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Second Chance in Tangier

A Conversation with Anouar Majid

Tony David talks to Anouar Majid about his latest novel and other issues related to living between the United States and Morocco.

Tony David talks with Anouar Majid
Baby holding the hand of its father

To those who reject the notion that much of our reality is a social construction, welcome to the world of fatherhood. For the strongly democratic minded, fatherhood may feel like…



The World Monogamy Made

I’ll start by sharing a few impressions I developed since coming to the United States in the 1980s. Of the people I interacted with in New York City, I liked…

New York Stock Exchange

Fatal Capital

While we are stilling dealing with the global fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic and the unimaginable suffering visited on hundreds of millions around the world, we keep receiving news that…

Donald Trump Caricature

Donald Trump Leaves Washington

In 2004, the Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Walter A. McDougall published Freedom Just Around the Corner: A New American History 1585-1828 to explain the exceptional rise of the United States as…

The Racist Culture of Capitalism

I finally found the time to read Ibram X. Kendi’s How To Be an Antiracist, published last year to enormous critical and cultural acclaim. It is very hard to overstate…

US Flag Backlit by the Sun

Anton’s Manifesto: Whither America?

As Americans and the world await the outcome of the unfolding elections crisis, I continue to grow more despondent about the glaring absence of any meaningful conversation about the political…

The Promise of a Post-Trumpian Consensus

The Trump phenomenon has generated an endless number of strong emotions and responses reflecting the deeply polarized state of our politics and worldviews, but one thing it hasn’t done is…

Anti-Trump Protest in Washington D.C.

Trump, Biden, and the Public Sphere

When it comes to Donald Trump, two fundamental questions have kept many of us up late far too many nights over the last four years. First, what makes Trump so…

Jean Discart, L’Atalier de Poterie, Tanger | © Jean Discart

Mathias Enard’s Orient

I was perhaps 13 or 14 when I first met Muhammad Asad, alias Leopold Weiss, the distinguished journalist and author of The Road to Mecca (1952)—a memoir of his mid-century travels in…

Caravaggio’s Judith Beheading Holofernes

La Belle Juive

As a keen museumgoer, I have spent countless hours looking at paintings of beautiful Jewish women. Yet until recently I had not realized that the motif of the beautiful Jewess is a recurrent and evolving trope in Western literature and the visual arts.


Anouar Majid

Anouar Majid is the editor of Tingis magazine.

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