TMR Issue Nº 31 • WORK


TMR Issue 31 – 13 articles –  131 pages

Unconventional professions, dangerous jobs, unemployment, crazy work stories, work pressure, deadlines, irritating colleagues, dead bosses, spies, assassins, tightrope workers, circus hands, labor protests, feminist icons breaking barriers, immigration attorneys saving lives, good cops/bad cops… our WORK issue relates titillating, aggravating, unbelievable, unforgettable stories related to work, fiction and creative nonfiction. Work, work, work!!!



Working the News: a Short History of Al Jazeera’s First 30 Years – Iason Athanasiadis

“Immigrants in Houston”—Fiction From Anis Shivani’s Patel Mart – Anis Shivani

The Artist at Work—a Conversation with Souad Massi – Jordan Elgrably

Salman Toor – TMR

The Saga of Mounia Akl’s Costa Brava, Lebanon – Meera Santhanam

The Outsourcing of Pain—On Work and Alienation – Ahmed Awadalla

Buck Up, It’s Only Racism at the Office – Laila Halaby

Jordanian Women Race-Car Drivers Work the Track – Reem Halasa

The Invisible Walls, a Meditation on Work and Being – Nashwa Nasreldin

Iran on the Move—Photos by Peyman Hooshmandzadeh – Peyman Hooshmandzadeh, Malu Halasa

Short Fiction: By Mistake/On the Bus to Work – Salamis Aysegul Sentug Tugyan

Hard Work: Kurdish Kolbars or Porters Risk Everything – Clive Bell

TMR Conversations: Mana Neyestani, Graphic Novelist – Malu Halasa