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We Actually Won The Elections! Time to Act!

And now, after most of the polling results are in, a few things are clear: First – I do not consider the elections a final battle that the…

Who Are We Kidding With These Elections?

  The elections are a complete farce. Nothing about this is legitimate. SCAF derive their legitimacy from Mubarak, who was deposed and had no legitimacy to confer on…

The Elections are a Trap

Words of Advice

Awakening and then Revolution!

To be clear, this is not a post about the past, it’s a post about the future. It’s a post about tomorrow. The Supreme Council of the Armed…

What’s Going on in Egypt?

The army, as expected, are being motherfuckers. Some of us have been telling people that the army leadership is no good since March, but it took a while…

The Doomsday Hijab

Several years ago I was sitting in a restaurant downtown. There were no prophetic utterances of ‘revolution’ or but my friend was expressing fears regarding Islamist control of…

The Military Dialogue

I went to the nearby election committee today, but not to vote. I went and I saw the long queues of voters, people whose right to vote, whose…

Boycotting the Elections

“Alas,” said the mouse, “the whole world is growing smaller every day. At the beginning it was so big that I was afraid, I kept running and running,…

E Pluribus, Pluribus – The Battle of Tahrir

FIRST – A RECAP Today marks the 10th day since the official start of the second protest / demonstration / sleep-in / camp-out at Tahrir Square. To some…