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Counter-revolution can’t wipe out the memory of struggle

28 January 2014
Events in the Middle East and North Africa have posed the question of what revolutions achieve. Media commentators are keen to point out that the prospect of a new military president means Egypt is reverting to “business as usual”.

Nothing good on the table at Syria talks

28 January 2014
Talks in Geneva between the Western-backed elements of the Syrian opposition and representatives of dictator Bashar al-Assad were deadlocked as Socialist Worker went to press.

Egyptian army kills activists on revolution’s anniversary

28 January 2014
Socialists in Egypt prepare for long struggle amid a deadly clampdown and pro-army rally, says Judith Orr

‘We are not afraid’ - Egyptian Revolutionary Socialist speaks out against state crackdown

17 December 2013
Mahienour El-Massry, a lawyer and a member of the Revolutionary Socialists in Egypt, on current struggles and a warrant for her arrest

Can there be a revolution?

12 November 2013
Revolution is being hotly debated since Russell Brand wrote an article in the New Statesman calling for the overthrow of the current political system. And Brand’s argument that we need a revolution to get rid of our system riddled with “lies, treachery and deceit” has received a lot of support. It’s no surprise so many people feel that to get rid of inequality we will need a revolution. 

The revolution we need

05 November 2013
Revolution made it into the mainstream media recently after comedian Russell Brand called for “total revolution” in the New Statesman.

Protests defy Egyptian army in bid to take back the streets

29 October 2013
Revolutionaries are fighting back against anti-protest laws to demand bread and freedom, writes Judith Orr

Solidarity campaign wins release of Revolutionary Socialist in Egypt

09 September 2013
Egyptian Revolutionary Socialist Haitham Mohammedain is released from detention by Egypt's state security forces after massive solidarity campaign.

Syria ‘response’ is a dangerous gamble for the West

27 August 2013
Whatever the extract truth about the chemical weapons attack east of Damascus on Wednesday of last week, it seems to have been on a huge scale, writes Alex Callinicos

Egypt's army cracks down on the gains of the revolution

27 August 2013
The hated former dictator Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison, though he will remain under house arrest and faces charges of corruption and killing protesters. The Revolutionary Socialists held a demonstration.

Egypt's revolution is in peril - but not beaten

20 August 2013
Hatem Tallima, a Revolutionary Socialist in Cairo, speaks to Judith Orr

Protests take place across the world in solidarity with the Egyptian revolution

20 August 2013
Across the world protests have taken place in solidarity with the Egyptian revolution.

Egypt’s old regime is fighting to reassert its power

20 August 2013
A Cairo court announced it may be ready to release the ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak from prison this week.

Egypt's revolution is a giant learning process

06 August 2013
The Egyptian Revolution is teaching us what we had at best learned from books before. It is showing that revolutions are vast complex processes that embrace both advances and retreats.

The Egyptian Revolution must spread to win

16 July 2013
When we say the Egyptian Revolution is permanent, it’s not just that it literally hasn’t stopped since 2011. 

Artists and the Mexican Revolution

09 July 2013
The Mexican Revolution in 1910 sparked an explosion of artistic creativity, writes Alex Smith

Who leads the revolutionary movement in Egypt?

09 July 2013
Revolutionaries try to organise the vanguard—the most advanced sections of the movement who can take a lead in the struggle writes revolutionary socialist Sameh Naguib

Get ready to change the world

09 July 2013
The Revolutionary Socialists sprung from underground to play a leading role in Egypt’s revolt. Sameh Naguib explains how they built a party to shape the struggle

Workers have the power to change the world

09 July 2013
A 17 million-strong revolt from below brought down a second president in Egypt last week. It shows what is possible at the height of mass struggles.

Second revolution brings down Egypt's president

04 July 2013
Sameh Naguib of the Revolutionary Socialists reports from Cairo, where mass celebrations greeted the removal of president Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday evening

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