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About Bassam Gergi

Bassam Gergi is currently pursuing a Juris Doctorate at Yale Law School. He was a Dahrendorf Scholar at the University of Oxford. 

Articles by Bassam Gergi

This week's editor

NSS, editor

Niki Seth-Smith is a freelance journalist and contributing editor to 50.50.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The need for national action on US gun reform

We passively accept, perhaps as a result of successive frustrations, that even the majority is powerless in the face of special interest groups that choke off the channels of change.

For jobs and freedom, 50 years on: the struggle for racial equality in the age of Obama

The public discussion of race in the Ferguson era is rolling back years of progress.

Invitation to London docklands to meet three Arab rappers

Come and hear about hip hop - whose goal is to bring people together outside of violence in the Arab uprisings

Best of the blogs 2011

Bassam Gergi and Mazen Zoabi unroll their guide to the Arabic blogosphere

Not so super: six of one and half a dozen of the other

The US Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction has replaced leadership with heightened partisanship
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