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Lobbying Versus Advocacy

Optimizing the swing vote.

The Gazan Dark Ages

It took me some time, but I have finally figured it out: I will take them to Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament. Think about it… everyone at the show is bearded and scary-looking, and look like they might really hurt you. There is little food, everyone is armed, and there’s no power, just candles. There […]

Do I Look Suspicious?

A group of Howard University students ask some tough questions.

#Syria

Syrian-American hip hop artist Omar Offendum lyrically delivers Syria to your ears. Enjoy and spread the good word.

The News

What you see versus what Husam sees.

The Struggle to End Domestic Slavery in Lebanon

Migrant domestic workers across the Middle East have almost no legal supervision and their abuse gets even less media coverage, meaning that the slavery that makes the region run is generally hidden from view. And then, once every so often, someone takes out their camera phone and reminds you just whose exploitation is making this […]

End Administrative Detention

Hanaa Shalabi is on hunger strike. She is a Palestinian female political prisoner from the village of Burgin near Jenin. She was kidnapped from her home on February 16, 2012 by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) in the middle of the night.

Khader Adnan: Starving Into Existence

“We are all Khader Adnan,” they chanted loudly, in hopes that their unified voice is heard beyond the sophisticated, multi-layered prison of the occupied territories.

One Revolution is Not Enough

Can holding a rose be a radical form of protest?

Not Just Decor: The Struggle for Real Women’s Rights in Lebanon

Lebanese feminist collective, Nasawiya, have organized a march in support of a recent bill which would criminalize marital rape for January 14th.

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