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Ramadan Kareem

Though it remains to be seen what political, economic and social changes will happen (if any) in the “New Egypt,” its first Ramadan after Mubarak’s downfall will undoubtably be memorable……

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Hip Hop and the "Arab Spring"

From “Hip Hop & Diaspora: Connecting the Arab Spring” by Lara Dotson-Renta over at the Arab Media & Society online journal: The diasporic connections visible in the hip-hop of the…..

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The "Fall" of Capital

On May 18th, Slavoj Žižek, Mamdouh Habashi, Samir Amin, David Harvey and Zygmunt Bauman participated in a roundtable entitled “Meaning of Maghreb?” during the Decolonization: New Emancipatory Struggles conference in Croatia……

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"Piss Off to Tahrir Square!"

Al Jazeera’s documentary on the April 6 Youth Movement (“The Arab Awakening: Seeds of Revolution”) follows the group leaders – among them Ahmed Maher, Mohamed Adel, Amr Ali and Amal…..

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Letter from Tunisia

Gregory Mann, Guest Blogger Have we already forgotten that the ‘Arab Spring’ began in the winter? Ben Ali and co. took flight in January, before the whole word learned that…..

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Nawal el Saadawi Feels Young Again

On March 11 – just one month after Hosni Mubarak was ousted by the January 25th protesters – Nawal el Saadawi (my hero) spoke as one of the “Revolutionary Women:…..

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Vanity Fair does Egypt

Vanity Fair’s May issue features a photographic series of young Egyptians dubbed, at various points in the accompanying article, ‘tech-savvy internet activists.’ The first photograph is of Wael Ghonim, the…..

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Images of the Egyptian Revolution

A special edition of Sowar Magazine is dedicated to pictures of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution which occurred between January 25, 2011 and February 11, 2011 and led to the resignation…..