Posts Tagged: politicization

Workers on the doorstep of the presidential palace

Not a single day that passes since his inauguration without labor protests in front of the presidential palace still primarily over economic demands, yet they start wading into clear political lines when the enemies include NDP businessmen and officials. One group of workers come to protest, meet Morsi, some leave after promises, others continue to

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Strikes: The common denominator

Although the current strike wave is still largely spontaneous without organized leadership, the common denominator between all the industrial actions remain: 1- Ridding the workplace from the corrupt managers, who are in most of the cases personnel affiliated with the Mubarak’s regime and its neoliberal program. 2- Job security. Most of the Egyptian workers spend

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