Uprising in Tunisia
By Antoine Lerougetel, August 29, 2012
Police stood aside last week as hundreds of Salafist thugs attacked workers and youth in Sidi Bouzid, the starting point of the Tunisian Revolution and the Arab Spring.
By Jean Shaoul, August 17, 2012
On Tuesday, several thousand workers demonstrated in Sidi Bouzid.
By Anthony Torres, June 27, 2012
On June 14 former President Ben Ali, along with 22 Interior Ministry officials, stood trial of for the massacres in Thala and Kasserine during the Tunisian revolution.
By Johannes Stern, February 16, 2012
The failure of strike calls by petty-bourgeois “left” parties in Egypt highlights the need for an independent political struggle by the working class with the aim of taking power and establishing socialism.
By Alex Lantier, February 11, 2012
Thousands marched in Cairo, Alexandria, and other cities against the US-backed Egyptian military junta yesterday.
By Alex Lantier, January 25, 2012
One year ago today, millions of workers in cities throughout Egypt took to the streets on the first day of revolutionary protests against President Hosni Mubarak.
By Alex Lantier, January 16, 2012
Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali’s ignominious flight from Tunisia to exile in Saudi Arabia.
By Kumaran Ira, November 15, 2011
Rising strikes in Tunisia underscore continuing popular opposition to the political establishment, which has still not succeeded in assembling a government after the latest elections.
By Kumaran Ira, Alex Lantier, October 28, 2011
Tunisia held elections Sunday to elect a 217-member Constituent Assembly, tasked with drafting a new constitution after mass protests toppled President Ben Ali this January.
By Kumaran Ira, October 17, 2011
The Constituent Assembly election in Tunisia, slated to draft a new constitution, is scheduled for October 23.
By Johannes Stern, September 13, 2011
In recent days a new wave of strikes and protests against the US-backed military junta has swept over Egypt.
By Johannes Stern, September 10, 2011
Egyptian workers and youth mounted mass protests in cities across Egypt yesterday, after a new wave of strikes swept the country in recent days. In Cairo tens of thousands of protesters gathered in iconic Tahrir Square, one of the epicenters of the Egyptian revolution.