Real power in Egypt; trade unions

Most Western press talk about the online revolution occurring in Egypt. That’s happening but is only a small part of the picture.

Here’s independent Australian journalist Austin Mackell – currently based in Egypt and showing a post-revolution nation when most Western corporate reporters have left – interviewing local journalist Jano Charbel on the ongoing struggles by citizens to get the minimum wage:

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