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In Egypt, Ranks of Young and Hopeless Are Swelling

Youth unemployment in Egypt now stands at over 40 percent. The government is already bloated with unproductive civil servants; and, in the country's stagnant economy, the private sector is incapable of absorbing the scores of new workers who join the labor market each year. It's the young and educated who fare the worst: In Egypt’s broken system, university graduates are more likely to be jobless than the country’s near-illiterate. VOA's Hamada Elrasam spoke with young...

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