Egypt: The distance between democracy and social justice

Efrat, Yacov Ben
February 2011
Challenge (07924143);2011, p1
This article discusses a popular uprising calling for the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 2011. It considers the uprising as a manifestation of the bravery showed by people to fight the regime of Mubarak. It criticizes Mubarak for grooming his son as successor. The article recognizes the increasing power of the Egyptian workers' movement and its role in the uprising.


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