Occupy Wall Street and U.S. Uncut announced that founding members of those groups would be launching The After Party on May 2. As of the announcement, The After Party's website was already up, with a powerful Manifesto and appealing Platform.
Circumstances demand that we come forward with a long-term vision for becoming masters of our collective fate and a strategy for achieving that vision, rather than reactively lurching from election to election, war to war, crisis to crisis.
Egypt has gone through great changes in a short period of time. It shocked the world when the protests, known here as the 25 January Revolution, overthrew the Mubarak regime. Now Egyptians and foreigners alike are eagerly anticipating the next steps.
The peaceful protesters in Egypt's Tahrir Square succeeded where years of jihadi bloodshed have not produced a single political change. This is a profound anti-jihadi lesson -- it would seem God is really on the side of the people.