Worldview Archive: February, 2011

Egyptians now are 'all Libyans'

Comment icon 0 Comments
The bloody suppression of dissidents in neighboring Libya is galvanizing Egyptians. About 300 gathered in front of the Arab League building... Read more

The mood in Imbaba

Comment icon 0 Comments
I came to this conservative middle and working class district of shabby apartment blocks and vibrant street life to see how things had changed... Read more

'Madaneya' or 'Islamiya'? Which will the new Egypt be?

Comment icon 0 Comments
Take a look at this man. As Deputy Chairman of the Muslim Brotherhood, Rashad Mohamed Al-Bayoumi is a leader of the best organized political... Read more

The New Egyptian Civic Awareness (I)

Comment icon 0 Comments
I was riding in a cab with my translator Eyad – a young TV presenter with longish hair - when the cabbie asked him if he had been at... Read more

The new Civic Awareness (II)

Comment icon 0 Comments
My translator Eyad, who was in Tahrir Square all 18 days of the Egyptian revolution, showed me a small flyer that is circulating widely around... Read more

The Islamist factor

Comment icon 0 Comments
There were many religious folks at the demonstration, but the Muslim Brotherhood is treading very carefully lest anyone think they wish to... Read more

What's next

Comment icon 0 Comments
Of course, the big question is what comes next, which I will be writing about in my column. Around the square I heard many intense debates... Read more

From mourning to celebration

Comment icon 0 Comments
The most touching story I heard came from a music composer designer, Mohammed Ali, who read about the plans for the Jan. 25 demonstration on... Read more