Tag: authoritarianism

Denmark’s white ghetto mindset

By Khaled Diab The concentration of immigrants in certain poor neighbourhoods in Denmark is far more a sign of the ghetto mentality of the majority than that of minorities. Copenhagen. Image: Luca Sartoni Friday 16 April 2021 Denmark’s plans to…

Sisi’s fridge and Egypt’s frosty economy

By Khaled Diab A gaffe by Egypt’s president about his refrigerator reveals just how much Egyptians have cooled towards Sisi and his chilling economics. Monday 7 November 2016 You could say that Egypt has had its very own Watergate. But…

The square root of the Egyptian revolution

By Khaled Diab The Egyptian revolution is fatally wounded but it is far too soon to sound the death knells. The dreams it unleashed are impossible to contain. 25 January 2014 The word “revolution” perfectly encapsulates the events of the…

Egypt’s coup de quoi!?

The millions on the streets, not dressed in khaki, democratically ejected Mohamed Morsi. Now it’s time to remove the military from Egypt’s politics.