The Revolutionary Process in Egypt

Adam Hanieh argues that “The story that has been told in much of the mass media and reinforced by the carefully-worded rhetoric of U.S. and European officials is that these demonstrations have primarily been a struggle to overthrow individual tyrants… the claim that this is a struggle for ‘democracy’ acts to obfuscate more than clarify what these uprisings are about…The demonstrations were a direct result of the naked class power embodied by Mubarak’s rule.” Read the article here.