My Bookmarx 07/18/2011
18 يوليو 2011 بواسطة Tamer Mowafy
There is a significant gap between the sanitation services available to urban Egyptians and their rural fellow citizens. Just a limited percentage of villages across Egypt have access to safe disposal of waste water much of which is discharged untreated into agricultural drains and canals causing pollution which seriously threatens public health and environment.
Five Months of Waiting – By Sharif Abdel Kouddous | Foreign Policy
Five months after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, Tahrir Square has, once again, been transformed into a mass protest encampment and the epicenter of the struggle for change in Egypt. Thousands of protesters are entering the second week of a sit-in reminiscent of the one that captured the world’s attention during the 18-day uprising that began on Jan. 25.
Transparency and borrowing | Al-Masry Al-Youm: Today’s News from Egypt
In the midst of the excitement about our historic revolution, we as Egyptians are naturally facing challenges around our national budget. Should we accept loans from international financial institutions or should we seek alternative sources of financing? Should we accept loans with strings attached? If so, what should those strings be?
Workers of Egypt: Strike! Occupy! Bring revolution to victory!|16Jul11|Socialist Worker
Demonstrations, protests and occupations played a key role in igniting and continuing our revolution. On their own, these tactics will not bring victory in the battle. You have the power to win this fight and finish off the regime, not only by participating in the demonstrations, but by organising strikes in the workplaces, companies and factories and supporting the occupations in the squares on Fridays.
Egyptian Military Moves to Cement Muscular Role in Government – NYTimes.com
The military council governing Egypt is moving to lay down ground rules for a new constitution that would protect and potentially expand its own authority indefinitely, possibly circumscribing the power of future elected officials.
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