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Egypt: a hope an a plea

The USA, Israel and the other first world democratic states can not keep putting bandages on the economic and political problems of the world. We can not say how wonderful freedom and democracy is but actively deny it to billions of people through the world because we do not trust them. Not dealing with the problems now means dealing with them later when they will only be worse. But of course that is what we do with so many issues. Continue reading

World Situation

The macro meaning of the Egyptian revolt

The median age of an Egyptian is 24 years old. While the Egyptian economy has been growing well over 5% a year during recent times it can not keep up with the number of people entering the work force. In fact none of the developing countries with large youth populations will be able to provide economic opportunity to the their youth who want to find work,marry and have children. Continue reading