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the strongest activism of them all #jan25

An Egyptian anti-government activist kisses a riot police officer following clashes in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 28, 2011. Like 0

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egypt afire

I am not particularly qualified to comment directly on Egypt. Foreign policy isn’t my area of expertise, I’ve never been there, I do not know the language nor the culture nor the people. But I do know that 30 years … Continue reading

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today’s crackdowns in egypt: in real life and online

Yes, there’s riots… police… standoffs… tear gas… bullets (some rubber, some not). There’s demonstrations, there’s clashes, there’s burnings. Even media (tv, radio, newspapers) blackouts. We’ve seen all these in uprisings and riots for the last hundred years. But here’s what … Continue reading

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this n that

Obama State Of The Union Speech 2011: FULL TEXT. By most accounts on twitter, a fairly mundane — even boring — speech. But you know what? Obama tends to put out exactly what’s needed for a particular speech. So he … Continue reading

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wikileaks: “The avalanche has already started, it is too late for the pebbles to vote.”

In looking over this article, one thing that strikes me is that these Wikileaks commentaries are becoming a blend of current political issues as well as Wikileaks news, and not just purely articles about Wikileaks itself. In fact, this article … Continue reading

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