After the Uprising

How can the energy and idealism from popular uprisings be channeled into building alternative political and social structures? In this conversation with Mohamed ElBaradei, Nobel Peace Laureate and former head of Egypt's liberal Constitution Party, he reflects on the Egyptian Uprising of 2011 and provides practical insights, drawing from modern management and diplomacy, about the importance of teamwork in building political structures. 

Ideas Vs. Ideology

What ideas are needed to advance global pro-democracy movements? Are we living in a post-ideological age, and is this a good thing? In this historic conversation that took place in Cairo in throes of revolutionary transition ElBaradei, Nobel Laureate and then head of Egypt's liberal, Constitution Party, and Rajmohan Gandhi, historian, peace activist, and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, discuss these pressing questions.

Gandhi in Egypt

Many people spoke of the spirit of Gandhi in Egypt’s Tahrir square during the January 25 Uprising of 2011. Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson and leading biographer of Mahatma Gandhi, traveled to Egypt to lend his solidarity to the Egyptian people and engage in an historic conversation with Mohamed ElBaradei, Nobel Peace Laureate and then head of Egypt's liberal Constitution Party. Gandhi marvels at the event of the Egyptian revolution and notes the long history of support and solidarity between India and Egypt.

Divide and Rule

Rajmohan Gandhi, historian, peace activist, and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, visited Egypt during the turbulent post-revolution period in 2013. He tells a cautionary tale from the Indian Independence Movement about the dangers of "divide & rule." He stresses the need to work across lines of difference for the good of societies and the whole of humanity.