the course of history in the Middle East and beyond by toppling the hated dictator Hosni Mubarak.

  • The unfolding revolution

    The questions that have been raised as the struggle has spread and deepened in Egypt are the kind that emerge in every revolution.

  • Protesters' fury erupts against Mubarak

    After Egypt’s dictator Hosni Mubarak refuses to step down in defiance of mass protests, a showdown looms in the "Day of Challenge."

  • From day of challenge to day of victory

    Protesters in the streets of Cairo and every city in Egypt erupted in jubilation with the news that dictator Hosni Mubarak was finally leaving.

  • The hope of Portugal's revolution

    The Portuguese revolution of 1974-75 showed the potential for a totally different society run by workers, and it hold important lessons for socialists today.

February 10, 2011

  • Workers take center stage

    The regime of Hosni Mubrak is being squeezed harder than ever by an explosion of workers struggle and a widening series of political protests.

  • A liar for the insurance industry

    A former executive for the giant insurer Cigna has become an outspoken opponent of the health insurance industry.

  • The labor struggles that paved the way

    A leading expert on labor struggles in Egypt and the Middle East describes the backdrop to the uprising in Egypt.

  • Demonizing the rebellion

    In the unfolding Egyptian revolution, leaders of the imperial West have tried to paint the struggle as "chaos."

  • An insult on top of our injuries

    Disbelief was the reaction of many activists to the news that Chicago police torturer Jon Burge got such a short prison sentence.

  • Standing against Israel's propaganda

    We are organizing to say that apologists for Israeli racism and oppression are not welcome on our campuses or in our communities.

  • Views in brief

    Whose interests matter in Egypt? | Refusing to be a "team player" | The left should stand with Assange | Further reading on race and class | Workers aren't to blame for the deficit

February 9, 2011

  • Still defying a dictator the U.S. backs

    Egypt's revolutionary movement swelled to its highest point yet Tuesday in response to the Mubarak regime's U.S.-approved maneuvers and crackdowns.

  • A new step forward for Egypt's struggle

    Millions of Egyptians took to the streets on Tuesday in some of the largest protests yet--and there are reports of spreading strikes and sit-ins.

  • A longing for democracy

    A socialist expert on the Middle East looks at the backdrop to the unfolding Egyptian revolt--and the political forces involved.

  • Assange challenges extradition to Sweden

    Lawyers for Julian Assange say the WikiLeaks cofounder faces a serious threat to his rights--and possibly his life--if he is extradited.

  • Brown attacks those in need

    Jerry Brown is back as governor of California, and he has plans to impose drastic cuts to important social services.

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