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(a(version)s) interviews: Mohamed Abdelkarim and Rough Americana
Joe Namy talks about the art of sampling and interviews to sound artists that collaborated on the project “(a(version)s).”
“دستور الثورة..الوصاية مستمرة”
Amr Abdelrahman criticizes the restrictions on civil liberties in the draft constitution.
On the Arab Uprisings, Canada Sticks Its Head in the Sand
Paul Sedra offers a critical perspective on Canadian foreign policy in the Middle East.
Call for Applicants: Training Module on Building Knowledge in Media Policy for Arab Countries (Cairo, 27 Nov. - 6 Dec., 2012)
The American University in Cairo announces a module on media policy for civil society organizations.
Labor Strikes in Egypt; Iran Tribunal in London
Hossam Al-Hamalawy comments the wave of labor strikes in Egypt; Nancy Hormeshea talks about the Iran Tribunal set up to investigate political prisoner killings in the 1980s in Iran.
Egyptian Workers and the Revolution: An Interview with Kamal Abu-Eita
One of Egypt’s most prominent labor activists shares his thoughts on the labor movement before and after the Revolution.
انتفاضة الدفاع عن الرسول بين لوع جماعة الإخوان ومقاومة الاستعمار
Mohamed Waked discusses the political consequences in Egypt of the tension the film insulting the Prophet has produced.
Of Stupid Men and Smart Machines
Ahmad Shokr and Anjali Kamat argue that there are reasons beyond the film insulting the Prophet for the recent violence in the Muslim world.
Democracy Now! Interview with Islamic Scholar Tariq Ramadan on the Growing Mideast Protests and "Islam & the Arab Awakening"
Professor Tariq Ramadan says that the recent violence in Libya is not necessarily connected to the film insulting the Prophet.
Activism in the Coptic Diaspora: A Brief Introduction
Paul Sedra reflects on the difference between the Coptic community in Egypt and its diaspora abroad.
September 11th, Islamophobia, and the ‘Persecution Industry'
Paul Sedra writes about the realpolitik behind Westerners’ preoccupation with sectarian violence against Christians in Egypt.
What is to be Done: The Website as an Organizer #RevSoc
Hossam El-Hamalawy presents the new website of the Revolutionary Socialists.
التحضّر والانتفاضات العربية: وسط القاهرة وسقوط مبارك
Deen Sharp says it is important to consider the urban framework of the Arab Uprising when trying to explain it.
Beware of Small Cities
Deen Sharp talks about the importance of studying small cities to understand the Arab Uprising.
E-Militias of the Muslim Brotherhood: How to Upload Ideology on Facebook
Linda Herrera and Mark Lotfy argue that the Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated social media and it is using it to further its goals.
Amal Kenawy (1974-2012)
Remembering Egyptian artist Amal Kenawy and her work.
دليل المعترض على حجج المقترض
Wael Gamal criticizes the justifications the government has offered for requesting billions of dollars from the IMF.
The Tragedy of Books in Egypt
Khaled Fahmy tells the story of Egypt’s missing books.
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