Central & South Asia
People & Power
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person > Hamid Dabashi
11 - 20
Why is the World Cup more exciting than world politics?
A succession of scandals generate headlines around the world, but the World Cup goes on triumphantly.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 13:26 GMT
When Iraq was the bastion of a thriving cosmopolitan culture
Iraq must remain a unified cosmopolitan country, as must all its neighbours.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2014 13:25 GMT
Rapists: Is castration a solution?
Rather than knee-jerk reactions, we need a resurgence of solidarity based on the protection of the most vulnerable.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 11:52 GMT
Why are there no Muslim philosophers?
Are Muslim academics playing the role of 'house Muslims'?
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 10:28 GMT
From Russia with love: An Iranian space odyssey
Russia and Iran drag their planetary politics into outer space. Is it deja vu?
Last updated: 02 Jun 2014 07:31 GMT
Persian classical music mourns a master
The death of virtuoso Mohammad Reza Lotfi marks the end of an era.
Last updated: 20 May 2014 07:05 GMT
Imperialism and revolutionaries
New TV show encapsulates the dissonance between US nostalgia for revolution and its current counter-revolutionary stance
Last updated: 08 May 2014 05:33 GMT
Marquez and the magic of his realism
The late Colombian novelist grabbed reality by the throat - and made it behave otherwise.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 05:23 GMT
Overcoming the Arab-Persian divide: Who owns the Gulf?
Arab and Persian nationalisms try to exclude the Indian and African heritage from the identities they have promoted.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 11:12 GMT
Overcoming the Arab-Persian divide: On bigotry and racism
Persian and Arab bourgeois nationalism has paved the way for racism and disregard of a rich and diverse common past.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2014 12:20 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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