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They talk like all soil is the same.
Like every seed comes with a 100% satisfaction sticker, guaranteed to give you a luscious plant.
They forget how one strain of unwanted plant can kill an entire farmland. They forget that some seeds give you strange fruit. They forget that we have been planting our own crops for over seven thousand years.”
When Mubarak fell back in 2011, Cairo couldn’t help but cry, sent him a text message: اسفين يا ريس. Please come back.
Virtually every Arab country has been under a brutal regime since the fifties.
My country has only known men who express their love with boot heels and batons. You try and imagine the trauma of a nation black-eyed from its own fist, the self-hate that comes with seeing your own body eat itself.”
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