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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 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 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 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

The masses speak: Egypt's revolution erupts

02 July 2013
Mass protests in Egypt last Sunday were the beginning of a second revolution, writes Sameh Naguib of the Revolutionary Socialists, Cairo

We've a world to win

18 June 2013
Capitalism means misery for billions - but if we organise we have the power to overthrow it, says Sadie Robinson

Syrian rebels' fury at Israeli bombs

07 May 2013
As Israeli planes bomb Damascus and the Assad regime begins a bloody new offensive, rebels in Syria are fighting to defend their revolution and its independence, reports Simon Assaf

Palestinian revolutionary: 'Assad is no friend of the Palestinians'

23 April 2013
Haitham is a revolutionary from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus. He spoke about the role of Palestinians in the Syrian revolution at last month’s World Social Forum in Tunisia

World Social Forum: Tunisia takes the spirit of revolution to the world

05 April 2013
In Tunisia you cannot escape the revolution. On arrival at my hotel in Tunis the bell boy took the opportunity to update me on “el thawra” (the revolution) as we travelled in the lift. “There is progress,” he said “but it is going to take time.”

Mursi cracks down on Egypt's masses

15 March 2013
Egypt’s activists entered the third year of their revolution in a mood of anger and determination last week. Furious at a new round of killings by police and state gangs, they have confronted the government and its attempt to reverse the gains of the mass movement.

Experience of workers' power forged Orwell's early politics

15 January 2013
George Orwell wrote one of the most important celebrations of revolution–Homage to Catalonia.

Reviews round-up

15 January 2013
Why did the Industrial Revolution happen here? Why was Britain the first country to industrialise and why did it begin in the 18th century?

Gil Scott-Heron: a revolutionary who began with empathy

31 December 2012
Gil’s music and poetry have always been popular in Britain, despite them being about conditions that are far removed from here. Why is that?

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