James Mroz

James Mroz
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James Mroz is an African and Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic double major at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

The Rise of al-Sisi and the Fate of the Egyptian Revolution

Egyptians awoke on August 6 to a day of celebration. People from across the country paraded through the streets with Egyptian flags as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced an $8 billion expansion of the Suez Canal. The national holiday centered on an elaborate inauguration that was hosted in the town of Ismailia. Trumpeters dressed as pharaohs stood in formation...

Op Ed: The Hidden Actors in UCLA’s Divestment Campaign

Twelve long months, sixteen hours of brutal debate, and one failed attempt. Even after these obstacles, the undergraduate student government of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) successfully passed a resolution that called for divestment from companies that profit from human rights violations in the West Bank and Gaza. As a student who experienced this historic vote during my...

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