April 13, 2014

The 'Global' Malala Yousafzai

Rafia Zakaria, Dawn

The Associated Press

A white, female, seasoned British journalist writing in conjunction with a brown Pakistani teenager poses its own questions of feminism, the location of the subaltern, and the trope that situates white women as somehow necessary midwives to the production of this brown girl’s emancipation.

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April 9, 2014
Food Prices Are Going to Topple More Governments
Josh Keating, Slate
The Arab Spring may become the textbook example of the geopolitics of food prices -- the food riots and subsequent revolutions transfixed the world. But shifts in food price may be responsible for an even more profound reordering... more ››
April 8, 2014
Musharraf's Return Has Achieved Its Objectives
Tom Hussain, National
With Gen Musharraf indicted, it might be easy to conclude that Pakistan has attained “Arab Spring-plus” status. Not exactly. Indicted or not, Gen Musharraf has succeeded in achieving many of his reasons for deciding to... more ››
April 7, 2014
Don't Ignore Women's Struggles in Muslim World
Margaret Wente, G&M
Most Western feminists are curiously silent about these issues. It seems they’d rather spend their time warning about “rape culture” and denouncing the misogyny, abuse and discrimination that permeate our... more ››