Meryam Joobeur’s film, Brotherhood explores Tunisia’s outsized role in the Syrian conflict.
The mass of people in North Africa are still a force to be reckoned with and the region is still far away from a return to authoritarian stagnation.
A big reason for this is to counter the growing success of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
That the recent revolutions failed to transcend political stagnation, is a product of the way neoliberalism functions as an ideology.
The Gulf States and Israel benefit tremendously from the authoritarian order that has kept the region underdeveloped and unfree for decades.
The rise and fall of television satire reflects the tragedy and disillusionment of the post-Morsi era.
One of the most enduring legacies of colonialism is the idea that it is impossible to contemplate a future in which the rest of the world does not resemble Europe.
Vox’s glossy presentations, crisp design and slick animations serve neoliberalism easily digestible to younger people and conducive to social media shares.
No figure in the Arab world embodies the ideals and contradictions of Pan-Arabism more than Egypt’s Gamal Abdel Nasser.