1. A World that Promises Nothing

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    July 23, 2014 by Fahad

    Gaza-family-Grief

    There is a tendency to view humanity’s progress as a linear process, guaranteed by the ceaseless ticking of time, as …
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  2. Palestine and the Failure of Liberalism

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    July 21, 2014 by Fahad

    Gazan children crying

    The prevailing opinion on Gaza is that if Hamas and company decided tomorrow¬†that they had fired off their last rocket …
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  3. Hamas, Non-Violence and the Way Forward for Palestinians

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    July 13, 2014 by Fahad

    Non-Violent Palestine

    I’ve been thinking a lot about the role of non-violence in the Palestinian struggle for human dignity (forget statehood, let’s …
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  4. Calling out Anti-Semitism in Criticism of Israel

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    July 13, 2014 by Fahad

    Hitler

    Israel’s actions in the West Bank and Gaza are indefensible, no question about it. But it saddens me to no …
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  5. On Boko Haram and Selective Outrage

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    May 13, 2014 by Fahad

    Missing Nigerian Girls

    Had 300 Muslim girls been kidnapped by a right-wing anti-immigration ultra-nationalist neo-fascist group somewhere in Europe, you’d see 1.5 billion …
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  6. In Praise of Happiness

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    October 13, 2013 by Fahad

    Don't pretend you've never done this.

    If it doesn’t come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don’t do it. Unless it comes unasked out …
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  7. Celebrating Morsy’s Ouster Makes No Sense

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    July 4, 2013 by Fahad

    What took place in Egypt today is no different than what happens in playgrounds around the world every single day. …
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