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What We Missed

Tweet WAM! It Yourself has begun this week, and we couldn’t be more stoked. Check out the events happening in your area and find out ways to participate. Al Jazeera has a liveblog of everything happening in Libya right now, including updates on the military role the U.S. is now playing. A new, awesome online [...]
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BREAKING: Egyptian President Mubarak steps down

TweetFinally, after 18 days of protests, Egyptian President Mubarak has stepped down from power. Vice President Omar Suleiman made the announcement, stating, “”In these grave circumstances that the country is passing through, President Hosni Mubarak has decided to leave his position as president of the republic. He has mandated the Armed Forces Supreme Council to [...]
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Breaking: Mubarak ‘most likely’ to step down tonight.

TweetUPDATE: Mubarak is not stepping down as of yet. Clearly, he didn’t get the hint. According to several news sources, Hosni Mubarak may be stepping down tonight. The AP reports┬áthe military has made a national announcement that they are “stepping in to “safeguard the country,” and assured protesters that President Hosni Mubarak will meet their [...]
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What We Missed

TweetThe Democratic Leadership Council has ceased its operations. The Women’s Media Center has an incredible piece by Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi on the revolution in Egypt. Also, Wael Ghonim, the Google executive that helped start the protests, has been freed from detention. An interview with Julie Zeilinger, teenage feminist and founder of the awesome [...]
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What We Missed

TweetEgyptian President Mubarak has announced officially that he will step down after this term has concluded. Activists are still pushing for his immediate resignation. For continued updates check out the BBC. For more on women in the Egyptian revolution, check out this post at Canonball. For a great background on the Egyptian situation and the [...]
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