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"The slogan which all the Arab uprisings that we are witnessing now used—all of them—is derived from a poem by a late Tunisian poet. Arabic people are shouting everywhere, 'the people want the collapse of the regime,' and al Shabi wrote, 'If people want life, destiny will have to obey.' In Arabic, the wording of both is very similar. Even the main slogan of the revolution is linked to early 20th century poetry." Rachael Allen • Granta

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