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The Permanent Revolution Journal, Issue 4, January 2014

Wednesday 8th January 2014

Issue summary:

Editorial: As a comparison between two mass murderers, Bashar al-Assad and Saloth Sar known as Pol Pot.

Egypt: The Revolution Is Still in the Midan!
Egypt has been witnessing immense complications since June 30, 2013. In this issue, we present a brief review of the Muslim Brotherhood's experience in power, its defeat, and the policies of the military coup currently in power, in addition to the complexities of the Egyptian revolution and its prospects. An article by the editorial committee.

Women and Revolution
This issue provides a reading of the challenges faced by women in the fields of struggle, from human rights to sexual harassment. This dossier includes a study by Iranian researcher Laleh Khalili of women's struggle before, during, and after the Arab uprisings; an interview with Egyptian Revolutionary Socialist Doaa Bassiouni; and a historical brief on the participation of women in workers' struggles ...

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