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I Am Not A Racist, Though I Am In Agreement With Them

This may be how our new racists speak – veiling their bigoted, essentialist xenophobia behind a carefully crafted language that displaces their racism onto unnamed others, while subtly agreeing with then. As in this terrifyingly national and ‘clash of civilisation’ qualifying paragraphs: “Today’s Western nationalists argue, also plausibly, that many European distinctives are unlikely to […]

Radical Reductionists And Rabid Revisionists 

There are people out there who think that Islamophobia is limited to the likes of rednecks and lunatics. And yet, what they ignore is that fundamentally obvious way in which publications like The New York Times are front and center in the manufacturing, prioritising and highlighting of narratives, and narrative frames, that feed the Islamphobia […]

Gucci For Government

You have to marvel at the thick headedness of the writers, editors and commentators at The New York Times. Even now, in the midst of a deepening economic crisis, growing economic, social and political inequality, raging racist social and political realities, a deepening crisis of the state, an all out attack against the last bastions […]

Dubai – a rework

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Musings & Confusions: 8th Feb. 2017

Still love reading these amazing stories…Carlos Saavedra’s work… …and Mashruk Ahmed’s 

Lynsey Addario on the New Female Face of Afghanistan | LightBox | TIME.com

Lynsey Addario traveled to Afghanistan ahead of upcoming presidential elections, where the first female governor in the country, Habiba Sarabi, is now the first woman running for vice-president.   Yesterday, shilling for corporations. Today, shilling for illegal military occupations. Forever, ignorant and illiterate photojournalists at the forefront of the use of faux-humanist discourse to veil […]

The Afghan War Now On The Menu Or What Happens If You Stick Your Head Really Far Up Your A**

The embedded photojournalist is now so bored that he is photographing food. You can see the entire piece by clicking on the image above. And this at a moment when civilians continue to die in an unjust war, an illegal war, and an absolutely unnecessary one. Things are so bad that our erstwhile puppet, a […]