The Freedom of Baladi Dance with Alexandre Paulikevitch

MP3 Audio [31 MB]DownloadShow URL It was one of those beautiful nights in Beirut were I found myself sitting at a table with new friends sharing stories, teaching each other about the world, and finding humor in unexpected places.  And even after a long day of teaching and rehearsing, Alexandre Paulikevitch is a natural at […]

ctrp437 Unspoken Egypt: Violence at Home

MP3 Audio [24 MB]DownloadShow URL The issue of domestic abuse is a huge yet unspoken problem in Egypt.  Despite all the stories of the great social liberation that is taking place on the street when it comes to self-expression and liberty, at home women are still beaten by their husbands. Between the social acceptance and […]

The Stifling of Dissent and the Legacy of Occupy

MP3 Audio [18 MB]DownloadShow URL The use of the law to keep people from protesting and assembling did not start with the Occupy Wall Street movement in 2011.  In fact, for hundreds of years, since the birth of the United States, there has been a slow but steady effort to keep people from being able […]