Reform? What reform?

Last summer, Cairo felt a bit like a pressure cooker. There seemed to be demonstrations every other day, and there was a sense that something had to change. But after the elections and the violence and the fraud, Egypt seems to be “back to square one,� as one analyst told me. For more on the way reform has stalled, and the efforts of some groups (judges, activists) to fight back, you can listen to this story I did recently for The World.