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  •  In the 60's, protesters were mostly young (1+ / 0-)
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    educated people - it was easy for the 'powers that be' to stereotype them as 'hippies'.

    It seems like in Egypt, lots of people from all parts of society were taking part - making it harder to demonize them (although Mubarak/Suleiman DID try by labeling them as dupes of foreign forces).

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