Broken Windows, Open Doors

As the trade unions of Egypt kick into high gear in Suez, Alexandria and Cairo, one may wonder why they can do it and we can’t. Well, here Video Chamba, another badass video collective from Chicago shares the under-reported story of the 250 brave workers that did do it.

After receiving an apalling and illegal 2 day notice of their jobs being terminated they occupy their factory a few weeks before Christmas 2008 and collectively fight for their rights.

Here are some of the chronicals of their struggles: