Day: January 30, 2011

Egypt's Revolution May Not Produce Democracy

By Rob Kall | January 30, 2011 [print_link] After thirty years of dictatorship, the idea of an Egypt free from the reign of Hosni Mubarak is attractive to many. But removing Mubarak may not bring freedom, democracy or a betterREAD ON

ARCHIVES: America Has Gone Away

By Paul Craig Roberts | December 29, 2010 [print_link] Anyone who doesn’t believe that the US is an incipient fascist state needs only to consult the latest assault on civil liberty by Fox News (sic). Instead of informing citizens, FoxREAD ON

Olbermann's Sacking Shifts US Media Further Right

By Stephen Lendman [print_link]  Jan. 28, 2011 Make no mistake. He didn’t quit. He was pushed, the final straw perhaps being the January 18 FCC-approved Comcast-NBC Merger. Its chairman/CEO Brian Roberts co-chaired the 2000 Republican Convention host committee, and COOREAD ON

The Egyptian revolution threatens an American-imposed order of Arabophobia and false choices

This is the great fear, in Israel and in Washington, too: that revolution in Egypt will reveal the despotism of the existing order for the Palestinian people, who have seen their rights and properties and security and water taken fromREAD ON

PROYECT: Bill Keller’s hatchet job on Julian Assange

BY LOUIS PROYECT | January 28, 2011 [print_link] For obvious reasons, the New York Times does not like Julian Assange very much although they don’t spell out their political differences,  preferring to use cheap ad hominem attacks. For example, John Burns describedREAD ON

EGYPT: The masses defiant

[youtube][/youtube]   ONWARD TO REAL VICTORY people of Egypt.  The whole world is watching and admiring your courage and steadfastness. Let us hope your revolution will not be co-opted by the usual bourgeois reformists in cahoots with the empire.  

All eyes now on the Egyptian army

  WILL the Egyptian army repress of help liberate the people? That’s one of the critical questions at the moment. However, even with an initial fierce response by the army, the Mubarak’s regime is finished.  Just like the Shah’s army,READ ON

Roots of the Egyptian revolutionary moment (VIDEO)

THE SUDDEN EXPLOSION OF POPULAR IRE being seen in Egypt and other countries of the Middle East ensues from decades of brutal oppression and corruption by dictators and elites cynically supported by Israel and the United States. This video isREAD ON