Free Alaa Now

The Markaz Review joins 15 Nobel Prize for Literature laureates and millions around the world in calling for Alaa Abd El-Fattah's immediate release.

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Why Berlin?

Editor Jordan Elgrably introduces the BERLIN issue guest editor, Viola Shafik, and more than a dozen new contributors to TMR.

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Why WALLS?

"I would like to break the walls of ignorance between East and West." Walls and barriers are what we erect when we have no words.

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On Power, Palestine and Standing Rock

Jordan Elgrably Every­where we look, we see epic strug­gles between the peo­ple and the powerful—battles for free­dom and jus­tice on one side ver­sus dom­i­na­tion and exploita­tion on the oth­er. We… Continue reading On Power, Palestine and Standing Rock

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“Honky” Raises the Spectre of Racism in Us All

Jordan Elgrably Amer­i­ca has nev­er been more heart­break­ing than when it is at war with itself, divid­ed down lines of col­or, of so-called “race”—the illu­sion that col­or or eth­nic­i­ty real­ly… Continue reading “Honky” Raises the Spectre of Racism in Us All

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