“We are the Muslim Brotherhood’s workers” labor union alliance gains strength in Egypt

“We are the Muslim Brotherhood’s workers” was the statement made by an Egyptian labor union member on May 1, 2011. Ever since the resignation of Hosni Mubarak the focus of the Muslim Brotherhood’s rise to power has only been mentioned in regards to elections. While this is vitally important in understanding where Egypt is heading, the Brotherhood’s other advancements have gone virtually unnoticed. Click picture for VIDEO (Offsite)


After Mubarak’s formal resignation Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Masrawy.com (an Egyptian news site) and the activists participating, that the U.S. had not just encouraged their efforts verbally. Clinton told the activists “We gave grants that the government did not like to support union organizing on behalf of the political opposition to the regime.”

Flashback January 30, 2011:  on the ground, a new labor union was formed in Tahrir Square whose goal was to replace the corrupt state-run labor union. New independent unions joined forces with the “Revolutionary Socialism” group E-Socialists, and naturally, the Muslim Brotherhood. (as seen in the video above).

Secretary Clinton also told the Egyptian activists attending the Q&A session for Masrawy.com that in regards to the results in Egypt “what we hoped for is what happened.” So this is the result of their success. Muslim Brotherhood not only gaining control over elections but also rounding out their political influence in labor unions. They are copying the model direct from the Democrat party. No wonder Hillary and Obama had such strong support for their movement.

END NOTE: From the start of the Egyptian revolution we all knew what was coming. Myself, The Labor Union Report, Liberty Chick (Big Government), Michelle Horstman (News Real Blog and Canada Free Press) simultaneously jumped all over this. Along the way our positions were ridiculed for the most part in the mainstream media. And so far we have been 100% correct on all of the claims in our coverage. The digital pamphleteers reign supreme on the intertubes!