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Egypt’s Bastille Day

Meanwhile things have been far from quiet in Egypt, if you’ve been paying attention. Last night, protesters stormed Mahabis Namn El Dawla, the headquarters of Egyptian’s secret police. @carwinb and @exiledsurfer have all the goods here: 2011-03-05 BASTILLEDAY in #Egypt, … Continue reading

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wikileaks: shooting themselves in the foot

Increasingly, attention is turning to the whistle-blower who is accused of turning over the diplomatic cables to Wikileaks. Glenn Greenwald has a lengthy article documenting Manning’s current treatment in military detention: The inhumane conditions of Bradley Manning’s detention. While Manning … Continue reading

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