A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Literacy Gap in the Arab World

Via Iyad al-Baaghdadi, a striking contrast: literacy among 15-24 year olds and among 65 and older. He notes the current age of Arab leaders is 69.

Arab Spring is not dead. Thermidor is not permanent. Al-thawra mustamirra.

A lot to talk about today but first I have to clear my desk on the day job. Stay tuned.

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