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Egypt and complexity

by on January 30, 2011
Protest’s Old Guard Falls In Behind the Young

Political organizers, many younger than 30, are taking the lead in efforts to topple a regime older than they are.

Political Crisis Starts to Be Felt Economically

Shortages of fuel, rising prices for food and a slowdown of many kinds of businesses are increasing the sense of crisis.

Unrest in Egypt Unsettles Global Markets

The instability could hinder oil shipments, raise energy costs and drive equity prices down.

For those of us thinking about world sustainability, this is sobering to see the leel of disruption: break in food, upshot in energy prices. Hints of what moves toward sustainability could look like, since they require large dislocations of current economic activity.

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