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Shows featuring Joel Beinin

  • Defying Regime Threats, Thousands of Workers Join Protesters in Tahrir Square Flag
    Reporting from Cairo, Democracy Now! senior producer Sharif Abdel Kouddous says thousands of workers, including doctors and lawyers, have joined the protests in Tahrir Square. The demonstrators continue to flood the streets despite government threats and just one day before what is expected to the largest day of protests to...
    February 10, 2011 | Story
  • Striking Egyptian Workers Fuel the Uprising After 10 Years of Labor Organizing Egypt-strike
    Egypt’s pro-democracy uprising is surging after striking workers joined in the protests nationwide. Thousands of Egyptian workers walked off the job Wednesday demanding better wages and benefits. Strikes were reported in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and the Suez Canal. We speak to Stanford University Professor Joel Beinin,...
    February 10, 2011 | Story
  • Uprising in Egypt: A Two-Hour Special on the Revolt Against the U.S.-Backed Mubarak Regime Egypt-rev
    In a special Saturday edition, Democracy Now! airs a two-hour broadcast. Highlights include:

    • Live Reports from Cairo with Democracy Now! senior producer Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Democracy Now! correspondent Anjali Kamat.
    • Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Soueif on how life in Tahrir Square "is truly democracy in action."
    • ...
    February 05, 2011 | Story