Sarah Aziza, The Nation

Sarah Aziza

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Sarah:

For Persian Gulf Migrant Workers, the Pandemic Has Amplified Systemic Discrimination

Trapped in crowded, unsafe accommodations with little access to health care, millions have been abruptly deprived of income. → Read More

This New Book Highlights Arab Women Reporting From the Arab World

Zahra Hankir’s anthology Our Women on the Ground elevates vital but often overlooked voices from Morocco to Gaza to Yemen. → Read More

Mohammed bin Salman Is Running Saudi Arabia Like a Man Who Got Away With Murder

The Saudi monarch is pursuing Hollywood stars for the country’s “Year of Entertainment,” while women activists are being tortured behind bars. → Read More

How Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun embodies the struggles of many Saudi women

That Alqunun and many other women are willing to take dramatic risks to escape testifies to the dire realities they face in Saudi Arabia. → Read More

Saudi Arabia’s brutal treatment of female reformers should have woken us up long ago

The world is still ignoring the plight of Saudi female activists. → Read More

Yemen’s Human-Rights Defenders Are Fighting Increasingly Desperate Odds

“This war will never stop until the international community decides to take action.” → Read More

The 2018 Midterm Cycle Could Be the Most Islamophobic U.S. Election Ever

Donald Trump has ushered in an era of pervasive Islamophobia in American politics. → Read More

‘On Her Shoulders’ Honors the Courage and Tenacity of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Nadia Murad

In Alexandria Bombach’s documentary, we see the burden placed on celebrity survivors, particularly those from the non-Western world. → Read More

Jamal Khashoggi Wasn’t the First — Saudi Arabia Has Been Going After Dissidents Abroad for Decades

“The case of Jamal Khashoggi, unfortunately, is only the tip of the iceberg." → Read More

Saudi Women Who Fought for the Right to Drive Are Disappearing and Going Into Exile

Despite promises of reform, Saudi Arabia is escalating its assault on civil society — and, for the first time, women have become its primary targets. → Read More

Donald Trump Isn’t Just Slashing the Refugee Quota, He’s Dismantling the Entire Resettlement System

As the president prepares to slash the refugee cap to another historic low, advocates say the figure is no longer a reliable indicator of actual admissions. → Read More

Jordan’s Prime Minister Ousted Amid Demonstrations — but Protests Against Austerity Continue

Seen widely as a bastion of stability in the Middle East, Jordan is facing a round of protests. → Read More

As Medical Aid Dwindles, Some Syrian Refugees May Be “Too Expensive” to Keep Alive

Funding to give dialysis to Syrian refugees in Jordan ran out this week. → Read More

Syrians Are Returning to Homes in Raqqa Littered with Landmines, But the U.S. May Cut Funds for Clearing the City

Residents of Raqqa have been killed and mutilated by explosives left by ISIS, finding them hidden inside refrigerators, teddy bears, and even under Qurans. → Read More

As Supreme Court Weighs Travel Ban, Trump’s Wider Anti-Muslim Agenda Proceeds Unchallenged

The human costs of the Trump administration's policies fell by the wayside. → Read More

Worker Cooperatives Offer Real Alternatives to Trump's Retrograde Economic Vision

Announcing his presidency in 2016, Donald Trump promised the nation that he’d become “the greatest job president God ever created.” His plan to accomplish this rested on a retrograde economic... → Read More

Three Years Into the Yemen War, a Collective of Women Street Artists Cope With the Destruction

Haifa Subay leads a group of Yemeni street artists depicting life amid the world's worst humanitarian crisis. → Read More

These Worker Cooperatives Chart a Different Course Than Trump's Retrograde Economics

The movement is only just beginning to reveal its potential. Announcing his presidency in 2016, Donald Trump promised the nation that he’d become “the greatest job president God ever created.” His plan to accomplish this rested on a retrograde economic vision that would “make America great again,” by restoring waning coal and manufacturing jobs, as well as putting an end to the alleged assault… → Read More

Worker Cooperatives Offer Real Alternatives to Trump’s Retrograde Economic Vision

In dozens of cities, worker-owner cooperatives are establishing new enterprises based on joint decision-making, dignified work conditions and fair pay. Utilizing their existing skills and harnessing new ones, these groups are leveraging their labor on their own terms, with a vision to change their industries and the economic landscape. And in this rising movement, people of color, immigrants and… → Read More

Worker Cooperatives Offer Real Alternatives to Trump’s Retrograde Economic Vision

In dozens of cities, worker-owner cooperatives are establishing new enterprises based on joint decision-making, dignified work conditions and fair pay. → Read More