Author Archives: Greased Cartridge
Given below is my review of Deepa Kumar’s Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire for Dawn Books & Authors: “Indeed, the success of American Muslims, and our determination to guard against any encroachments … Continue reading
This post is for those Pakistanis who squirm just a little bit when they sign that statement on their passport forms, for those who felt even mildly saddened on May 28, 2010, for those who know an Ahmadi and on … Continue reading
Did you condemn your Moozy terror today? Muslims are [...] seen as dispensable because they can be marginalized at any time as not really part of ‘us’; they are always required to perform and thereby prove their loyalty– either by … Continue reading
So, I reviewed Junaid Rana’s book Terrifying Muslims for Dawn Books and Authors. You can read the review here. Following is the writing that happened before the writing, or what didn’t make the cut. *** In everyday conversations racism is taken … Continue reading
In no particular order: George M. Fredrickson, Racism: A Short History Ashis Nandy, Exiled at Home: Comprising At the Edge of Psychology, The Intimate Enemy and Creating a Nationality. Read The Intimate Enemy here. Patrick Griffin, American Leviathan: Empire, Nation, and Revolutionary Frontier Tram … Continue reading
My review of Stephen Sheehi’s Islamophobia: The Ideological Campaign Against Muslims was published in Dawn Books. Writer’s cut of this essay is at Chapati Mystery.