Rulers must listen as protests seek to transform subjects into citizens

Issue 895 - 25 Feb 2011 | 4 minute read

Rare was the commentator who predicted that the overthrow of Tunisian leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in (was it only?) mid-January would be followed by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s demise and the probable overthrow of the even more entrenched Qadhafi regime in Libya.

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