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Galal Amin: A master of the declining art of teaching
Remembering Galal Amin not only as an intellectual, but a captivating teacher
27 September 2018
Abdel Latif al-Tahan
The 100-year-old chained-up duck (Part 2)
One day, Pierre Brossolette, a French resistance figure, pointed to a poster of the movie Gone with the
29 October 2015
Nael El Toukhy
How Hebrew teaches us something about ourselves, Part 4
Israel vs. Israel: Judaism, Islam and Zionism “It pained him that Jews are being killed, but it
17 October 2015
18 min read
On the question of food
| Over a year ago, I began interviewing food activists and researchers in Egypt on the question of food.
11 April 2016
16 min read
Motherhood as choice
| It was one of those rare occurrences when I was not too tired to make babysitting arrangements, dress
21 March 2016
8 min read
My city, whose responsibility?
| In Azhar Park on June 15, Christine Auclair, coordinator of the World Urban Campaign, invited a group
17 June 2015
17 min read
Parking Heliopolis for development
| An automated screen in front of the Khulafa al-Rashedeen mosque in Cairo’s Heliopolis neighborhood
24 April 2015
Ettehadiya Presidential Palace
7 min read
Yara Sallam: A prisoner of passion and human rights
| Many speak professionally of Yara Sallam, 28, as a skilled lawyer and distinguished researcher, but some
25 June 2014
2014 presidential elections
10 min read
What’s in the presidential contest for democrats?
| With presidential elections on the horizon, Egypt’s democratic groups are assessing their options.
10 March 2014
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