Joseph Hammond is a journalist and former Cairo correspondent for Radio Free Europe. He has written on issues ranging from boxing to international relations on four continents. He has also worked as a consultant on development issues and as Fulbright Public Policy fellow with the government of Malawi.Last updated on 16.07.2015
Democratization in Egypt cannot be successful unless the economic realm is liberalized as well. Egypt must get away from its rentier economy by expanding business and entrepreneurship. The people who are building a new political culture are now tasked with the construction of a new culture of commerce as well.