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Happy 2020! On Our Podcast: Earth Goes Kaboom, Thanks to Trump
Thanks to Trump, our planet is set to turn into a cataclysmic, apocalyptic political and military disaster. Happy 2020! And welcome to our weekly podcast.
For Quality Cultural Diplomacy, Watch Hulu’s ‘Ramy’
With laughter and understanding across religions and culture, 'Ramy' is the future -- for the next generation and beyond.
Five Reasons We Should Pay Attention to Egypt
A certain country has a lot to teach us about #NotMyPresident, blackface, revolution and mummies.
Bringing Home the World: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey
Gorgeous, detailed daguerreotypes of Mediterranean architecture from a previously unknown pioneer of early photography.
Can Divan Orchestra Bring Peace to the Middle East?
Reflections on a "project against ignorance" for young Arab and Israeli musicians.
Jamal Khashoggi and the Death of American Decency
Action with dark or selfish intent is troubling. Indifference in the face of injustice is evil.
Maz Jobrani Uses Comedy to Tell the Immigrant Story
Why Donald Trump is bad for comedy and what makes a good joke.
Grote Expectations: A New Musical Heralds the Power of Story
"I’m partial to the guillotine as a device," the playwright said.
Trump Should Just Hire Cheney If He’s Going to Act Like...
If you're going to betray your voters, then stop hiring knockoffs and get Darth Vader himself.
Navigating History, Religion in ‘The Last Watchman of Old Cairo’
Why take time to read a book about time? For quiet revelations and epiphanies.
30 International Artists You Should Track During 2018
They are global spitfires -- artists making a difference -- and they are producing hope.
In Broadway’s Gentlest Musical, Hope Strikes Up the “Band”
Egyptian musicians and Israeli townspeople find music and connections beyond politics.
In Dubai, Architect Rem Koolhaas Sees Art in Concrete
The galleries of Al Quoz in Dubai: little seen by the UAE's 15 million annual visitors.
Qatar Dispute Plays Out at Ancient Pyramids of Sudan
For the Beja people, Sudan's pyramids are a crucial part of the economic ecology.
US Strike on Syria: Meaningless, Impotent, Illegitimate?
The lame and awkward gesture raises questions about U.S. intentions.
Let’s Not Shut Up and Dance
A pro-Trump nation is not safe. Let's prepare the next generation of American artists.
Welcome to Bet Hatikva: “The Band’s Visit”
What an enticing world-music-like original cast CD this one is going to be.
Liberty, Equality, Atrocity: Paris in a Time of Terror
The French state has committed its own share of crimes against its Arabic citizens.
“Oslo”: A Lost Middle East Peace
The characters exist in this imagined scenario but not necessarily the actual dialog.
A War Criminal Slow Jams the “News”
Have you noticed how corporate media works to entertain and indoctrinate you with the government’s rendition of news rather than the real news? And...
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