TMR Issue Nº 15 • FIRE


TMR Issue 15 – 11 articles – 80 pages

As the planet heats up, raging wildfires have become more common and deadly. From California and Oregon to Greece, Algeria, Turkey and Australia, it often appears that climate change is here and the world as we know it has already changed forever.



Burning Forests, Burning Nations – The Markaz Review – Hadani Ditmars

Fiction: The Settlement – Tariq Mehmood

Climate Disasters Hasten the Advent of a World Refugee Crisis – Omar El Akkad

Killing Olive Trees Fails to Push Palestinians Out – Basil al-Adraa

FIRE: An Abbreviated Reading List – TMR

Alchemy and the Deaf Blacksmith of Amman – Munir Atalla

Poem: An Allegory for Our Times – Jenny Pollak

Sacred Fire, Profane Fire: From Ritual to Barbecue – Fadi Kattan

Diary of the Collapse: Charif Majdalani on Lebanon’s Trials by Fire – A.J. Naddaff

Reconsidering Thoreau in a Burning World – Megan Marshall

The Vanishing: Are Arab Christians an Endangered Minority? – Hadani Ditmars