Today in Women's History: Isabelle Eberhardt, a... →
todayinwomenshistory: Eberhardt was born in Geneva, Switzerland, to an aristocratic Lutheran Baltic German Russian mother, Nathalie Moerder (née Eberhardt), and an Armenian-born father, Alexandre Trophimowsky, anarchist, ex-priest, and convert to Islam. Isabelle’s mother had been…
Defector admits to WMD lies that triggered Iraq... →
garysick: Woops! So the invasion of Iraq was based on an invented set of lies. The infamous Curveball confirms that he made up all those stories about bio-weapons trucks. He’s not sorry, he says, since it was the only way to get rid of Saddam. But what about U.S. and Western officials? They knew this guy was discredited years before the invasion. But he was telling them what they wanted to...
Women warriors: Recognizing women’s leadership in... →
You are a ruby embedded in granite. How long will you pretend it’s not true?...– Rumi, excerpt from Love is a Stranger (via awakeinthedream)
americansatori: this is an amazing moment for all humanity. this is a crucial reminder. peace to All of us. Today is a wonderful day. I am so proud of our Egyptian brothers and sisters. LISTEN TO THAT SOUND! it is the very loud jubilant voice of new freedom and hope. the world is renewed. nothing is fixed. Everything is possible. Even peace.
I think Mobarak knew his decision to flee by...
sufigeek: verbalresistance: He was probably just waiting for Kind Abdullah to empty up the spare room in Ben Ali’s mansion. no no .. he might be haggling about the rent !!!!!
It's a beautiful day for freedom!
mohandasgandhi: John Lennon - Power to the...
lysergicinrich: Step 1 of the world revolution
How The Mubarak Family Made Its Billions →
sufigeek: A tourist in Cairo spots three photographs on the wall of a restaurant: one of Nasser, another of Sadat, and the third of Hosni Mubarak. He asks the owner who the first man is, and the owner tells him it’s the man who overthrew the Egyptian monarchy and served as the country’s president. “Who’s the second man?” the tourist wants to know. “That’s Anwar Sadat, our next president,”...
Mubarak is such an ass… he’s in, he’s out, he’s in, he’s out….” Ha. Well, as I...– Simon Black | Sovereign Man (via poortaste)
Google exec Wael Ghonim in Egypt says long live... →
abstractionsofajadedoptimist: Egypt actually did it. They won. It’s amazing the power the people have when they decide to assert it over those who make their lives miserable. Four for you, Egypt. You go, Egypt.
Pro Mubarak people..
struckbyurlove: you mad?
hip-: Bob Dylan- Blowing in the Wind
subhanAllah, the blessing of Jumuah.
struckbyurlove: The first day Egypt united and walked the streets to overthrow Mubarak was a Friday. And the day they have, is Friday. SubhanAllah.
Factbox: Reaction to fall of Mubarak around the... →
pantslessprogressive: Reactions from the United States, the EU, Israel, Gaza, Germany, Arab League, and Qatar.
Viva La Revolución!
Corrupt Politics: "We’ve suffered for years and... →
muckrack: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down Friday morning, turning over his power to the country’s military. The brief announcement was made on state television by vice-president Omar Suleiman and was immediately greeted with huge roars of joy from protesters…