Cairo Review No. 39

A House Divided,
A World in Crisis

Cover by Mina Anton


Sustainable Humanism Needed

COVID-19 has become a central election issue, but to overcome this urgent health crisis America needs to tune out the echo chambers that repeat medical misinformation and conspiracies.

Anatomy of a Revolution

The fight against racialized violence in the U.S. prison and policing system has characterized the last fifty years of the struggle for racial justice. In 2020, new momentum marks a historic moment.

Global Forum

Q & A

America Leads by Living up to Its Ideals

On the eve of a pivotal U.S. election, American University in Cairo President Francis J. Ricciardone Jr. is optimistic about America’s unwavering belief in openness and diversity.


Book Reviews