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Morsi Executive Power

Egyptians Stand Up to President's Power Grab

Medea Benjamin | Posted 01.28.2013 | World
Medea Benjamin

Morsi's declaration was a complicated one, as it included some positive things for Egypt's revolutionaries. But outrage was sparked by the proviso that all presidential decisions be immune from judicial review.

Meet Egypt's Mr. Morsi: A President Without Checks and Balances

H.A. Hellyer | Posted 01.27.2013 | World
H.A. Hellyer

Mr. Morsi won the presidential elections, there is no other official in the land with popular electoral legitimacy, and the judiciary is corrupt. So one may ask, why not allow him this authority, and let him do some good with it?