Workers Strike Across Egypt, on Verge of General StrikeWorkers Strike Across Egypt, on Verge of General StrikeWorkers Strike Across Egypt, on Verge of General Strike

Although this is hardly noted in the western mainstream or liberal media, the currently massive involvement of Egyptian labor in opposing military rule and promoting better working conditions is vastly more significant than the number of people who demonstrate in Tahrir Square. DC

By Lina Attalah | Hossam al Hamalawy
The Real News     | Al Jazeeera

From bus drivers to university teachers, Egyptian workers are striking for economic and political demands.

Al Jazeera interviews Hossam al Hamalawy, an Egyptian journalist and protester, who argues that Egyptians have “had enough” of the military council and are about to launch a general strike.

 

Source:  The Real News | Al Jazeera

 

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About Dady Chery

Dr. Dady Chery is a Haitian-born journalist, playwright, essayist, and poet. She is the author of "We Have Dared to Be Free: Haiti's Struggle Against Occupation." Her broad interests encompass science, culture, and human rights. She writes extensively about Haiti and world issues such as climate change and social justice. Her many contributions to Haitian news include the first proposal that Haiti’s cholera had been imported by the UN, and the first story describing Haiti’s mineral wealth.

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