The problem with Morris’s thesis is his argument that democracy has never taken root in Palestine.
“If I wanted to join the military and climb the ladder to a high rank, or to run for public office, I’d pretty much be screwed.”
“I think it’s a tough time to be an Indian-American writer right now.”
…For many a vast commercial empire and many a splendiferous boardroom career has been shaped on the innovative wheel of creative accounting.
Please note that the full version of this particular column is hosted at ArabComment. The regular column will return later this month. When I first met Rana Husseini, I was struck by how forthright and open she was – a firm handshake, a piercing, inquisitive stare and the no-nonsense way in which she chose her …
The battle is a blur of blood and bodies. Time feels slow, but a part of me knows it is speeding by.
“Taha’s poetry has actually found an interested, open audience among Israeli Jews.”
This is the enduring quality of Eddaic poetry: economy of expression, in a haunting alliterative rhythm that memorably evokes each episode in terse, controlled strokes.
“I’m trying to show people that I’m not asking them to live an ascetic life of renunciation and denial, but actually a much more abundant life of fun and pleasure.”
Valenti does a tremendous job of encouraging young women to seek out resources to broaden their education and spread the word through activism.