…While Greeks are slowly disintegrating as a nation in the state of misery and catatonic apathy, Egyptians decided to take their destiny in their own hands and do something to reclaim their country back. The Tahrir Square revolution had a Part B, a sequel, as Egyptians were tired to wait the military regime to decide for election day and took over the streets. In response as you can see from the shocking FLICKR photos they were riddled with bullets in their heads.
It is ironic that in Greece, the country where democracy was invented, more than 25 centuries ago, nobody is protesting while the majority of the population can’t afford to pay for basic needs and things like decent food and medicine. While in Egypt, long associated in our minds, as a lesser democratic country the youth revolted and swarmed the bloody streets of Cairo.
While select mass media owned by a mafia that includes chronic tax evaders, middle men, blackmailers, and kleptocrats, in Athens, are doing their best to terrorize the public and keep under control the population, in Cairo, social media like Twitter and Facebook are helping the population to break free from the military regime. The world is changing at the blink of an eye. We don’t….