Daily Archives: August 15, 2013

Mounting toll of dead in the army crackdown in Egypt


The recent tragic events in Egypt reminded me one of Marx’s most quoted statements:  History does repeat itself, for the first time as tragedy and for the second time as farce.  Here, in his Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, Marx … Continue reading

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Cairo massacre: After today, what Muslim will ever trust the ballot box again? by Robert Fisk


    This marks a tragic turning point, from which it will take Egypt years to recover The Egyptian crucible has broken. The “unity” of Egypt – that all-embracing, patriotic, essential glue that has bound the nation together since the … Continue reading

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