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Liberal arts are under pressure from neoliberalism and the commodification of education. The bigger threat might be autocracy. Read more

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Mada Masr, the last muckraking news site in Cairo, broke a story about El-Sisi’s son. On Sunday, Egyptian authorities broke into its office. Read more

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And unsurprisingly the U.S. under Trump and Pompeo isn’t standing up for press freedom. Read more

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The deposed Egyptian president’s legacy is complicated, and his death cruel. He “always underestimated the animosity of the military,” says the former U.S. ambassador. Read more

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Trump’s second White House meeting with Egyptian President El-Sisi will encourage a drift toward repression even worse than the Mubarak era. Read more

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