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An Upside to the "Twitter Can't Topple Dictators" Genre?

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, February 14 2011

Illustration of Hosni Mubarak by Robert Cadena Read More

When Egypt Went Offline, Why Did the U.S. Embassy Go With It?

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, February 11 2011

The website of the American embassy in Cairo was unresponsive during Egypt's Internet blackout. Read More

IsMubarakStillPresident.com

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, February 11 2011

There you have it. Read More

Quote of the Day: Politics Is the Art of the...

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, February 11 2011

Screen grab from Al Jazeera English Read More

#WhyMubarakIsLate

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, February 10 2011

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How Social Media Accelerated Tunisia's Revolution: An Inside View

BY Colin Delany | Thursday, February 10 2011

Originally published on Epolitics.com Did Twitter and Facebook "cause" the Tunisian Revolution and the protests in Egypt? Not according to Malcolm Gladwell, as he and others have questioned the role of social media in ... Read More

Wael Ghonim, Egypt, and Viral Revolution

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, February 9 2011

Image by celinecelines Read More

Is That Egyptian Facebook Sign for Real? (Updated)

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, February 4 2011

Photo posted on yfrog by NBC's Richard Engel // According to one translation, the sign reads "Thank you...youth [of] Egypt," then the Facebook reference, and then "Steadfast we will not go." Read More

Why'd a Battle-Ready Mubarak Turn Egypt's Internet Back On?

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, February 2 2011

Tahrir Square protests earlier today; image credit: Al Jazeera English. Read More

Quote of the Day: 21st Century Fear Reflexes

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, February 1 2011

These are indicators of governments afraid of their people. Read More