Archive for 'Egyptian revolution'
Revolutions usually begin with a temporary and apparent unity among all those who oppose the old regime. However, with the beginning of the fall of that regime, opposition forces quickly become divided according to the interests which they express, their conceptions of revolution and the limits of their goals, between the completion of the revolution and its halting, between the political demands and social demands of the revolution.
For capitalism, both global and Egyptian, is in a state of collapse and the Egyptian working class is in a constant state of near uprising. These historical conditions do not recur often, so either we progress toward the second Egyptian Revolution or our fate will be the victory of the counterrevolution.
We will not accept a new pharaoh. The Revolutionary Socialists [of Egypt] call on the revolutionary people to save the revolution which has been stolen by an alliance between the Brotherhood and the remnants of Mubarak’s regime. We call on people to come out into the streets with the slogans: bread, freedom, social justice.
The organised pressure of the masses is the only way to achieve the goals of our revolution in Egypt. The revolutionary front has become an indispensable necessity, provided that it is founded upon real roots, that it adopts the social and political demands of the people, organizes them, and supports the struggle to attain those goals.
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi has won the Egyptian Presidential election. Now to win power back from the generals he’ll have to mobilise the Egyptian people.
It is the class struggle in Greece which offers hope. It is the class struggle in Egypt which offers hope.
On the first anniversary of the mass mobilizations of January 25th 2011, we have launched an international solidarity campaign with the Egyptian revolution.
For the text of the petition and to sign on, please visit http://www.egyptsolidaritycampaign.org.