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Joseph Dana

Joseph Dana is editor-in-chief of emerge85, a lab that explores change in emerging markets and its global impact. He was previously Monocle's Istanbul bureau chief, among other writing positions he has held in the Middle East. Dana's work has appeared in Le Monde Diplomatique, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Nation and GQ. His reporting and analysis focus on the collision of culture, urbanism, economics and politics. Dana has an MA in European history and philosophy from the Central European University in Budapest.

Articles By Joseph Dana

The Critical Role Language Plays in Israel’s Arsenal Against the Palestinian People By Joseph Dana - Feb 1, 2018

Semantic shifts are often no more than signs of the natural evolution of language. In Israel, however, they often can be intentional and have political repercussions that entrench control. Indeed, as understood by Tel Aviv, language is part of the state’s arsenal of repression. After Israel took control of the West Bank and Gaza Strip … Continue reading “The Critical Role Language Plays in Israel’s Arsenal Against the Palestinian People”

Gulf States have a Big Stake in the Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Revolution By Joseph Dana - Jan 25, 2018

Each January, the global technology industry gathers in Las Vegas to unveil its latest innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show. Given the increasing interest over robots in the workforce, it was no surprise that robotics innovation and artificial intelligence took center stage at this year’s exhibition. The advancements were unmistakable, but they didn’t reveal an … Continue reading “Gulf States have a Big Stake in the Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Revolution”