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The Language of Revolution in Egypt: A Response to Stacher and Springborg
Paul Sedra responds to criticism by Robert Springborg, and Joshua Stacher.
Transnational Discourses of Power, Revolutions, and Uprisings
Joshua Stacher says elements of continuity before and after the events of last year point to the conclusion that Egypt’s revolution remains inconclusive.
Why the Language of Truth Matters
Robert Springborg criticizes Paul Sedra’s proposition that the events of 2011 have to be called a “revolution” as means to complete larger political goals.
Why the Language of Revolution Matters
Paul Sedra argues that the use of language of revolution should continue, despite political realities in Egypt pointing to a non-revolutionary situation.
The Brotherhood's One Percent
Wael Gamal talks about the economic policies of the Muslim Brotherhood and its economic elite which favor a market economy approach rather than social justice.
In Translation: The Revolutionary Youth Coalition's Final Report
As the Revolutionary Youth Coalition disband, it releases a report detailing its activities in the past year since the Jan 25 Revolution.
Spotlights on "The Egyptian Revolution, One Year On"
Randa Kaldas summarizes main points from a conference on the Egyptian Revolution at Oxford University
On the 60th Anniversary of the Coup
Sharif Abdel Kouddous says the military is in a weaker position than before the January 25 Revolution.
Symbolism in Peril
Ed Gaier, Samer Araabi, and Sara Jawhari offer an alternative interpretation of the Economist cover depicting Egypt’s pyramids as volcanoes.
Meeting Essam Sharaf: Time for Truth and Reconciliation?
Soraya Morayef recounts her conversation with former Prime Minister Essam Sharaf.
The Magic Of Your Eyes: Rima Khcheich Pays Tribute to Sabah
A review of Rima Khcheich’s new CD with covers of Lebanese singer Sabah.
Return of Egypt People's Assembly Dogged by Legal, Constitutional Ambiguity
Legal experts discuss the consequences of the President’s new decree to reverse the dissolution of the Parliament.
President's Reinstatement of Egypt Parliament Met with Praise, Indignation
New presidential decree reinstating the Parliament raises fears of monopolization of power by the Muslim Brotherhood.
“Youth and Citizenship in the Digital Era: Critique of an Emerging Phenomenon"
Amro Ali and Dina El-Sharnouby talk about different questions that arose in a workshop discussion on how youth confronts power and imagines a different future through digital technology.
“The Muslim Brotherhood and the Military: A New Deal?”
Speculations continue on a deal between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood and on what it entails.
Morsi, SCAF, and the Revolutionary Left
Hossam El-Hamalawy talks about the sensitive position the Muslim Brotherhood is in after the elections and the response of the Revolutionary Socialists.
The President, SCAF, and the Future of Egypt: Interview with Sarah Sirgany
Journalist Sarah Al-Sirgany comments on the elections and the challenges facing the new president.
Egypt After the Election: An Interview with Mona El-Ghobashy and Joshua Stacher
Mona El-Ghobashy and Joshua Stacher discuss the post-election situation in Egypt.
مصطفى كامل والعثمانية القديمة
Muhammad Alaraby says it is necessary to go back and reread Turkish history and Kamal Ataturk’s rule before talking about the Turkish model.
العمال المصريون، من الإتهام بالفئوية إلى الإتهام بالعمالة
Fatma Ramadan says labor strikes and protests are essential for continuing the revolution and non-revolutionary forces are throwing false accusations at them.
تحت شمس ذاكرة أخرى
A collection of Ala Khaled’s poems.
أي تحالف اجتماعي يحكم مصر ما بعد الثورة؟
Amr Adly discusses different scenarios of what direction the Muslim Brotherhood will take on the political spectrum.
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