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Palestine: What was happening here was never normal anyway
| How much will we normalize surveillance of our lives, for the sake of supposed safety?
2 May 2020
American University in Cairo
13 min read
Book review: AUC and its students — irrepressible bubbles and inevitable politicization
| Moataz Bellah’s bold introspective narrative tracks the rise and fall of the student movement in AUC
4 August 2019
A republic deferred, forever
This process is essential for the continuation of the regime — a necessary act of political theater.
15 January 2020
A frightening vision: On plans to rebuild the Alexandria Lighthouse
It's no easy feat to restore the seventh wonder of the ancient world, but then along came modern-day
2 July 2015
On the false hope of investor conferences
Once again, Egyptians must sit back and listen to their government convince them that they need to pin
13 March 2015
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| How can we grow old when the world never stopped making children of us, over and over again?
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Mugamma revisited: Reimagining the building and the square
| We propose a range of activities: a library, affordable housing, a hotel, government headquarters.
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