So the elections in Egypt are upon us, and they didn't turn out to be a catastrophe. In fact, the turnout is looking good. But should we all be celebrating? Ursula Lindsey and I argue that while Egyptians have shown they're ready for democracy, the process still leaves much to be desired. And in any case, what happens next?
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Links for this episode:
- Our special elections page.
- What to make of these elections?
- Ashraf Khalil's pre-elections piece on Jadaliyya.
A transcript of this podcast is available.