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Ramadan Kareem

Though it remains to be seen what political, economic and social changes will happen (if any) in the “New Egypt,” its first Ramadan after Mubarak’s downfall will undoubtably be memorable……

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Stuart Hall speaks

About 30 minutes worth of ideas from Stuart Hall in an interview last month with the BBC4’s “Thinking Allowed” program. Some of the references brought into the conversation by Hall…..

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Who Are We?

My man Gary Younge, New York-based feature writer and columnist for The Guardian, has a new book out on 21st century identity politics: Who are We–And Should It Matter in the…..

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Weekend Links

So as usual, a bunch of links–new as well as ones–that have piled up in my bookmarks folder. First, some good news: a Sudanese court only fined–but did not flog–Lubna…..

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RAMADAN KAREEM

Lately this seem the only things Barack Obama can do without the right accusing him of being a socialist, black and not being American: Give speeches and wish people well……

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THE MAN WILL WEAR THE PANTS

A former graduate student of mine, Will, runs an irreverent blog KABOBFEST on matters pertaining to the Middle East and the Arab Diaspora. Earlier this week, Will gave his take…..