The revolution in Egypt erupted like all revolutions do, from the bottom up. It was unemployment and high food prices that propelled working and poor people into action. Now, the media reports that the "opposition” in Egypt is a group of well-to-do folks who have very little in common with the poor of Egypt.
This top down takeover of the revolution is being engineered with the support of the U.S. and European nations, the same allies of the dictatorship that lasted three decades. If this elite group of Egyptians manages to gain power, they'll soon find themselves confronted with the real opposition of Egypt, the overwhelming majority of working and poor people.
A Tale of Two Books: From France, 2 little books with big impact! One little book, "Time for Outrage" or "Indignez-vous!", believes violence is bad and not what wins out in the end. The other little book, "The Coming Insurrection", claims we must tear everything up and start all over again, because the first way hasn't worked for a long time. http://timeforoutrage-cominginsurrection.blogspot.com/
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