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City Club: Investing in provincial middle-class dreams
| The main driver of increasingly distinct class enclaves in Egypt has been expanding privatization
3 July 2020
American University in Cairo
9 min read
El 7ara: How the other 95 percent lives
| “Well, they have to wear the tarboosh. Otherwise you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference, they
24 April 2015
11 min read
A state in shackles
| Among many of the perceived differences between the January 25, 2011 and the June 30, 2013 mobilizations
1 January 2014
10 min read
You just got mahraganed
| It’s going to be difficult for you to like mahraganat if you’re the kind of person who asks the waiter
22 September 2013
Return to what? Against misreadings of Gaza’s Great March
Israel's organization of power has created new relations between different classes of Palestinians.
14 October 2019
A letter from prison
Mahienour al-Massry, imprisoned on charges based on the Protest Law, writes from her prison cell:
7 June 2014
Mika Minio-Paluello and Reem Labib
Cold: A silent killer in Egypt
Yesterday’s hailstorm and rainstorm across Egypt brought a reminder that the harsh winter isn’t
9 March 2014
Cairo International Airport
3 min read
Yasmine al-Narsh sentenced to 4 years in prison for airport altercation
3 October 2015
The most comfortable place in the world
| "You know, I've travelled to every place in the world. There's no place where I feel as comfortable as I feel here..."
7 October 2015
Cartoon: Responsibly built
| Fat man: You should have a smaller belly, for Egypt.
15 July 2014
| Egyptian man in swimming pool: "By the way I don't hate Egyptians at all, actually most of my friends are Egyptian." Egyptian woman: "Yeah?"
13 July 2014
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Omar Robert Hamilton
| Can the climate emergency show us how to see through the political stasis of our current regimes?
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What we talk about when we talk about trees
| We are left with two choices: to withdraw entirely or to talk about trees. How do we create a third?
9 December 2019
Mugamma revisited: Reimagining the building and the square
| We propose a range of activities: a library, affordable housing, a hotel, government headquarters.
25 May 2020
Where do old lesbians go to die?
| How can we grow old when the world never stopped making children of us, over and over again?
17 February 2020