1. Egypt's Democracy: A Question of Legitimacy


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    Although Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down in February 2011, the uprisings in Egypt show little sign of retreat. While the uniting rallying cry may have been against dictatorship, the struggle in Egypt that took headlines across the world in early 2011 reflected deeper social, political, and economic problems. The key demands of the revolution have still not been met. The continuation of military rule and the promise of more neoliberal economic policies lead many to believe it will be a long battle. Protestors in Egypt are hopeful, however, as people all over the world revolt against an economic system that benefits the few at the expense of the many.

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    • Jasmina Metwaly - excerpts from Remarks on Medan (Tahrir version)


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      Jasmina Metwaly - excerpts from Remarks on Medan (Tahrir version), 2011

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      • The Other Footage


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        excerpt from The Other Footage, by Jasmina Metwaly, 2010 Alexandria

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