The Egyptian Revolution Continues — Religious Leaders Lag Behind

With some of the largest mass demonstrations yet in Cairo and other cities and some groups of workers mobilizing together in them while others go on strike against their employers, the revolutionary process is moving forward, as this article documents.

Radical philosopher Peter Hallward argues that the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt are a major event in world history.

The leadership of the conservative Muslim Brotherhood “dithered” when the mass protests began in Egypt but is moving to try to boost its credibility after meeting with the government — one of its leaders has called for Mubarek to resign within a week, as reported here. For more on how Muslim and Christian religious institutions and political currents in Egypt have responded to the revolution, check out this article.