Recovery After a Political Revolution – Tunisia

Recovery from a political revolution seems to have a lot of similarities to recovery after a major disaster.  But, two obvious differences are there is less physical destruction, and the level of trust in government is a lot lower.  see For Tunisia, Revolution Was the Easy Part; NY Times, February 13, 2011

In cafes and on street corners, Tunisians say they are proud that their uprising against decades of authoritarian rule inspired protests in Egypt and elsewhere across the Arab world. But many also say they are realizing that bringing down the dictator may have been the easy part.  With restrictions on the media lifted and freedom of speech flourishing, years of bottled-up demands over salaries, working conditions and other rights have erupted.

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