Tag: Egyptian Economy

Egypt’s Charade Of Progress

Egypt’s Charade Of Progress

Achieving genuine progress in Egypt does not mean imposing restrictions. If Egyptians were to believe the current local media mantra, the country should currently be basking in a state of revolutionary afterglow since emerging victoriously from our second uprising in nearly as many years to slay...

Memo to El-Baradei: You Can’t Eat Neoliberalism

Memo to El-Baradei: You Can’t Eat Neoliberalism

Morsi’s failure to radically depart from Mubarak-era economic policy, contributed to his downfall. Shortly before riding into the vice-presidency of Egypt on the back of military tanks, Mohammed El-Baradei told the Foreign Policy (FP) magazine, “you can’t eat Sharia”...

The US Bogeyman in Post-Coup Egypt

The US Bogeyman in Post-Coup Egypt

In Egypt, the US has become the bogeyman for both the revolutionaries and the Muslim Brothers. The Saudi-supported military overthrow of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on July 3, 2013, following massive demonstrations against him throughout Cairo and Egypt, presented the United States with a...

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