Is Egypt's Revolution Over?
Murphy, Dan, The Christian Science Monitor
Tahrir Square is filling again today, but it no longer holds the symbolic power for Egyptians that it did in early 2011. Now it's more of a democracy ghetto.
Within hours of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's being pushed from power by a popular uprising, activists were huddling in cafes and apartments around Cairo, asking, "What next?" All of them, from recently politicized young revolutionaries to labor activists to the seasoned hands of the Muslim Brotherhood, knew the task would be daunting. "Mubarak, go!" was a proposition that millions of Egyptians were happy to get behind. The "what are we for?" bit, and forging unity against a regime that had lost its figurehead …
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