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Egypt: Waiting for Sunset

How long must we endure? It is difficult to take events in Egypt seriously right now. It has become normal to see legal and judicial travesties on a…

Egypt: Bottoms, Narrative Choices, & Frogs

It seems that there are certain things people need to realize first, in order to sense the necessity of change, and, in some cases, the urgency. Let’s start…

Le Morte d’Egypte

Excuse the title. I like the Camelot myths. I’ve never read the original Malory though and wasn’t quite so interested in it when I was a child. The…

Egypt: A Sampling of Cognitive Biases

The conversation going on right now in Egypt, whether it’s on twitter, or in a cab, or on a supposedly well-respected television show – has mostly been bereft…

July 26th, 2013: Let’s Go Crazy

I’ve been trying to talk sanity for the last few days. People don’t want to hear it. You’re either pro-military or pro-terrorism, you’re either an ikhwan or a…

Who Are We Kidding With These Elections?

  The elections are a complete farce. Nothing about this is legitimate. SCAF derive their legitimacy from Mubarak, who was deposed and had no legitimacy to confer on…

A Light @ The End of The Tunnel?

It’s been up and down, and brutal sometimes, and we’ve all found ourselves asking the same question I was asked today by a friend; whose side is the…

What Happened April 8/9 in Tahrir

The choice to commit to a sit-in was not much of a choice. When the dissenting army officers came to Tahrir, their fates were pretty much sealed, and…