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Triumph of the Bureaucracy: A Decade of Aborted Social and Political Change in Egypt
Amr Adly explains the survival of the state bureaucracy amidst waves of sociopolitical change since the January 25 Revolution. Click here to read the article in Arabic.
The Guide for Using Life: A Graphic Novel and Exhibition
Medrar TV reports on an exhibition entitled “The Guide for Using Life.”
Revolution and Despair
Asef Bayat offers his observations after a recent visit to Egypt, during which he found that revolutionaries feel a sense of despair and disenchantment as a result of developments since the January 25 Revolution.
Composer Maurice Louca on Salute the Parrot
Medrar TV reports on Egyptian musician and composer Maurice Louca.
January Culture Bouquet
Jadaliyya’s Culture Page Editors release summaries of articles published in January.
الإخوان من الجماعة إلى الفرقة
Ibrahim el-Houdaiby analyzes the impact of political developments in Egypt on the Muslim Brotherhood.
تقييم حالة الإعلام الخاص فى مصر
Rania Makram analyzes the field of private media outlets in Egypt.
Will the Counter-Revolution Continue?
Jadaliyya Egypt Editors argue that while the revolution has not achieved its goals, counter-revolutionary forces have not either.
The Revolutionary Practice of Endurance
Ian Alan Paul explores the ways in which the people of Cairo try to maintain the symbols of the January 25 Revolution, despite the military-backed regime’s countless attempts to remove any signs that such a revolution ever occurred.
Is Cairene Graffiti Losing Momentum?
Mona Abaza examines the regime’s restriction of street art as a form of political expression in light of crackdowns on rights activists, non-governmental organizations, and revolutionaries.
“Old People Are Not Revolutionaries!” Labor Struggles Between Precarity and Istiqrar in a Factory Occupation in Egypt
Dina Makram-Ebeid reflects on the impact of the January 25 Revolution on the public sector and labor struggles.
Mubarakism on Steroids: Jadaliyya Co-Editor Hesham Sallam Interviewed on the Anniversary of the Revolution
Hesham Sallam gives an extensive interview about the rise of repression and authoritarianism in Egypt during the rule of Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi and what that means for the memory of the Egyptian revolution.
Third Eye: Photography
Medrar TV reports on the “Third Eye” exhibition.
Live Stream Event -- Joel Beinin on Workers and Revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia (21 January 2015 at Stanford University)
The Jadaliyya Reports Page announces Joel Beinin’s presentation entitled “Workers and Revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia,” delivered at Stanford University.
The 25th Youth Salon
Medrar TV reports: “Egyptian artist Khaled Hafez showcases over 400 works at the Cairo Opera House Grounds and Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum in Cairo.”