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Large majority of Americans sympathetic to protesters in Egypt

By Staff

February 8, 2011

Filed under Archives, Miscellaneous

According to a Gallup poll released late Monday night, nearly two-thirds of Americans support the protests that have been rocking Cairo, Egypt for the past two weeks. 66 percent of Americans polled said “political changes occurring in Egypt will be mostly good for that country, and a similar percentage (60...

Dear Western Leaders: Please shut up

By Mike Tudoreanu

February 6, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The peoples of the Arab world are rising. It started in Tunisia, spread to Egypt, and there are rumblings of discontent in Yemen, Jordan and Sudan. Corrupt dictators, who have ignored the needs of the many and pandered to the interests of big business for decades, finally have reason to be afraid. One of the...

The time has come for action in Egypt

By Brittany McLellan

February 4, 2011

Filed under Blogs, News Blogs

The people of Egypt will not cease protests until President Mubarak steps down from power. After nearly thirty years of corruption the time has come for action. President Mubarak’s regime has been riddled with unlawful arrests,...

Revolutionary double standards

By Yaroslav Mikhaylov

January 30, 2011

Filed under Columns

It is rare to see a revolution unfold, and in the past month we have seen two. Tensions in Tunisia exploded Dec. 17 after Mohammed Bouazizi, a simple shopkeeper, set himself on fire to protest police brutality, government c...

Anonymous History

By Max Calloway

January 30, 2011

Filed under Columns

On Thursday, Jan. 27, history was made. In an unprecedented act, Hosni Mubarak’s National Democratic Party stopped the Internet in Egypt. Since then, no single Egyptian website has been accessible from the outside world, an...