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Handshakes in Geneva “Everyone is happy with the interim agreement reached with Iran in Geneva on November 23 — that is, everyone who really wants to defuse the tensions over Iran’s nuclear research program…. But the hero of this story … Continue reading

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Now Egyptians are all paying the price Instead of working towards a unified civil state, once in power the Muslim Brotherhood courted the police and army

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Turmoil in North Africa: a radical assessment of the uprisings since the end of 2010 My article ‘The Egyptian revolution: crisis of neoliberalism and the potential for democratic politics’ now available for FREE DOWNLOADS along with a number of other … Continue reading

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Egyptian Protests: Falling Wages, High Prices and the Failure of an Export-Oriented Economy

This essay appeared in June of 2008 describing some of the forces and events that prefaced the Egyptian revolt some two years later. The essay concluded with this  statement: “What remains open ended is whether the Left can reemerge and … Continue reading

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