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Does the Egyptian revolutionary spark live on?

Does the Egyptian revolutionary spark live on? After the defeat of a revolution, there are always three reactions.

The Egyptian Revolution—the revolutionary party and the battle for change

The Egyptian Revolution—the revolutionary party and the battle for change At key moments in any revolution, the working class faces important choices. Is it time to consolidate gains that have been won or to push forward to conquer new heights?

The Egyptian Revolution—revolts can spread to win change

The Egyptian Revolution—revolts can spread to win change The 2011 revolt in Egypt inspired struggles across the globe. Sophie Squire explains why internationalism is key to winning socialism

The Egyptian Revolution—A glimpse of what democracy could look like

The Egyptian Revolution—A glimpse of what democracy could look like The Egyptian Revolution was the result of the coming together of two forces—those of the street with those of the workplace. And in both, the question of democracy was crucial.

The Egyptian Revolution—how workers terrified bosses

The Egyptian Revolution—how workers terrified bosses A decade ago images of protests in Tahrir Square shook the world. Workers took the revolution to the next level, explains Sadie Robinson

The Egyptian Revolution—what role did the army play?

The Egyptian Revolution—what role did the army play? After masses of ordinary Egyptian people had seen off the cops and burned down police stations, the army appeared on the streets.

The Egyptian Revolution—18 days that shook the world

18 January 2021
A revolution in Egypt in 2011 overthrew a brutal dictator and gave a glimpse of how society could be run differently. Egyptian revolutionary Hossam el‑Hamalawy tells the story of the revolt and looks at the lessons it holds for struggle today

Tunisia in revolt—ten years on

13 December 2020
Ten years have passed since the start of the Tunisian revolution. Nick Clark explains how it toppled a dictator, encouraged more fightbacks, and shook the world

Engels—200 years on

28 November 2020
Two centuries after the birth of revolutionary and socialist theorist Frederick Engels, Sarah Bates examines a life and legacy that goes beyond collaborating with Karl Marx

We’re proud to be revolutionary

16 June 2020
Right wing newspapers have attacked the Black Lives Matter movement on the grounds that revolutionary socialists are involved in it.

Racism and revolution in the United States

31 May 2020
Why 'black faces in high places' has failed to bring change, and what's the alternative

Coronavirus crisis - put workers in charge and end the chaos of capitalism

05 April 2020
Our ‘betters’ have now realised that workers matter. So could workers run society without bosses?

It’s right to be this afraid

17 March 2020
Coronavirus, climate catastrophe and nuclear war make us feel existential dread about the future of the world. But there is an emergency brake says Simon Basketter

When the wall came tumbling down

05 November 2019
So-called socialist regimes in eastern Europe were nothing of the kind

Global revolt shows we have had enough

22 October 2019
The number of serious revolts erupting across the globe is growing. Many protests sparked by a specific issue quickly turn into more general challenges to the system.

Fight the climate crisis and organise a socialist revolution

02 July 2019
In 2019 it is more urgent than ever that we fight for socialism.

Sudan - a history of a mass revolt

30 June 2019
A timeline of the inspiring six-month revolt in Sudan which has raised issues about revolution today

Huge protests in Sudan defy police attacks and call for an end to military rule

30 June 2019
Huge demonstrations swept Sudan on Sunday demanding an end to military rule.

Sudan - revolution at the crossroads

26 June 2019
Sudan’s opposition leaders have said they will agree to a compromise deal with the country’s military rulers. But the military rejected it.

Mohammed Morsi’s death in Egypt shows the need for real revolutionary change

18 June 2019
The death of former president Mohammed Morsi on Monday shone a light on the brutal reality of the Egyptian counter-revolution.

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