Egypt: Call for a general strike of Petrotrade workers

Egypt: Call for a general strike of Petrotrade workers

Written by Petrotrade workers Tuesday, 15th February 2011

Egypt: Call for a general strike of Petrotrade workers. Photo: 3arabawyAn example of the militancy of the Egyptian workers is this statement issued by the higher coordination committee of the Petrotrade workers, calling on workers at the company for an open ended strike until their demands are met.

 

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Tunisia: one month from the overthrow of Ben Ali

Written by Jorge Martín Monday, 14 February 2011

Tunisia: one month from the overthrow of Ben Ali. Photo: Nasser NouriToday marks one month since the revolutionary overthrow of the hated dictator Ben Ali in Tunisia on January 14th. The last month has been a constant struggle between the ruling class which wants to return to bourgeois normality and workers and youth who carried out the revolution and who are struggling to stop the old regime from trying to make a comeback.

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Egyptian workers take the lead

Written by Alan Woods Wednesday, 9th February 2011

Egyptian workers take the lead. Photo: omarroberthamiltonThere are situations in which mass demonstrations are sufficient to bring about the fall of a regime. But Egypt is not one of them. All the efforts of the masses to bring about the overthrow of Mubarak through demonstrations and street protests have so far failed to achieve their principal objective.

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Mubarak has fallen! - Revolution until Victory!

Written by Alan Woods Friday, 11th February 2011


Mubarak has fallen! - Revolution until Victory! Photo: Matthew CasselThe tyrant has fallen! As I write these lines, Hosni Mubarak has resigned. This is a great victory, not just for the people of Egypt, but for the workers of the entire world. After 18 days of continuous revolutionary mobilizations, with 300 dead and thousands injured, Hosni Mubarak's 30-year tyranny is no more.

 

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Egyptian revolution reverberates throughout Arab world

Written by Fred Weston, 7th February 2011

Egyptian revolution reverberates throughout Arab world. Photo: Ramy Raoof.The Egyptian revolution, following on rapidly from the Tunisian uprising, has sent shockwaves across the whole of the Arab world. All the serious strategists of capital are discussing the “domino effect” of the events unfolding in Egypt. None of them, however, had anticipated any of this.

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