Spied on for Being Muslim

(I wrote this comment for The Nation) There is a grocery store near my apartment in Brooklyn called the NSA Food Markets (NSA here stands for National Supermarket Association). I joke with my friends that since they’re the NSA, they must know what I’ll be buying and ought to have …

U.S. Backs Repression in Egypt

The sentencing on June 23 of three Al Jazeera journalists, each to at least seven years in prison, by an Egyptian court …

An op-ed on Syria

I wrote a quick response to Israel’s attack on Syria for The Progressive magazine. It can be found here (click on post …

Two Short Pieces on Egypt

I was in Egypt during late November and early December. I wrote two short pieces about what’s happening there. They can be …

Brooklyn is …

As read by Moustafa Bayoumi. [Click on the video on the home page.]