• Internet Cafe in Karimabad (Hunza), northern Pakistan. Photo via Flickr user: · · · — — — · · ·.
    Digital Censorship in Egypt and Pakistan

    “In Pakistan, as well as in Egypt and other countries like the UAE and Saudi Arabia, the government faces the same kind of debate in a society that has grown ever more aware of its collective voice, and ever more eager to use it.”

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  • The sun sets over Egypt's current capital, in Cairo. Photo via Flickr user: Marwa Morgan
    Egypt’s New Clothes

    Egypt will be abandoning Cairo’s infrastructure problems and building a new capital in imitation of Dubai or Singapore, just as the proverbial Emperor donned new clothes.

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  • Soldiers wave the Egyptian flag over Tahrir Square. Photo via Flickr user: Alisdare Hickson
    Notes on (Egyptian) Nationalism

    The anniversary of the January 25 revolution has not passed unstained with blood, mixed with the memory of 2011′s euphoria and the relentlessly lingering hope and desire to witness the actualization of its promised fruit.

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