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Monday, November 20,  2017
Life
Soraya Morayef

Voting should be a personal choice, not a duty

Yahia Lababidi

Cairo - A Poem

Adam Shatz

The military wanted nothing more than to return to its barracks. But it is enjoying a taste of power it hasn’t had since the 1950s and may find it hard to give it up

Mohamed El Shahed

The constant need for more agricultural land and more housing means that planners and politicians need to devise an urban model built on density

Hicham Ben Abdallah El Alaoui

A new cultural paradigm cannot be built by either ignoring the Salafist paradigm or merely paying lip service to it. We must engage it with respect and courage 

 
Lisa Anderson

In subtle ways, the experience of self-reliance and reversed roles empowered this younger generation to challenge authority in a way that was insistent, disciplined and grateful

Yomna Khattab

Democracy will not come overnight.  I will cherish every moment of this phase in every possible way - physically, spiritually, passionately, and I will offer it all my time and heart 

Randa Shoeb

The key for Egypt’s school systems to succeed is to adopt a combination of monitoring and effective intervention—at the school and the individual level—to ensure that good instruction is delivered consistently across the system

Mohamed Ezzat

A Poem

Sara Horowitz

Every Egyptian protestor who believes in democracy has an obligation to remain involved, for it is through involvement that democracy is built, tended, guarded, and grown

Rants

There’s No Grey in Our Flag

 “In the land of all black and all white, shouting grey is blasphemy;” and there are 80 million shades of grey in Egypt. Continue Reading

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EDITORIAL

Editorial – The Nile

It’s simple really, if we don’t save the Nile, everything else we are debating, discussing, arguing about will be irrelevant. Continue Reading

An open letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

I have the greatest respect and admiration for you. We can never forget that it was your courage and foresight that called for change and a transition...  Continue Reading

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Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahems are stand-alone cartoons interspersed throughout the paper that humorously raise a specific question or point out an apparent contradiction,...  Continue Reading

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Polls

Removing the word "civil" from the Constitution will result in
 A military state
 A theocratic (religious) state
 A civil state
 Don''t care
Do you support holding football matches with fans attending?
 Yes
 No
 Don''t care
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