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It's Still Oil, Stupid

Carl Pope | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

Forty years ago in October the first oil embargo taught the U.S. a lesson -- an economy dependent on a single fuel, oil, for its entire transportation system -- is fatally flawed. Yet this is a lesson we seem resolutely determined to forget.

Egypt and Morsi Don't Mix

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.31.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Egypt and Morsi don't mix. The message was loud and clear in the visuals, on TV, online. The picture of a banner erected on a Cairo street ahead of m...

Fake Plastic Souks: The Glory Years

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.04.2013 | Books
Magda Abu-Fadil

Naked Neo Lladro figurines draped in mini bikinis comply with local mores in Sharjah where authorities have asked shopkeepers to "behead" mannequins a...

Abdulaziz Sadeq Spearheads Kuwait's National Youth Project Media Campaign

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.27.2012 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Kuwait's youth are hoping to steer the country in the right direction through participation in an advisory body tasked with helping to set official policies.

Elected Municipal Councils Could Foster Spirit of Civic Participation in the UAE

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

At present, some Emiratis seem to be disconnected from public service and civic duty. One way to engage them in decision-making would be to allow citizens to run and vote in municipal elections.

Mixed Marriages Bring Strength Upon Strength to the UAE

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Should the UAE, and specifically Dubai, known for being hospitable and welcoming to people of all ethnicities, backgrounds and cultures, make our very own citizens feel unwelcome?

Rewind to Ramadan

Saadia Zahid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Saadia Zahid

During Ramadan, nightlife transforms from shots at nightclubs to shots of morrocan tea and card games. Door policies switch from no national dress to no sleeveless tops and short dresses.