Tag Archives: Egyptian Communists

Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Conclusion, Section 2, February 12, 2011-2013

The Egyptian people continue their fight against domination by foreign governments, foreign-based transnational corporations, and foreign government-selected or promoted puppet rulers. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | June 2, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob … finish reading Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Conclusion, Section 2, February 12, 2011-2013

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 19, 1976-1989

U.S.-aligned Sadat regime answers labor uprising with mass arrests; Sadat assassinated; poverty worsens. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | March 11, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 19, 1976-1989

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 18, 1962-1976

Nasser establishes a national party then moves to isolate Communists; his successor, Anwar Sadat, aligns Egypt with the West. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | March 1, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 18, 1962-1976

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 17, 1954-1962

The Nasser regime steps up prosecution of leftists, expels Jews, implements economic reforms. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 17, 1954-1962

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 15, 1952-1953

After Nasser’s Free Officers coup, the Revolutionary Command Council consolidates power. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | February 3, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement to Democratize … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 15, 1952-1953

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 12, Section 1, 1947-1948

Police crack down on strikers in Mahalla, 1947, killing three workers. Image from Hossam el-Hamalawy / Flickr. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 12: 1947-1948 period/Section 1 — Anti-imperialist left grows; Muslim Brotherhood collaborates with Egyptian regime. … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 12, Section 1, 1947-1948

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 11, Section 2, 1945-1946

Henri Curiel was the leading figure in the Egyptian communist movement in the 1940s. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 11: 1945-1946 period/Section 2 — Egyptian communist groups grow and face government retaliation. By Bob Feldman | … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 11, Section 2, 1945-1946

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 10, 1930-1945

Signing of the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty in 1936. Image from Islam Project 2010. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 10: 1930-1945 period — Anglo-Egyptian Treaty reaffirms Egypt’s ‘independence’ though British domination continues. By Bob Feldman | The Rag … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 10, 1930-1945

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 9, 1924-1930

Mural shows Saad Zaghlul, first Egyptian prime minister, giving the finger to the military council. Image from Egypt 2011 and Beyond.

A people’s history:
The movement to democratize Egypt

Part 9: 1924-1930 period –The Wafd government and the repression of communists.

By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / September 16, 2013

[With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement to Democratize Egypt,” could not be more timely. Also see Feldman’s “Hidden History of Texas” series on The Rag Blog.]

After an Egyptian constitution was promulgated in 1923, martial law was abolished, an election was held, and Saad Zaghlul, the leader of the Egyptian landowning elite’s nationalist Wafd party, became prime minister in January 1924. Continue reading

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