January 30, 2013
Egypt’s recent days of violence have focused attention on the country’s political crisis – but the underlying cause remains an economy on the brink of collapse.
Rising prices of basic goods like bread, sugar and gasoline coupled with high rate of unemployment and a lack of social justice has created a lethal and combustible cocktail.
Poor education, youth disenfranchisement, unemployment and poverty have created a reservoir of resentment between the young men leading the protests and the government.
This article was posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 1:21 pm