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Gaza: Inspiring new forms of resistance?
Gaza's 'war artists' adapt to occupation by using technology to create and share.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 06:49 GMT
Who and how will mourn and honour the slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza?
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 12:34 GMT
Gaza: Poetry after Auschwitz
'To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.' Is writing poetry after Gaza also barbaric?
Last updated: 08 Aug 2014 10:33 GMT
Does Hamas provoke Israel to attack Gaza?
Palestinians as a diverse society are neither reducible to Hamas nor can they be denied the right to resist occupation.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2014 12:43 GMT
Palestine can be won in a street fight
The global street is where a defenceless oppressed indigenous people have a chance at justice.
Last updated: 02 May 2014 06:44 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
The name that enables: remembering Edward Said
Ten years after his passing, the scholar still looms large in the lives of his friends and colleagues, Dabashi writes.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 09:39 GMT
Steal what you will from the blueness of the sea and the sand of memory
The world should start looking at our cause with its brains and not with its donations.
Yasmeen El Khoudary
Last updated: 21 Nov 2012 15:40 GMT
Meanwhile, in Morocco...
Morocco has jailed a rapper, El Haked, for his highly political lyrics - but few popular musicians are speaking out.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2012 13:54 GMT
Palestine and the politics of hope
Palestinians should consider the late Edward Said's strong support for a one-state solution.
Farid Y. Farid
Last updated: 03 Oct 2011 16:26 GMT
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