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Egyptian Revolution: Influence of Facebook

  The Arab Spring brought a lot of change for the countries it affected. Regimes were toppled, dictators were ousted, and populations that had been silent in the face of oppression for decades finally stood up for themselves. One of the biggest reasons for this change of response was new technology. The internet and social […]

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A Social Revolution

Throughout the Arab Spring Uprisings, the world has seen numerous surprising events. The gatherings in Tahrir Square and self-immolation of civilians have inspired awe the world over. All this for the purpose of freedom. The uniting of a civilian population is no easy feat, and the overthrowing of an oppressive regime even more so. As […]

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Egypt’s Triumph Over Dictators

Jack Barry Professor Williams COR – Arab Spring VITAMINS Essay   Egypt’s Triumph Over Dictators The Arab spring showcased a wave of uprising across the Arab World in which oppressed populations overthrew totalitarian governments. However, many nations ended up either dissolving into war zones, or erecting new religious governments that just as oppressive as before. […]

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Street Art’s Impact on Egpyt

During the Egyptian uprising, which began in late January of 2011, a great deal of Egyptian people felt as though their primary news sources were unjustly biased. This belief prompted the use of street art to spread the word that felt the most true to the Egyptian people. Pieces such as “Tank vs. Bicycle” by […]

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Egypt Today: The Revolution Continues

For the most part, the Egyptian revolution of 2011 has come to a standstill. The April 6 Youth Movement, however, is still actively protesting. From their 2008 labor strike,to their involvement in the 2011 revolution, to the current protests against the imprisonment of their members, the April 6 Youth Movement is still fighting. This shows […]

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