An avoidable attack on the Capitol forces America to face its demons.

It’s been exactly a decade since what Egyptians remember as the 25th of January. On one eerily quiet night, a concept which always rouses suspicion in lively Cairo, I drove home with a friend just days after a…

Reflections on life under lockdown from the world’s COVID-19 capital

Photograph: Richard Drury — Getty Images

Brooklyn, NY — A few days back I caught myself feeling and behaving as though I’d just stepped off the set of The Walking Dead. A necessary but potentially lethal grocery run. Stealth mode. Backpack tightly on my back, hyperaware…

Hadear Kandil

Writer based in Brooklyn. Many things in past lives; always came back to words.

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