Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Socialist Underpinnings of Egyptian Revolution

Over at The Graph, Brooks Bayne has written about The Socialist Roots Of The Egyptian Protests:
These Egyptian grassroots political activists, most of them socialist/Marxist/unionist, used the momentum of the recent “revolution” in Tunisia to kick-off their January 25th protests. But who was behind the protests in Tunisia? Were the same people responsible there? If you look at the people who were appointed to the new Tunisian government, that should be obvious. Socialists.
Interesting stuff. I'd like to see what P/Oed Patriot has to say on this. He's unearthed socialist and communist roots here in the US.

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