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No Grace or Gratitude from Egypt’s Muslim Brothers

I am the one who got it all started. Photo Hossam el Hamalawy.

The Muslim Brothers and the left are in open war in Egypt. Since taking power, the Brothers have shown little interest in the plight of the poor, and have forgotten their debts to erstwhile allies, writes a prominent leftist activist in an open letter to the chairman of the Islamist group’s political party.

Listening to you thoughtlessly vilifying the Left, asserting first that it is funded by sources abroad, then carrying on about its fragmentation and alienation from the Egyptian culture, my anger quickly changed into disdain.