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Global Uprisings: Egyptian Winter

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Once again, Global Uprisings brings us killer independent reporting from the front lives of the global civil war. This time an in depth look at the crushing debt that’s enslaving the Egyptian population, the black bloc and radical self defense against gang rapes.

From their website:

Two years after the revolution in Egypt began, unrest continues across the country as the political and economic situation worsens. As the current government consolidates its power, the demands of the revolution may seem further away than ever. Still the revolution has opened up new spaces for political action, spurring public debate on issues that have gone unacknowledged and unresolved for too long.

This short documentary looks at some of the reasons motivating revolutionaries to keep taking the streets, the obstacles that they are facing, and the tactics that they are using.  It looks into the current economic and political problems facing Egyptians, the growing independent union movement, black bloc tactics, and the response of women to sexual assaults.