Sunday, 17 July 2011

Egyptian Counterrevolution Struggling for a Breakthrough - Truthout

"The sooner we can recognize that similar cleavages exist in our own societies and the sooner we can organize and mobilize on their basis, the sooner we can bring the liberatory energy of the Arab Spring across the Atlantic, and the sooner we can make America cease its major exports to the Middle East - reaction, repression and destitution - break the Special Relationship and start using American resources to build America and not to turn the Middle East into rubble.
"If anything, that should be the lesson from and reaction to the Tahrir demonstrations: that the time for replicating them was yesterday and that if we want to see them in our own societies tomorrow, we better start organizing to that end today."
By Max Ajl
Via Truthout | News Analysis