Francesca Recchia Fifi Haroon, Coming home? Ayesha Jalal, Partisans of Allah, Harvard University Press 2008  Asim Rafiqui “Constructing the American Neo-Nazi State, One Policeman At A Time” “India’s Never Ending And Never Accepted Burden” “Today’s Event At Madison Square Garden: Cornel West’s Vs. Ta-Nehisi Coates” “Are Only European’s Rational?” “StealingRead More →

For each episode, our guest will be asked to choose five pieces or items that have influenced their intellectual life and their work. These five items can be books, art, music, poetry, photographs, performance, a person, an event, or an experience. The choices then become the basis of a free-flowingRead More →

The Question of Palestine, Edward Said After The Last Sky, Edward Said Blood & Religion, Jonathan Cook Disappearing Palestine, Jonathan Cook Refugees of the Revolution, Diana Allan The Battle For Justice In Palestine, Ali Abunimah Sacred Landscape, Meron Benevisti The Invention of the Jewish People, Shlomo Sands Palestine Ltd, ToufikRead More →

I have publicly and on this forum very explicitly argued against the strange ‘disappearance’ of black/brown bodies that are the actual targets and victims of our ‘liberal’ state policies of surveillance, entrapment, drone assassinations, renditions and indefinite detention. I recently argued: “Western visual journalism, and visual artists, have erased the actualRead More →

Francesca Recchia Gowhar Geelani, Hajin: The Kashmir town that is a ‘militant hub’ Torture of Kashmiri inmates at Tihar: Mirwaiz appeals UNHR, Amnesty, ICRC to intervene Mujib Mashal, In Her Film About Afghan Life, the Woman Slaps Back  Claire Dederer, What Do We Do with the Art of Monstrous Men?Read More →