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A T-shirt, a Muslim and a Handful of Eleven-year-olds

An intense anti-Arab media campaign against the Khalil Gibran International Academy ends with a high-tech lynching. ...

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A Letter to Our Subscribers

Wondering where the print version of SAMAR went? We explain. ...

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Dear Thomas Friedman, You're Wrong (Again)

"Muslim bodies must once again be shamed, blamed, and asked to apologize in Thomas Friedman's "Calling All Pakistanis". Omer Shah calls out Friedman's decontextualizing of larger geopolitical strategies and relationships." ...

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The Harm of Hype

The mainstream media's manipulation of the events of November 26 has set the tone for increased belligerence and hawkish strategies by the state. However the people of Mumbai find themselves in a more complex predicament as they try to make sense of ...

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Crimes of Speech

"The infamous George Allen "macaca" comment is part of a long history of offensive speech. The words, though, are only the tip of the iceberg, walking the talk is the real challenge for politicians." ...

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Racism: A Temporary Disturbance?

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, as after the attacks of September 11, 2001, the issue of racism has surfaced in the US. But the media is now quick to call it a bureaucratic mishandling, ignoring the historic roots of the problem. ...

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The Trouble with Free Speech

"Free speech is neither an invention of the Western world nor is the Muslim world necessarily at odds with it. The key is to realize the weight that a "progressive" Muslim voice has in this discourse." ...

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Crisis at WBAI

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Good Mutants, Bad Mutants

The good mutants work in spaces servicing the global economy. The bad ones want to destroy freedom, democracy, free markets. New mutations are arising in the politics of fear and the War on Terror. ...

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Once Upon a Time in Hoxton

What it means to be Asian and Made in England ...

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