Posts tagged egypt
Posts tagged egypt
Foreign correspondents love to interview local cab drivers for their political opinions.
The Morning News || June 8, 2011
In a busy downtown Cairo street, armed men exchanged gunfire, threw rocks and Molotov cocktails, and freely wielded knives in broad daylight. In the new Egypt, incidents like this are becoming commonplace.
The New York Review of Books || May 17, 2011
How and why Egyptian women got so swiftly and effectively silenced after the revolution.
The Atlantic || April 13, 2011
Just as much as Twitter and Facebook, Egyptians’ sense of humor sustained the crowd, spread the message, and connected the protests to the world.
The Atlantic || February 23, 2011
To judge by the streets of Cairo on the morning of March 19, it seemed that a good chunk of my city’s 19 million residents were taking part in the constitutional referendum.
The New York Review of Books || March 24, 2011
Egypt and Tunisia actually had decent family planning under their dictatorships. Where might they move forward under Democratic government?
AlterNet || March 2, 2011
When the entire country of Egypt was forced offline by its government last month, it served as a global wake-up call that the Internet is a more fragile medium than we imagine it to be. What happened in Egypt was particularly striking, but other, subtler tests of the Internet’s resilience abound.
The Atlantic || February 24, 2011
As the Egyptian equivalent of Dr. Phil, Oprah, and Rick Warren all rolled together, Amr Khaled is an army of one dreaming of the Islamic Renaissance to come, a pious poster boy, hero, and self-help coach to millions.
Bidoun || #23
On Thursday evening, sixteen days after thousands of Egyptians converged on Cairo’s central square to bring an end to a thirty-year-old dictatorship, it seemed that the moment we had been waiting for had finally come.
New York Review of Books Blog || February 11, 2011
What Egypt learned from the students who overthrew Milosevic.
Foreign Policy || February 12, 2011