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17 February 2011
Following hot on the heels of revolutionary events in Tunisia, the Egyptian masses took to the streets during 18 tumultuous days. PETER TAAFFE assesses the current critical situation and possible developments in Socialism Today magazine.
9 February 2011
NHS cuts: The Con-Dem government's latest disastrous reforms to the National Health Service come on top of at least £20 billion of 'efficiency savings' ie cuts, that health managers have been told to implement by 2014...
8 February 2011
"Lenin said of revolutions that they demonstrate two things. The first is that the people cannot go on being ruled in the old way. The second is that the rulers cannot go on ruling in the old way" - The Guardian. Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, on the Egyptian revolution.
2 February 2011
Workers and young people in Britain and across the world are watching events in Egypt closely. The revolt against mass unemployment, grinding poverty and corrupt dictatorship, which started last month...
31 January 2011
Hundreds of thousands remain on streets defying repression - For an indefinite general strike!
Mubarak's rotten regime is tottering on the brink. Six days of mass protests have grown into a nation-wide revolutionary wave of defiance.
28 January 2011
Mass protests spread across Egypt following today's Friday prayers, demanding an end to Hosni Mubarak's 30-year presidency. Demonstrations took place in Alexandria, Suez...
8 December 2010
WIDESPREAD INTIMIDATION of voters and opposition candidates and blatant ballot rigging resulted in 'victory' for Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) in the country's recent parliamentary elections, writes David Johnson.
21 January 2009
THE HORRIFIC events in Gaza have caused fury throughout the Middle East. Fuelling this is the collaboration of the ruling classes with US and Israeli big business, writes Jon Dale.
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