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Nadia Idle is half-English, half-Egyptian, grew up in Egypt and now lives in London. She studied the odd and wonderful combination of Anthropology, Theater and Biology at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and later obtained an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS, London. She works at War on Want, is a member of Barking Bateria, and campaigns against injustices big and small as a way of life. Her great beef is the privatization of public goods and spaces, and don’t even get her started on bottled water.
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Egypt’s revolution as it unfolded, in the words of the people who made it
“Without the new media the Egyptian Revolution could not have happened in the way that it did…. The turning moment had come – but it was the instant and wide-spread nature of the new media that made it possible to recognise the moment and to push it into such an effective manifestation.” —Ahdaf Soueif, from the foreword, More