Egypt's economic problems do have a possible solution: politics. But Egypt's politicians are failing.
Some protesters demanded President Morsi's ouster as they clashed with police on the anniversary of Mubarak's fall. Deepening economic woes and violence have marred Morsi's short tenure.
When Hosni Mubarak ruled Egypt, torture of suspects and citizens was commonplace among Egypt's police. Under President Mohamed Morsi, not much has changed.
Morsi visited with a business delegation in hopes of boosting economic ties. But Germany issued a travel warning about Egypt, and Chancellor Merkel said nothing about loan forgiveness.
When the head of Egypt's military starts darkly warning of state collapse, it's time to worry.
Egypt's opposition leaders say talks with President Mohamed Morsi about weekend unrest are pointless unless they also address fundamental issues that leave Egypt prone to instability.
Some days it feels like it. The reporter takes a walk through Tahrir Square, the heart of the 2011 uprising against Egypt's Hosni Mubarak.
Sam LaHood and most of the other Americans accused of running illegal nongovernmental organizations fled the country last year. But 14 Egyptians and one American continue to face jail.
Is the Muslim Brotherhood making moves to extend its control over local governments and labor unions?