Middle East Workers' Solidarity and Egypt Workers' Solidarity websites

A new committee, focused on supporting the new workers' movement in Egypt, was launched at a meeting in London on 17 February. Its website will soon be live at

Activists from Middle East Workers' Solidarity helped set up the 17 February meeting, and MEWS expects to be collaborating closely with the new group. The Middle East Workers' Solidarity website gives up-to-date information on workers' activity in the whole region, and many links to background material.

And join the Middle East Workers' Solidarity e-list:

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Can clerical fascists turn social-democrat?

Dave Osler

There is no historical precedent for the transformation of a fascist movement into something akin to a mass social democratic organisation. Yet although the Socialist Workers’ Party would never state things as explicitly as that, this is effectively the claim it makes about the trajectory of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.