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Philip Rizk

Egypt

State crime and street crime: Two sides of one coin?

When society is this corrupt, are the poor entitled to rise up and take what is 'theirs'?

Politics

Egypt and the global economic order

Egypt's protests were a denunciation of neo-liberalism and the political suppression required to impose it.

Politics

Gaza's tunnel economy stumbles

A ceasefire with Israel has reduced the profit margin for some Palestinian entrepreneurs.

Middle East

Palestinians reclaim Gaza farmland

Farmers and contractors launch projects to rehabilitate former Israeli settlements.