Tourism Boycott for Egyptian Reforms by Joel S. Hirschhorn

by Joel S. Hirschhorn
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
February 13, 2011

Margaret Coll on vacation in Egypt in front of...

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How wonderful that the Egyptian dictator Mubarak has finally stepped down.  But there are considerable uncertainties about when and how a fully functioning democracy that benefits ordinary Egyptians, especially the poorest, will be formed.  Restoring the Egyptian economy and ensuring that it benefits not just the existing upper class that supported Mubarak is a key challenge.  Economic reforms, however, are hardly mentioned by all those talking so much about the wonderful transformation in Egypt.

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