Monthly Archives: May 2012

Archipelago of Injustices

Below is the writer’s cut of my review of Alia Malek’s Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post-9/11 Injustice for Dawn (link).                         *** On March 21, 2012, Shaima Alawadi, a 32 year old … Continue reading

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They used to visit in summer . . . boiling, hot summers. My cousin, my brother, and I would raise hell. In our quieter moments we played Ludo. Meals were served on big dastarkhwans with our families sitting around it on … Continue reading

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Remote-controlled Knowledge

[Following is the Homistani edition of my review of Where The Wild Frontiers Are, published on Counterpunch and ChapatiMystey.] They rain death and destruction from above, burying their prey in the rubble they reduce their targeted location to. And then … Continue reading

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