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Yesterday, September 12, 2001, Revisited

September 11, 2021, By B Nimri Aziz Again, I’m turning off all media and staying home. I have my own memories, and my own intelligence– not just of…

Tunisian Films–New and Noteworthy

September 2, 2021 by Barbara Nimri Aziz “A Son” and “She Had a Dream”, both from Tunisia, are distributed in the U.S. this fall through Art Mattan’s African…

What About the Women? America’s Afghan Guilt

August 22, 2021 by BNimri Aziz America’s rotting two decades of war and occupation in Afghanistan is oozing an awful stench from its bloated corpse, with the entire…

When Will They Lift the Blockade? Iraq and Cuba

August 3, 2021 by BNimri Aziz “When will they lift the blockade?” A polite smile did not hide her deep anxiety. She wasn’t Venezuelan, not Iranian, not Syrian,…

Syria Shows Its Mettle– Olympians Ghada Shouaa to Hend Zaza

by B. Nimri Aziz July 29/2021 Congratulations to Syrian table tennis Olympian Hend Zaza. Most press attention to Zaza’s Tokyo presence is her age. Not only has she…

Activist Oprah Winfrey vs Professor Noam Chomsky

July 16, 2021 by BNimri Aziz Oprah vs Noam Chomsky. Isn’t there room for both in progressive American culture? The idea of celebrities being involved in social issues…

Smashed Houses, Crushed Orchards: A Trail of Unrestrained Malice

by Barbara Nimri Aziz June 16, 2021 Residents of Sheikh Jarrah’s resistance to eviction by Israeli Jews evolved into a military confrontation so lopsided, the Israeli bombardments against…

Rebel Women: Past, Present, and Future

by Barbara Nimri Aziz, June 8, 2021 Naomi Osaka initially garnered global acclaim as a tennis champion. Today she is a rebel. Thank you, Naomi. Seeing how she…

Palestinian Prisoners– an ongoing struggle for justice

Today 04.27.2021, Human Rights Watch published a report on the crimes of apartheid committed against Palestinians. Probably no area of the world has changed as much as Arab…

A discussion about her life and work: Nawal el-Saadawi, the daring legacy of Arab author, activist and radical feminist

03/24/21 sponsored by Muslimish-USA, with speakers Ginan Rauf, BN Aziz, Zeinab Assaf Lecanu and Wafa Bakri. Hosted by Wissam Charafeddine. Nawal El-Saadawi’s recent passing became an occasion for…