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Dual Power defined.

This double sovereignty does not presuppose – generally speaking, indeed, it excludes – the possibility of a division of the power into two equal halves, or indeed any formal equilibrium of forces whatever. It is not a constitutional, but a … Continue reading

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On the Nature of Dual Power in Revolutionary Transition from The History of the Russian Revolution

Leon Trotsky The History of the Russian Revolution Volume One: The Overthrow of Tzarism Excerpt ed. Rawlinsview July 8, 2013 Chapter 11 Dual Power What constitutes the essence of a dual power? [1] We must pause upon this question, for … Continue reading

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The Civil War in France

I found this segment topical both to Syria and To Egypt Excerpt by Karl Marx. The Third Address May, 1871 [The Paris Commune] On the dawn of March 18, Paris arose to the thunder-burst of “Vive la Commune!” What is … Continue reading

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Egypt: Millions Rally against Mursi

Egypt locked in standoff after millions rally against Mursi Reuters Anti-Morsi protesters gather during a demonstration at Tahrir Square in Cairo on June 30. Photo: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/world/protests-flare-in-egypt-as-tension-mounts-20130701-2p61g.html#ixzz2Xl8KtDEE By Paul Taylor and Maggie Fick CAIRO | … Continue reading

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PANA discusses proposed minimum wage in Egypt

Minimum wage generates heat in Egypt Cairo, Egypt (PANA) – Egypt’s Minister of Manpower Ahmed El-Boraei has fended off protests from the business community over government plans to update the country’s minimum wage, saying there is enormous popular pressure for … Continue reading

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Egypt to cancel curfew from June 15: Reuters

Egypt to cancel curfew from June 15 Mon Jun 6, 2011 2:24pm GMT–CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s military has decided to end a nightly curfew that was initially imposed at the height of the popular uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak … Continue reading

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Egypt: Medinat Sadat factory strike sheds light on labor revolution: Al Masry Al Youm English

Medinat Sadat factory strike sheds light on labor revolution Maggie Hyde Sun, 05/06/2011 – 23:48   Photographed by Maggie Hyde Hundreds of sewing machines inside the Mega Textile Company S.S.C. stand idle. American label pants that usually sell for US$60 … Continue reading

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Protests erupt across Egypt on Friday of Anger: Daily News Egypt

The Daily News Egypt via Protests erupt across Egypt on Friday of Anger. By   Marwa Al-A’sar /Daily News Egypt CAIRO: Mass protests erupted across Egypt following Friday prayers parallel to major gathering in Cairo’s Tahrir Square dubbed the “Second … Continue reading

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Thousands rally to press Egypt’s leaders for change

Thousands rally to press Egypt’s leaders for change. Egyptians protest in Cairo’s landmark Tahrir Square on May 27, 2011 against the ruling military council’s handling of the post-revolt phase. Photograph by: Khaled Desouki, AFP/Getty Images Read More

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Youth groups walk out of Egypt constitution talks: Reuters

Youth groups walk out of Egypt constitution talks Mon May 23, 2011 5:25pm GMT  By Yasmine Saleh–CAIRO, May 23 (Reuters) – Two of Egypt’s most prominent youth groups walked out of a conference of national dialogue, saying members of ousted … Continue reading

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