ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Why Egypt's Progressives Win

While Mubarak's social base of power appears to have been destroyed, an alliance of nationalist businessmen and the military is trying to come to power. However, they are opposed by a large alliance of working class, small business and women organisations and interests who are leading the massive popular revolt in Egypt for the past fortnight. An analysis of the social base of the various political actors in Egypt today shows why progressive forces are on the ascendant.

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