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Sharat G. Lin: Inside the Egyptian Revolution
Date Saturday December 10
Time 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Details
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 South 7th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorSan Jose Peace & Justice Center
Emailsjpjc [at] sanjosepeace.org
Phone408-297-2299
Address48 South 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
From Occupy Tahrir to Occupy San José:
What the Egyptian people have taught the world

Overthrowing President Hosni Mubarak was the easy part. Illusions of the Army as an agent of change have disintegrated. Today the Egyptian people come to grips with the realities of state power and the complex task of formulating a popular consensus for a new democratic and socially equitable Egypt. In addition, the Tunisian and Egyptian sparks have lit the Arab Spring and the American Autumn.

Sharat G. Lin discusses how it started, the social forces at work, Egypt in context of the Arab Spring, and lessons for all of us. Dr. Lin is president of the San José Peace and Justice Center. He writes on global political economy, the Middle East, labor migration, and public health, and has lived for many years in the Arab World.

Open to the Public Donation requested

Sponsored by Occupy San José People's Classroom and the San José Peace and Justice Center

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Added to the calendar on Tuesday Dec 6th, 2011 6:32 PM

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