July 31, 2014
Comics are bigger than ever, both in our mainstream pop culture and in the world of literature, literary criticism and academia. As someone...
column
July 28, 2014
Where is Um Hana tonight? The tanks rolled into Beit Lahiya weeks ago, the air exploding around them. At first I pictured her and her four...
blog
July 24, 2014
Originally published in Countercurrents . Bihurama Ganju, a resident of Gurunjuli village along the Assam-Arunchal border, was beaten to...
blog
May 5, 2015
Genitals are political. In the UK our genitals are policed, and in our current electoral moment, astoundingly falsified information is...
blog
May 4, 2015
“We used to go to another neighborhood to get water. Everyone lived with a bucket of water on their heads. We also had no light. The light...
Reviews
April 8, 2015
Rafia Zakaria is a Jill of many trades, serving as an attorney, a human rights activist, a columnist, and an author. Her interests are...
Reportage
April 1, 2015
As the Islamic State continues its bloodly advance across Syria, Kurdish Iraq and the region more broadly, questions about the decades-old...
blog
March 12, 2015
This International Women’s Day marked the beginning of a large-scale campaign to eradicate gender inequality and end violence against women...
Reviews
March 10, 2015
Gabonese Angèle Rawiri (1954-2010) is recognised as not only the first woman novelist from her nation, but the first novelist per se. Her...