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The Hamdeen Argument

The summer of 2011 must’ve been an incredible time for Hamdeen Sabbahi. He was one of the darlings of the revolution, known as a left-leaning Nasserist (whatever that…

Egypt : Injustice & Dissolution

There is one thing clearly at the root of Egypt’s current dissolution as a ‘state’, and it is the absolute absence of justice. The police force, at best, is…

Egypt : It’s a Matter of Opinion

So, finally – when their lackluster attempts at reason fall apart, they tell you it’s just a difference of opinion, and that it’s okay to disagree. So yeah,…

Egypt: The Regime’s Oppression Cannot Last

The Egyptian people are used to disappointment. Anybody who can see the outside world, or who was alive and conscious before or during Nasser knows that our trajectory has been going downhill. There is one generation that you’ll generally find most antithetical to the revolution, and that is the quinquagenarians. They’ve had it tough, all they know is military rule and disappointment, but the real tragedy is that many of them literally do not know any better. This, for them, is the best of all possible Egypts.

Egypt: The Choices We Make

Perhaps one of the biggest changes we’ll all felt since Jan 25, 2011 is – the euphoria, and the burden of – choice. Will you go down? What…

Egypt: Story Arcs

Obligatory recap It’s difficult to know how far back to go – but let’s just say this; it’s January 2014, the Post-Morsi constitution has passed, with a (ridiculously)…

English Translation of El-Sisi’s Alleged Leak

Yesterday, this video came out on YouTube, posted by the now mostly defunct Freedom & Justice Party, the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood. It’s supposedly a leaked…

Egypt: Here & Now

It has been almost a month since Ex-President Morsi was removed from office, and the conversation about whether or not he was removed by revolution or coup, or…

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…