Monday, January 9, 2012

In Egypt "Democratic" Elections are undermining protests for change

here an excerpt from my most recent article


There is more at stake than just these violations or the extent to which these elections have been free and fair. Permeating the 2011-2012 elections is a much broader and more significant matter that is not unique to Egypt, namely how these elections and the discourse of democracy that they have generated are being used to undermine the struggle for revolutionary change.


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