Monday, January 31, 2011

What We Could Learn From Egypt

For days now, Egyptian protesters have filled the streets of their nation to protest against a 30-year long dictatorship and rising economic inequality. Considering that income inequality is much higher in the United States of America than in Egypt, one might wonder why U.S. citizens have not taken to the streets like their Egyptian counterparts. Better TV choices?

Robert Kuttner, co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect Magazine, also wonders Where's the Protest at Home? (Clue: Methinks a comma is missing in his title.)

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