Society
Video | Big Brother: Kill the peasants
Andeel | Andeel's "Big Brother" a sarcastic weekly series in which his character shares his views on Egypt
Here we go again: Saving Muslim Women and Queers in the Age of Trump
Nadine Naber | The Muslim ban accentuates the gendered and sexual “backwardness” of “Muslim” foreign nationals
Video | Mariam
Menem Sami | Twenty-year-old Mariam Naim is an online radio host, performer, and Special Olympics athlete
How ordinary Egyptians embodied nationalism around the 1919 revolution
Osman El Sharnoubi | Ziad Fahmy uses popular culture to look back at the emergence of a distinctly Egyptian identity
Periods in prison: a campaign to get healthcare for women inmates
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Prison authorities have ignored the basic healthcare needs of women on their periods in detention
Video | Satisfaction
Mostafa Darwish | The story of Reda who taught himself to play table tennis using his jaws
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Video | Mariam the carpenter
Menem Sami | In a remote Upper Egyptian village, Mariam has taken on carpentry to support herself and her family
Think, rethink
Connie Burk | Connie Burk on processes of community accountability, their limitations and their potential
 
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An analytical daily overview of the Arabic-language press translated into English. The Digest unpacks Egypt's complex political, economic and social conditions as represented by local media.

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A more-or-less weekly series in which film enthusiasts write a response — whether personal or scholarly or both — to a movie they love.

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